Eight Roads Ventures

Eight Roads Ventures

A venture capital and private equity firm active in ventures, principal investments and real estate.

Eight Roads Ventures is a venture capital and private equity firm active in ventures, principal investments and real estate that is headquartered in London, United Kingdom and was founded in 2008. Eight Roads Ventures is a sub-organization of Fidelity International. According to the companies website (as of September 2019), the firm has 140 investment professionals in the companies ecosystem, 10 offices, and has invested in over 300 companies.

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European fund

On March 20, 2018 Eight Road Ventures completed raising money for their European fund with a total of $375 million in capital. The company will use the funds to make series B and series C investments in 10 to 20 companies operating in Europe and Israel with an average investment size between $10-30 million. Sectors of particular interest to Eight Road Ventures for their European fund are: enterprise, consumer, financial technology, and healthcare information technology. One of the managing partners of Eight Roads Ventures, Devor Hebel, made the following statements regarding the companies European fund:

We are very excited about the health of the European ecosystem. We see more and more best young talent deciding to choose their career in entrepreneurship, and we see more and more early-stage funds popping up in different regions. And our strong belief is that there is no one place where great European companies are going to come up.

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Owkin

Owkin is a medical treatment and therapeutics company founded by Thomas Clozel. They develop artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to augment and develop medical and biological research.

Insilico Medicine is a drug discovery, artificial intelligence company that looks to treat cancer and age related diseases

A synthetic biology company using CRISPR to develop a portfolio of genetic medicines.

Toppr is a product of Toppr Technologies Private Limited. It was co-founded by Zishaan Hayath and Hemanth Goteti. It is a learning app for students studying in classes 5th to 12th or students appearing for entrance exams and scholarship exams. As of December 2017, Toppr has a user base of 2.5 million people.

A software company offering a NoSQL database compatible with Apache Cassandra.

Akulaku is an online multi-purpose finance platform intended to provide financial services to underserved communities.

Stockpile is a Palo Alto, California-based mobile application for beginners and children to learn about stocks, investing in stocks or gifting stocks.

MoEngage is a San Francisco-based company founded by Raviteja Dodda.

8fit is a Germany-based company.

Threat Stack is a Boston-based cybersecurity company developing cloud infrastructure and security solutions.

Whatfix is an enterprise software company.

Semma Therapeutics is a biotechnology company making regenerative medicine therapies using stem cells.

Shadowfax is online to offline (o2o) crowdsourced B2B delivery and third-party logistics service provider based in Bengaluru. It was founded by Indian Institute of Technology Delhi graduates Abhishek Bansal and Vaibhav Khandelwal in 2015.

Appsflyer is a saas mobile marketing analytics and attribution platform, based out of herzliya, israel, with offices around the world.

Cloudian is a San Mateo, California-based company.

Packlink is a company founded by Ben Askew-Renaut.

Otrium is a Netherlands-based fashion company.

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Annie Musgrove
January 17, 2020
Tech.eu
Funnel, a Swedish platform for marketing data analysis, has raised a $47 million Series B round led by Eight Road Ventures and F-Prime Capital, with support from existing investors Balderton Capital, Oxx, Zobito, and Industrifonden, as well as Kreos Capital. With so many data sources available to digital marketing teams, the Stockholm-based startup set out ...
Pramugdha Mamgain
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DealStreetAsia
The firm will use the funding proceeds to expand into newer global markets, and to grow its research, marketing, and sales teams in the US and India.
Chalida Ekvitthayavechnukul
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DealStreetAsia
The lead investor in the round was Japan's SBI Investment. Silot, which has so far focused on banks in Southeast Asia, plans to tap the Japanese market soon.

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