HOF Capital

HOF Capital

A venture capital firm in New York that invests in the information technology sectors

HOF Capital is a venture capital firm in New York that invests in the information technology sectors. Founded 2015 in New York, United States by Fady Yacoub, Hisham El Haddad and Onsi Sawiris, it invests in early stage ventures, initial coin offering, late stage ventures, secondary markets, seed, and ventures. Its portfolio companies include Ender, XGenomes Corp., BillionToOne, Drop, Terra, VIDA, and Flutterwave. As of February 2020, HOF Capital has made 14 investments. Their most recent investment was on December 16, 2019, when Ender raised $7M. HOF Capital has had one exit, which was VIDA. The company has raised a single venture fund, HOF Capital GGI Fund, L.P.This fund was announced on January 19, 2016 and raised a total of $50M.

Timeline

2015

Founded

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
BillionToOne

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
HOF Capital Growth Opportunity VI, LLC
1,637,000
1,637,000
July 2020
50,000,000
January 19, 2016
1,683,000
1,683,000
May 2020
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Daniel Shin

Venture Partner

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

Venture Partner

Karim Fattal

Head of Operations

Paul Quigley

Senior Associate

Umaimah Mendhro

Venture Partner

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

BillionToOne

Drop

Ender

Flutterwave

Terra

VIDA

XGenomes Corp.

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Martin Zwilling
July 15, 2020
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Walter Thompson
November 26, 2019
TechCrunch
How should a growth company manage its budget? Does the annual budget approval process even make sense in a fast-moving firm?
Walter Thompson
November 14, 2019
TechCrunch
Venture capital is just one of many options to finance your business, typically the most expensive. The broader question is: what type of capital should you raise, and from whom?

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