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Horizons Ventures

Horizons Ventures

Horizons Ventures is a venture capital firm headquartered in Hong Kong, Hong Kong founded by Li Ka-shing, Debbie Chang, and Solina Chau in 1999 investing in disruptive technology companies.

Horizons Ventures is a venture capital firm making seed, early stage, and late stage capital investments in disruptive technology companies. The firm was founded in 1999 by Mr. Li Ka-shing, Debbie Chang, and Solina Chau, and is headquartered in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Horizons ventures invests primarily in technology, media, and telecommunication companies. Notable companies invested in by Horizon Ventures include: DeepMind, Dollar Shave Club, Siri, Facebook, Slack, Impossible Foods, Perfect Day Foods, Skype, and Spotify.

In February 2012 an investor syndicate purchased the interest of the Small Business Administration in Horizon Ventures Fund II resulting in Horizon Ventures no longer being subject to SBA regulations and changing the focus of the firm into liquidating their investments portfolio. Horizon Ventures is no longer making new investments.

Investments

As of September 2019, Horizon Ventures has made 192 investments, lead 86 investments, and have made 26 exits. Notable exits made by Horizon Ventures include: Facebook, Spotify, Scotty Labs, Slack, Waze, Razer, and Magisto.

Timeline

Funding Rounds Participated In

People

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Role
LinkedIn

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Cloudalize raises €5 million in Series A funding led by Horizons Ventures

Luisa Sieveking

Web

Horizons Ventures backs AI startup Fano Labs in first Hong Kong investment

Jon Russel

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

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CEO
Location
Products/Services

AI Sense

Ambido

Baobab

Bevi

Bitpay

Bitstrips

Blockstream

Celsius

Chromadex

Cloudalize

Core Photonics

Cortica

Deepmind

Digital Currency Group

Divergent 3D

Dollar Shave Club

Dosebiome

Evolve

Eyeway

Ezetap

Facebook

Fano Labs

Fog Pharma

Genvid

Hippo

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News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Meagan Simpson
June 1, 2020
BetaKit
Spiderwort, an Ottawa-based healthtech and biomaterials startup, has raised a seed round of funding at $3.4 million CAD ($2.5 million USD).
Juliet Shwe Gaung
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DealStreetAsia
Synthace Ltd, a cloud based platform that helps improve the success rate of biological research closed a $25.6m in a Series B financing round led by Hong Kong-based Horizons Ventures.

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