FOF/VC  Vertex Ventures

http://www.vertexventures.com/





     Office Locations:

345 S. California Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone: 650-285-5224

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Stages:

  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Communications & Networking
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Semiconductor
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Vertex Venture Holdings is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings, investing in emerging companies and leading venture capital funds throughout Greater Asia and the U.S. Founded in 1988, Vertex has invested in more than 350 start-up companies in the Pan Pacific and other regions, managed 14 funds, achieved 82 IPOs, 76 M&As and deployed over $1 billion in capital. Vertex maintains offices in Singapore, Beijing (China), Taipei (Taiwan), Chennai (India) and Silicon Valley. Vertex also invested in 2 co-managed funds ($80 million) and 86 third-party venture funds. The firm's investment stages range from seed to mezzanine deals with the size of each investment between $1 million to $20 million. Investments span worldwide in the following industries: Clean Technology, Communications, Consumer & Services, Electronics & Semiconductors, Healthcare, and Software/Internet/Media. Investing as a limited partner, the firm seeks primary fund opportunities in emerging leaders, aiming to commit up to $30 million as a strategic or anchor investor.



    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Chua Joo Hock Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer
    Chua Kee Lock Group President & CEO
    Dr. Lincoln Chee Wang Jin Venture Partner
    In Sik Rhee General Partner
    Jeff Chang Managing Director & Legal Representative

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      12/06/2017


      Obsidian Therapeutics


      MA


      $49,500,000


      Series A


      12/05/2017


      LaunchDarkly


      CA


      $21,000,000


      Series B


      11/08/2017


      Yotpo


      NY


      $51,000,000


      Series D


      10/04/2017


      Palleon Pharmaceuticals


      MA


      $47,600,000


      Series A


      07/25/2017


      PerimeterX


      CA


      $23,000,000


      Series B


      07/17/2017


      Desktop Metalv


      


      $115,000,000


      Series D


      07/05/2017


      DBmaestro


      MA


      $4,500,000


      


      05/19/2017


      Dor


      CA


      $3,800,000


      Seed


      03/02/2017


      Hedvig


      CA


      $21,500,000


      Series C


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Correlsense
        web link


      DBmaestro
        web link


      Desktop Metalv


      Dor
        web link


      Hedvig
        web link


      Interana
        web link


      Ivantis
        web link


      LaunchDarkly
        web link


      Obsidian Therapeutics
        web link


      Palleon Pharmaceuticals
        web link


      Perfecto Mobile
        web link


      PerimeterX
        web link


      Testlio
        web link


      Visterra
        web link


      Yotpo
        web link


      ZEPL
        web link


     

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