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DescriptionHong Kong Venture Firm



Hong Kong, HKG
1710 Harbour Centre
25 Harbour Road
Hong Kong, HKG


Founder and Chairman


Horizons Ventures

Hong Kong based. Global footprint. Technology focused. Disrupt focused.

Some of the latest exits are Skype, Siri, Facebook, Summly, and Waze.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Friendsurance 4/2014Venture Round2
Cortica 3/2014Series C$20M3
Hampton Creek Foods 2/2014Series B$23M12
Bitstrips 12/2013Series A$3M1
Filip Technologies 12/2013Venture Round$8M3
Misfit Wearables 12/2013Series B$15.2M9
LOCK8 11/2013Venture Round2
Rubikloud 11/2013Seed$1M2
Bitcasa 11/2013Series A$11M3
Magisto 10/2013Series C$13M4
Zoom Video Communications 9/2013Series B$6.5M3
Meteo-Logic 9/2013Series A$3M1
Kaiima 9/2013Private Equity$65M3
InteraXon 8/2013Series A$6M6
invi 6/2013Seed$2.25M6
Tempo AI 6/2013Series A$10M10
Cortica 6/2013Series B$6.4M2
Nipendo 3/2013Series B$8M2
Desti 1/2013Seed$1M3
Stevie 12/2012Seed$1.5M1
EverythingMe 11/2012Series C$25M5
invi 11/2012Seed$750k3
HowDo 10/2012Seed3
Preen.Me 10/2012Seed$800k4
Summly 10/2012Venture Round$1.23M19
Shine Security 10/2012Series A$3.3M2
Ginger Software 8/2012Venture Round$5.4M2
Affectiva 8/2012Series C$12M4
Cortica 8/2012Series A$7M2
Bitcasa 6/2012Series A$7M7
Wibbitz 6/2012Series A$2.3M2
EverythingMe 3/2012Venture Round$3.5M1
Onavo 1/2012Series B$10M4
Trapit 1/2012Series A$6.2M1
HZO 12/2011Venture Round$3M1
Tempo AI 12/2011Seed$2.5M12
Fixmo 11/2011Series C$23M6
Waze 10/2011Series C$30M2
Desti 10/2011Seed$1M1
Magisto 9/2011Series B$5.5M2
Summly 9/2011Seed$300k2
RFinity 2/2011Series A$4M1
Tout 12/2010Seed$2M7
Siri 11/2009Series B$15.5M5
IngBoo 10/2009Seed$1M4
Spotify 8/2009Series B$50M3
doubleTwist 4/2009Series B$5M4
VisualDNA 2/2009Series B$13.6M3
Spotify 10/2008Series A$21.6M4
Facebook 3/2008Series C$60M2
Facebook 11/2007Series C$60M2



  1. Innovative Crowdsource Insurance Startup Friendsurance Raises New Cash ( [edit]
  2. Cortica raises $20M in fourth round funding ( [edit]
  3. Plant-Based Food Startup Hampton Creek Foods Raises $23M Round Led By Horizons Ventures ( [edit]
  4. Bitstrips Confirms $3M Series A From Horizons, Sees 30M Avatars Created In Two Months ( [edit]
  5. Filip Technologies Raises up to $8M in Funding ( [edit]
  6. Misfit Raises $15.2M From Li Ka-shing’s Horizons Ventures For Its Activity Tracker, The Shine ( [edit]
  7. LOCK8 Raises 7-Figure Venture Capital Funding ( [edit]
  8. Rubikloud Raises $1 Million To Drive Conversion Rates With Big Data ( [edit]
  9. Bitcasa Raises $11M To Fuel International Expansion Of Its Cloud Storage Service ( [edit]
  10. Social Video Startup Magisto Raises $13 Million From Qualcomm And Sandisk ( [edit]
  11. Zoom Video Conferencing Adds $6.5M In Funding To Drive Expansion And Uptake In Education And Health ( [edit]
  12. Meteo-Logic Raises $3 Million From Horizons Ventures ( [edit]
  13. Kaiima Bio-Agritech Closes Financing Round of More Than $65 Million ( [edit]
  14. InteraXon Raises $6M Series A Round From Horizon, A-Grade And Others For Its Brainwave-Sensing Headset ( [edit]
  15. Android-First Mobile Messenger Invi Raises $3 Million For Its SMS Replacement App ( [edit]
  16. Aiming To Become The ‘Valedictorian’ Of Smart Calendar Apps, Tempo Raises $10M ( [edit]
  17. Cortica Raises $6.4M To Improve Visual Search And In-Image Ads ( [edit]
  18. Nipendo Closes $8M Series B Funding ( [edit]
  20. ‘Social TV’ Platform Stevie Inks $1.5M In New Funding, Launches Cool iOS App To Turn Social Feeds Into TV Channels ( [edit]
  21. Announces a $25 Million Strategic Investment From Telefónica, SingTel Innov8, Mozilla and Existing Investors ( [edit]
  22. Invi Turns Texting Into A Rich Media Experience, Raises $750K ( [edit]
  23. HowDo Raises Seed Funding ( [edit]
  24. Preen.Me Closes $800k Seed Funding ( [edit]
  25. Citation Needed [add]
  26. [edit]
  27. Money Talks: Ginger Software Raises Another $5.4M Led By Horizon, Harbor Pacific For Speech Apps ( [edit]
  28. Affectiva Secures $12M in Series C Financing ( [edit]
  29. n-Image Ad Startup Cortica Raises $7M From Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures And Ynon Kreiz ( [edit]
  30. Bitcasa’s ‘infinite’ cloud storage wins $7M from Pelion, Horizons, others ( [edit]
  31. Wibbitz Raises $2.3M Series A For Technology That Turns Text Into Videos ( [edit]
  32. Raises $3.5M Financing ( [edit]
  33. TechCrunch ( [edit]
  34. Siri Sibling Trapit Raises $6.2 Million Series A From Horizons ( [edit]
  35. Li Ka-shing Invests In HzO, Which Protects Your Gadgets From Water Damage ( [edit]
  36. Aiming To Become The ‘Valedictorian’ Of Smart Calendar Apps, Tempo Raises $10M ( [edit]
  37. Fixmo Closes $23M Series C Funding ( [edit]
  38. Social Navigation And Traffic App Waze Raises $30M From Kleiner Perkins And Li Ka-shing ( [edit]
  39. Citation Needed [add]
  40. Magisto Debuts Automatic Video Editing Tool, Raises $5.5M From Li Ka-shing, Others ( [edit]
  41. 16-Year-Old Programmer Raises Seed Round From Billionaire Li Ka Shing To ‘Summarize The Web’ ( [edit]
  42. [edit]
  43. Stealth, Killer Founders, $2 Million In Funding. What Is It? ( [edit]
  44. Siri raises $15.5M more for virtual personal assistant ( [edit]
  45. IngBoo™ Raises $800,000 in Funding and Announces 50 New Partners in its Online Publisher Program ( [edit]
  46. Spotify seals $50m funding while awaiting iPhone approval ( [edit]
  47. DoubleTwist nets $5 million in funding, debuts Windows version ( [edit]
  48. Imagini Gets $13.5m To Work Out Your Personality With Pictures ( [edit]
  49. Citation Needed [add]
  50. Updated: Facebook Investor Li Ka-Shing Upping Stake To $120 Million: Report ( []
  51. Facebook gets $60M from Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing ( []
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