110 Investments in 81 Companies
6 Acquisitions
San Francisco, CA
Funds Raised:
Formation 8, a California-based technology investment firm, focuses on seed, early, and later stage venture investments.

Investor Details


Formation 8 is a venture capital firm that provides financial and strategic capital to early growth smart enterprise and energy technology companies. They support entrepreneurs who seek to transform the most important global industries by solving hard problems with technology solutions. Partnership is in their DNA. Formation 8 value trusted relationships with entrepreneurs, investors, and strategic partners through their global network.

As a partner to young companies, Formation 8's goal is to create long-term, sustainable value through operational expertise and business development partnerships. Formation 8 leverage their deep and distributed networks to provide the market knowledge, deployment expertise, sales channels, and relationships needed to expand into and thrive in Asia. With local teams in Korea, China and Singapore, Formation 8 connect Silicon Valley start-ups to dynamic multinational corporations in these geographies.

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Sep, 2016$15M / Series B
Aug, 2016$80M / Series B
Jul, 2016$30M / Series B
Jun, 2016$12.99M / Series C
Jun, 2016$8.5M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2016$50M / Series C (Lead)
May, 2016$80M / Series B
Mar, 2016$9.2M / Series A
Mar, 2016$20M / Series B
Feb, 2016$10.5M / Series A (Lead)
Jan, 2016$100M / Series D
Jan, 2016$8M / Series A (Lead)
Dec, 2015undisclosed amount / Series C
Dec, 2015$47.2M / Venture (Lead)
Nov, 2015$5M / Venture
Nov, 2015$26M / Series B (Lead)
Nov, 2015$30.5M / Series A (Lead)
Nov, 2015$1.75M / Seed
Nov, 2015$2M / Series A
Oct, 2015$6.6M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2015$15M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2015$16M / Series B (Lead)
Oct, 2015$25M / Series B
Oct, 2015$11M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2015$3.2M / Seed
Oct, 2015$15.06M / Series B
Oct, 2015$3M / Seed
Sep, 2015$16M / Series B (Lead)
Sep, 2015$7M / Seed
Sep, 2015undisclosed amount / Seed
Sep, 2015$5.5M / Seed (Lead)
Sep, 2015$10M / Series A (Lead)
Sep, 2015$3.4M / Seed (Lead)
Aug, 2015$7M / Series A
Aug, 2015$16M / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2015$50M / Series F
Jul, 2015$20M / Series B (Lead)
Jul, 2015$35M / Series B (Lead)
Jul, 2015$20M / Series B
Jul, 2015$3M / Seed (Lead)

Board Members and Advisors (4)


Funds (3)

Sep 18, 2012Formation 8 Fund I$448M
Oct 7, 2015Eclipse Ventures Fund I LP$125M
Dec 3, 2014Fund II$500M

Offices/Locations (1)

  • HQ

    501 2nd Street

    Suite 300

    San Francisco, CA 94107


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