FOF/VC/VC  Vertex Venture Holdings

     Office Locations:

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

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  • Early
  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Seed
  • Seed



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



    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. The firm has created over $6 billion in enterprise value.



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    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
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    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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    Ben Mathias Managing Partner
    Carmen Yuen Partner
    Chua Joo Hock Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer
    Chua Kee Lock Group President and CEO
    Domenic Perri Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series D


    Portfolio companies include:


      Desktop Metal


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