Horizons Ventures

Horizons Ventures is a Hong-Kong based investment company focused on early-stage companies in the field of telecommunications, media & technology. Notable investments include early-stage rounds in Facebook, Spotify, and Siri (pre-acquisition).

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Hong Kong, HK
Founded
1999
Horizons Ventures was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Hong Kong, HK

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Horizons Ventures has an office in Hong Kong

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Meltwater bolsters its machine learning portfolio with Cosmify acquisition

EXCLUSIVE: Media intelligence company Meltwater announced today that it has acquired Cosmify, a San Francisco-based data analysis startup. The price of the acquisition has not been disclosed, but Meltwater told VentureBeat that it has bought the startup’s intellectual property (IP) and is bringing t…

Gaming firm Razer seeks to raise over $600M in Hong Kong IPO

 Gaming firm Razer has filed to go public through an IPO in Hong Kong as it looks to raise more than $600 million to go after growth opportunities. The U.S.-based company, which traces its origins back to Singapore, filed initial paperwork on Friday. Certain details — such as how much Razer is looki…

GamesBeat 2017 reveals five new speakers for The Time Machine theme

GamesBeat 2017 will take place at San Francisco’s beautiful Fort Mason on October 5 and October 6. And we’re delighted to announce our next five speakers. They include Paul Bettner, CEO of Playful; Herman Narula, CEO of Improbable; Bill Roper, chief creative officer of Improbable; Tim Chang, managin…

Razer makes virtual currency push with $20M investment in Asian payment firm

 Razer has invested close to $20 million into Malaysia-based online payment firm MOL Global as part of a push to establish its virtual currency for gamers in Asia. The deal sees Razer subsidiary ZV-Midas buy equity from existing backers MOL Investment and Hotel Resort Enterprise in a deal that value…

Nomadic nabs $6M for its modular VR system for retail spaces

 Virtual reality might be a bit too expensive for home use to take off right now, but for consumers going to dedicated retail spaces to experience it there has to be an added something to make it worth their while. In its quest to build location-based retail experiences that users can physically fee…

London-based Trint raises $3.1M for AI-driven transcription service

 London-based Trint, a startup co-founded by Emmy-winning journalist Jeff Kofman, is tackling a paint-point I know all too well: the time it takes to transcribe an interview (or any audio) accurately. Read More
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