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19 September 2016

Fledgling VC firm iFly Venture launches $100m debut fund

glider-420720_640 iFly Venture, a venture capital firm founded by two former Formation 8 partners, is raising its maiden fund, seeking a total of $100m.

14 July 2016

Ex-Formation 8 GP Lonsdale follows solo fund launch with co-invest vehicle

swimming-pool-594204_1920 Former Formation 8 general partner Joe Lonsdale has followed the launch of his debut fund by registering a $400m co-invest fundraise.

29 February 2016

Ex-Formation 8 general partner Lonsdale confirms solo fund target

letters-451480_1280 Former Formation 8 general partner Joe Lonsdale has confirmed his own debut fund launch targeting up to $420m.

18 February 2016

Motive Drilling raises $10.5m from Formation 8, GE Ventures

oil well drill Dallas-based dilling automation specialist Motive Drilling Technologies has collected $10.5m in a Series A financing round led by VC firms Formation 8 and GE Ventures.

7 January 2016

Existing VCs close $100m Series D in cancer testing provider Guardant

blood-75302_1280 OrbiMed Advisors has led a $100m Series D financing round in cancer testing provider Guardant Health alongside a number of existing venture capital firms.

18 November 2015

Three Formation 8 partners raise new fund

money-932401_640 Three investment partners of US venture capital firm Formation 8 have launched a new separate fund, AltAssets understands.

5 November 2015

Formation 8 scraps Fund III plans, exec Lonsdale to launch own $400m fund

number-437926_1280 US venture capital firm Formation 8 has scotched plans to raise a third fund and is reportedly losing general partner Joe Lonsdale as he sets up his own fund.

21 October 2015

Formation 8 leads $15m round in Singapore’s Honestbee

shop-942398_1920 US venture capital firm Formation 8 has led the first financing round, of $15m, in Singapore-based Honestbee.

7 October 2015

Formation 8 closes hardware fund on $125m

US venture capital firm Formation 8 has closed its new hardware fund on $125m, AltAssets understands. The fund, which was initially named Formation 8 Partners Hardware Fund I, has also been renamed Eclipse Ventures Fund I according to Dow Jones, which cited a person familiar with the situation. Eclipse will still be part of the San[...]

26 June 2015

Formation 8 continues fundraising frenzy with $400m-targeting Asia growth vehicle

number-437926_1280 Early-stage investor Formation 8 is in the market for a new $400m fund targeting growth investments in Asia.

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