active investors

By Oran Yehiel · Published August 9, 2022

There's no doubt that active investors are a driving force in the economy. They help to spur innovation and growth, by investing in new businesses and products.

These investors are the ones to watch, as they can give you an idea of where the industry is heading and what type of investments are trending right now!

In this monthly issue, we will take a look at which industries and types of investments are most popular among active investors. Stay tuned to find out who led the pack in July 2022!

Highlights

  • Gary Vee was able to secure $50M for his NFT startup
  • Top 5 investors across all early stages invested ~$2B during this month 
  • BioTech, Blockchain/NFT and Computing are the leading industries
  • A pre-seed startup was able to secure a whopping $60M! capital injection

Pre-Seed: Top 5 Active Investors

#1: 2am VC

Amount

$60M

Industry

Financial Services

Company

Spare8

#2: Undisclosed

Amount

$20M

Industry

eCom

Company

Darwynn

#3: Canary

Amount

$6M

Industry

Energy

Company

Bia Energy

#4: Inovo Venture Partners

Amount

$5M

Industry

IT

Company

More Growth

#5: Shorooq Partners

Amount

$4.5M

Industry

Grocery

Company

DealCart

Seed: Top 5 Active Investors

#1: KKR & OMX Ventures

Amount

$55M

Industry

BioTech

Company

Replay

#2: a16z crypto

Amount

$50M

Industry

NFT

Company

VeeFriends

#3: Rockway Ventures

Amount

$30.6M

Industry

Travel

Company

FreewayCamper

#4: Andreessen Horowitz

Amount

$30M

Industry

IT

Company

Merkle Manufactory

#5: embedded/capital

Amount

$24M

Industry

Real Estate

Company

MYNE Homes

Series A: Top 5 Active Investors

#1: Bain capital Life Sciences

Amount

$350M

Industry

BioTech

Company

Areteia Therapeutics

#2: FTX Ventures, Jump Crypto

Amount

$150M

Industry

Blockchain

Company

Aptos

#3: Sequoia Capital China

Amount

$148M

Industry

Information Services

Company

SiEngine technology

#4: World Fund

Amount

$130.7M

Industry

Computer

Company

IQM Quantum Computers

#5: IDG Capital

Amount

$100M

Industry

Robotics

Company

XPENG Robotics

Series B: Top 5 Active Investors

#1: DFJ Growth

Amount

$225M

Industry

BioTech

Company

Delfi Diagnostics

#2: Chaos Investment, Haitong Int. Securities Group

Amount

$148.8M

Industry

Semiconductors

Company

MetaX

#3: Shenzhen Capital Group

Amount

$148.1M

Industry

Cloud Computing

Company

Origin Quanum

#4: LBO France, Norgine VEntures

Amount

$125M

Industry

HealthCare

Company

Impress

#5: Baillie Gifford, Snowpoint Ventures

Amount

$105M

Industry

Air Transportation

Company

Merlin Labs

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