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Investments

56

Portfolio Exits

23

Funds

10

About Sycamore Ventures

Sycamore Ventures (梧桐投资) is a global investment firm with offices in the US, India, and Singapore. It consists of a team of dedicated investment professionals with a broad range of industry experiences in communication, software, and life sciences. They bring expertise in technical, managerial and strategic issues directly to the companies they invest in.

Sycamore Ventures Headquarters Location

845 Alexander Road

Princeton, New Jersey, 08540,

United States

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Latest Sycamore Ventures News

Wish The 2020 Asia Pacific (Taiwan) Diamond Cup Trader Competition Held By (US) Sycamore Ventures A Complete Success

Mar 9, 2022

Intellasia East Asia News 09-Mar-2022 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 8:22 PM TAIPEI, March 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In March 2022, the Asia Pacific (Taiwan) "Diamond Cup Trader" real stock trading competition held by (US) Sycamore Ventures will kick off soon. The four final contestants will scramble for luxury cars and high-salary posts. "Diamond Cup Trader" real stock trading competition is sponsored by (US) Sycamore Ventures and co-organized by Sycamore Ventures Asia Pacific (Taiwan) Co., Ltd. Nearly 1,000 senior investors participated in the competition, and now the competition has reached the most critical stage of four to three. The competition aims to provide an education platform for investors to intuitively understand securities trading, investment direction, investment risks, and real trading. The ranking rules are determined by overall revenue and off-site voting. The prizes are as follows: The first prize is BMW 7 Series sedan, the second BMW 5 Series sedan, and the third BMW 3 Series sedan. The top three winners will receive a terminal gift of research and service from Mingde No.1 Institution sponsored by Sycamore Ventures. In addition, the voters of the champion lecturer will also have a chance to win a terminal gift of research and service from Mingde No.1 Institution sponsored by Sycamore Ventures. After strict selection, the four contestants, Li Xiangping, Fan Weike, Lin Feng, and Hou Licheng, stand out on the final stage of four to three. The initial capital amount of this competition is $5 million per person. This competition mainly assesses the operation techniques of each trader on the combination of medium and short term in the process of trading, the experience of predicting the increase and decrease of the leading, and the ability to control the trend of sector rotation. After the "Diamond Cup Trader" real stock trading competition, whoever wins the first place will be employed as a professional fund manager by (US) Sycamore Ventures, operating $100 million trading account of Mingde No.1 Fund, accounting for the operation of Mingde No.1 Fund, and getting 10% of the annual profits as a dividend. Whoever wins second place will get $50 million under trading permission and 10% of the annual profits as a dividend.

Sycamore Ventures Investments

56 Investments

Sycamore Ventures has made 56 investments. Their latest investment was in New Tranx Information Technology as part of their Seed VC on October 10, 2017.

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Sycamore Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

10/31/2017

Seed VC

New Tranx Information Technology

$7.53M

Yes

3

8/16/2016

Growth Equity

ACM Research

$15M

Yes

1

8/7/2013

Series A

Apexigen

$20M

Yes

2

7/29/2013

Unattributed VC - III

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$99M

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10

8/9/2012

Series E - II

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$99M

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10

Date

10/31/2017

8/16/2016

8/7/2013

7/29/2013

8/9/2012

Round

Seed VC

Growth Equity

Series A

Unattributed VC - III

Series E - II

Company

New Tranx Information Technology

ACM Research

Apexigen

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Amount

$7.53M

$15M

$20M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

3

1

2

10

10

Sycamore Ventures Portfolio Exits

23 Portfolio Exits

Sycamore Ventures has 23 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Apexigen on March 18, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

3/18/2022

Acq - Pending

$99M

2

1/20/2021

Acquired

$99M

5

11/3/2017

IPO

$99M

Public

3

2/23/2016

Acquired

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$99M

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10

12/2/2015

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

3/18/2022

1/20/2021

11/3/2017

2/23/2016

12/2/2015

Exit

Acq - Pending

Acquired

IPO

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

Public

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Sources

2

5

3

10

10

Sycamore Ventures Acquisitions

3 Acquisitions

Sycamore Ventures acquired 3 companies. Their latest acquisition was Trunk Health Products on January 10, 2012.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

1/10/2012

$99M

Acquired

3/10/2000

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$99M

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0

4/1/1993

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$99M

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10

Date

1/10/2012

3/10/2000

4/1/1993

Investment Stage

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

Note

Acquired

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Sources

0

10

Sycamore Ventures Fund History

10 Fund Histories

Sycamore Ventures has 10 funds, including India Star Fund LP.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/31/2006

India Star Fund LP

Diversified Private Equity

Closed

$54M

1

6/15/2000

Asia Star IT Fund LP

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$170M

1

12/15/1999

Sycamore Venture Capital LP

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$150M

1

12/31/1996

CG Asian American Fund LP

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$99M

10

12/31/1996

Princeton Global Fund LP

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$99M

10

Closing Date

12/31/2006

6/15/2000

12/15/1999

12/31/1996

12/31/1996

Fund

India Star Fund LP

Asia Star IT Fund LP

Sycamore Venture Capital LP

CG Asian American Fund LP

Princeton Global Fund LP

Fund Type

Diversified Private Equity

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

Closed

Closed

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Amount

$54M

$170M

$150M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

1

1

10

10

Sycamore Ventures Team

10 Team Members

Sycamore Ventures has 10 team members, including current Chief Financial Officer, David Lichtenstein.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Joseph Y. Cho

Founder

Current

Richard Chong

Founder

Current

Guy Gamzu

Founder

Current

David Lichtenstein

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Stephen Sun Chiao

Managing Partner

Current

Name

Joseph Y. Cho

Richard Chong

Guy Gamzu

David Lichtenstein

Stephen Sun Chiao

Work History

Title

Founder

Founder

Founder

Chief Financial Officer

Managing Partner

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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