Horizons Ventures

  • Invi Turns Texting Into A Rich Media Experience, Raises $750K

    Invi Turns Texting Into A Rich Media Experience, Raises $750K

    Invi, a startup trying to integrate a broad range of media into the texting experience, is launching on Google Play today. It’s also announcing a seed round of $750,000 from Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures, Atlantic Bridge, and various angel investors. Co-founder Iddo Tal argued that texting has become “totally unattached from what the smartphone can do.” If someone… Read More

  • Li Ka-shing Invests In HzO, Which Protects Your Gadgets From Water Damage

    Li Ka-shing Invests In HzO, Which Protects Your Gadgets From Water Damage

    Horizons Ventures, the Hong Kong-based firm that manages the private, early-stage investments in the technology sector for billionaire entrepreneur, philanthropist, business magnate and Facebook and Spotify investor Li Ka-shing, has acquired a $3 million stake in water damage protection technology company HzO as part of a preferred equity investment. HzO was originally acquired by ZAGG in 2009… Read More

  • Imagini Gets $13.5m To Work Out Your Personality With Pictures

    Imagini Gets $13.5m To Work Out Your Personality With Pictures

    UK start-up Imagini has secured a significant $13.5 million in a second round of funding (the first round was undisclosed). The additional investment comes from Horizons Ventures, NorthZone Ventures and Atomico. Imagini has an interesting technology called VisualDNA which effectively works out people’s personality types by presenting them with picture choices – instead of, say… Read More