Consistent with this view, we are launching a co-invest fund to fuel companies poised to aggressively scale their platforms.
Tech Bubble or Golden Age?

The shift to mid and later stage venture has already begun and is likely to accelerate over the next several years; at this point there are still compelling Series A / B opportunities to be found in the Smart Enterprise Wave, but there are only a finite number of these that can be built in response to the paradigm shifts of the mobile ecosystem, and big data / machine learning / cloud. Other early stage investing may still be interesting within areas where paradigms have more recently shifted. For instance, extraordinary value will be created by platforms that harness the power of exponential breakthroughs in DNA reading and editing — 8VC is strengthening its bioinformatics talent and network for this reason.