8i (not to be confused with 8i Acquisition 2, an Asia-focused SPAC) was founded in 2014 by Eugene d'Eon, Joshua Feast, Linc Gasking, and Sebastian Marino. The company has not publicly endorsed a plan to pursue an IPO. These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.

8i is developing technology that uses 3D video to capture and livestream high quality holograms. Traditional volumetric holograms can take days — sometimes even weeks — to process. The developers behind 8i's technology believe that ability to livestream holographic content has the potential to revolutionize not just entertainment, but the way we engage with information, presentations, and education. The company has raised more than $40 million in venture capital from investors that include Time Warner Investments, Baidu, Inc., Hearst Ventures, and Verizon Ventures. In 2016, 8i received a post-money valuation of $86 million.

Register for Details

For more details on financing and valuation for 8i, register or login.

Please provide a valid email address.

By registering, you agree to Forge’s Terms of Use. Already registered? Log in

Learn more about 8i

Forge green plus iconForge green minus icon

What is 8i's IPO price?

The IPO price for 8i will be known only if it becomes public. However, you may access the "Price At Last Round" and the "Implied EV" for publicly traded comparable companies with Forge Data.
Forge green plus iconForge green minus icon

Can you invest in 8i?

8i is a privately held company and is not publicly traded on NYSE or NASDAQ in the U.S. To buy pre-IPO shares of a private company, you need to be an accredited investor. Learn more about how to invest in the private market or register today to get started.

Forge green plus iconForge green minus icon

Can you sell 8i shares pre-IPO?

If you own 8i pre-IPO shares and are considering selling, you can find what your shares could be worth on Forge’s secondary marketplace.

Our Private Market Specialists are available to answer any questions you might have and can help connect you with a buyer from our network of 125,000 accredited investors and institutions. You can also learn more about how to sell your private shares before getting started.

Forge green plus iconForge green minus icon

Is 8i a publicly traded company?

8i is a private company and not publicly traded.

If you are interested in buying or selling private company shares, you can register with Forge today for free to explore your options. Registering gives you access to one of our Private Market Specialists who can guide you through the process of buying or selling. Learn more about how Forge might help you buy pre-IPO shares or sell pre-IPO shares.

Forge green plus iconForge green minus icon

What is 8i's funding to date?

8i has raised $62.32MM to date.
Forge green plus iconForge green minus icon

When was 8i founded?

8i was founded in 2014.

Who are 8i's major investors?

Horizon Ventures
Hearst Ventures
Western Technology Investment
RRE Ventures
Samsung Ventures
Verizon Ventures
Rothenberg Ventures
Advancit Capital
Sound Ventures
Baidu Ventures
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments
Samsung NEXT Ventures
Boost VC
Inevitable Ventures
PTK Capital
Big Loud Capital
Dolby Family Ventures
Signia Venture Partners
Kortschak Investments
LG Technology Ventures

8i Funding Rounds and Last Known Valuation

Date Funding Round Funding Raised Price per Share Last Known Valuation
9/21/2023 Series AAA $506.6K raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
Based on primary financings
Powered by Forge Data
Updated on: Nov 15, 2023


Public news articles listed on this page have been curated by Forge based on several factors including, but not limited to, product updates, changes in organization structure, funding rounds, third-party valuations, and key personnel changes. Changes to this list of articles can be made at any time without notice and should not be relied upon for investment purposes. Forge does not verify the accuracy of the information contained in public news articles.