Funderbeam raises $4.5m Series A to embed liquidity in the future of venture

Funderbeam is a global trading platform for equity stakes in private companies. We’ve led the company’s Series A alongside some stellar investors to scale its secondary market solution and power expansion across Asia. Liquidity is fundamental to venture capital. Without a viable liquid market early stage investment is constrained and company growth is negatively impacted. … Read moreFunderbeam raises $4.5m Series A to embed liquidity in the future of venture

Embedding virality at your company’s core

Smart investors are looking for big, scalable investment opportunities. Embedding viral growth at the core of your company is a powerful way of building this future. During my years building PlusNet we achieved true virality. Maximising operating profit while producing market leading NPS. These are the principles that I’ve followed ever since. The first principle … Read moreEmbedding virality at your company’s core

Urban raises $10M Series B led by ADV to double down on wellness

After expanding its offering to a full suite of wellness services, Urban has raised $10M to double down on its mission of empowering city-dwellers to prioritise their wellbeing. Urban is building an ecosystem of wellness offerings for a modern society with a highly varied set of needs. We love Jack’s vision of delivering on consumer … Read moreUrban raises $10M Series B led by ADV to double down on wellness

Starting up in Venture – 643 companies, 37 investments

Starting up in Venture: After our first 12 months in operation, we look back at 2017 and look forward to 2018. Dec 2017 marked 12 months since the launch of Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV). We set up as a company rather than a fund to invest patient capital throughout the lifecycle of digital tech businesses which … Read moreStarting up in Venture – 643 companies, 37 investments

Exploring the ecosystems of the UK & Ireland

Since ADV launched at the end of 2016, we’ve travelled across the UK and Ireland to engage with the entrepreneurs, investors and ecosystem supporters that are shaping the future. ADV is a sustainable investment engine, designed to source, support and supercharge the best global technology businesses. And we also recognise that generation-defining entrepreneurs and products … Read moreExploring the ecosystems of the UK & Ireland