Ascension Ventures backs entrepreneurs with big visions by providing capital, access to its network, and expert mentors to grow scalable businesses. Venture capital in tech and digital media investments is constantly evolving and requires a specialist approach using extensive sector insight to identify and progress innovative enterprises. Since 2013, Ascension has invested, across 4 distinct funds, in over 40 early stage companies, including investments into seven Wayra portfolio businesses; WeRaise, GiveVision, Localistico, Night Zookeeper, Highbrow, Makelight and Minglvision.
Accelerated Digital Ventures
Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV) is a patient venture investment engine, designed to source, support and supercharge the best global technology businesses. It is a new venture platform, created by entrepreneurs, operators, and collaborators. ADV provides a full-scale model for venture, across the business lifecycle. It is a meritocratic investment platform that offers access to capital, coaching, customers and corporates; a platform that champions the innovators. They back the most innovative, highest potential, and globally disruptive technology businesses and are the gateway to long term, committed institutional capital. ADV’s investors include British Business Bank, Legal & General and Woodford Investment Management.
Nekko Capital is a global venture capital fund specialized in the internationalization of startups across Europe and Asia through a mix of cash, media, and advisory services. Founded in 2017, the company is headquartered in Barcelona, Barcelona. Passionate entrepreneurs require support to fuel their innovations. Along with investments in cash, they require backing for their marketing programs and advice on executing their business ideas globally. Nekko Capital identified these gaps to support entrepreneurs in their journey to build the next wave of successful future enterprises. Nekko Capital take a collaborative approach from a global team spread across leading hubs and create value for their portfolio companies at the same time they offer more than returns to their investors.
Beast Ventures invests in and partners with seed-stage technology companies in the United States and European Neighbourhood, and helps them conquer the world. They invest early but offer support and commitment to their companies at all stages of growth. They value teams and markets over ideas and business plans and prefer companies with a unique technological advantage.