ADV , a VC based in United Kingdom

Who are ADV

ADV is a VC based in  United Kingdom.

ADV is the famous VC, which was founded in 2016. The main department of described VC is located in the London. The venture was found in Europe in United Kingdom. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Bird.i, Biosignatures, Altitude Angel. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Software, Artificial Intelligence. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments – United Kingdom. The current fund was established by David Carr, Keith Teare, Lee Strafford, Michael Dimelow. Besides them, we counted 13 critical employees of this fund in our database. The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the ADV, startups are often financed by Innovate UK, Upscale, SBRI Healthcare. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are LocalGlobe, Ignite Accelerator, Entrepreneur First. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Upscale, True Ventures, Scottish Enterprise. The top activity for fund was in 2018. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 37 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 – 5 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from ADV is 100 thousands – 1 million dollars.

What type of sectors does the Fund invest in ?

ADV invests in sectors including Software and Artificial Intelligence.

Where can I find ADV on the internet and on social media ?

What is the flagship investment in the Funds’ Portfolio


Which Funds do ADV Co Invest with ?

  • LocalGlobe

Who are the Team ?

Co-Founder and Executive Team Member        David Carr
Executive Chairman       Keith Teare
CEO        Lee Strafford
Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer        Michael Dimelow
Director        Alessandro Valencia
Finance and Investment Lead        Jonathan de Groot
Transaction and Investment Lead        James Foster
President        Jm Kim
Investment Lead        Reem Wyndham
CEO      Alexei Drobot
Investment Lead       Tong Gu
Co-founder & Investment Lead      Andrew Sloane

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