A SECTOR-FOCUSED VENTURE FUND

Seed capital for the HR Technology sector

We are early-stage investors and look to strike a balance between traction and a favourable valuation, typically investing in pre-seed and seed rounds with technology companies that we believe have the potential to disrupt the Human Capital technology sector on a global scale. Our strategy is to source off-market opportunities through our founder network and take early risk in businesses, investing where we can add significant value through applying and sharing the combined experience that our team has in founding, scaling and exiting companies

As the pace of workforce transformation and adoption accelerates, we believe there is a window of opportunity for early-stage investment into human capital technologies that will support businesses across all regions and industries achieve the vision for the future of work, ranging from the development of new applications for the gig economy to the adoption of common skills taxonomies across business and education.

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Thematic Venture Capital

As HR technology shifts the boundary between the work performed by people and the work by machines and algorithms, companies are rapidly adopting new and emerging technologies to reach higher levels of employee efficiency and to compete with a global workforce composed increasingly of digital natives.

We believe this change provides an opportunity for companies to expand labour productivity across industries, and to shift the axis of competition from a focus on automation-based labour cost reduction to an ability to leverage technologies as tools to complement and enhance human labour. Two core themes guide our investment activity;

1 – HUMAN CAPITAL ANALYTICS – Innovative digital technologies that produce next-generation business intelligence to drive business value and competitive advantage.

2 – THE FUTURE OF WORK – Artificial intelligence, machine learning and cognitive technologies that have a profound impact on jobs, the labour market and the workplace.

Investing in exceptional entrepreneurs

We back exceptional HR Technology entrepreneurs with big visions by providing capital, access to our network, and expert mentors to help grow scalable businesses. Our portfolio companies benefit from our hands-on involvement in all stages of development, leveraging our industry relationships and expertise to help grow great companies and build great products.

GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS

Global

COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

Product, process or price point differentiation

TARGET MARKETS

large addressable markets with focus on a global opportunity

BUSINESS MODELS

SaaS licensing and distribution models

SECTOR FOCUS

Future of work and eduction related offerings only

STAGE FOCUS

Pre-seed or seed stage with demonstrable traction

TRANSACTION TYPES

Equity, venture debt, convertible notes

TEAMS

Exceptional founding management teams with a track record of success

Considering HR Technology Investments?

We help our investors identify high-growth investment opportunities before the competition. Contact us to find out more and to arrange a confidential discussion.