Ready for part four of venture capital and/or angel investors with a deep interest in the Metaverse powered by the Metaverse Insider? Good to hear you are. But, in case you missed the first one in the series, here is the link to it.
1. GAINS Associates
Based in Tallinn, Estonia, GAINS Associates was founded in 2018 by Alexandre Raffin, Lotfi Zouad and Alexandre Patry. A seed-stage venture capital firm that encourages entrepreneurs to drive their businesses to operational excellence to build platforms for extraordinary growth and wealth creation, GAINS efficiently leverage human capital with suitable value and benefits for blockchain and crypto projects and their community.
Via a DAO, it manages a range of assets from NFTs to Metaverse and removes the barriers of entry one deal at a time.
GAINS’ track record includes Quant Network, Avalanche, Reef, Bloktopia and many more. The firm is partnered with Evan Luthra and Alexis Bautista as well as other VCs in the ecosystem. Besides that, its community gathers 40k+ crypto enthusiasts and it has an extended network of 50k+ affiliate audience groups.
2. S4S Ventures
S4S Ventures is an NYC-based venture capital firm focused on companies which capture opportunities presented by the next wave of digital transformation of the marketing and advertising sector, primarily at early funding stages.
The firm invests in companies across five principal areas: Martech, Adtech, Data Technology, Creative Technology, and Emerging Digital Media/Content. S4S is particularly interested in supporting companies providing solutions for the acceleration of programmatic advertising across Connected TV, gaming and digital audio ecosystems, data warehousing, ingestion and analysis for the purposes of identity resolution, the transformation of content development and underlying workflows, by leveraging cloud computing and artificial intelligence infrastructure, (monetization of Metaverse opportunities, through the development of software tools to facilitate/enable brand and creator participation, and emerging digital media capturing the attention of Generation Z.
Founded this year, S4S is led by Sanja Partalo, a highly experienced digital industry specialist and investor who was formerly Global Head of Strategic Development and Partnerships at WPP. S4Capital, the tech-led, new age/new era digital advertising and marketing services company established by Sir Martin Sorrell, and Stanhope Capital Group, the global investment firm with $30 billion under management founded by Daniel Pinto, as founders of the fund will act as part of the General Partner. Sanja Partalo, Daniel Pinto and Sir Martin Sorrell sit on S4S’s investment committee.
With the Fund investing globally, but with an emphasis on the US, Europe and the Middle East, S4S’s portfolio of companies benefits from a unique value add — the support of the S4Capital network, with over 7,500 people operating from 33 countries, and from Stanhope’s established investment expertise and track record in both private and public markets.
3. SNGLR Group
SNGLR Group is fully dedicated and focused on exponential technologies and provide a unique combination of tech experts and developers, venture capital firm and strategic advisory.
It scales through a global network of partners, experts and influencers — and are true entrepreneurs taking an interest in your business and where it can go from here.
The SNGLR Group helps its clients shape their conviction with regards to the exponential technologies (XPTs) and their use cases, make better strategic and tactical decisions for their business in order to successfully navigate in circumstances of a rapidly unfolding future, do smart and timely investments while benefitting from technology, where it makes sense.
SNGLR Capital VC funds provide its investors exposure to mainly European early-stage companies with an exponential growth potential focusing on two sectors: longevity/vitality and smart mobility/smart cities. SNGLR XLabs is a team of top specialists with strong expertise in AI, Blockchain and cyber security developing XPT-backed software. And should you be considering integrating AI, need a metaverse strategy or NFT studio services — SNGLR Digital is there for you to provide respective strategic and digital advisory.
Based in Zug, Switzerland, SNGLR Capital was founded in 2020 by Dr. Daniel Diemers, Klaus Kummermehr, Dr. Patrick Sutter, and Luca Sambucci.