Creative Ventures is a macroeconomic, early stage venture capital fund that specialises in investing into startups that address the impact of ageing global populations, increasing labor shortages, and climate change driven resources crises. Their areas of interest currently include: advanced manufacturing, transportation, construction, synthetic biology, computation beyond Moore’s law, cybersecurity, aging population, and climate change / energy.
It is a US-based venture capital firm investing in startups using deep technology that address global secular trends in traditional sectors.
In September 2017, the venture capital announced the launch of its second fund – a US$50 million fund that will focus on deep tech companies involved in sectors like healthcare, industrial, and agricultural tech in Southeast Asia.
Key people includes Mr. Poonyatorn Suthipongchai (General Partner), Mr. James Wang (General Partner), Mr. Alastair Trueger (General Partner), Mr. Ted Thirapatana (Partner) and Mr. Alex Luce (Principal).
Creative Ventures chooses carefully those companies that are focused on social wellbeing through technological solutions. It promotes ethical values, sustainability, environment-friendly initiatives across four major sectors: Industrial Technology, Healthcare, Agrifood Technology and Energy Technology.
Their approach goes as it follows:
The fund’s main portfolio company founders are tackling industry challenges arising from global secular trends: labor productivity, climate change, and changing demographics using cutting-edge technologies such as AI, Robotics, Synthetic Biology, Quantum Computing, and Advanced Sensing. The companies they invest into include: