Investment Banking & Fund Management
Ascend Vietnam Ventures (AVV) is an early-stage venture capital firm on a mission to help Vietnam's exceptional teams in building iconic companies. Our leadership team’s funds have backed more than 80 companies since 2017, including seed-stage investments in Axie Infinity (the a16z-backed NFT gaming unicorn), ApplyBoard (edtech unicorn), Trusting Social (Sequoia-backed fintech centaur), Turing (future of work unicorn), and more. Our colleagues bring diverse experience at companies ranging from innovative local startups to global tech leaders like Google and Uber. AVV’s flagship fund is backed by the IFC and other development finance institutions, commercial funds of funds, and investors.