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We invest in bold technology-enabled solutions to big development challenges

Through venture capital investments and technical assistance, we help highly scalable technology businesses expand in the emerging markets of Asia and the Pacific for impact on the Sustainable Development Goals

ADB Ventures invests for commercial returns. We target technology-driven businesses with significant potential to scale and deliver impact in developing Asia Pacific. Then we add value to invested companies by facilitating access to Asian Development Bank expertise, operations, and networks.

Makes equity investments in cleantech, agritech, fintech, and healthtech companies, supporting scale-ups in South and Southeast Asia with a focus on climate impact.
Provides grant funding for rapid market validation in developing Asia Pacific. Seed grants de-risk potential ADB Ventures Investment Fund I investments in return for future investment rights.
Matches demand for impact technology with best-in-class technology companies, uncovering Seed and fund investment opportunities. 

Supporters

ADB Ventures is a multi-funder facility of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) supported by:

Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Finland

Clean Technology Fund
Nordic Development Fund
Ministry of Economy and Finance, Republic of Korea
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland
Clean Technology Fund
Nordic Development Fund
Ministry of Economy and Finance,
Republic of Korea