Who We Are

Our firm spans geographies, oceans, and opportunity

Acadian Ventures is a global venture capital firm based in the USA and Germany.  We invest in companies at their earliest days of formation that are leading the work revolution and reimagining how people work in the future.
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We believe in the power of human potential

At Acadian, our mission is to help founders build enduring companies that unlock human potential.  We strive to back ambitious founders that are improving the world by modernizing health, wealth & work.

We are operating and builders of SaaS companies

We provide operational experience from executives who have built and scaled SaaS businesses from $0M to over $1B in ARR.  Our operating network includes over 50 CEOs, CTOs, CMOs, and executives from market leading companies including Apple, Amazon Web Services, Salesforce.com, Workday, Zoom, SAP SuccessFactors, Cornerstone OnDemand, and Splunk.

Our Operator Network

We know product

As research analysts and advisors, at Yankee Group and Gartner, Jason and Thomas have evaluated over 5,000 products.  Thomas led product management at SAP SuccessFactors where he managed multiple product lines that generated over $1B in ARR.  Jason led corporate strategy and development at Cornerstone OnDemand, where he managed acquisitions, partnerships and new product development.

Where we invest

We believe the world is flat and equal opportunity for work is limitless.  Great companies can now be built anywhere in the world and we are proud to support portfolio companies across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.  We like to invest at the earliest stages of company development.  That means we are often the first institutional check.  We believe in strong partnership with complimentary venture capital firms We will support you through your journey.

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Working with Acadian

We are hands-on, “first-call” investors.  We expect to be the first person founders call when they need help, support and just simple encouragement.  Along with our capital, we bring the power of our network

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Our values

Founders first

Radical transparency

Think creatively

Take confident risks

Give back

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What Founders Say

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