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Read some of our most recent investments, thoughts, and companies updates

Our Investment in Fora

Thomas Otter
February 1, 2024

We are thrilled to share our latest investment in Fora, an innovative executive relationship management (ERM) platform poised to transform C-suite decision-making through cutting-edge AI technology.

Announcing Acadian Ventures Fund II

Jason Corsello
January 29, 2024

Announcing our second fund, Acadian Ventures Fund II, a $30M early stage fund focused on the next generation of work technologies

Acadian Ventures raises $30M for VC fund focused on the future of work

Acadian Ventures
January 29, 2024

Acadian Ventures raised $30 million for its second venture capital fund to focus on technologies for the future of work.

Exclusive: $30m Acadian Ventures closes second work tech fund

Acadian Ventures
January 29, 2024

Acadian Ventures, an early stage VC firm specializing the future of work, has just closed its second fund.

Compa closes $10M Series A to fix compensation market data for the world’s best companies

Acadian Ventures
January 29, 2024

Compa raised its Series A funding led by Storm Ventures, including participation from Penny Jar Capital, HR Tech Investments (an affiliate of Indeed), NJP Ventures, Base10 Partners, and Acadian Ventures.

Compa grabs more capital amid customer quest for real-time compensation data

Acadian Ventures
January 29, 2024

Compa today announced $10 million in Series A funding. Storm Ventures led the investment with participation from Penny Jar Capital, Indeed Ventures, NJP Ventures, Base10 Partners and Acadian Ventures.

Our Investment in Kombo

Thomas Otter
December 6, 2023

A summary of our investment in Kombo

Venture Capital in Silicon Valley is Broken

Jason Corsello
September 28, 2023

Our Investment in Bountiful

Jason Corsello
June 27, 2023

The VC Market Has Never Been Worse...

Acadian Ventures
June 27, 2023

The VC market is running historically dry, but this downturn could give way to another market boom. Commentary by Acadian Ventures General Partner, Jason Corsello.

Our Investment in 2045

Jason Corsello
June 6, 2023

2045 is building the future of leadership, focused on accomplished, underserved leaders. 2045 combines the reach of a digital network with curated, in-person experiences to ensure members have every level of support they need.

Announcing the Future of Work 100

Jason Corsello
May 24, 2023

The Future of Work 100 is the first list to recognize the leading venture-backed companies that are enabling how work gets done in the future.

AG5 throws a lifeline to a manufacturing industry drowning in spreadsheets

Acadian Ventures
March 14, 2023

Our Investment in AG5

Thomas Otter
March 14, 2023

Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe 2023

Acadian Ventures
March 7, 2023

Workpay secures $2.6m in pre-Series A funding round

Acadian Ventures
March 3, 2023

How HR tech start-ups can upskill your innovation

Acadian Ventures
March 2, 2023

COVID’s one silver lining: innovation in HR tech

Acadian Ventures
February 21, 2023

Our Investment in Workpay

Thomas Otter
February 21, 2023

The HR tech that actually matters in 2023, according to VCs

Acadian Ventures
January 30, 2023

How Mark Newman founded Nomi Health

Acadian Ventures
January 26, 2023

ChatGPT’S Mind-Boggling, Possibly Dystopian Impact on the Media World

Acadian Ventures
January 26, 2023

Acadian Ventures 2022 Year in Review

Acadian Ventures
January 4, 2023

4 pillars for using AI responsibly in a skill-based organization

Acadian Ventures
January 3, 2023

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