About us

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Investment strategy

ASV invests in startups that are shaping the future of insurance and asset management.

We believe that technology is transforming the insurance and asset management industries. The changes are fundamental and include creation of new products, forging closer relationships with customers and lowering operating costs.  

 

We invest in companies that leverage differentiated technology and scalable business models to drive innovation and define the future of insurance and asset management.

 

Sectors of interest include enterprise software, financial technology, insurance technology, as well as innovations in travel, health and auto verticals.

Investment Stage

ASV invests across stages, providing seed through growth equity funding to best-in-class companies.

ASV is a €230M ($250M) VC fund investing in seed and early stage companies through ASV Early Stage, and in growth equity companies through ASV Capital. Our checks range from €300K for seed investments up to €15M for growth equity transactions.

 

We partner with exceptional founders who are building great companies. In our early stage investments, we look for product-market fit and initial traction. In our growth-stage investments, we seek companies with profitable unit economics, robust customer base and significant revenue growth with >€3M run-rate.

Value proposition

ASV’s expertise in insurance and asset management, global footprint and relationship with AXA allows us to meaningfully help our portfolio companies realize their potential.

Our investment team and advisors have decades of experience in insurance and asset management fields, and sectors such as enterprise software and fintech. Additionally, ASV can access the expertise of AXA’s 160,000 employees in areas such as data science.

 

ASV portfolio companies will have preferred access to AXA’s resources including the buying power and distribution capabilities of a €100B revenue Fortune 20 company with 103 million customers.

 

ASV’s presence in US and Europe, and AXA’s global footprint in 59 countries allows our portfolio companies to take advantage of the global market opportunity.

Access to AXA, when you need it

Our relationship with AXA means unique access for our portfolio companies — to some of the world’s best risk managers, financial advisors and data scientists.With over 103 million customers in 59 countries, AXA's strong global franchises and different lines of expertise - Property & Casualty, Life & Savings , Health and Asset Management - provide a distinctive business portfolio.Visit axa.com
  • 103 Millions potential customers
  • 59 Countries global presence
  • 250 millions USD potential for investment

Presence

We invest everywhere. Headquartered in Paris (France), we have offices in San Francisco, New York, and London.

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AXA S.A. is a French holding company for a group of international insurance and financial services companies, including AXA Financial Inc. AXA Strategic Ventures is an international strategic initiative involving multiple companies within the AXA S.A. global family of companies. In the United States, “AXA” serves as the brand name of AXA Equitable Financial Services, LLC and its family of companies, 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10104.