Investing for Impact

We believe entrepreneurs are one of humanity's greatest catalysts for positive change. That's why we invest in impact focused startups with commercial business models.

Aligning commercial goals



At Accelerating Asia, we see impact as using investment capital and supporting startups that have a positive impact on society. Our approach includes environmental, social and corporate governance and creating inclusive tech ecosystems.

Equal Opportunity

Solutions that reduce income, access and opportunity inequalities.

Stronger Communities

Solutions that enable more resilient connected and sustainable communities.

Adaptive Industries

Solutions that improve capabilities of industries to adapt to fast-changing world through business model and technology innovations.

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Working towards Sustainable Development Goals
Accelerating Asia Accelerating Asia is committed to furthering the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and uses the SDGs to frame our approach to impact. We target these SDGs in our programs, investment approach and partnerships.
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We advocate for a diverse and inclusive tech ecosystem that is safe for everyone. Our stakeholders must adopt the Model Code of Conduct and we have a Gender Advisory Committee, Our gender lens investing focusses on female-led ventures and startups that serve a primarily female audience or operate in industries where women are underserved supply chain. We outperform the industry average with a portfolio that includes 40% female Co-Founded ventures.
By investing in game-changing entrepreneurs and supporting a vibrant investor ecosystem, we are committed to enabling sustainable business that contributes to the economic growth in the region.
We work with startups, investors, corporates and governments to foster business innovation in the region.
We champion startups, programs and policies that reduce inequalities in the region.
Accelerating Asia works across all sectors and industries. We invite partners to join us in accelerating sustainable development in Asia.
Snapshot of our portfolio
Snapshot of our portfolio
Snapshot of our portfolio
Our portfolio companies embed impact into business operations
Extending our Impact with Pledge 1%

We're putting our money where our mouth is with Pledge 1%, a global movement to inspire, education and empower every company to be a force for good. Accelerating Asia has pledged 1 per cent of the General Partner’s carry in VC Fund II to corporate philanthropy, committing to the development of more initiatives that support early-stage entrepreneurs solving important problems around the region. With the pledge, we will join the 10,000 members in 100 countries including the likes of Salesforce, Twilio, Canva to ignite half a billion dollars in new philanthropy. To contribute to our Pledge 1%, invest alongside us in emerging markets.

Have an impact

Invest alongside Accelerating Asia in impact focused startups to create a sustainable world in emerging markets.