Venture Capital

Global Ventures


Investing in entrepreneurs; building market leaders

Global Ventures invests in entrepreneurs building businesses in dynamic, high-growth markets. We bring significant global diligence capabilities based on our deep domain experience. We like to back businesses that are creating scalable innovations that have the potential to become market leaders.

This investment strategy is executed by Sands Capital Ventures, LLC, an affiliate of Sands Capital Management, LLC. Sands Capital Management is the investment adviser that provides Sands Capital’s Public Growth investment strategies.  Sands Capital Management seeks to adhere to the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) when reporting its investment performance results; however, Sands Capital Ventures currently does not.

Our Investment Focus

In addition to the six criteria that guide all investment decisions at Sands Capital, Global Ventures invests in businesses that fit the following criteria:

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Sector

Transformational technology companies that strive to
deliver superior solutions and
create new revenue streams

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Stage

Series A and B focused

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Geography

Emerging tech hubs,
primarily focused in the eastern US and UK

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Concentration

$10 million to $15 million target investment size
per company

Portfolio Businesses

Many innovative companies have chosen to collaborate with us. Here are some of those businesses:

Strategy Team

A bold mission requires a strong team. We sought out individuals who share our passion and are integrated with the broader Sands Capital investment team. We have assembled a deep bench of personnel to execute on our mission.

Christopher Eng

Christopher Eng

Principal

Scott Frederick

Scott Frederick

Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives

Jonathan P. Goodman

Jonathan P. Goodman

General Counsel

Michael Graninger

Michael Graninger

Partner

Ian Ratcliffe

Ian Ratcliffe

Managing Partner

Gene Riechers

Gene Riechers

Venture Partner

Frank M. Sands, CFA

Frank M. Sands, CFA

Chief Investment Officer
Chief Executive Officer

Erin Soule, CPA

Erin Soule, CPA

Director of Finance & Operations

Christy Steele

Christy Steele

Sr. Associate