We Are Not Your Typical Venture Capital Investor
We invest exclusively across Southeast Asia, in eCommerce businesses. Come and work with us in one of the following ways:
What We Do
Ardent Capital is a private capital fund that guides entrepreneurs with high potential and great business ideas down the path of wealth creation by providing early stage capital, experienced advisors, technical support, key staff, and connections to resources in SE Asia. Our companies receive early-stage investment, follow on investment, and intensive expert guidance from our founders and advisors with experience in founding and exiting several internet companies in S.E. Asia.
Imagining the opportunity to disrupt existing business models, or create something never seen before
Defining commercial potential through customer development and testing product-to-market fit
Establish a company culture and building products, services, and processes in a commercial context
Scale the business to create immediate barriers-to-entry
Growth & Sustainability
Optimize the business for long term success, including IPO or trade sale
Managing a startup company through the minefield of hiring, firing, business plans, pitching, funding, tax and legal
In The Press
Burufly gets funding from Walden International, Batavia Incubator
April 5, 2013 - Ardent portfolio company, and Indonesian social travel site, Burufly has concluded a financing round from Walden International and Batavia Incubator.
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Ardent invests in Singaporean media company e27 to support regional expansion
February 13, 2013 - Singaporean media outfit, e27, has raised about US$615,000 (S$760,000) through a funding round with investors in the region, and plans to expand into Southeast Asia.
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Dialog buys into Ardent Capital’s Anything.lk at US$6.1M valuation
December 11, 2012 - Sri Lanka’s largest telco has purchased 26 percent of Ardent Capital’s portfolio company, Anything.lk, at a valuation of US$6.1 million.Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s biggest telecommunications company, has just bought 26 percent of Ardent Capital‘s portfolio company, Anything.lk for US$1.59 million. The investment values the e-commerce company at around US$6.1 million. read more >>