In a world ruled by disruption, Schroders Capital has consistently and successfully backed the young companies driving change. Our deep-rooted network and data-driven approach help deliver exposure to future technology leaders.
As disruption takes place on a global scale, we take a global approach to venture investing and are deeply connected in the key markets. We combine industry expertise with deep data analysis to identify and support technology, tech-enabled and biotech businesses that have the potential to become market leaders. We gain access to often exclusive investment opportunities by applying the full spectrum of investment types. For this, we leverage our network with world-leading venture capitalists and entrepreneurs.
Our venture capital investments have had exposure, either directly or indirectly, to one in two of the largest liquidity events involving venture-backed businesses worth more than
between 2010 and 2020, equating to
We seek and invest from the seed and early stage to the growth stage and are often among the first institutional backers of game-changing companies.
Our investment approach is global, with a focus on the key markets for company creation and innovation including the US, China, South Korea, India and Europe.
We focus on disruptive technologies and business models and on companies that address large markets with the potential to become leading players. We invest across the full spectrum of investment types including direct, co-investments, primary and secondary investments.
Over the last 20 years, we have refined our approach to global venture and growth capital investing by complementing our strong global network and deep sector expertise with advanced data analysis and an institutional set-up and framework, resulting in a strong track record.
Successful track record – We have built an enviable track record of identifying and supporting the businesses of the future
Strong network – With investment teams on the ground in three continents, we have established deep-rooted relationships with the world’s leading venture and growth capital managers
Advanced data analysis – We are an early adopter in applying data analysis techniques to investing in venture capital; our proprietary data science tools, refined over many years, support our deal sourcing and evaluation of investments
Institutional framework – The global venture capital team operates within the institutional governance frameworks of Schroders Capital and the broader Schroders group, providing investors with reassurance and peace of mind
Many of our investments have had a positive and lasting impact on society. This is most visible in biotech, where the businesses we have supported directly and indirectly have helped to save and improve countless lives.
With a team of over 400 employees working across 19 offices around the world, we deploy capital as a force for good, building positive change. We value diversity and see it as a source of creativity and a way to get to better investment decisions, along with creating an engaging work environment.