"Access embraces disruptive thinking and big ideas."

— Eric Wu, CEO Opendoor

"We are very grateful for the support and partnership of Access."

— Evan Spiegel, CEO Snap

"Access is a great partner that delivers both financial resources and strategic value."

— Spotify

“Access supported us through our IPO and continues as a long-term public shareholder.”

— Sarah Friar, CFO Square

"Access is the long-term capital that perfectly aligns with our strategic objectives at DigitalOcean."

— Mark Templeton, CEO DigitalOcean

Our Investment Philosophy

At Access Technology Ventures, our mandate is to be flexible, long-term partners to market-leading technology companies.

We seek to invest in and build foundational companies that touch millions of customers across the consumer and enterprise technology ecosystems.

Our Story

Access Technology Ventures is the $2+ billion venture capital and growth technology investment effort of Access Industries, a privately held, US-based industrial group with global strategic investments of $20+ billion. Our portfolio includes leading technology companies such as Alibaba, Amazon, Digital Ocean, Facebook, Opendoor, PinDuoDuo, Snap, Square, and Tencent Music.

Access Industries was founded in New York in 1986 by Len Blavatnik, a global entrepreneur and philanthropist.

Access Industries invests in industries where it can maximize long-term value by developing regional and global market-leading companies. The group is headquartered in New York, with an office in London.

In the News

Wired

China Has an Ecommerce Giant You’ve Never Heard Of

September 9, 2019

Pinduoduo draws shoppers outside China's big cities with low-priced goods. It trails only Alibaba in number of users, and has a larger market cap than eBay. Its 366 million monthly active users trail only Alibaba, outranking better-known rivals such as JD.com. Last month, Pinduoduo reported that second-quarter revenue had more than doubled from a year earlier. Its $40 billion market value exceeds eBay’s and places it among China’s five most valuable internet companies. More

PR Newswire

Opendoor Acquires Title and Escrow Company OS National

September 5, 2019

Opendoor, the nation's fastest-growing online real estate marketplace that's simplifying the way people buy and sell homes, announced today that it has acquired OS National, LLC (OSN), a national title and escrow company that has been one of Opendoor's trusted partners since 2016. OSN will join Opendoor as a wholly-owned subsidiary. More

PR Newswire

Opendoor and Redfin Partner to Provide More Options to Home Sellers

July 11, 2019

Opendoor and Redfin, two of the nation's largest technology-powered real estate companies, today announced home sellers in Phoenix and Atlanta can now request an Opendoor offer through Redfin's site and mobile apps. By coming together, Opendoor and Redfin are giving homeowners more options for selling their home in a simple and convenient way. Redfin will also continue to expand RedfinNow, its own instant offer service. More

PR Newswire

Haoqipei Secures US $60 Million in Series D Funding to Further Accelerate Growth of its Online B2B Auto Parts Marketplace

June 19, 2019

Business-to-business (B2B) auto parts trading platform Haoqipei today closed US $60 million in Series D financing to continue its rapid growth across China. Access Technology Ventures led the round, adding David Yang to the Haoqipei Board of Directors. Additional participants in the financing included existing investors XVC Venture Capital, Jeneration Capital, DCM and SIG. More

The Wall Street Journal

The Future of Housing Rises in Phoenix

June 19, 2019

Armed with loads of cash and the latest in machine learning, investors are reshaping the $26 trillion market for U.S. residential real estate, starting in Phoenix, the petri dish for America’s housing experiments. At the edge of the city’s stucco sprawl, a beige, three-bedroom house with a gravel yard sold last month for $240,000. The seller, Opendoor Labs Inc., paid $215,000 for the house in January, replaced carpet and repainted, and put it back on the market. More

TechCrunch

Opendoor raises $300M on a $3.8B valuation for its home marketplace


March 20, 2019

Last month, we reported that Opendoor — the startup that is taking on the real estate industry with its own platform for buying up homes and selling them on to interested buyers — filed to raise $200 million on a $3.7 billion valuation. Now, we can confirm that the round has closed, and it has turned out to be higher on both counts: The company has raised $300 million, and sources close to it tell TechCrunch that the valuation is now at $3.8 billion.
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China Money Network

DCM Ventures Co-Invests In Chinese B2B Auto Parts Trading Platform Haoqipei


January 7, 2019

Chinese business to business (B2B) auto parts trading platform Haoqipei announced today that it has secured a US$60 million series C round of financing led by venture capitalist DCM Ventures and Hong Kong-based investor Jeneration Capital.
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CNBC

Tencent Music ends its first day of trading up 9 percent


December 12, 2018

Tencent Music Entertainment Group popped in its debut on the public markets Wednesday, closing the day up 9.2 percent at $14.19 per share.
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MarketWatch

Opendoor Announces $400 Million Investment From the SoftBank Vision Fund

September 27, 2018

Leading online real estate marketplace has now raised more than $1B in equity and $2B in debt financing to build a technology platform for instant home buying, selling and trading-in More

The Wall Street Journal

Chinese E-Commerce Startup Fetches Nearly $24 Billion Valuation in Nasdaq IPO

July 26, 2018

HONG KONG—A three-year-old Chinese internet startup earned a $33 billion market valuation in its trading debut in New York, drawing high investor demand ahead of a string of larger internet IPOs from the country in the coming months. More

Bloomberg

Tencent’s U.S. Music IPO Reflects More Upbeat Recording Industry

July 8, 2018

Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s plan to spin off its online-music business and list shares in the U.S. is the latest sign that the long-beleaguered recording industry is staging a comeback. More

CNBC

Former Citrix chief Mark Templeton takes over at cloud start-up DigitalOcean

June 20, 2018

Former Citrix CEO Mark Templeton has a new job. He's taking over as chief of DigitalOcean, a trendy start-up that prioritizes developers and teams as it offers cloud infrastructure for hosting applications. More