Proud first-round investors of 23andMe, Tumblr and Eolia
VAS Ventures is Martin Varsavsky's early stage investment fund. We are looking for companies whose innovative founders think big and are courageous enough to shape the future. Martin is a serial entrepreneur, mentor, professor of entrepreneurship at Columbia Business School and investor.
As a founder, he has built 5 successful companies, Viatel, Jazztel, Ya.com, Fon and Prelude. Viatel, Jazztel, and Ya.com all sold for over $700m. As an investor, he backed fascinating companies such as 23andMe, Eolia, Smarthings, Tumblr and Aura Biosciences.
VAS Ventures’ key for success is offering hands-on mentoring from Martin.