We are interested in hardware, IoT, wearables, gadgets, drones, consumer electronics in pre-seed, seed and pre-A rounds startups.
We are launching a new consumer hardware and IoT accelerator in Singapore this April: www.enchant.vc. The acceleration program is designed to help hardware startups boost their crowdfunding campaigns, produce and deliver products to backers.
We have assembled a great team that launched 8 products on crowdfunding platfoms with cumulative preorders of almost $3M. Most of those products are already shipped to backers with very positive reception. Some, like Creopop made it to the shelves of Best Buy stores.
About Ruvento Ventures
Ruvento Ventures is Singapore based venture capital firm with global exposure. We are focused the team (link) of sucessful entpreneurs and investors investing in early-stage startups with significant technological background. Our investment philosophy is to help core-technology startups from underserved markets like Russia and Commonwealth Independent States to bring their products and expertise to global markets using Singapore as launchpad.
Investment scope includes:
Interactive Digital Media
Big Data and Data Mining
Hardware 2.0 — connected things, drones, robots, smart gadgets etc
Our Accelerator program
Enchant.VC is trully global program - 4 program chapters in 4 very different locations. Founders complete DFM and validate product-market fit in Singapore, launch crowdfunding in San Francisco, set up manufacturing in Shenzhen, and validate retail channels at CES in Las Vegas, USA. All in 9 months round the world program.
What we are looking for:
- B2C focus
- Working prototype
- Unique crowdfunding case
- CTO with hardware experience
- CMO with marketing/digital/social media background