EST. 2003

Invested in over 80 companies

Empire Tech Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm investing across America and Asia. Since 2003, the firm has invested in over 80 companies across more than 10 countries. The firm invests in internet & mobile startups across many sectors, including e-commerce, payments, marketplaces, mobile applications, and SaaS platforms.




Where do we invest?

We focus on Asia and are looking for invest in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Vietnam, we’re looking for companies interested in expanding in Southeast Asia. 70% of our portfolio are invested in companies from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, and the U.S. that have an interest in Asia.

How much do we invest?

We invest at the Seed, Series A, and Bridge rounds. We typically look at companies raising from USD$200,000 to USD$5M. We like working with co-investors that add value and are open to both leading and following other investors.

What do we invest in?

Startups in Asia that leverage technology and the internet to scale rapidly and disrupt existing industries - from e-commerce to payments, marketplaces to content portals, mobile apps to B2B, IoT to SaaS platforms.

Years Experiences
Invested Companies

Driving digital commerce across Asia

We back early-stage companies when few believe in them. We are often the first investment cheque these companies receive. Our investment is usually the catalyst they need to disrupt their industry.

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How do we assess opportunities



We seek opportunities to meet large and rapidly growing markets with real, unsatisfied or underserved customer needs. needs.

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The most important factor for the success of entrepreneurship or high growth business is the quality of entrepreneurs and executive teams.

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Product or Service

Product or Service

We are looking for proprietary and/or differentiated products or services that can achieve technological innovation or business transformation to create tremendous value for our end customers.

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Business Model

Business Model

A successful company will not only create customer value, but will also have a well thought-out business design that allows the company to capture and protect a significant portion of the value created.

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Key Person

We are a multi-discipline investment firm with an extensive network of the finest talent, allowing us to build the perfect team to respond to your brands.


David Archie
CEO and Managing Partner

David Archie is CEO, responsible for ETV Capital Funds procurement, analysis and execution of transactions.


Louis Mcallister
Head of early stage investment

Louis is the senior investment director of ETV Capital, responsible for early investment.


Robert Tory
Co-founder, Joint Chief Investment Officer

Robert Tory is the co-founder and co-chief investment officer of ETV Capital.


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