ADV provides an investment platform that offers unrivalled access to capital, coaching, customers and corporates. We supercharge every stage of the tech lifecycle. Our platform champions the innovators. The ones that build the large ‘difficult’ businesses that the UK is uniquely positioned to foster. The complex, technical, global ones. The businesses that are solving real world problems.

Across the UK and the world

We’re on a mission to tie together the fabric of UK technology. We’re here to enable innovators to go big. Quickly. To do the difficult stuff. Without boundaries. In geography, sector or ambition. We go all out to help our companies go all around the world.

ADV sources, supports and supercharges UK digital technology businesses from entry to exit

Meet our team. Entrepreneurs, operators, collaborators.
We’ve learnt the hard lessons.
Now we want to pay them forward.

Lee
Strafford

CEO

Keith
Teare

Executive Chairman

David
Carr

VP Finance & Operations

Frank
Digiammarino

VP Ecosystem

Mike
Dimelow

VP Investment

Andrew
Mulvenna

Investment Lead

David
Fogel

Investment Lead

Jamie
Coleman

Investment Lead

Investment partners

The British Business Bank logo
The Legal & General logo
The Woodford logo

Strategic partners

The CodeBase logo
The Northstar Ventures logo
The Numis logo

Say hello

We want to hear from you if you are an innovator building a business at any stage, anywhere across the UK. Use our contact form to get in touch.