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Ambient Sound Investments

Ambient Sound Investments (ASI) was established in 2003 as an equal partnership by four founding engineers at Skype to hold a minority stake in Skype. At the end of 2005 ASI sold its Skype shares to eBay and now operates as a private investment vehicle. Today, we are a team of 15 people managing €100 million of assets. ASI’s portfolio consists of 30 companies which are located in Europe, US and Asia.

ASI as an investor has interest in technology start-ups with focus on B2C software, web and mobile applications, and social media. ASI is funding early stage companies which are typically looking to raise Seed or A-round investments. Besides financing ASI wants to share its experience in software engineering and business development and contribute actively into growth of portfolio companies.

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Company Date Round Size Participants
Senseg 4/2014Series B$6M3
Frenzoo 5/2012Venture Round$1M4
Blaast 12/2010Seed$3.7M3
Progeniq 4/2010Series A3
Armorize Technologies 6/2009Series B2
United Dogs and Cats 6/2009Series A€480k3
Kublax 5/2009Angel€1M6
Mendeley 2/2009Series A$2M3
LogoneX 2/2009Venture Round$200k1
Senseg 5/2008Seed2
Programeter 4/2008Seed€200k2
United Dogs and Cats 4/2008Angel€170k1
Wahanda 2/2008Seed£1.5M5
Kindo Network 2/2008Seed1
FlowPlay 2/2008Series A$3.7M2
Drimki 6/2007Seed1
Blip 6/2007Series A$2.5M4
FlowPlay 5/2007Angel$100k1
Evikon MCI 7/2006Venture Round$123k1
Clifton 3/2006Series A$2M1

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    Modesat Announces Successful Series A Funding Round (invest-iq.com) [edit]
    Assets of Estonian wireless modem venture Modesat Communications acquired by Xilinx (asi.ee) [edit]
    Ambient, Co-investors Realize Estonia Comm Co Modesat Exit (invest-iq.net) [edit]
    Ambient Sound Investments Exits Armorize Technologies (pehub.com) [edit]
  1. Senseg Raises $6M in Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  2. Frenzoo Raises $1 Million to Create 3D Lifestyle Mobile Games for Women (sfgate.com) [edit]
  3. ArcticStartup (arcticstartup.com) [edit]
  4. Progeniq Receives Round Of Financing from Leading Singapore Fund BAF Spectrum (webwire.com) [edit]
  5. Armorize Lands More Funding For Web App Security Technology (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. Skype Co-founders Invest In European Pet Community Network (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Kublax launches its financial profiling engine for recession-hit Brits (uk.techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. Mendeley Snags $2 Million In Early-Stage Funding For Research Paper Management Tools (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  9. ASI to invest in Russian E-warehouse Service LogneX (asi.ee) [edit]
  10. ASI Invests in Senseg’s New Touch Interface Technology (senseg.com) [edit]
  11. Press Release (asi.ee) [edit]
  12. Uniteddogs and Unitedcats team blog (blog.uniteddogs.com) [edit]
  13. Techcrunch UK (uk.techcrunch.com) [edit]
  14. Family-tree site Kindo gets another seed investor (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  15. FlowPlay raises $3.7M for avatar game for teenagers - Venturebeat (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  16. ASI Invests In Drimki to Revolutionize the Online Property Marketplace (asi.ee) [edit]
  17. press.blip.tv [edit]
  18. Citation Needed [add]
  19. ASI makes Equity Investment in Evikon MCI (evikon.ee) [edit]
  20. ASI invests in semiconductor maker (asi.ee) [edit]
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