Tempo is a specialiced investment firm providing liquidity to owners of venture and growth capital investments. They advice funds which acquire, manage and realise portfolios of venture and growth investment.
Tempo is one of the leading investment firms in Europe in the field of â€œsecondary direct venturesâ€. In January 2004, the founders of Tempo, David Tate and Olav Ostin established the venture division of Nova Capital. Tempo de-merged in early 2006 and is wholly-owned by its principals.
Tempo has completed 5 portfolio acquisitions, plus 2 significant portfolio extensions, and advises funds with some â‚¬200m of capital commitments comprised of some 30 active investments. Two of these funds have been backed by HarbourVest Partners and two by Greenpark Capital.