Venture capital and growth equity investors differentiate themselves based on their access, selectivity, and ability to add value. We believe our experience, combined with access to the Sands Capital platform, helps give us an advantage.
Leveraging our global networks to elevate our partners’ growth potential
When you partner with Sands Capital, you access the full scope of research, networks, and insights across the Sands Capital platform. We use our six investment criteria framework established more than 30 years ago to identify what we believe are the best growth companies and to fuel their businesses.
With decades of experience as pure growth investors, we know what it took for today’s leading businesses to get to the top, and together we can help the next generation of entrepreneurs get there.
Our early-stage strategy invests in entrepreneurs building businesses in dynamic, high-growth markets like AI/ML, cyber security and identity intelligence, healthcare technology, and digital life.
AI/ML, cybersecurity, healthcare technology, and digital life
Series A and B focused
U.S., U.K., Europe, and emerging tech hubs
$2 million to $15 million
Our life sciences strategy is focused on companies operating in specific areas of innovation, including therapeutics, diagnostics, and life sciences tools.
Leaders in therapeutics, medical devices, diagnostics, and life sciences tools
Businesses with clinical data and/or meaningful proof of concept
Primarily U.S.-based businesses but also international life sciences hubs
$15 to $30 million
Our growth equity strategy invests at the nexus of our public and private strategies and focuses on private technology business with the potential to become leading public companies.
Cloud-native software, data science, internet/ecommerce, fintech
Large private businesses with strong unit economics
Global businesses (ex, China) leading global structural change
$25 million to $150 million
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Our approach is rooted in the philosophy that has guided Sands Capital for more than 30 years. The six criteria guide our diligence and decision-making across all of our strategies.
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