zVentures is the early-stage venture arm of Razer. Leveraging our global ecosystem of hardware, software, and services, we can help fuel the growth of the next generation of companies across Gaming, Consumer, Deep Tech, and Sustainability.
zVentures is Razer’s early-stage venture arm and an integral part of its strategic investment activities.
We typically invest in Seed and Series A start-ups that add strategic value to the Razer ecosystem. Our investments span across the globe, with a focus on US, Europe and Southeast Asia.
As the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers with over 120M users, we bring significant value to startups that partner with us. In addition to providing capital, we provide our portfolio companies access to Razer’s extensive global network of suppliers, OEMs, customers and investors, as well as allow them to interface with in-house experts, like-minded founders, and influencers.
1Up Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in growth capital within the gaming vertical. Based in the United States, the firm aims to build a diverse and inclusive community of the most talented, experienced, and creative independent game developers in the world.
Altara Ventures is early-stage venture capital firm specializing in growth capital investments in Southeast Asia. Headquartered in Singapore, Altara aims to invest in the fintech, consumer, enterprise software, logistics, healthcare and edutech verticals.
Animoca Brands is a leader in the field of digital entertainment, specializing in blockchain, gamification, and artificial intelligence technologies to develop and publish a broad portfolio of products including the REVV token and SAND token, games such as The Sandbox, Crazy Kings, and Crazy Defense Heroes, as well as products utilizing popular intellectual properties such as Formula 1®, Marvel, WWE, Garfield, Snoopy, Power Rangers, MotoGP™, Formula E, and Doraemon.
The Company is based in Hong Kong, United States, South Korea, Finland, Argentina, and the Czech Republic.
CELSIUS® is the leading global fitness drink brand catered towards fitness loyalists who want to "Live Fit".
CELSIUS® stands out against other brands because it’s made with healthier ingredients such as ginger, guarana, green tea and 7 essential vitamins. Customers embrace CELSIUS® as a lifestyle brand that offers unique, proven benefits which accelerate metabolism and burn body fat, while providing healthy energy.
eSports Mogul is an AXS listed e-sports media and software firm. Mogul owns and operates the mogul.gg tournament platform – the world’s most advanced pure-play online esports tournament and matchmaking platform with automation for major esports titles such as Dota 2, CS:GO, League of Legends and Vainglory.
Mogul’s platform attracts esports teams, tournament organisers, influencers, community groups, game publishers, and players of any skill level with a centralised esports offering built on an industry leading tournament and matchmaking platform.
MOL was acquired by Razer in 2018. MOL is a global e-payments platform that has been fully integrated into Razer's zGold ecoystem. In 2017, MOL handled more than US$1.1 billion of payments through its e-payment network.
The acquisition has combined Razer’s zGold and MOL Global’s MOLPoints virtual credits businesses, creating one of the world's largest virtual credits platforms for gamers under a single entity.
Play Ventures is a leading early stage venture capital firm investing in gaming and gaming services startups around the world. The fund was founded in 2018 by former gaming entrepreneurs Henric Suuronen and Harri Manninen. Play Ventures’ first fund, Play Ventures Fund I, launched in 2018, raised a total of $40M, and has to date invested in 23 new gaming startups globally.
Ratio (Ross Digital) aims to redefine F&B Hospitality through robotics automation and digital technology.
Ratio is the world's first robotic cafe and lounge that uses robotic technology to create coffee drinks and other beverages for customers. Orders can be placed through the cloud, and the robotic arms are said to serve close to 60 types of coffee and cocktail drinks. Currently, Ratio has a total of eight robotics cafes and lounges: five in China and three in Singapore.
Ratio also franchises its cafe & lounge and leases its robotic arms technology to F&B businesses for between US$2,000 to US$4,000 a month, depending on the configuration.
Shield is a mobile-first risk intelligence company that helps enterprises manage their risk as well as prevent fraud and abuse. Its products range from fraud prevention and network security to credit intelligence and identity verification.
To date, Shield has global operations in the United States, Europe, China and Southeast Asia, screening fraud for companies in various verticals including e-commerce, airlines, telecommunications, e-wallets and governments. Shield protects over 7 billion devices and 500 million user accounts every year.
Super Bit Machine is an independent studio founded by game industry veterans with experience running massively multiplayer "Top 10" grossing games. Based in Santa Monica, CA, their focus is to create spectator-friendly competitive games that bring people together across all platforms.
The company's first title is Armajet and is now available worldwide.
THX is a world-class audio & video certification and technology company that develops the "THX" high fidelity reproduction standards for theatres, speakers, gaming consoles, live performances and other systems globally. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, THX was founded by George Lucas and his award-winning audio engineering team in 1983 and is now owned by Razer.
Today, THX continues to redefine entertainment, providing exciting new technologies and assurance of experiences which ensure an artist’s vision is truthfully delivered to audiences worldwide.
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