Aera VC


Investing today for a better world tomorrow.




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Are these outstanding founders who are striving to be the best in the world and the best for the world?

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Will this idea transform the status quo towards a fundamentally better outcome for society or our planet?

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Will this industry look radically different if this product, service or business model succeeds?




How could we send satellites to orbit cheaper and faster for affordable, universal access to space?


1 litre of milk uses 1000 litres of water. Livestock causes 18% of greenhouse gases. Dairy is the the second biggest allergen for kids. There must be a better way to make cheese, ice-cream and milk?

Visit Eclipse Foods and New Culture to see the future of dairy without the cow →


If nature can create its own chemicals, why are we using nasty fossil fuels and dangerous processes to create ours? 

USA Solugen turn plants into bioperoxide →


How do we unleash the most talented young Africans into the global digital economy?

Lagos, Nairobi, Kampala, Kigali, USA.⠀⠀⠀⠀Visit Andela →


Africa contains 50% of the world’s genetic diversity yet makes up only 2% of the world’s genetic data. Why has nobody been collecting it to empower new diagnostic approaches for the future? 

Visit Stack→


Fast fashion is only getting faster. What if when we wore out our tees, they were turned into new ones?


If we can create seafood that is animal, health and environment-friendly with the same taste, texture, and more nutrients then should we?

Singapore⠀⠀⠀⠀Shiok Meats think so →

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If ingredients in typical pet food aren’t clean, healthy or sustainable why are they the only mainstream option?


If every child learns differently, why do they all get taught in the same way at the same pace?

Melbourne, Australia Visit Maths Pathway to see how they changed that →



Derek Handley

Auckland, New Zealand⠀⠀⠀LinkedIn →

Nick Winstone

Auckland, New Zealand⠀⠀⠀LinkedIn →

Keenan Kwok

Hong Kong, China⠀⠀⠀LinkedIn →