Arkley Brinc VC

We provide venture capital & support for early/seed stage tech startups in Europe, with a focus on connectivity & sustainability. With over a decade of first-hand experience in business and product development, our network reaches deep into Silicon Valley & China’s Greater Bay area. The fund was created with PFR Ventures as part of the PFR Starter FIZ program.

About Arkley

Arkley is an Accelerator VC  that focuses on early-stage hardware startups to help them grow from prototype to IPO. We help our startups validate their products, connect them with distributors, and introduce them to our partners in Silicon Valley. In the past we invested into 5 startups forming our portfolio: ZMorph, BIVROST, Tespack, Robo Wunderkind and Lovely. All of them successfully raised follow-on rounds in 2017.

12 projects

6 exits

3 IPOs

About Brinc

Brinc is a global venture accelerator & supply chain management service that empowers entrepreneurs. With accelerators for Connected Hardware, Drones & Robotics, Food Tech and Energy & Industrial IoT, Brinc runs programs in Hong Kong, China, Spain, Bahrain, Poland and India. Their unique value add is a strong partner network in China, enabling Brinc to provide the best manufacturing, sales & distribution channels for its startups. Brinc's current portfolio includes 80 startups with founders from 25+ countries, whose products are sold in over 1000 stores worldwide. Teams receive from $50,000 to $250,000.

80+ startups

25+ countries

1000+ stores

Our Portfolio
Arkley and Brinc have an extensive track-record of investments into hardware & IoT startups as separate entities, before joining forces to launch a new VC fund for early to seed stage companies. Find out more about some of the portfolio startups we have supported.
Funding

Arkley Brinc VC is part of the PFR Starter FIZ fund from PFR Ventures, created to support innovate early and seed stage companies. We provide the necessary funds for the development of your product, and help connect you to additional sources of follow on funding.

Fund

15M USD

Ticket size:

800k USD

The Ecosystem

Product Development

We provide access to prototyping and design services across the CEE region, which can take your product from concept to reality.+ 10 partners

Manufacturing

We provide access to manufacturers from Shenzhen and Guangzhou, moving your product to the Chinese hothouse of innovations.+ 10 partners

Sales & Distribution

Whether it is B2C or B2B, we help our portfolio companies reach their customers and set up sales channels with retailers and distributors worldwide.+ 20 partners

Follow-on Rounds

We help to organize the next investment round with strategic investors. We are also experienced with crowdfunding to launch new products.+ 30 VCs
Deep China Expertise
We provide a deep insight into the global hub of hardware & IoT innovations: the Greater Bay area in China.
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Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Global Business & Financial Hub
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Hong Kong is a natural hub for technology flows to and from the Chinese mainland.

Situated next to the Greater Bay, where 30% of China’s high-tech production takes place.

Commercially sophisticated technology platform with excellent project financing and fundraising options.

Strong government support and incentives.

Well-educated talent pool dedicated to the pursuit of innovation and technology.

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Shenzhen
Shenzhen
Product Development Hub
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Shenzhen is a geek wonderland at the heart of the technology manufacturing hub. It’s a place where the future of tech snaps together at breakneck speed.

Already in-market are products from Shenzhen- based Huawei, ZTE and TCL. It’s also home to R&D centers for major tech brands.

Huaqiang Electronics World - a massive components emporium where, day-in and day-out, traders sell the circuit boards, LEDs, bolts and screws that go into the world's electronic gadgets.

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Guangzhou
Guangzhou
Trading & Logistics Hub
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Guangzhou commerce economy is likely to retain medium-high growth in long-term period under its healthy commerce environment.

Guangzhou Pilot Free Trade Zone boosts the foreign trade and investment in the nation's third biggest city, which will create new opportunities and advantages to the area.

The infrastructure construction of Maritime Silk Road will further benefit Guangzhou, motivating enterprises based in Guangzhou to "go global".

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Partners
Partners
Partners
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We're on the lookout for exceptional startups to join our portfolio. Areas of interest include AgriTech, MedTech, FoodTech, Industrial IoT, Energy Tech / Clean Energy, Sustainable / Environmental tech, Connected hardware, Mobility, Smart Cities, IoT, Robotics and Consumer electronics. If you're seeking investment to develop your MVP, for DFM, manufacturing, to go to market or to scale your product, get in touch!