A venture capital focused on urban innovation investments.

Azcende is a venture capital firm that seeks to change the world through the impact of its investment mindset in urban innovation. As a result of our insights into the smart city asset class, Azcende can greater harness existing assets and services through effective identification and matching of early stage tech startups (that we may seek to invest). Central to our thesis and approach is an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) focus, ensuring that we advance humanity with positive (economic, social and environmental) impact.




Our investments


Azcende has established a unique investment framework that allows us to direct funding towards urban innovation for greater effect.

City and government innovation





Why cities?

More than 54% of the world’s population now lives in cities. By making urban investments that benefit people, government and industries, we can make an outsized contribution to solving global issues in education, health and sustainability by promoting the effective use of technology to improve outcomes in these areas.