About Ambient Sound Investments

100 million euros of assets

50 portfolio companies

10 people in the team

Ambient Sound Investments (ASI) was established in 2003 as an equal partnership by four founding engineers at Skype to hold a minority stake in Skype. At the end of 2005 ASI sold its Skype shares to eBay and now operates as a private investment vehicle. 

Today, we are a family-office type of team, consisting of 10 people managing € 100 million of assets. Our team is made up of founding engineers at Skype and professionals with tech, operational and financial backgrounds. For more information, see our Team.

ASI's investment portfolio consists of around 50 companies which are geographically located in Europe, US and Asia. You can read more about our investments in Venture Capital-, Private- and Listed Equity and Real Assets from the Assets section.