Who We Are
Velocity, AOP’s managed fund division, is where innovation meets opportunity. We are not just investors; we are partners in growth, investing in tomorrow’s economy. We have a clear sector focus across Digital Businesses, Greentech, Food & Agriculture, and Natural Resources.
In the world of digital boom-and-bust, we see beyond the hype. Our investment in promising digital scale-ups is coupled with strategic guidance, aligning technology with sustainable growth. We have been at the forefront of backing revolutionary platforms that disrupt traditional models.
Addressing climate challenges requires innovative solutions, and that is where we come in. We support groundbreaking Greentech initiatives, from renewable energy to waste reduction technologies, contributing to a sustainable future. Our portfolio companies are pioneers in turning environmental responsibility into economic opportunity.
Food & Agriculture
As the global demand for food rises, so does the need for innovative farming practices. We invest in AgTech companies that leverage technology to enhance productivity, reduce waste, and ensure food security. From farm to fork, our investments are nurturing a new era of agriculture.
Our commitment to a greener planet extends to investments in the responsible management and utilization of natural resources. We champion companies that explore innovative carbon capture, sustainable mining, and resource efficiency. It is not just about extraction; it is about stewardship.
Tailored Investment Opportunities
Recognizing that every investment journey is unique, we partner with other funds to create Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) and other bespoke investment options. Our agility in structuring tailored investment solutions reflects our understanding of the dynamic financial landscape.
We believe in more than just financial returns; we aim for impact. By aligning ourselves with your specific investment needs and values, we make investment a collaborative experience. With us, you will find seasoned expertise, a global network, and the willingness to take calculated risks to achieve extraordinary outcomes.
Velocity is more than a fund; it is a philosophy. It is about accelerating impact and forging the path to a prosperous future. If you are an investor looking to contribute meaningfully to tomorrow’s world, you have found your partner in us. Join us in this journey; let us shape the future, together.
As a technology executive of note, Noah Maffitt’s strategic leadership spans across the sectors of finance, retail, ecommerce, media, and entertainment. Noah’s focus on customer engagement and business scaling has achieved revenues over of USD1 billion and has taken several companies from USD0 to hundreds of millions in turnover. He has worked extensively with Venture Capital and Private Equity partners to reset and grow portfolio companies. With an innovative approach to business strategy and a successful history of fundraising and revenue generation, Noah leads client engagements to drive client success.
David McCann’s business acumen is built on decades of entrepreneurial success in venture capital, private equity, and business, with a keen focus on bringing value and generating robust returns through partnerships. His career is marked by a proven record of building thriving companies, and a diverse portfolio that encompasses mergers, acquisitions, and fundraising across the Asia-Pacific region, USA, and EU. David’s expertise also shines in scaling up businesses and executing both business and investment strategies for growth.
Myles Ormerod’s role is instrumental in managing idea generation and due diligence for various investments at AOP. His insights encompass industry-specific research and the construction of financial models. An alumnus of the University of Exeter, UK, and HKUST, HK, he holds a Bachelor of Arts and an MSc in Finance. His multilingual abilities in English, Arabic, Cantonese, and Mandarin enhance his global perspective.
James brings extensive experience and expertise to deliver strategic legal advice and transactional support to AOP Capital. With over 20 years of experience in Asia Pacific’s legal, banking, finance, securities, and more recently FinTech sectors he is an accomplished senior executive. James is an Australian citizen and is also proficient in Japanese, having spent nearly a decade in the Japanese market in leadership positions of various companies.