Ab Initio Capital Management is a Boston-based global capital venture firm investing in mid to late-stage companies in United States and China. The company seeks to invest in technology, media, telecommunications, and consumer goods industry. Ab Initio is the Latin word for “first principles”. As of 2019, the company has invested in five companies; Kolmostar, Artsy, Thasos Group, DaVDian, and Insignis Pharma. Among the five portfolio companies, three from United States and two from Beijing, China.
Ab Initio led the Series-A investment round for Kolmostar, a Chinese positioning technology seeking to reinvent global navigation satellite system (GNSS) positioning approach to achieve ultra-low-power and high-precision positioning in metropolitan environments for IoT devices and autonomous vehicles.