About Btv

Where global distribution meets open innovation

We’re helping to create world-class businesses, drive transformation and accelerate change. As the corporate venture capital arm of BAT, we combine the distribution of a global corporation – from financial resources to international networks – with the innovation of a start-up.

Who we help

Ambitious, passionate and talented entrepreneurs
Innovative ESG solutions with the power to drive change
Advanced sciences and technologies with the potential to impact society

How we help

Global reach

Global distribution and marketing with the financial backing of BAT in more than 80 countries with over 11 million points of sale.

A global digital network connecting across a globe

Industry support

Portfolio support from industry experts together with legal expertise and regulatory insights.

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Accelerated growth programmes via our bespoke and powerful Labs for specialist categories.

A tree made up of thousands of digital connections

Award recognitions

Recognising the efforts of our team in delivering on our goal to build A Better Tomorrow™.

BTV ranked 47 in the Global Corporate Venturing Powerlist Awards
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BTV awarded highly recognised Diversity VC Standard Level 2 in 2022
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Lukasz Garbowski named in the top 50 emerging leader by Global Corporate Venturing
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Peter Wozny named Venture Capital In-House Counsel of the year 2022 & 2023 with SME News
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Lexy Prosszer, is a GCV Rising Star of 2023
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Meet our team

Our team has been individually selected to cover all disciplines and categories.

A Better Tomorrow™

Supporting BAT, we strive to build A Better Tomorrow™ – helping deliver value for all stakeholders.

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Browse our portfolio

Be inspired by our portfolio of innovative brands and world-class businesses powered by ambitious founders and bold disruptors.