We are strategic business communications experts specialising in helping companies in the digital media and tech sectors with corporate marketing, media relations, thought leadership content, event production, business development and social strategy.
Led by Andrew Darling, a former business and technology journalist, turned industry professional, with a global perspective derived from 20 years working with tech companies, VCs, digital agencies, mobile network operators, blockchain/crypto businesses, non-profits and broadcasters. He is passionate and proud of what he has achieved working in senior roles at some of the most dynamic mobile marketing and tech business, including Mobile Interactive Group, OpenMarket, TBG Digital and Blis.
West Pier Ventures exists to help you discover, connect with, and grow your business in Asia-Pacific by building and executing agile, always-on marketing, content and business development strategies. We also have access to a high quality and extensive network of key industry stakeholders across APAC, Europe and the USA.
Our intention is to intimately understand clients’ businesses, their challenges and opportunities, so we can create strategies, narratives and experiences that drive value for both the audience and the brand.
Benefits are two fold: we speed up growth particularly for companies overseas looking to expand into APAC; and we bring affordable entrepreneurship and executive experience to the table.
Marketing, PR & Corporate Comms
We can completely replace a full-time PR or communications hire, for less than their cost and deliver results faster.
We deliver campaigns that include strategic consultancy, media relations, and content creation, including case studies and award-winning competitive entries. Our experience and significant industry relationships allow us to offer the services of a far larger agency.
Regional Business Development
Providing pan-Asian business development services and support for your business. Excelling in client / partner development and accounts management. We have a keen eye for opportunity.
Direct industry experience in Digital Media. AdTech, Telecoms, Mobile Services and Compliance Monitoring.
Fundraising and Investors
Having played significant roles in positioning three businesses and building corporate marketing strategies that helped secure more than $150m in fundraising, we can assist in establishing contacts within the investment community, and creating your pitch content to successfully draw the right kind attention.
Whether your need advice on VC, private equity or ICO processes, we can offer guidance and access to our networks.
Digital & Social Media Strategy
We deliver campaigns that include strategy, short and long form content creation, creative assets, social media and paid media, and SEO.
We work closely with our clients to develop targeted digital ad social marketing strategies that support their business objectives.
Some, but by no means all, of the smart businesses we work with in Europe and Asia
Ensuring Regulatory Compliance for MVAS
MCPInsight are market intelligence and compliance specialists with operations across Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Middle East.
Ranging from Payment Processors and Market Regulators to Network Operators and Online
Merchants, our clients rely on us for for ensuring regulatory due diligence.
WPV is retained as exclusive regional business development agent.
Turn Games into Reality
Reality Gaming Group is a UK-based games studio that has developed a blockchain-based, augmented reality, geo-location gaming platform.
WPV advises on regional business and event marketing opportunities.
Unlock the Power of Location Data
Location data makes advertising work more effectively. Blis is the global leader in advanced location data technology. Its proprietary platform provides businesses with accurate location data and in-depth behavioural insights to serve digital content to audiences that are on the go.
WPV is retained as Asia-Pacific PR, Marketing and Communications counsel.
Disrupting Baby Formula Retail
Little Oak Organics is a range of natural organic products for infants and children. It intends to become the true home of the world's best nutrition for toddlers and infants.
WPV advises on and executes digital marketing, brand building and social media strategy.
Some really smart partners we collaborate with
Accelerating Successful Market Entry for Digital Companies
Back to Black is a boutique consultancy firm that helps advertising technology companies grow in Europe and Asia.
The company advises entrepreneurs on how to fast-track their companies growth and get them on the path to profitability.
Global PR Partnerships
West Pier Ventures is part of Liberty Worldwide, a global network of fully independent consultants and agencies with a successful and proven track record in delivering high quality marketing and PR services across the world. All agencies have been hand-picked due to their like minded approach and work together to deliver an integrated service; giving clients seamless reporting processes and hassle free co-ordination.
Worldwide Talent Solutions for Interactive Media Companies
Big Planet provides bespoke candidate search and selection services throughout Europe, North America and Asia-Pac for interactive entertainment companies.
In addition, we help AdTech providers and digital marketing agencies with their talent acquisition in a fast moving market
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