Ambient Sound Investments (ASI), an investment vehicle of four founding Estonian engineers of Skype invested EUR 400,000 for a 20% stake in a Polish online scientific publisher Versita. The company will use funds to expand its business in Central and Eastern Europe. ASI has announced 5 investments in 2008 and has 17 ventures in its investment portfolio.
Versita was launched in 2001. The company publishes scientific electronic journals and provides content publishers with electronic publishing technology solutions.
Versita distributes its publications globally in partnership with a leading international scientific publisher Springer.