Needs Funding? Here are some of the top venture capitalist in Southeast Asia:
500 Startups is a global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator based in Silicon Valley with over US$250 million in assets under management.
East Ventures is an early stage fund focusing on consumer web and mobile startups, based in Tokyo (Japan), Singapore, and Jakarta (Indonesia).
Golden Gate Venture is a venture capital firm founded by Vinnie Lauria, Jeffrey Paine, and Paul Bragiel. The company has offices in Singapore and San Francisco and invests in early-stage internet related companies.
WaveMaker provides process automation for the creation of cloud software applications and Java Web applications. It houses a visual RAD platform and is available as a hosted development environment.
CyberAgent Ventures is a venture capital firm that provides financial support for start-ups specializing in the internet businesses.
Gobi Partners is an early stage venture capital firm focusing on IT and digital media investments in China. They define digital media as a new form of communication emerging from the convergence in telecommunications, media and technology.
Convergence Ventures is an early-stage technology venture fund focused on investing in Indonesia. Our partners are seasoned entrepreneurs with extensive operating experience in internet businesses in emerging markets.
KK Fund is a venture capital fund that invests in seed-stage internet and mobile startups across Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
Venturra Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm. Venturra’s mission is to provide capital, operational empowerment, and market access to founders of innovative, industry-transforming, technology-enabled internet businesses.
Fenox Venture Capital is a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm founded by an exceptional team of seasoned entrepreneurs and proven international business leaders. Fenox VC works with emerging technology companies worldwide and specializes in assisting entrepreneurs in North America achieve global expansion in Asian, European, and Middle Eastern markets. Fenox provides early stage and final round funding and will also co-lead, follow, and partner with other angel syndicates and venture funds.
IMJ Investment Partners, a Singapore-based VC, is focused on investing in startups in Southsast Asia and Japan. Our portfolio startups are nurtured based on our principles of operational support, equality, and global outlook. In addition, startups have access to the complementary strengths of IMJ Corporation. IMJ Investment Partners provides direct operational support and connections for startups to achieve success.
Ardent Capital is a team of experienced entrepreneurs with a history of successful exits throughout Southeast Asia and globally. We bring together all the key elements required to create great companies: team, strategy, operations, marketing, technology, capital, and passion. We are thrilled and privileged to be participating in a technology revolution sweeping the region.
Axiata Digital Innovation Fund was created by telecommunications group Axiata Group Berhad in 2012 to capture the rapid growth in internet-based businesses. Within three years, the fund has built a portfolio of 28 digital brands, servicing growing demands in mobile money, mobile adverting, ecommerce, entertainment, and education.
Ideosource is an Indonesia-based incubator and venture capital firm investing in content, media, ecommerce, and infrastructure development. Ideosource VC takes an activist approach. It incubates some companies, and with others it is still very much hands-on, giving them advice and access to their network of contacts in the industry. It also helps in areas such as strategic partnerships, intellectual property, and marketing.
Jungle Ventures is a Singapore-based, entrepreneur-backed venture firm that funds and helps startups scale across Asia-Pacific. We invest in global startups that are solving problems relevant to Asia Pacific markets. We currently have investments in the US, Singapore, India, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines.
Kickstart Ventures puts big company resources – capital, facilities, expertise, and business connections – behind startups, so investees can launch faster, and achieve scale and profitability sooner. Kickstart is a subsidiary of Globe Telecom, backed by SingTel and Ayala Corporation.
Founded in 1983 as PT Elang Mahkota Teknologi (the Emtek Group), a company providing personal computer services, the Emtek Group has evolved into a modern, integrated group of companies with three main business divisions: media, telecommunications and IT solutions, and connectivity.
GREE Ventures focuses on investing in early stage (pre-series A and series A) internet and mobile companies. We seek out companies with top notch management teams and strong market potential, which are not tied to strategic investments for GREE. We invest in Japan, Southeast Asia, and other geographies within Asia and seek companies which have the potential to scale across the region.
NSI Ventures makes investments in early-stage technology companies based in Southeast Asia. Our typical investments are at round A or B stage, where revenue traction is building and capital is required to drive rapid growth.
Six business pillars operate under the Sinar Mas brand name: pulp and paper, agri-business and food, financial services, real estate development, telecommunications, energy, and infrastructure. We developed these businesses in a gradual manner to ensure sustained success. Such success is only possible when constantly ensuring and improving skills, integrity, health, innovativeness and team spirit of our management, staff and suppliers.
Founded in 2012, InVent is a corporate venture capital project of Intouch Holdings PLC, a Thailand-based asset management company in telecom, media, IT, and digital content. InVent focuses its investment on technology companies in Thailand and Southeast Asia, which are in late-seed or expansion stage, regardless of sector – from marketplace, enabler platform, and financial services to education, digital content, and internet of things.
The Life.SREDA VC firm was established about three years ago. It has recently relocated to Singapore and is very active in the Asian fintech space now. It’s one of three independent fintech-only VC firms in the world that is very famous for successful investments such as Simple, Moven, Fidor, SumUp, Anthemis, and others.
Monk’s Hill Ventures is a partnership of seasoned entrepreneurs who have built and backed global companies based both in Silicon Valley and Asia. We are a venture capital firm investing in technology startups that will take advantage of the fast growing Asian markets.
OPT SEA is designed to embark on new business expansion and investment activities in support of its group and portfolio companies to contribute to the growth of the Asia’s internet business by leveraging the OPT Holding group’s asset and experience.
Sequoia Capital helps founders turn imaginative ideas into enduring companies. As the “Entrepreneurs Behind the Entrepreneurs,” the Sequoia team has worked closely with legendary founders such as Steve Jobs of Apple, Larry Ellison of Oracle, Len Bosack and Sandy Lerner of Cisco, David Filo and Jerry Yang of Yahoo, Max Levchin, Elon Musk and Peter Thiel of PayPal, Sergey Brin and Larry Page of Google, Steve Chen and Chad Hurley of YouTube, and Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn. Sequoia is now helping the next generation of innovators build the lasting companies of tomorrow.
SPH Media is the investment arm of Singapore Press Holdings, Asia’s leading media organization, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.
Vertex Ventures is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings, investing in emerging companies and leading venture capital funds throughout greater Asia and the US.
Asia Venture Group (AVG) starts and invests in digitally scalable business models in Southeast Asia. AVG is a hands-on, private internet holding company that focuses on long-term value creation in Southeast Asian online markets. We target the sweet spots of SEA internet space in chosen verticals by combining: state of the art international know-how and expertise, rigorous execution excellence, the best local partners and international management talent. AVG focuses on digital distribution models and is extremely selective in terms of the companies it supports, which allows strong engagement in day-to-day operations.
Crystal Horse Investments is founded in Singapore and is mainly involved in angel investments. We like to support founders who are passionate about their business ideas, realistic, hardworking, looking for an edge, thinking out of the box and are ethical in their dealings. We have a team of full-time dedicated professionals who gives active advice and support such as providing funding, expertise, and networking to founders.
GMO Venture Partners is an early and growth stage investment subsidiary of GMO Internet Group, one of the most comprehensive providers of industry-
Incubate fund is a venture capital firm specializing in seed-stage investing. It has so far invested a total of 17 billion yen in more than 156 startups.
Kejora is committed to build the largest tech ecosystem in Southeast Asia. Kejora is all about innovation and entrepreneurship.
TNF Ventures is an investment advisory firm focused on local startups in Singapore’s central region. Singapore, Central Region, Singapore. Finance, Financial Services, Impact Investing. 2012.
Venture capital firm based in Singapore and Tokyo, focus on seed to early stage internet and mobile startups in Southeast Asia, especially six countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, and Singapore.
SB ISAT Investment Fund is a fund of PT Indosat Tbk, Investment Arm and SoftBank Capital. The fund specializes in investments in growth-stage startups. It seeks to invest in technology companies in sectors such as e-commerce, digital, social media and mobile financial services.
SoftBank Capital provides venture funding and strategic support to exceptional entrepreneurs building disruptive enduring businesses. The firm manages over $600 million and invests across a company’s lifecycle, from seed to expansion stages. Through its close ties to a number of Asia’s leading mobile, internet, and technology companies – including strategic partners SoftBank Corp, Yahoo Japan and Alibaba Group – SoftBank Capital offers unique expertise to businesses seeking to address the Asian market. Since 1995, SoftBank Capital has worked with industry leaders such as Criteo, Gilt Groupe, OMGPOP (Zynga), betaworks, BuzzFeed, Buddy Media (Salesforce), Huffington Post (AOL), Associated Content (Yahoo), Danger (Microsoft), Geocities (Yahoo), E*Trade and Yahoo.
A Singapore-based seed-stage venture firm that invests S$500k to 1M in early stage companies on market terms.