Balaji S. Srinivasan is currently angel investing. Formerly the CTO of Coinbase and General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, he was also the co-founder of Earn.com (acquired by Coinbase), Counsyl (acquired by Myriad), Teleport (acquired by Topia), and Coin Center. Prior to joining Coinbase, Dr. Srinivasan was CEO at Earn.com, which was acquired by Coinbase. Before taking the CEO role at Earn.com, he was a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Prior to joining Andreessen Horowitz, he was the co-founder and CTO of Counsyl, where he won a Wall Street Journal Innovation Award for Medicine and was named to the MIT TR35.
Jeremy is a full-time angel from Singapore who invests in Europe, North America, and Israel. Seed investor in Citymapper, Mapilliary, Monzo, Maven Clinic, Meero, Metagenomi, Mavenoid, Metomic, Metatheory, and 100+ others that don’t begin with the letter “M”.
Amrish is the CEO of Pine Labs, Asia’s leading Merchant Commerce platform. Venture funded and Invested by — Sequoia Capital, Temasek, PayPal, Actis, and Mastercard. His previous startup, Citrus Pay, was acquired by Naspers in one of the largest Fintech deals in SEA. He has successfully built from scratch & led 3 biz/startups, as founder & CEO, each valued at more than $1 billion.
Koh Boon Hwee is the Chairman of Altara Ventures Pte Ltd. He sits on the GIC Investment Board and the GIC Human Resource & Organization Committee. He is also the Chairman of SGX Group, Sunningdale Tech, Rippledot Capital Advisers, the Securities Industry Council, and Agilent Technologies. He started his career in 1977 at Hewlett-Packard and rose to become its Managing Director in Singapore from 1985 to 1990. He was Executive Chairman of the Wuthelam Group from 1991 to 2000. Mr. Koh was also the Chairman of Singapore Telecommunications Ltd, Singapore Airlines, and DBS Bank at various times.
Eduardo Saverin is a Co-founder and the first investor of Facebook Inc., a company which from its humble beginnings in early 2004 as a Harvard-only student social network has emerged today as a business and cultural touchstone. Today, he is a Co-founder and Co-CEO of B Capital Group.
Mr. Kalyan Krishnamurthy is the CEO of Flipkart. In 2018, Walmart acquired a majority stake in Flipkart for $16 billion. Prior to joining Flipkart, Mr. Krishnamurthy served as the Managing Director at Tiger Global Management.
Max is part of the executive team of Lazada.com, a leading regional online department store founded by Rocket Internet in Southeast Asia. Max initially joined Rocket Internet in Germany as a regional partner before taking on the role of CEO at Lazada. As CEO, Max is responsible for the performance of all 5 operating countries as well as overseeing regional buying.
Mikko is an Early stage investor and Partner of Superangel (superangel.io) and Frontier (frontiernordic.vc). In addition, he was the First Investor of Bolt (raised >$2B from Sequoia, etc), Hugo (raised >$100M, acquired by Delivery Hero), and PayMongo (raised >$45M from Stripe, etc). Bolt is a global mobility platform offering ride-hailing, micro-mobility, and food delivery services across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Sweta Rau is the Founder and GP of White Venture Capital, an early-stage FinTech Fund.
Juha is the CEO & Co-founder at Soba, a no-code, multi-platform, and built on web3 with interoperability and the best economics for creators. Previously, he was Studio General Manager at King/Activision via their acquisition of Nonstop Games, an award-winning games studio, which he co-founded in 2011. He has invested in notable companies such as Huuuge Games, Igloohome, Homage, Ox Street, Futureplay, Clockwork Labs, Ox Street, RevoU, and others.
MX Kuok is the Founder & Managing Partner of K3 Ventures, a Singapore-based venture capital firm. He has spent the last eight years working with visionary founders across the world to drive innovation. Through K3 Ventures, he is an active investor in 47 technology companies across various stages including Grab, Bytedance, Palantir, Nextgen, Lomotif, Gengki Forest, and Taranis.
Hiro is the Founder/Director of M&S Partners Pte. Ltd. Managing Director at Sin Growth Partners Pte. Ltd and Director of SGverse Pte. Ltd. He is based in Singapore and has supported about 170 startups by investing and helping in cross-border businesses in China, India, US, SE Asia, Nigeria, and Japan. He also likes to contribute to the society via token ecosystem, has invested in marketplaces such as OpenSea and BitCoinAfrica, and has heavily gotten involved in a GameFi project.
Yuzuru Honda is the Founder & Global CEO of FreakOut Holdings. Prior to Freakout, he founded Brainer in 2005 and exited the company to Yahoo Japan Corporations in 2008.
Teruhide is the Founder and Managing Partner of BEENEXT, an early-stage focused venture capital firm in Singapore that actively invests in South East Asia, India, Japan, and the US. Prior to BEENEXT, he was the Founder and CEO of BEENOS group, a global internet and e-commerce business incubator group (TSE listed).
Royston is an entrepreneur, angel investor, and cheerleader for SEA’s startup scene. He is co-founder, and CEO of Zopim, a Live Chat software for businesses with tens of thousands of paying customers globally. In 2014, Zopim was acquired by Zendesk which also went public on the NYSE in the same year. He stayed on as GM of Chat and subsequently GM of Message till 2017. Today, he is a full-time investor and nappy-changer, while actively searching for Act Two of his entrepreneurial journey. As an angel investor, he has made more than 20 investments, including funds such as 500 Durians, and Entrepreneur First as well as startups like 99.co, ShopBack, MoneySmart, Patsnap, and Grain.
Alex is the Co-Founder & CEO of Nansen. Nansen helps crypto investors and professionals surface the signal in blockchain data. They do this by enriching on-chain data with 100M+ wallet labels and presenting analytics in an easy-to-digest way.
Tim started his first company bonial.com in 2008 and sold it to Axel Springer SE in 2011. He has since co-founded and invested in many successful consumer internet companies through his private internet holding company Asia Venture Group. His portfolio companies include The Naked Market, Limitless Technologies Group, Zenyum, Cars24, Thriva, iPrice Group, iMoney (sold to iSelect), audibene (sold to Sivantos/EQT), Scalable Capital (sold to BlackRock), Jewelcandle (sold to Equistone), Vicampo (sold to Burda), Cash Payments Solutions (sold to GLORY), and many more.
Steve Melhuish is the Founder of Rumah, Co-Founder and Board Director at PropertyGuru Group, Founder and CEO of Planet Rise, Founding Partner at Wavemaker Impact, and an Advisor and Investor at Eco-Business and Ampd Energy.
Nicholas’s first successful venture was at age 17 in 1996, when he and Benjamin Soon, his secondary school classmate first set up an IT solutions company called S.C.N. Technologies with S$500 in seed capital and a small storeroom in Sim Lim Tower. Subsequently, he set up iFoundries (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd in 2005 with Andy Lim, his former army campmate. Today, he is the Executive Director of Azione Capital Pte Ltd, a Venture Capital firm and startup Business Incubator.
Siu Rui is a co-founder of Carousell. Since the launch of Carousell in May 2012 together with co-founders Marcus Tan and Lucas Ngoo, Siu Rui has been deeply involved in product strategy, international expansion, and capital strategy. Prior to Carousell, he spent some time in marketing and product management at VSee, Ogilvy & Mather, and DBS Vickers. Siu Rui read Business Administration and Entrepreneurship at the National University of Singapore and Stanford University (Under the NUS Overseas College Program in Silicon Valley, California), and dropped out of his Honours year to start Carousell.