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[RR] Investors / Angels / Venture Capitalist in Singapore
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  • 500 Startups calls itself a new kind of seed fund and startup accelerator. It believes successful internet startups are born from usable design, customer-focused metrics, and online distribution.
  • 8capita Partners is an investment partnership focusing on mobile and internet companies.
  • AccelerAsia helps companies to rapidly grow in Southeast Asia. It provides access to a well developed regional network of key decision-makers in various industries and claims to have a strong track record in a number of industries such as telecommunications, digital media and publishing, and SaaS/cloud services.
  • ACP is a venture capital firm based in Singapore. It has a team with experience as investors, entrepreneurs, and operators.
  • Angel’s Gate Advisory Pte Ltd is an appointed i.JAM Reload incubator. Funded by the Media Development Authority (MDA) of Singapore, this programme aims to support budding technopreneurs with up to S$250,000 (about US$200,000) seed funding and grow their startups into profitable growing businesses.
  • Azione Capital Pte Ltd is an early-stage venture capital investment company and startup business incubator headquartered in Singapore. The company specialises in mentoring, incubating and investing in digital media, mobile communications (inclusive of the full spectrum of wireless technologies), energy and maritime industry startups that operate primarily within Asia.
  • BioVeda invests in healthcare companies with leading market positions, proprietary technologies, and outstanding scientific and management talent. It acts as a business and scientific bridge between companies in the East and West, linking business and technology between two very diverse markets.
  • COENT provides seed and venture-stage funding to entrepreneurs and companies in Asia.
  • Clearbridge Accelerator invests mainly in healthcare, infosecurity and technology companies. Its team consists of serial entrepreneurs with experience in key markets such as the US, China, Japan and Australia. Via a public-private partnership with the Singapore Government, Clearbridge Accelerator manages both a S$40 million (about US$32 million) fund to invest in life science companies, and an incubator scheme that invests up to S$1 million (about US$0.8 million) for seed-stage companies with a heavy focus on Asia.
  • Crystal Horse Investments is founded in Singapore and is mainly involved in angel investments. It likes 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. It has a team of full-time dedicated professionals who gives advice and support, such as providing funding, expertise, and networking to founders.
  • DMP is a venture capital firm specialised in emerging digital markets, primarily in Southeast Asia. It invests in the development of the consumer internet and its supporting infrastructure. Since 2011, It has been helping to build digital companies that have unique defensibility against global competition and an ambition to grow from single-country presence to regional leadership.
  • East Ventures aims to bring success to ventures by providing early stage seed capital to promising startups. With a total of 6 offices in Jakarta, Tokyo, and San Fransisco, its global team has invested in over 150 companies across Asia and the US. Its portfolio of companies focuses on commerce, social, game, SaaS, and mobile services. East Ventures runs incubation offices in Jakarta and Tokyo.
  • EDBI is the corporate investment arm of the government’s Economic Development Board. It invests to shape the future industries of Singapore in the knowledge and innovation-intensive sectors of biomedical sciences, information and communication technology, and select industry clusters. It has over 25 years of investment experience, and through its portfolio of globally competitive companies with high-growth potential, it aims to promote the development, expansion, and transformation of successful industries to enhance economic growth and create employment opportunities in Singapore.
  • Expara is a venture creation company established in Singapore since 2003. Expara develops and teaches entrepreneurship, innovation and venture finance through experiential training programmes and innovation challenges for entrepreneurs, corporations and public institutions in Southeast Asia. Douglas Abrams, the Founder of Expara, has been investing, teaching, training and mentoring entrepreneurs in Singapore since 2000 and has been focussed on the interactive and digital media space since Expara’s inception.
  • Fatfish partners with entrepreneurs to facilitate building Internet ventures with the potential to scale globally through its proprietary process “Seed-to-Exit”. The company focusses on digital ideas with a proven business model and is the first Internet venture accelerator to list on the Australian Securities Exchange. The company has a significant pipeline of opportunities at various stages of development and is targeting growth in emerging markets, particularly in Southeast Asia.
  • Far East Ventures is the venture capital arm of property group Far East Organization.
  • FocusTech Ventures supports founders that seek to solve real world problems and radically improve crucial workflows of and pervasive inefficiencies in major enterprise industries such as energy, finance, education, manufacturing and healthcare.
  • Get2Volume have incubation managers and venture partners in Silicon Valley and Singapore, They provides mentorship, operational and execution capabilities to enable success. It operates alongside its incubatee companies by providing 50 years of combined hands-on experience in creating, growing and monetising enterprise businesses.
  • Global Brain is a Tokyo-headquartered venture capital firm which invests in startups in Asia, Israel, and the US. It claims to have a broad network of Japan’s major corporations.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Golden Gate Ventures focuses on companies building out consumer internet products and services for Southeast Asia. You’ll catch them frequently traveling between Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. It prefers companies with a launched product (stealth is fine) or that have establish valuable distribution partnerships in the region.
  • Hatcher is a venture capital firm focusing on B2B startups. It runs a proprietary platform for managing its entire investment process. Some of its features include finance and CRM support for investors, centralized knowledge banks, and access to its network of investors and mentors.
  • IMJ Investment Partners, a Singapore-based VC, is focused on investing in startups Southeast Asia and Japan. It is the subsidiary of Japanese web and mobile marketing firm IMJ Corporation.
  • Incubate Fund is an early stage venture capital fund from Tokyo with a presence in Singapore. It also runs a startup accelerator in Japan called Incubate Camp.
  • IncuVest is a group of successful serial and corporate entrepreneurs with experience starting, building and operating valuable companies from a variety of industries.
  • Innosight Ventures leverages more than 20 years of applied research by innovation thought leaders like Clayton Christensen and fieldwork by the Innosight Consulting Team. It has distilled that work into a set of proprietary tools that allow it to spot, shape, and scale successful startup companies. Its usual investment quantum is up to half a million Singapore dollars in each company. It is also open to co-investing with other venture capital firms, when more capital is required. It has led investment rounds where companies have raised in the range of S$1 to 2 million.
  • JAFCO Asia part of a global venture capital firm with three focus areas: Asia, Japan and the United States.
  • JAIC Asia Capital was established in 1994 as Yamaichi Asia Venture Capital. It was acquired by JAIC group in March 1998 and changed its name to JAIC Asia Capital. It covers Asia, US, and Japan, and looks at both early and growth stage startups. It conducts buy-out, buy-in, turnaround, and restructuring activities.
  • Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI) is one of the stalwarts of the Singapore scene, JFDI offers programmes for business startups and professionals. Its partners are grassroots organisations, governments and top corporations. Its practical work is underpinned by close relationships with the world’s leading academic institutions and independent thinkers.
  • Jungle Ventures is a Singapore-based, entrepreneur-backed venture firm that funds and helps startups scale across Asia Pacific. It invests in global startups that are solving problems relevant to Asia Pacific markets. It has investments in US, Singapore, India, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines. Current portfolio companies include micro-lending platform Milaap, mobile commerce app ShopSpot, and vacations rental site Travelmob which was acquired by Homeaway.
  • Kathrein Ventures was established in 2013 to provide seed funding for startups in Southeast Asia Asia and Latin America.
  • KK Fund is a venture capital fund investing in seed stage internet and mobile startups across South East Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
  • Leo Tech Services Pte Ltd is a software, infrastructure and innovation house that was established in 2010. Leo Tech provides technical expertise and customised solutions for customers and partners across a wide range of industry sectors from healthcare to finance, and works with organisations ranging from start-ups and NGOs, corporate multinationals, to local and foreign government bodies. It has a growing team of over 77 specialists from varying industry backgrounds to provide ideas and solutions, simplifying complex technical problems and driving business transformation with elegant solutions. The company’s core expertise is in high frequency and high volume secures transactions across the web and a range of proprietary POPs and CDNs, QA, web analytics, systems security and networking.
  • Life.Sreda is an international venture capital firm focusing on investments in fintech, mobile, and internet projects. Life.Sreda’s strategy covers the US, Western and Eastern Europe, and Asia.
  • Majuven is an early and growth stage venture capital fund founded by experienced business leaders in Singapore in 2012. One of its founding partners is Lee Hsien Yang, the brother of Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
  • Mercatus Capital provides startups services like venture and angel funding, securing grants, public and private Equity, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, financial advisory, initial public offerings, and strategic partnerships.
  • Monk’s Hill Ventures is a partnership of seasoned entrepreneurs who have built and backed global companies based both in Silicon Valley and Asia. It is a venture capital firm investing in technology startups that will take advantage of Southeast Asian markets.
  • NSI Ventures makes investments in early-stage technology companies based in Southeast Asia. It typically invests at the series A or B stage, where revenue traction is building and capital is required to drive rapid growth.
  • NTU Ventures Pte Ltd is the commercial arm and technology holding company of the Nanyang Technological University. NTU Ventures supports the University’s mission to promote innovation, cultivate entrepreneurship and facilitate the commercialisation of research.
  • National University of Singapore’s NUS Enterprise provides an enterprise dimension to NUS teaching and research that involves the university’s students, staff and alumni. NUS Enterprise augments and complements the University’s academic programmes and nurtures talents to possess an entrepreneurial and global mind-set. It provides experiential entrepreneurial education, active industry partnerships, comprehensive entrepreneurship support, catalytic entrepreneurship outreach, and is a bridge to the industry for the University.
  • OPT SEA is a subsidiary of Japanese e-marketing company Opt. It invests in Southeast Asian internet business.
  • OWW invests in service providers in infocomm technology, technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT), logistics, education, healthcare, financial services, and consumer services sectors.
  • Pix Vine Capital is a Singapore-based investment house providing early-stage venture capital to startups in info-tech, med-tech and fintech.
  • Qualgro Asean Fund is a venture capital fund investing in Southeast Asia and Asia Pacific. The fund invests in technology and digital businesses (marketplaces, web services, p2p platforms, C2C platforms), in SaaS-based business models, as well as in education and healthcare.
  • Quest Ventures is a China- and Singapore-based venture fund for technology companies that have scalability and replicability in large internet communities.
  • Rakuten Ventures is an early stage corporate venture capital fund focused on empowering the startup ecosystem to positively affect Internet services globally. The fund was originally launched in 2013 and counts Carousell, Visenze, Coda Payments, and Send Anywhere among its investment portfolio. In June 2014, Rakuten Ventures launched a US$100 million global fund to target startups and companies in Israel, Asia Pacific, and the US, with a focus on companies that can enable better user experience. It is a subsidiarly of Rakuten, a major Japanese ecommerce firm.
  • Rebright Partners is a venture capital firm based in Singapore and Tokyo focusing on seed to early stage internet and mobile startups in Southeast Asia, especially six countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, and Singapore.
  • Red Dot Ventures established in 2011, Red Dot Ventures (RedDot) is a seed-stage venture capital firm focussed on Singapore-based high-tech startups in areas including ICT, interactive digital media (IDM), MedTech, nanotech, clean technology, and engineering.
  • Ruvento Ventures is a Singapore-based venture capital firm with global exposure. It is focussed on the linking of entrepreneurs and investors investing in early-stage startups with significant technological background. Its investment philosophy is to help core-technology startups from underserved markets like Russia and China, bring their products and expertise to global markets using Singapore as launchpad. Direct investments are limited to US$200,000, though it can build syndication for the right deal for up to US$500,000.
  • SEGNEL provides seed and venture-stage funding to entrepreneurs in South Asia and Southeast Asia.
  • Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF) comprises corporate members ranging from local startups to establish MNCs. SiTF advocates for the ICM (Information, Communications and Media) industry and helps to accelerate the adoption ICM technology. SiTF works closely with various stakeholders to promote emerging technologies in areas such as digital media, cloud computing, green IT, wireless, security and governance. SiTF also provide platforms to help members with opportunities to increase their market presence and business reach.
  • Singtel Innov8, the venture capital arm of regional telco group Singtel, invests in and partners with tech startups worldwide. It has a fund size of US$250 million. Beyond funding, Singtel Innov8 lets startups tap on the resources and expertise of the Singtel Group, while enabling the Group to gain access to emerging technologies. Singtel Innov8 focuses its investments on technologies and solutions that can lead to quantum changes in network capabilities, next generation devices, digital services and enablers to enhance customer experience. Headquartered in Singapore, Singtel Innov8 also has offices in San Francisco and Tel Aviv.
  • Sirius a boutique venture capital and entrepreneurial finance firm, focused on small and medium-sized companies in Singapore and overseas. It was founded in September 2002.
  • Sequoia is one of the top venture capital firms in the world. However, its Singapore rep, Yinglan Tan, is part of the Indian office. In Asia, Sequoia primarily invests in China and India startups at the growth stage and above.
  • SPH Media Fund is the investment arm of Singapore leading media group Singapore Press Holdings.
  • Stream Global’s main focus is in the emerging enterprise in the sectors of infocomm technology (ICT) and interactive media. The company helps Asian-based startups scale their ICT technologies for larger markets while still keeping focussed on Asia and the needs of the Asian market.
  • TechCube8 is a private technology investor and incubator selected by the National Research Foundation (NRF), Singapore to promote entrepreneurship and high-tech R&D in the region. It aims to identify and co-invest in early-stage technology platforms and companies with the aim of creating international growth champions.
  • Tembusu Partners is a private equity investment firm which invests in growth-stage companies.
  • The Biofactory is a dedicated incubator for the commercialisation of biomedical and life science startups.
  • TNF Ventures is one of the 14 incubators selected by National Research Foundation for Technology Incubation Scheme (TIS). It is founded by a group of established Singaporean entrepreneurs and veteran business professionals . The team has extensive network in Singapore, Asia and America. Half of them resides in China, offering network connections for startups who are interested in entering China market. TNF Ventures invests in companies in Technology Media Telecommunication (TMT), medical tech, clean tech and biotech field.
  • Tri5 Ventures runs a seed fund which backs Singapore-based startups. It invests US$71,000 to US$286,000 per round.
  • UOB Venture Management Private Limited (UOBVM) is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Overseas Bank (UOB) Limited, an international banking and financial group.
  • Vertex Ventures is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings, investing in emerging companies and venture capital funds throughout Greater Asia and the US.
  • Walden International is an international venture capital firm with over US$2.3 billion in committed capital. Investments include GoPro, Creative Technology, MindTree, SINA, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp, AutoNavi, Inphi, Ambarella, Ndoors, Com2uS, SundayToz, Jobstreet, Brandtology, HungryGoWhere, and YFind Technologies. In Southeast Asia, Walden International is an active venture investor with over 25 years of experience in helping to grow companies. It looks for investment opportunities in early stage technology firms in sectors such as internet and digital media, mobile, software, semiconductor, communications, and cleantech.
  • WaveMaker Labs is an approved technology incubator under the Singaporean government’s National Research Foundation (NRF). Under the Technology Incubation Scheme (TIS), WaveMaker enjoys a 5.6x leverage on its investment capital with the NRF providing up to S$500,000 (about US$400,000) per startup on top of the S$89,000 (US$71,000) that WaveMaker invests per company. With this, WaveMaker aims to catalyse the formation of many value-creating technology businesses in Southeast Asia, India and China.
  • Wavemaker Partners invests in a broad range of technology-driven companies in the US and Southeast Asia. It is part of a worldwide venture capital association called DFJ Global Network.
It will be good if you can link them up =)
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Good to know that....
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