Raid Your Fridge: QUEST VENTURES

Thu, 28 May 2020 14:00 - 15:30

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UPDATE: How to join today's Zoom webinar at 2:00 PM

Raid (T̶h̶e̶) Your Fridge returns for the 84th time on Thursday, May 28, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, via Zoom. This month, we put the spotlight on Quest Ventures, a leading venture fund for tech companies based in Singapore.

"What is the reality (for VCs and startups) after the lifting of lockdowns?" This topic and more will be discussed by our friend Jeffrey Seah, a Partner at Quest Ventures and a man with a broad range of skill and experience! Joining Jeffrey in a conversation will be Joan Yao,  VP for Investments at Kickstart Ventures.

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See you all on the 28th!

Your Fridgemaster,

Pia Bernal
Community Manager, Kickstart Ventures

About our Speaker

Jeffrey Seah is a Partner at Quest Ventures, a leading venture fund for technology companies that have scalability and replicability in large internet communities.

Prior to this, Jeffrey co-founded a transformation advisory partnership with services in go-to-market, corporate venture capital, digital transformation and corporate reorganization strategy & implementation for Asia-based MNCs.

He also served as CEO, Southeast Asia, and Chair, Asia Digital Leadership Team, at Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG) where he led it to become an established digital-driven business entity in Asia Pacific and beyond. Jeffrey’s mandate had oversight over the operations of the Starcom and MediaVest agency brands across Southeast Asia encompassing offices in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, and Singapore. He also oversaw the Asia security-challenged markets of Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and other Middle East markets.

Jeffrey serves as a board member at Assisi Hospice and Singapore Discovery Centre, and startups in the region.

He earned a BBA from the National University of Singapore. He owns a working Apple IIe from his youth, and is an acknowledged Arsenal and Shakespeare fan. He considers his greatest achievement to be a doting father to his three children.

About Quest Ventures

Quest Ventures is a leading venture fund for tech companies that have scalability and replicability in large internet communities. Anchored by Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, investors in Quest Ventures include sovereign wealth funds, institutional investors, family offices, and well-known senior executives and entrepreneurs in Asia.

Venture Capital for Startups
Since 2011, Quest Ventures has focused on an overarching 'digital commerce' strategy across Asia, and is one of the largest early-stage technology investors in artificial intelligence, e-commerce and marketplaces, entertainment, finance, food, insurance, logistics, media, property, sports, and the Islamic digital economy. Portfolio companies include industry leaders such as, Carousell, Carro, Ethis, MGAG/SGAG, Shopback, VulcanPost, and Xfers.

Innovation for Enterprises
In partnership with Silicon Valley's pre-eminent Applied Innovation Institute, Quest Ventures' enterprise innovation initiative drives industry and corporate transformation for at-risk traditional sectors based on world class research, local knowledge, and collaboration with startups. Sectors covered include cybersecurity, food, education, energy, smart cities, logistics, and transportation. Clients include Applied Materials, Coca-Cola, HP, Nissan, and Tencent.

Impact Capital for Good
Quest Ventures' multi-dimensional environment, social and governance strategy was the first in Asia for a venture firm, and supports a range of social good initiatives across Asia for financial inclusion, gender, healthcare and education for all. Impact acceleration initiatives include advocacy, investment, world class partner benefits, and collaborations with the venture portfolio. Portfolio organizations include Hatch, Social Collider, and PBMT Indonesia.

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Kickstart Ventures is a Corporate Venture Capital firm and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globe Telecom, the Philippines’ leading mobile operator. Kickstart invests in early- to early-growth stage te...

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