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Patrick Grove is the co-founder, major shareholder and Group CEO of Catcha Group, Southeast Asia’s leading Internet group. Patrick is recognised as one of the leading entrepreneurs in the Asia Pacific region. Over the last twelve years, he founded and took five companies from start-up to IPO, recently selling one of those companies, iProperty Group excess of US$534m. He is co-founder and chairman of the Group’s ASX-listed company iCar Asia as well as Catcha Group’s newest business, iflix, Southeast Asia’s leading Internet TV service. He is also co-founder and a Director of Rev Asia Berhad, one of Southeast Asia’s leading digital media groups. He is additionally co-founder of ASX-listed Frontier Digital Ventures, a leading operator of online classified businesses in frontier markets.
Catcha Group is Southeast Asia's leading Internet group. The Group has made growth equity and venture capital investments in new media, online classifieds, and OTT businesses across the emerging world. Our portfolio companies have successfully completed four IPOs on the ASX and one IPO on Bursa Malaysia.
The Group was established in 2004 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Winston Cheng is President of International at JD.com responsible for global business initiatives as well as international investments and M&A. Prior to joining JD.com, Winston was SVP and Head of Global Corporate Finance & Development and Vice Chairman of Investment Committee responsible for the financing, investments and Mergers & Acquisitions for LeEco Global Group. Before joining LeEco in August 2015, Winston was the Head of Asia Technology, Media and Telecom at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Prior to joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch in September 2013, Winston was Managing Director and Head of Asia Ex-Japan IBD Technology Group and was also Head of Asia ex-Japan Consumer Retail Group at Goldman Sachs. Winston joined Goldman Sachs in 2007. Prior to that, Winston worked for over 10 years at Citi. Winston began his investment banking career with Salomon Brothers in 1996. He has worked in New York, Palo Alto and Hong Kong during his 20 years in investment banking.
Winston earned a BA in Economics and Chinese Language from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1995.
JD.com is both the largest ecommerce company in China, and the largest Chinese retailer, by revenue. The company strives to offer consumers the best online shopping experience. Through its user-friendly website, native mobile apps, and WeChat and Mobile QQ entry points, JD offers consumers a superior shopping experience. The company has the largest fulfillment infrastructure of any ecommerce company in China. As of June 30, 2017 JD.com operated 7 fulfillment centers and 335 warehouses covering 2,691 counties and districts across China, staffed by its own employees. JD.com is a member of the NASDAq100 and a Fortune Global 500 company.
Previously before starting Venturra, Stefan was a Partner at venture capital firm Monk’s Hill Ventures and Founder & Managing Director of Rocket Internet Southeast Asia, where he co-founded amongst others Zalora and Lazada. His career started as strategy consultant at The Boston Consulting Group and Bain & Company. Studied at Copenhagen Business School, Tsinghua University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and London Business School.
Venturra is a Southeast Asia focused venture capital firm investing in early stage consumer technology-enabled internet businesses. Our firms primarily investment focus is in consumer internet companies that are ready to expand internationally, in sectors such as e-commerce, financial technology, marketplaces, healthcare and education amongst others.
Vinnie is entrepreneur turned venture capitalist. He is a founding partner of Golden Gate Ventures, an early-stage VC firm in Southeast Asia with over 30 investments to date. He is a Kauffman Fellow, and a guest lecturer at the National University of Singapore. He was rated by the Founder Institute as highest startup mentor in Asia from a pool of 2,500 mentors
Golden Gate Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm investing across Southeast Asia. Since 2011, the firm has invested in over 30 companies across more than 7 countries in Asia. The firm invests in internet & mobile startups across many sectors, including e-commerce, payments, marketplaces, mobile applications, and SaaS platforms.
Sunita Kaur, Spotify’s Managing Director for Asia, drives the strategic direction for Spotify in the region as the company continues its growth across the continent. Sunita’s responsibilities include overseeing Spotify’s expansion across Asia, as well as managing all the various divisions within the business.
With over 19 years’ experience in the industry, including print stints at Time Warner and Singapore Press Holdings, Sunita was Associate Director, Singapore and International Accounts at Microsoft Advertising, forming part of the MSN and Hotmail team for South East Asia.
In 2010, Sunita was appointed as Director, Asia at Facebook – a role she held for three years. Leading a team of six and operating out of a serviced office, Sunita helped build a strong advertiser base and partner offices in the region.
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Amit Anand is the Founding Partner of Jungle Ventures, a Singapore based Venture Capital Firm that invests in and helps build tech category leaders from Asia. Jungle has a dedicated team of operating partners and functional experts to support startups as they scale across the region or globally. The firm recently closed its second fund at US$100M, backed by leading institutions and family offices.
Amit brings 15 years of experience in Asia having played go-to-market and corporate development roles for startups and corporations alike. He later presided as Deputy Chairman for Business Angels Network South East Asia (BANSEA). A Kauffman Fellow, Amit is passionate about creating global companies from Asia and currently works with Founders at companies such as TradeGecko (Singapore) , Livspace (India). Kredivo (Indonesia) and Pomelo Fashion (Thailand) amongst others.
Jungle is a Singapore based venture firm that invests and helps build category leaders from Asia.
Jungle is reinventing how venture capital is done in Asia with its operations as a service model. Full-time partners at Jungle Ventures work with portfolio companies on marketing and design, product management, engineering and recruiting. These Operating Partners include executives with decades of deep operating experience at global startups such as Google, Facebook and leading tech category leaders in Asia such as Lazada and Komli Media.
Jungle invests across all early stages of startups and has investments in India, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and other hotbeds of entrepreneurial activity in Asia.
Alexander Rusli, assumed the role of President Director and CEO of Indosat in November 2012 and decided to end his tenure on 26 September 2017. he was serving as an Independent Commissioner since January 2010. Before November 2012, Mr. Rusli was a Managing Director in Northstar Pacific, a private equity fund which focuses on Indonesian and Southeast Asian opportunities. Prior to his role in Northstar Pacific, Mr. Rusli served the Government of Indonesia for nine years. In his first six years in government, he was an Expert Advisor to the Minister of Communications and Information Technology, where he was involved in the formulation of policy and regulation in the Telecommunication, Media and Postal industries. In his last three years in government services, he was an Expert Staff to the Minister of State-Owned Enterprises, overseeing approximately 140 state-owned enterprises with more than 500 subsidiaries. During that period, he also held various positions at certain state-owned companies including serving as commissioner of PT Krakatau Steel (Persero), a steel producer, PT Geodipa Energi, a geothermal company and PT Kertas Kraft Aceh, a paper manufacturer. Prior to his posts in the Government, Mr. Rusli was Principal Consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers Management Consulting in Indonesia.
Mr. Rusli completed all his formal tertiary education in Curtin University, Western Australia. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Information Systems.
PT Indosat Tbk. (commonly referred to as Indosat Ooredoo due to the ownership) is one of the telecommunications services and network providers in Indonesia. The company offers communication services for mobile-phone users, both for prepaid and postpaid, under the brands Matrix Ooredoo, Mentari Ooredoo and IM3 Ooredoo. The company also provides fixed-voice services (including international direct dialing) and multimedia, Internet, and data communication services.
In 2011, Indosat Ooredoo owned 21% of the market share. In 2013, the company had 58.5 million mobile phone subscribers. In 2015, the number of subscribers increased to 68.5 million, or up by 24.7% compared with 54.9 million in 2014.
In February 2013, the Qatari telecommunications company at the time known as Qtel, which owned 65% of Indosat's shares, was rebranded as Ooredoo and planned to rebrand all its subsidiaries in the Middle East, Africa, and Southeast Asia in 2013 or 2014. On November 19, 2015, Indosat was finally renamed to Indosat Ooredoo.