Comprehensive List of Venture Capital Firms in Singapore
Who: 8capita is an investment Partnership focused on Internet and Mobile Companies, especially in the Early and Growth Stage segment
Sectors: SaaS, E-commerce, Marketplace, Media
2. 500 DURIANS
Who: 500 Startups is the most active global venture capital firm of 2019 in exits and by VC deal count with offices in Singapore and Malaysia in South East Asia. Most notably, they invested in Grab which is one of Southeast Asia’s unicorn focusing on transport, payments and food delivery.
Sectors: Fintech, Transport, Proptech and more
Who: Accelerating Asia is a leading Venture Capital and Accelerator firm that invests in a diverse portfolio of startups hailing from 10 countries across the region including Singapore, Indonesia, India, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Myanmar and Australia.
Sectors: Edtech, Services, Clean Energy and more
Who: Antler is a global early-stage VC that runs an accelerator program for early stage startups.
Sectors: Education, Marketplace, SaaS and more
Who: Co-founded by Eduardo Saverin, B Capital invests in transformative technology startups during their early expansion stage, typically occurring in Series B or Series C rounds. B Capital typically invest between $10 million to $50 million in each portfolio company.
Sectors: Fintech, Insurtech, Transportation, Industrial, HealthTech and Bio IT.
Who: Cocoon Capital is a Singapore-based venture capital fund focusing on online, early-stage, enterprise tech companies in Southeast Asia. Typically investing from S$500k to S$1m (US$ 380,000 to US$ 750,000)
Sectors: Medtech, Food, Payments and more
Who: Crystal Horse looks for tech companies that can scale in one country and subsequently grow regionally. Investments typically are for companies in angel or seed stage along with Series A investments.
Sectors: Proptech, Travel, Dating, Marketplace, Media and more
8. Dream Labs
Who: Dream Labs is a $50 million fund established to invest in companies with a focus on ideas with a potential to scale.
Sectors: Cleantech, Fintech, E-commerce, Healthcare and Energy
Who: East Ventures is focused on bringing success to early-stage ventures in Southeast Asia and Japan.
Sectors: AI, Proptech, E-commerce, Big Data and more
10. Eight Mercatus
Who: Eight Mercatus is a venture building platform focused on the South East Asian region that has raised up to US$ 23 million and deployed up to US$ 8 million of seed funding
Sectors: Consumer, Lifestyle, Industrial and more
Who: Expara is a Southeast Asian VC firm that has successfully launched 5 venture capital funds in the region since 2007 and has invested in 84 companies. Expara also runs an accelerator program for startups.
Sectors: AI, IoT, Cloud, Accounting and more
Who: Far East Ventures is the venture capital arm of Far East Organization, one of the largest private property developer in Singapore. The firm invest at every stage from seed to growth, in all sectors including technology and healthcare.
Sectors: Biomedical, Food, Software and more
Who: Get2Volume is a VC firm that incubates and invests in innovative technology companies, the company has offices in Singapore and Ohio, USA
Sectors: Healthcare, IoT, Enterprise Software
14. GGV Capital
Who: GGV Capital is a VC firm that has offices in the US, Singapore and China. The company has invested in up to 60 companies with a value of more than US$ 1 billion. The VC firm has invested in companies such as Didi, Airbnb, Bytedance and more
Sectors: Smart tech, Media, consumer and more
Who: Golden Equator Ventures is a VC firm based in Singapore that invests in tech startups in Southeast Asia
Sectors: FinTech, Human Resources, Media, Education, Digital Health and more
Who: Golden Gate Ventures is a venture capital firm investing across Southeast Asia. Since 2011, the firm has invested in over 30 companies across more than 7 countries in Asia.
Sectors: E-commerce, Payments, Marketplaces, Mobile applications, SaaS and more
Who: HealthXCapital is a venture platform investing in innovative healthcare startups
Who: Insignia Ventures Partners is an early-stage technology venture capital firm dedicated to growing tech companies in Southeast Asia
Sectors: Fintech, E-Sports, Proptech and more
19. Jungle Ventures
Who: Jungle is one of Southeast Asia’s largest independent venture capital firms with up to US$4 billion of portfolio value and US$ 353 million of assets under management
Sectors: Consumertech, E-commerce, Supply Chain and more
20. KK Fund
Who: KK fund is venture capital firm based in Singapore that invest in seed stage tech startups across South East Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan
Sectors: Automotive, SaaS, Healthtech and more
Who: Life.SREDA VC is an international venture capital firm, established in 2012 and headquartered in Singapore. It is the first FinTech-only non-corporate VC fund in the world
Who: Lightspeed Venture Partners is a VC firm with a presence and access to resources in Silicon Valley, Israel, China, India, Europe, and Southeast Asia.
Sectors: Edtech, Fintech, Big Data, Healthtech and more
Who: Monk’s Hill Ventures is a venture capital firm investing in early-stage tech companies, primarily Series A, in Southeast Asia
Sectors: Edtech, Fintech, Cybersecurity and more
24. Play Ventures
Who: VC firm that invest early into the most promising free-to-play game studios and games services startups
Sectors: E-Sports, Gaming
25. Quest Ventures
Who: Quest Ventures is one of the largest early-stage technology investors in tech startups with over US$ 25 million in assets under management
Sectors: AI, E-commerce, Finance, Islamic Digital Economy and more
26. Quona Capital
Who: Quona Capital invests in innovative Fintech startups that are advancing inclusion in emerging markets. The VC indicates that it is focused on emerging markets in Southeast Asia, Africa and Latin America.
27. Rakuten Capital
Who: Rakuten Capital is the corporate venture capital arm of Rakuten that has invested in more than 60 companies including Lyft, Cabify, Carousell, GoJek and Pinterest with a fund size of US$ 200 million and up
Sectors: Mobility, Payments, Insurtech, Blockchain and more
Who: REAPRA is a venture builder and investment group based in Singapore with a strategic focus on developing sustainable businesses.
Sectors: Agtech, Shared Economy, Proptech and more
Who: SGAN is an early stage VC anchored by the multi billion dollar Thakral Group of Companies and has investments across India, Singapore and the USA.
Sectors: Logistics, Events, Travel and more
30. Sequoia Capital
Who: Sequoia Capital is a US VC firm with offices in Menlo Park, Singapore, Bengaluru, Mumbai, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, London and Tel Aviv. The portfolio of its companies are valued at a public market value of over US$3.3 trillion
Sectors: Gaming, Healthtech, Marketplace, Media and more
31. Singtel Innov8
Who: Singtel Innov8 is a corporate venture capital fund with a fund size of US$250 million. The fund has a presence in Singapore, Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv and other markets.
Sectors: Big Data, Medtech, Smart Home and more
Who: Boutique venture capital and entrepreneurial finance firm, focused on small and medium-sized companies in Singapore and overseas.
33. SPH Ventures
Who: SPH Ventures is a US$80 million venture capital fund set up by Singapore Press Holdings Limited, the leading media company in Southeast Asia.
Sectors: Digital Media and Media focused startups
34. Spiral Ventures
Who: Spiral Ventures is an independent venture capital firm focusing on the Southeast Asia and Indian markets
Sectors: Fintech, Adtech, Healthtech, SaaS and more
35. TNF Ventures
Who: TNF Ventures is a VC firm focused on grooming the next generation of startups, it also runs an incubator program along with the Singapore government.
Sectors: Travel, Music, HR and more
Who: UOB Venture Management has been providing financing to more than 250 privately-held companies in ASEAN and China, with assets under management in excess of US$1.3 billion
Sectors: Animation, Transport, Nanotech and more
Who: Vantage Capital is an independent corporate finance advisory firm dedicated to the technology industry in Asia
Sectors: Big Data, AI, Mobility, Fintech and more
38. Vertex Ventures
Who: Vertex Ventures is focused on building the next global giants in Southeast Asia and India
Sectors: Transport, Media, AI, SaaS and more
Who: Vickers Venture Partners is an international venture capital firm that focuses on early-stage startups
Sectors: Medtech, Media, Fitness and more
Who: Wavemaker Partners is a cross border venture capital firm headquartered in Los Angeles and Singapore that has raised over US $400M across multiple funds, focusing on deep tech and early stage startups.
Sectors: AI, Hardware, SaaS, Big Data and more
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Last Updated: March 2021
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