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  • Helping exceptional entrepreneurs

    grow successful global businesses

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Our Philosophy

    Our goal is to support high-quality teams building high-growth businesses.

    Quality & Growth. Qualgro.

     

    Our Mission

    Provide high-impact support to exceptional entrepreneurs and to the ecosystem, through the quality and values of our people and our network, leading to strong returns for our investors

    Our Values

    Highest standards of professionalism and ethics; Entrepreneurial and innovative spirit; "Our success comes from Your success"

    We Believe in

    Globally-minded entrepreneurs; true advantages in technology, strategy and superior execution; active support to founding teams

  • Our Focus Areas

    We invest at Series A and Series B, across Southeast Asia, Australia & New Zealand.

     

    We mainly focus on B2B and look for great teams in these tech spaces.

    Data

    Including Advanced Analytics, Data Exchange & Data Science Tools, Data Security, Artificial Intelligence

    Enterprise & SME SaaS

    Including Marketing Platforms, Collaboration, Business Intelligence, Procurement, R&D, HR Systems

    FinTech

    Including Lending, Cyber-Security, Banking Infrastructure, Management and Investment Tools

    and other areas such as Education & Health

  • Our Team

    Our team has experience across Southeast Asia, Japan, Australia and Europe -

    with Venture Capital, Private Equity, Startup and Management Consulting experience.

     

    We are passionate about helping entrepreneurs grow successful tech businesses.

    Heang Chhor

    Heang Chhor

    Founder

    Heang Chhor is the Founder and Managing Partner.

    He was previously a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company (26 years) and has worked many years in Europe and the last decade in Asia, especially in Japan and in Asean.

    He has advised multinationals and Asian conglomerates on topics spanning growth, operations, M&A and organization. He has deep business experience and networks in Consumer, Retail / e-commerce, Banking / Fintech and Technology areas.

    Heang is a French citizen, was born in Cambodia, educated in Europe and has worked across continents.

    Jason Edwards

    Jason Edwards

    Co-Founder​

    Jason was a Partner with Baker & McKenzie, before moving into Private Equity. He has worked in Asia for almost 20 years, in Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangkok.

    For 7 years, he worked at Clearwater Capital Partners, a multibillion dollar Private Equity fund, as the General Counsel and was part of the investment committee. He has also acted as a consultant to investment banks like Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank on some investments in emerging markets.

    He holds a Law Degree (Hons) and a Master of Laws, and is admitted to the bar in Australia, Hong Kong, England and Wales.

    Peter Huynh

    Peter Huynh

    Co-Founder​

    Peter was a Co-founder of Optus-Innov8, a Corporate VC investing in Australian technology startups, and part of Singtel Innov8, Singtel Group’s Corporate VC fund. He has also led Technology M&A transactions for Singtel Group Digital Life. He has more than 16 years experience working in Asia, Europe, Silicon Valley and Australia.

    He was previously at Hutchison 3G, where he undertook business development, corporate development and product roles, based in Sydney and London. Prior to that he held senior roles in digital agencies at WPP, and started his tech career at Computer Sciences Corporation. Peter is also an Investor/Mentor at Startmate, regarded as Australia’s most successful accelerator program.

    Peter holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws, and is based in Sydney.

    Olivier Sibony

    Olivier Sibony

    Senior Advisor​

    Olivier Sibony is a professor, writer and consultant specializing in the quality of strategic thinking and the organization of decision processes. He was a senior partner at McKinsey & Company (more than 20 years) with experience in Europe and US.

    He is an Affiliate Professor at HEC Paris, an Associate Fellow of Oxford’s Saïd Business School and a guest lecturer at London Business School. Besides, he has served companies on this topic in private equity, venture capital, energy, pharmaceuticals, luxury goods and consumer products. Olivier also serves on the corporate or advisory boards of several companies, including an Israeli e-commerce company, a French diversified holding company, an advisory unit reporting to the French Prime Minister.

    He is a graduate of HEC Paris and is based in Paris.

  • Our Portfolio

    Here are some of the great companies we are supporting

    Appier

    Appier

    Appier uses AI to identify and buy the best audience for digital marketing campaigns, using AI algorithms that predict the cross screen behaviour (on mobile, tablet, desktop) of users minute by minute. Their platform combines audience targeting, inventory, bidding and optimization infrastructure to take the guesswork out of cross screen marketing campaigns.

    Data Republic

    Data Republic

    Data Republic provides the secure technology and world-first legal framework for organizations to securely access and exchange data in a way which manages organizational risk and puts consumer expectations first.

    Exchanges are conducted on The Open Data Marketplace, a central governance platform and secure marketplace for Data Republic’s Contributors and users to discover, request and effectively govern data exchange projects with authorized parties.

    Mobikon

    Mobikon is a leading customer engagement and analytics platform for hospitality industry. Over 350 brands spanning 2400+ outlets in 9 countries use Mobikon's platform, modules and engagement tools to interact with customers. Platform has engaged over 4,300,000+ customers and powered 2,100,000+ reviews. Mobikon is present in 7 locations across Asia.

    No Broker

    No Broker is a disruptive real-estate marketplace based in India, that makes it possible to buy/sell/rent a house without paying any brokerage.

    No Broker is a platform that removes information asymmetry and provides a marketplace for free exchange of information that used to cost 1-2 months of rent as brokerage.

    Open Agent

    Open Agent help thousands of people every month to sell their property by recommending the best real estate agent for their needs. They provide data-driven insights and analytics, with an independent voice to the property transaction, helping people sell smarter, better and faster every day.

    Oway

    Oway is the fastest growing travel company in Myanmar offering a wide range of on- and offline distribution solutions for the industry as we well as comprehensive services for business travellers and consumers. Oway operates Oway.com.mm, Myanmar’s first one-stop online travel portal, offering the largest inventory of hotels, flights, cars, bus and tours, with multiple secure payment options for local and international travellers.

    PatSnap

    PatSnap have brought together one of the largest IP datasets in the world – with over 118 million patents - and added licensing and litigation data, economic data, patent valuation, image and chemical formula search, trademark recognition and more. They make this data accessible and relevant - whether for an expert in IP, or someone completely new to the world of intellectual property.

    Ralali

    Ralali.com is the largest B2B online marketplace in Indonesia across a variety of business categories ranging from MRO (Maintenance , Repair and Operations ) products, HoReCa (Hotel, Restaurant & Café) products and others.

    ShopBack

    ShopBack helps customers get the best deals and discounts on 1,000+ online stores, topped off with Cashback. When customers click through ShopBack and spend online at any of its partner stores, they will return up to 30% of the purchase to customers as Cashback. This means extra savings whenever customers shop online.

    Sirion Labs

    Sirion is a SaaS platform that radically simplifies the delivery and consumption of complex services like ITO and BPO.

    Leveraging automation and advanced analytics, Sirion helps buyers and suppliers to create higher value and stronger relationships, while enabling effective management of cost and risk in complex services engagements.

    Wavecell

    Wavecell adds cloud-based real-time communications to any application or software, for Enterprises. Enterprises and Application Developers can simply integrate Wavecell APIs to add unified communication capabilities to their applications and services: SMS, push notifications, voice and video calls.

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