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Vertex Ventures - The Leading Global VC for Singapore, India and Southeast Asia

We serve as trusted partners to some of the world’s most innovative entrepreneurs, supporting them with unmatched operating experience and deep access to the capital, talent, partners and customers they need to build truly global businesses.

After years of investing locally – while thinking globally – Vertex Ventures today has a unique track record and a uniquely well-connected global organisation. We also build lasting relationships with founders based on trust, candor and results.

We are committed to investing in companies and supporting globally minded entrepreneurs in tackling humanity’s most substantive problems, often in markets poorly served by technology today, with an eventual goal to accelerate Asia’s growth and transformation.

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Grab provides taxi and vehicle booking services through its intelligent online & smartphone platform.

NIUM is a leading global payments platform to enable next-generation embedded fintech

Licious is a direct-to-consumer fresh food startup focused on meat, fresh fish and marinated products for the Indian consumer.

17 Live is a mobile application that offers live video streaming and real-time content sharing services.

FirstCry is the leading omnichannel online retailer for babies and kids products in India.

Patsnap is a “search engine for patents”, providing a comprehensive, easy-to-use and low-cost enterprise platform for IP (intellectual property) search, analysis and management.

Kissht is a fintech platform that enables instant, seamless credit for consumers at digital points of sale (online and offline). The company has a proprietary credit engine that leverages multiple data sources and assesses creditworthiness, many of who otherwise do not get credit from traditional lenders.

Sunday is a full stack digital insurtech player in Thailand providing general insurance.

Ace Turtle’s omni-channel platform enables brands and retailers to improve the post click commerce experience of their customers.

Aruna is an integrated fisheries commerce platform based in Indonesia, serving the B2B domestic and export consumption of fishery products.

Janio is a cross border logistics platform that provides end-to-end eCommerce logistics solution tailored for the Southeast Asia market.

Validus is a Peer to Business lending marketplace for SME supply chain finance with operations in Singapore, Indonesia, and Vietnam.

Daily Co is a multi-brand food & beverage company that offers affordable meals across multiple cuisines.

RPG Commerce (RPG) is a multi-brand D2C company that launches, operates and optimizes a suite of D2C brands via a “shared backend infrastructure” approach

Recko streamlines reconciliation flow in the transaction lifecycle and provides accurate gains for fast-growing businesses. Their product enables finance teams to handle massive volumes of transactional data and ensures money is flowing to the right beneficiaries.

StoreHub provides a simple to use POS system that enables SMEs to manage their businesses more efficiently and provides uplifts to revenue via key features.

Warung as a Service business operator to digitalise Indonesia's traditional retail businesses.

Kapiva is a digital first consumer brand modernizing Ayurveda for nutrition and wellness.

Janice Wong Singapore represents sweet confectioneries pushing the boundaries of taste and innovation.

Speedoc is a virtual clinic and hospital care provider combining physical-digital services to challenge the traditional facility-based model. Their services include house call doctors, nurses, medications delivery; and is complemented by telemedicine, remote diagnostics and health monitoring.

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As an early stage investor and one of Southeast Asia's oldest venture capital funds, we have invested in more than 78 startups at their seed, series A/B round. In addition to capital, we pride ourselves on adding value to our founders by working closely with them and helping them across introductions to valuable contacts, hiring key management, go-to-market strategies, fundraising and more. We are pleased that our founders have been doing well by growing quickly, achieving unicorn status or becoming public companies.

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