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VMTV #6: Nurture to Win – Hear from Singapore’s First Female VC

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Join us on 27 August, Thursday, 7 – 8pm (GMT+8)!

KrASIA’s Venture Matters TV is excited to host Koh Soo Boon, founder and managing partner of iGlobe Partners, on 27 August 7 – 8pm SGT!

Soo Boon is a true pioneer of Singapore’s VC landscape. From establishing Vertex’s operations in Silicon Valley in 1988 to founding iGlobe Partners, she has almost 30 years of proven experience in nurturing founders and leading successful exits. As Singapore’s first female VC, Soo Boon is deeply invested in the issue of women in technology and is a proud advocate of female leadership.

Tune in to this conversation if you want to hear about – 

  1. What setting up 3 VCs was like before it was even a thing: Silicon Valley (1988), London (1996), Singapore (1999)
  1. Strategies for the long-haul: deal-sourcing and managing a consistent investment portfolio
  1. Leading gender diversity in the tech and investment scene for 30+ years

RSVP here and send in your questions to Soo Boon! 

Established in 1999, iGlobe Partners is a leading Asia-Pacific VC firm whose multi-cultural team bridges Western and Asian understanding and practices. Headquartered in Singapore, with presence in Silicon Valley and Shanghai, iGlobe has long established networks within the international venture community, with major corporates and industry players, entrepreneurs and government organisations. With decades of technology investment experience and deep cross-border expertise, iGlobe is in a unique position to organise international investment syndicates.

Successful exits include but not limited to: u-blox AG (SWX: UBXN), Telenav Inc. (NASDAQ: TNAV), Celestry Inc. (sold to Cadence), Aicent Inc. (acquired by TA Associates) and Anacle Systems Ltd (HKGEM: 8353).

See you all there and don’t be shy – ask Soo Boon a question!


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