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Golden Gate Ventures

Who Are We?

Golden Gate Ventures is an early-stage VC fund in Southeast Asia (SEA) founded by Silicon Valley natives. Since 2011, Golden Gate Ventures has launched three funds, its latest being a US$100M early-stage fund. The firm focuses on investing at the Series A stage of consumer internet and mobile startups in Southeast Asia. Breakout companies include Carousell (“Mobile Classifieds 3.0”), Alodokter (HealthTech), Carro (Auto Marketplace), Funding Societies (P2P Lending), and Omise (Payment Processing). Golden Gate Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm based in Singapore and Jakarta with investments across Southeast Asia. Golden Gate Ventures was established in 2011 and has over 35 investments across 7 countries. The firm invests in internet & mobile startups across many sectors, including e-commerce, payments, marketplaces, mobile applications, and SaaS platforms. “At Golden Gate Ventures, our mission is to “Empower the audicious.” The Billion Dollar Fund resonates with us, as we believe in the boldness of all entrepreneurs – especially female founders. Innovation comes from diversity. We are behind this initiative and honored to continue championing women.” – leadership team, Golden Gate Ventures.

Target Size of Funds

$380,000,000

Founder(s)

Jeffrey Paine (PIC)
Jeffrey Paine is the founding partner of Golden Gate Ventures, an early stage technology incubator based in Singapore. Jeff started and manages the Founder Institute in Singapore where he is currently overseeing its expansion in Southeast Asia. Since 2010 the Founder Institute in Singapore has graduated over 60 companies. Jeff spent the Þrst eight years of his career in early stage venture and private equity in the US, North and South Asia. He co-founded a China market entry advisory Þrm which was then merged with a China mid-market private equity Þrm. He is currently an investor and advisor to Redmart, Tradegecko, Coda Payments, AtticTV, and Flutterscape/monoco. He is a Singapore native and graduated with a Bachelors of Business Administration (Information Systems) from the University of Southern California.
Vinnie Lauria
Stage : Series B, Seed, Series A
Sector : B2B, Marketplace Apps, Enterprise Tech
Region : Asia
Country : Singapore, Malaysia