Are Australian VCs investing in Asia? VC’s often talk about the need for their portfolio companies to go global, but are Australian VCs themselves global? I compile a list of Aussie VCs that have a presence in Asia or have invested in Asian startups.
If you’re bullish on the rapid growth and opportunities in the Asia region, there’s an easy way of getting exposure to your favourite companies (like Samsung, Tencent & Alibaba) via ASX-listed ETFs or LICs.
Brad Chan, CEO of the Banna Property Group, is an entrepreneur leading one of Australia’s most established third generation family companies across retail, entertainment & commercial property sectors. He is an Angel investor, mentor to startups and an active contributor to community groups with a close association with the Asian Australian community. His vision to establish an Asia Innovation Hub in Chinatown led to the creation of Haymarket HQ.
Data shows that 95% of international students will return to their home country within 3 years of graduating. However, these students will struggle to find well-paying jobs due to the lack of professional networks, compared to their peers that stayed. Shane founded Cturtle, an edtech data company and employment network to help these international graduates.
Over the last 30 years, David has inspired, motivated and educated global business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors to pay attention to the massive growth potential offered by modern China and other emerging countries and taken them on a journey to identify and build long-term business and cross-cultural relationships.