Genesis Alternative Ventures

Genesis Alternative Ventures (“Genesis”) is Southeast Asia’s leading private lender to venture and growth stage companies funded by tier-one VCs. Genesis is founded by a team of venture lending pioneers who have backed some of Southeast Asia’s best loved companies. Armed with a strong reputation among entrepreneurs and investors, Genesis is your trusted partner in empowering your company’s growth while minimising shareholders’ equity dilution.
BJ

Ben J. Benjamin

Co-Founder and Partner

Jeremy Loh

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Eddy Ng

Head of Investment and Portfolio

Martin Tang

Co-Founder and Partner

16 past transactions

Lynk

Series B in 2020
Lynk was founded with a mission to democratize access to knowledge, by leveraging proprietary technology and employing high calibre people, from a diverse range of backgrounds. Lynk helps the world’s knowledge seekers, builders and sharers amplify the impact of business insights. Since 2015, Lynk has quickly grown to become a truly global network, with a multinational team based in Singapore, Hong Kong, New York, Toronto, Hyderabad, Shanghai, London, Manila, and Mumbai, serving clients across every timezone, in more than fourteen languages

Rate

Debt Financing in 2022
Rate is a blockchain startup focused on bridging the gaps between enterprises and blockchains. Rate is a fintech startup focused on making cross-border e-commerce accessible and more efficient for all
Deliveree (Thailand) Co., Ltd. provides a mobile and Web app that allows to book and manage deliveries. Its app serves as a marketplace that connects a client with drivers and their trucks. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Bangkok, Thailand.

Pace

Series A in 2022
Pace is an online payment platform that allows users to shop for more with no interest or hidden fees. The platform lets shoppers take charge of their spending without giving up on the things they need or deserve. It turns purchases into 3 interest-free installments that give shoppers the breathing space to buy now.

Hangry

Debt Financing in 2022
Hangry is a multi-brand restaurant company focusing on serving great foods through food delivery channels. We own several food brands ranging from fried-chicken to coffee. We focus in designing foods that are very tasty, consistent, and affordable to the mass market. All our recipes have gone through tons of testing to make sure each bite is really delicious.

Milieu Insight Pte. Ltd.

Series A in 2021
Milieu Insight is an independent market research firm that leverages powerful analytics technology and opinion data so you can visualise your milieu. milieu is constantly collecting millions of data points through a mobile survey app across a wide spectrum of consumer topics, providing you with instant access to visualising your consumers, in real time. Our data engine uses proprietary technology to transform an extensive readily accessible data set to highly visual insights.

Pace

Debt Financing in 2021
Pace is an online payment platform that allows users to shop for more with no interest or hidden fees. The platform lets shoppers take charge of their spending without giving up on the things they need or deserve. It turns purchases into 3 interest-free installments that give shoppers the breathing space to buy now.

Hmlet

Series B in 2019
Hmlet Pte. Ltd. provides manages shared, short-term accommodation for tech professionals. It collects rent on behalf of landlord and provides services for AC, electrical failures, and water damages. The company’s products includes furniture and interiors. Hmlet Pte. Ltd. provides master, regular, and pocket rooms on rent. It caters to international technology professionals. Hmlet Pte. Ltd. was founded in 2016 and is based in Singapore with additional locations in Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Sydney.

Horangi Pte Ltd.

Series B in 2020
Horangi provides security software and services backed by a team of CREST-certified global cybersecurity experts in Asia. Its integrated cybersecurity platform is built to comprehensively secure organizations of all sizes with enterprise-grade technology in the cloud. Headquartered in Singapore, Horangi serves customers across a broad range of industries from five offices globally. It was founded in March 2016.

Rate

Series A in 2021
Rate is a blockchain startup focused on bridging the gaps between enterprises and blockchains. Rate is a fintech startup focused on making cross-border e-commerce accessible and more efficient for all

Growthwell Group Private Limited

Venture Round in 2020
Growthwell Group is the only vegetarian food solutions company that helps F&B businesses and organizations to get high-quality products and excellent logistics support & customer service so that they can grow, profit and succeed with us.

Gowork Indonesia

Series B in 2019
GoWork is Indonesia’s premium coworking space with a mission to help people be their best. GoWork provide world-class workspaces that are inspiring and fully equipped with amenities and tools to help companies thrive. GoWork pursues its mission by creating business community platforms for its members through researched spatial design, integrated technology and empowering content and services. The venture is backed by several well-known venture capitalists and partnered with leading brands in coworking, lifestyle and real estate.

AsiaCollect Holdings Pte. Ltd.

Debt Financing in 2020
Founded in 2016, Flow is a credit management company that is transforming the business of unsecured consumer finance through AI technologies and ethical practices in the APAC region. One-size-fits-all approach of traditional debt collection is limiting for both lenders and borrowers. Redefining debt collection begins with creating personalised, digital-first experiences that help consumers overcome their financial difficulties. Flow’s data-driven collection strategies have proven remarkable recovery rates for top financial institutions and have supported over 2.8 million consumers to date.

Matterport

Corporate Round in 2019
Matterport develops and operates a cloud-based platform that enables users to create cloud-based 3D and virtual reality models of real-world spaces that can be experienced, changed, and shared online. Its 3D model allows people to walk through, modify, and share digital environments on devices, such as laptops and iPads. Matterport also provides Matterport Pro 3D camera to capture visual and spatial data and the appearance and dimensions of space, Matterport Cloud, for cloud hosting and processing, Matterport Spaces for playing web player, and Matterport 3D player, a web-based viewer that enables users to see and navigate through their 3D model. It also offers a 3D Showcase that enables users to navigate and visualize homes and other buildings with multiple floors. The company was founded in 2011 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Grain

Series B in 2019
Grain is an online restaurant that uses data and a tech-enabled network to serve food to customers.