Global Founders Capital Management GmbH is a venture capital firm specializing in seed, early, growth, emerging growth, mid venture and late ventures. The firm focuses on investing in the equity of young technology companies. It prefers to invest in internet, software, Fintech, e-commerce and wireless projects. The firm invests globally with a focus on Southeast Asia, Middle East, North Africa, Vietnam, Colombia, Europe, the United States, and China. The firm prefers to invest between €0.01 million ($0.01 million) and €10 million ($12.9 million). The firm invests between €0.1 million ($0.137 million) and €1 million ($1.38 million) during the seed stage, €1 million ($1.38 million) and €3 million ($4.14 million) during the early stage, and €3 million ($4.14 million) and €8 million ($11.03 million) during the growth stage. It prefers to be the lead investor and have a board seat in its portfolio companies. Global Founders Capital Management GmbH was founded in 2006 and is based in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. It operates as a subsidiary of Rocket Internet AG.
Founded in 2009, East Ventures is a Tokyo-headquartered investment firm with an office in Singapore and Indonesia, targeting early-stage technology companies.
EV Growth is a joint venture between East Ventures, SMDV and YJ Capital that focuses on providing growth capital to startups in Indonesia and the rest of Southeast Asia with an industry agnostic focus. The joint venture was started in March 2018.
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued at up to US$400 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 480 transactions and has an international portfolio including more than 80 companies.
The Techstars Dubai Accelerator in partnership with GINCO is expanding Techstars’ presence in the Middle East. GINCO is a full service general contracting firm, covering the full lifecycle of the construction process from concept to execution and supervision. Dubai is known for their leadership in technology innovation. Pioneering entrepreneurs leading innovative companies solving challenges in transportation, construction, wellness, IoT, robotics, & beyond should apply, no matter your location.
Picus Capital is an early-stage technology investment firm with a long-term investment philosophy. We work together with daring technology companies to build successful, global companies challenging the status quo and shaping tomorrow. We want to become the closest partner of our portfolio companies by working together on key strategic decisions and operative challenges.
As a privately financed venture capital investor with long-term and flexible capital we are looking for exceptional founders who are committed to building category leaders throughout the next 5-10+ years. We invest in early-stage technology ventures with a focus on Real Estate, Finance & Insurance, Human Resources, Renewable Energy, Mobility, and Health. Picus makes initial investments in pre-seed, seed and series A ventures thereby starting to work together with entrepreneurs in various stages of their companies ranging from ideation phase to initial traction. We follow a very long-term investment approach investing significant amounts throughout the lifecycle of the companies. We have invested in over 50 companies to date.
At Picus we work in a culture combining the discipline of a financial investor with the creativity and pragmatism of an entrepreneur. We follow a comprehensive and well-structured investment approach in order to identify the most attractive and ambitious investment opportunities in our target industries and geographies. Within our core investment team every member has a distinctive industry competence and a functional or geographic focus. We are working closely together with our portfolio companies to develop large and successful market leaders. This comprises in particular leveraging our marketing & sales expertise and our global market perspective to provide strategic advice, providing HR management to grant access to top talent, connecting our portfolio companies with our broad B2B & investor network as well as supporting the fundraising process.
Insight Partners is the most trusted scale-up firm in the software industry. Their team of industry-leading experts partner with companies to drive extraordinary success that is fueled by know-how, grit, and hands-on collaboration. Founded in 1995, Insight currently has over $20 billion of assets under management and has cumulatively invested in more than 300 companies worldwide. Across their people and their portfolio, they encourage a culture around a core belief: growth equals opportunity.
A Rockstart Accelerator is an intensive startup program that helps entrepreneurs take their companies from early traction to the global market in 6 months.
It provides investment, office space, highly specialized knowledge, and access to a broad network of international mentors, partners and investors. During this program, the startups enroll in 30+ workshops on Lean Startup, Growth Strategies, Fundraising, Sales, PR & Marketing, Team & Personal development, Legal & Finance and more. After 100 days the entrepreneurs present their companies to investors, partners, entrepreneurs and industry journalists in Demo Day.
Finally, in a month-long program in Silicon Valley startups expand their international network and learn from the world’s leading tech scene.
Lightspeed is a global venture capital firm investing in earliest stages companies.
Since 1999, Lightspeed has backed more than 350 companies in the enterprise and consumer sectors—companies that have gone on to redefine the way we live and work. And many of them have chosen Lightspeed as a lead investor in their subsequent ventures.
Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. It seeks to invest in Japan and Vietnam including other part of Asia. The firm offers assistance in formulating capital policies and business plans to venture companies, as well as provides support required to meet the needs of companies in hi-tech and IT fields. Dream Incubator, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Tokyo, Japan, with additional offices in China, Singapore and Vietnam.
Speedinvest is a European venture capital fund for tech start-ups. The company collaborates with entrepreneurs in achieving their goal of building great companies. It is involved in early stage investments and specializes in operational support.
Speedinvest partners with a global network, that includes operations in Silicon Valley, to become a key investment and development hub for Europe’s start-up community.