Asia Series Sponsor
KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. In Southeast Asia, our dedicated Private Equity (PE) group comprises leading transaction advisory, deal origination, portfolio value creation and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) Tax professionals. We work together as one team on deals for private equity funds and major direct investors.
We firmly believe in accompanying portfolio companies through the investment lifecycle. As such, our value creation professionals work closely with the management of companies to embed best practices, improve operating and financial performance and build value prior to exit. We also help organizations prepare for IPO and manage the sales process to enhance value on exit.
The team is integrated across Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam and Cambodia, with KPMG in Singapore serving as the ASEAN hub. Backed by more than 174,000 KPMG member firm professionals across the globe, we combine industry insights with on-the-ground experience and technical know-how to help companies respond to the changing business environment.
Alpha JWC Ventures is an institutional and independent venture capital firm that invests in early to growth stage technology companies either: (a) in Indonesia, or (b) outside of Indonesia but with Indonesia as part of the business plan. We are sector-agnostic, as we strive to back extraordinary founders as a value-added partner to build great companies. We take a hands-on and collaborative approach with entrepreneurs, understanding their challenges and needs, and working with them every step of the way to ensure their success.
The team of Alpha JWC is very experienced. We have collectively invested in over 40 companies delivering superior return (which includes the region's technology stars such as Tokopedia, Traveloka, aCommerce and Tech in Asia), and our experience encompasses a unique mix of venture investing, technology operations (Groupon), top-tier management consulting (McKinsey & Company, The Boston Consulting Group), investment banking (UBS Investment Bank), and human capital (Egon Zehnder).
Our recent portfolio companies include: (1) Mediatrac (Indonesia's leading big data analytics company), (2) Funding Societies (peer to peer lending company focusing on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) which won Tech in Asia best Singapore company in 2015), (3) Modalku (Indonesia's pioneer peer to peer lending company focusing on SMEs), (4) Kredivo (e-commerce financing company), (5) Jualo (marketplace for second-hand goods), (6) UangTeman (Indonesia's pioneer online microlending company), (7) Sepulsa (mobile recharge platform), (8) AsmaraKu (e-commerce focusing on romance, health and beauty vertical).
Bain & Company is the management consulting firm that the world's business leaders come to when they want results. Bain advises clients on strategy, operations, technology, organization, private equity and mergers and acquisition, developing practical insights that clients act on and transferring skills that make change stick. The firm aligns its incentives with clients by linking its fees to their results. Bain clients have outperformed the stock market 4 to 1. Founded in 1973, Bain has 53 offices in 34 countries, and its deep expertise and client roster cross every industry and economic sector. Follow us on Twitter @BainAlerts.
Creador is a private equity firm which partners with passionate entrepreneurs to grow world-class businesses in South and Southeast Asia.
Creador was founded in September 2011. Our senior management team, led by Brahmal Vasudevan, Cyril Noerhadi and Anand Narayan has many years of investment experience and worked with many successful companies in South and South East Asia.
Our executive team brings together a unique combination of proven investing skills and strong operating experience. Creador believes that this combination enables its executives to identify and develop long-lasting relationships with successful entrepreneurs, and to actively support them in building world-class businesses.
The sectors we are excited about are the Financial Services, Consumer, Manufacturing and Business Services sectors.
Creador is committed for the long-term and builds on the experience and track record of the team in sourcing and investing in world-class businesses in the emerging economies of Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, India and Sri Lanka. We believe that these markets are large, deep and offer tremendous growth potential for the next several decades.
MDI is a corporate venture capital initiative by Telkom Indonesia which is based in Jakarta with operations in Singapore and Silicon Valley. It is set as an independent entity with its own funding processes. MDI uniquely combines a VC model with services in providing companies from Telkom Group with access to operational assistance and help in building startups' growth engine after making a ﬁnancial investment.
The focus of our investments are on high growth business verticals to enhance digital experience and provide excellent services that lead to an unparalleled customer experience. We work closely with global accelerators and venture ﬁrms to bring proprietary technologies from other mature markets into various businesses of Telkom Indonesia.
We lay our eyes and put our focus on building growth stage companies in Southeast Asia region and worldwide. By facilitating synergies with startups, we aim to accomplish our missions:
- Maximizing portfolio value within Telkom Group
- Empowering the growth of digital entrepreneurship
- Helping to build the region's startup ecosystem
The EU-ASEAN Business Council (EU-ABC) is the primary voice for European Business within the ASEAN region, formally recognised as such by the European Commission and the ASEAN Secretariat. Established to help promote the interests of European businesses operating within ASEAN and to advocate for changes in trade and investment policies and regulations, the EU-ABC raises the profile of European businesses in the region through formal events and high-profile dialogues.
The EU-ABC has established a series of Advocacy Groups covering both individual commercial sectors (e.g. Automotive; Insurance; Healthcare; Financial Services) and cross-industry issues (e.g. IPR/Illicit Trade; Customs Procedures & Trade Facilitation).
Asosiasi Fintech Indonesia is an association of financial technology businesses, which has a shared vision of future-oriented financial services technology based, to the people of Indonesia by the Indonesian company.
The Institutional Limited Partners Association is a not-for-profit association committed to serving limited partner investors in the global private equity industry by providing a forum for facilitating value-added communication, enhancing education in the asset class and promoting research and standards in the private equity industry. ILPA has over 240 institutional member organizations that collectively manage approximately $1 trillion of private equity assets. For a copy of the ILPA Private Equity Principles or for more information about ILPA, please visit ilpa.org.
The Singapore Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (SVCA) was formed in 1992 under the patronage of the Economic Development Board to promote the development of the venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) industry. From a humble start of two, our membership now exceeds one hundred and continues to grow in tandem with the industry's development.
To foster greater understanding of the importance of venture capital and private equity to the Singapore economy in support of entrepreneurship and innovation and to look after the interests of our members, promote professional development, raise professional standards as well as facilitate collaboration among members.
As a not-for-profit organisation, the association strives to:
- Promote the professional development of the industry through awards, training, workshops and conference
- Facilitate interaction and collaboration among its members through regular networking events
- Act as a platform for dialogue on regulatory and policy issues pertaining to VC and PE through data research, feedback and consultation with members and regulatory authorities
- Build linkages to centres of VC and PE activities in the region through active participation at regional and global VC & PE Initiatives
Asia Business Law Journal is a new bi-monthly magazine for in-house counsel with the responsibility for all or part of Asia. It clarifies the regulatory environments in all key Asian jurisdictions and arms its readers with the tools to seize opportunity, manage risk, implement effective legal solutions and identify the most capable external advisers. Asia Business Law Journal is published by Vantage Asia. email@example.com / www.vantageasia.com
Asia Law Portal is a forum for discussion of news, information and opportunity in the Asia-Pacific legal markets.
Mergermarket is an independent Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) intelligence service with an unrivalled network of dedicated M&A journalists based in 62 locations across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and Africa. Unlike any other service of its kind, mergermarket specializes in providing forward-looking origination and deal flow opportunities integrated with a comprehensive deals database - resulting in real revenues for clients. Visit www.mergermarket.com.
Startupbisnis.com is an online media serving knowledge content about online business mainly about ecommerce & digital marketing. Founded in 2012 by Rhein Mahatma, digital strategist, Startupbisnis help to educate digital industry about how to find startup ideas, how to get traffic to your website with low unit economics cost, various strategy in growth hacking. Startupbisnis.com also has routine meetup that usually attended by SME & online store owner.