Sequoia Capital is a venture capital firm specializing in incubation, seed stage, start-up stage, early stage, and growth stage investments in private companies. Sequoia Capital has invested in over 250 companies since 1972, amongst others: Apple, Google, AirBnB, PayPal, Stripe, YouTube, Uber Instagram, Yahoo! and WhatsApp. The combined current public market value for these companies is over $1.4 trillion.
AirTree are an early and growth stage venture firm backing world-class Australasian entrepreneurs. AirTree have had success investing in marketplaces, global SaaS businesses, next generation finance, digital commerce and media and marketing platforms. AirTree invest in disruptive businesses in any sector looking to reshape traditional industries.
SIG is a global quantitative trading firm founded with an entrepreneurial mindset and a rigorous analytical approach to decision making. Over the past 30 years, SIG's business thrives at the intersection of trading, quantitative research, and technology.
Atami Capital is a privately-backed venture fund that acquires minority interests, working closely with existing management teams to create sustainable long-term value.
Qualgro Pte Ltd is a venture capital firm specializing in Series A, Series B, and growth capital investment. The firm prefers to invest in technology, fintech, B2B companies, data analytics, and digital-based businesses (marketplaces, web services, P2P platforms, C2C platforms), in enterprise SaaS-based business models, as well as in education and healthcare. It seeks to invest in Southeast Asia, the Asia Pacific region, India, Australia, and New Zealand. Qualgro Pte Ltd is based in Singapore.
Right Click Capital are passionate founders and investors specialising in identifying, investing in and supporting high-growth Internet- and technology-related businesses in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.
Tscheltzoff is a serial entrepreneur, with a long list of successful businesses to his credit. He founded a telecommunications company in Ukraine and a web hosting company in France and built the hugely successful microstock photography agency Fotolia.com , which was sold to Adobe(NASDAQ: ADBE) for $800 million.
Jonathan Hendriksen and Tim Williams founded ValueClick Japan in 1998 and through being able to build a great team around them, went on to list it on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in May of 2000. Tim and Jonathan went on to create a web and mobile user generated content network with a monthly reach of up to 40 million unique users. Tim has served as the Chairman of ValueCommerce Co. Ltd(TYO:2491) since 2006 and has been a Director of The ICEHOUSE Limited since June 2012.
Jonathan Hendriksen and Tim Williams founded ValueClick Japan in 1998 and through being able to build a great team around them, went on to list it on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in May of 2000. Tim and Jonathan went on to create a web and mobile user generated content network with a monthly reach of up to 40 million unique users. Jonathan is particularly interested in building internet technology that can assist companies and organizations to communicate their message to their customers and thus leading to increased revenues. Jonathan's passionate about user generated content as he thinks this is what makes the internet unique and different than other kinds of media.
The University of Auckland Business School Entrepreneurs’ Challenge provides up to one million dollars annually for investment in growth-oriented SMEs. Since the launch in 2009 20 companies have been awarded funding - companies, that embody the excellence and ingenuity of New Zealand’s best entrepreneurs.
The Icehouse is where Kiwi businesses grow. The Icehouse are focused on supporting owner-managers and entrepreneurs who will shape the future of New Zealand’s economy. Through their nationwide events, workshops and programmes the Icehouse give startups and SMEs access to the expertise, networks and funding they need to achieve their growth aspirations and become Businesses of International Quality
Sulla Management is a global family office headquartered in London. Sulla makes long term-investments in solution-oriented businesses spanning the United States, Asia-Pacific and United Kingdom. Each investment gains benefit from the managing partner’s varied experience and strategic expertise across technology and finance. Core to Sulla Management’s values are their philanthropic endeavors.