Meet The VCs – Openspace Ventures

Wednesday, May 30th, 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM
128 Prinsep Street, Singapore 188655

Meet The VC is Found.’s exclusive fireside chat series with leading VCs (Venture Capitalists) where they share their tools and insights into the local fundraising scene to get you ready for (more) investment. From seed to growth stage investing, we have got you covered with our monthly Meet The VCs series!
In our next session in our Meet The VCs series, we are going to answer any question a startup has about building a business that lasts and raising investment from Hian Goh, Founding Partner at Openspace Ventures.
Openspace is a Series A venture capital fund with more then US $150 million AUM focused on Technology and Internet companies in South East Asia. The fund has invested into 16 companies including Gojek, Redmart, Chope and Zimplistic, the makers of Rotimatic.
Key takeaways from the session include:

  1. His personal journey in VC
  2. What Openspace looks for when making an investment into a startup
  3. Successes/failures in his portfolio and lessons learned
  4. Tips and tricks on building a business that last
  5. Other lessons from open Q&A

All tickets purchased includes one drink.

Agenda

  • 6:45PM: Registration and networking
  • 7:15PM: Fireside Chat with Hian Goh (Openspace Ventures) and Grace Sai (Found. Ventures)
  • 8:00PM: Q&A
  • 8:15PM: Networking

About Hian Goh

Hian Goh is a Founding Partner of Openspace Ventures, a Series A venture capital fund focused on Technology and Internet companies in South East Asia. The fund has invested into 16 companies including Gojek, Redmart, Chope and Zimplistic, the makers of Rotimatic.
Hian was the Founder of the Asian Food Channel (AFC), a 24 Hour food and lifestyle Pay TV network, which was acquired by Scripps Networks in 2013.
Hian began his career as an investment banker and was a founding member of the Salomon Smith Barney Technology investment banking practice in Asia, (now part of Citigroup) in 1999.
Hian graduated with a degree in Jurisprudence (Law) from Trinity College, Oxford, and an MBA from INSEAD. He is also a Reserve Officer with the Singapore Navy and is a Board Member of the Singapore Science Centre.