Investment Theme

"A unique investment theme focusing on a particular business model" - Network Orchestrators. Investigate's investment theme makes us find the companies that are positioned to take greatest advantage of the posssibilities the world of connectivity allows. We also help our investees to do business development according to this business model.

Focus

Companies that have the Network Orchestrator business model.

Geography

We invest in companies based in SEA. However, there is an opportunity for Scandinavian companies with a strong SEA link.

Stage

Early growth stage, pre-series A. Would like to see some revenue.

Amount

Up to USD 500,000 in a single investment.

About Investigate

Investigate is a Singapore-based VC investing in startups with the Network Orchestrator business model – companies facilitating information sharing and transactions within their network and sharing the value created with the same network.

Meet Our Team

Talent and information technology have little or no boundaries today, that is why Investigate has been seeking the best talent globally. Our team will be able to help you develop your company in all aspects both in SEA and globally.
Mikael Krogh

Mikael Krogh

Investment Committee & Managing Partner

Managing Partner and Founder of Investigate. Entrepreneur and investment professional for >25 years. Had different operational roles in some of the companies invested in. (Singapore)

Sebastian Jespersen

Sebastian Jespersen

Investment Committee

Sebastian Jespersen is an innovator, a business strategist, and a breakthrough digital thinker. Founder of a large global digital ad company, Vertic, that specialise in B2B social marketing. (NYC, US)

Mita Natarajan

Mita Natarajan

Investment Committee

Investment professional who is currently CBDO at ayondo, an SGX listed fintech company. Mita brings a wealth of experience and network from both Asia and North America. (Singapore)

Dhritiman Chakrabarti

Dhritiman Chakrabarti

Investment Committee

HR Advisor with 22 years of experience across three global consulting firms, and five different countries. Led complex client engagements, across industries and organizations at different stages of maturity. (Singapore)

Carine Sho

Carine Sho

Senior Associate

MBA candidate at NUS with passion in business innovation enabled by AI and IoT. 7 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry and life science consulting, managing projects and teams across Asia. (Singapore)

Birger Nergaard

Birger Nergaard

Advisory Board

Founder of Verdane Capital in 1985 and the CEO until 2006, currently a Director and GP. Awarded King Harald's Gold Medal of Merit in 2006 for pioneering the Nordic VC industry. (Norway)

Magnus Grimeland

Magnus Grimeland

Advisory Board

With a Harvard education and McKinsey background Magnus has been a multiple ecommerce entrepreneur - co-founded Zalora (bought by GFG), involved in Lazada (bought by Alibaba). Magnus is the CEO & Founder of Antler. (Singapore)

Leonard Opitz Stornes

Leonard Opitz Stornes

Advisory Board

Leading media and digital related initiatives from startup to fast track growth in Asia. Drives innovation and transformation processes. (Singapore)

Tormod C. Endresen

Tormod C. Endresen

Advisory Board

Extensive diplomatic experience in China and Singapore. Mr. Endresen was Norway’s Ambassador to Singapore 2012-17. (Greece)

Gary Ong

Gary Ong

Advisory Board

Digital transformation leader for the shipping industry with an eye for increased sustainability and efficiency. Strong background with more tha 10 years investment experience across numerous technology verticals particularly in Asia and North America. (Singapore)

Henrik Bache

Henrik Bache

Advisory Board

Investment background and now in an operational role as Managing Director Asia for eSmart Systems which have developed big data analytics solutions for the energy industry. (Norway)

Jonathan Ivarsson

Jonathan Ivarsson

Advisory Board

Serial tech entrepreneur. Great knowledge and experience in developing SW, apps and web applications. (Singapore)

Ayla Kremb

Ayla Kremb

Advisory Board

Business development specialist with close to a decade of experience coaching startups across industries to grow their customer base, profitability and expand their team strategically. (Singapore)

Per Christer Lund

Per Christer Lund

Advisory Board

PhD Chemical Engineering. Background from software, energy, Japan, Norway, and energy markets. Vast international network within all industries. (Dubai)

Houtan Houshangi

Houtan Houshangi

Advisory Board

Former McKinsey consultant, vast experience in building and growing companies, and restructuring. Great strategic thinker. (Sweden)

Christian Reksten-Monsen

Christian Reksten-Monsen

Advisory Board

PhD candidate at NUS with research interests in machine learning (artificial intelligence). Previously CFO of Norgas Carriers. 10 years experience managing companies in Asia (Singapore).

Paul Bloemendal

Paul Bloemendal

Advisory Board

Paul Bloemendal is a multi-facetted business leader and entrepreneur with experience across the world, the commodity value chain and investment cycle. He has a history of successfully transforming and managing companies from large multinationals to strong regional players. (Singapore)

James Green

James Green

Advisory Board

Wide experience as founder, investor and operator within technology, marketing, marketplaces, SaaS, blockchain, and advanced engineering, and with an extensive network. (Singapore)

Grace Skaugen

Grace Reksten Skaugen

Advisory Board

PhD in laser physics. Formerly working in Corporate Finance and presently a board member of four listed companies. Nordic advisor to HSBC and founder/ board member of the Norwegian Institute of Directors. (Norway)

Shingo Ota

Shingo Ota

Advisory Board

Banking/Investment experience in Tokyo/NY/Singapore for 38 years with the recent 10 years as a partner of a Japanese PE firm running its offshore/cross-border operations. (Singapore)

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