Team

Meet our team

Talent, technology, and data have little or no boundaries today, that is why Investigate VC has gathered the best talent globally. Our team will be able to help you develop your company in all aspects both in SEA and globally. Below are some examples of the talent gathered in Investigate VC.

Management, investment committee, and advisory board

Mikael Krogh

FOUNDING PARTNER & IC

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

Alex Nergaard

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

Alex has significant experience as director, investor and co-founder of several companies within banking, maritime, oil & gas, real-estate and project finance advisory. (Singapore)



Mita Natarajan

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

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

Dhritiman Chakrabarti

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

HR Advisor with 23 years of experience across three global consulting firms, and five different countries. Led complex client engagements, across industries and organizations at different stages. (Singapore)

Sebastian Jespersen

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

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

Irene Neo

ADVISORY BOARD

Irene is a serial entrepreneur and was the Founder and CEO of both Swift-Value Business Enterprise and Pte Ltd, global businesses she built and sold. (Singapore)

Magnus Grimeland

ADVISORY BOARD

With a Harvard education and McKinsey background Magnus is the CEO & Founder of Antler a global startup generator and VC. He also co-founded Zalora (bought by Global Fashon Group). (Singapore)

Per Christer Lund

ADVISORY BOARD

PhD Chemical Engineering. Background from software, energy, and energy markets. Vast international network within many industries. (Singapore)

Paul Bloemendal

ADVISORY BOARD

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

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)

Christian Reksten-Monsen

ADVISORY BOARD

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

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)

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)

Gary Ong

ADVISORY BOARD

Digital transformation leader for the shipping industry through Techstars. Strong background with >12 years investment experience across numerous technology verticals in Asia and North America. (Singapore)

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)

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)

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)

Houtan Houshangi

ADVISORY BOARD

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

Rob de Jong

ADVISORY BOARD

Rob is co-owner and CFO in Mom in Balance, an international women's fitness chain, and an advisor at WWF Singapore. Before that, he gained many years of experience in banking and finance in Europe and the US. (Singapore)

James Hewitt

ADVISORY BOARD

Asia-Pacific Business Leader experienced at launching and scaling start-ups and accelerating growth for established brands. Investor in 25+ global start-ups. (Singapore)