Advisors

Meet our advisors

Talent, technology, and data have little or no boundaries today, that is why Investigate VC has gathered the best talent globally. Our advisers 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.

James Hewitt

ADVISOR

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

Irene Neo

ADVISOR

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 to an SGX listed company. (Singapore)

Magnus Grimeland

ADVISOR

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

ADVISOR

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

Paul Bloemendal

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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

ADVISOR

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

ADVISOR

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

ADVISOR

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

ADVISOR

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

Gary Ong

ADVISOR

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

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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

ADVISOR

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

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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

ADVISOR

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

Rob de Jong

ADVISOR

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)

Rob Garrett

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Rob has ten years of experience working with and for family business owners in UK, UAE and US and is based in Singapore. He has advised multiple startup investments focused on social impact and climate change. He started his career as an officer in the British Army. (Singapore)