Singapore’s Golden Equator Group (“Golden Equator” or “the Group”) today announces its expansion into Brunei, following the S$24.6 million strategic investment it received in April 2019 led by serial entrepreneur-investor Taizo Son along with individual investors from the Asia Pacific and Middle East, including Brunei.
Golden Equator Capital (GEC), a Singapore-based fund management arm, today announces the appointment of Pooja Gurbani as a Partner for its Venture Investments team. Her responsibilities include mentoring portfolio companies and maintaining strategic partnerships across the innovation and investment communities.
GEC-KIP Technology and Innovation Fund (GEC-KIP Fund), a S$120m venture fund co-managed by Golden Equator Capital (Singapore) and Korea Investment Partners (Korea) today announces its US$2.3 million investment into Vietnam’s leading PropTech platform, Rever.
Singapore’s Golden Equator Capital (GEC) announces that it has successfully raised two private capital funds totalling US$90 million for the growth capital of a public listed company in the region. The funds were backed by institutional and accredited investors in Singapore, Japan and Korea.
Golden Equator Wealth (GEW) was crowned best Southeast Asia Independent Wealth Manager. Last week, Singapore-based leading multi-family office Golden Equator Wealth won best Southeast Asia Independent Wealth Manager at WealthBriefingAsia Singapore Awards 2019.
Golden Equator today announces the appointment of Christopher Wilson as Philanthropy Ambassador for its multi-family office Golden Equator Wealth and Portfolio Mentor for the Group. He will take an advisory role and consult with Golden Equator Wealth’s clients to help them understand the benefits of philanthropy for the family and how to incorporate philanthropy in their family office.
Last night, Singapore-based leading multi-family office, Golden Equator Wealth (GEW) launched its NextGen Programme and its Family Office publication with an intimate evening of networking and discussions involving its Family Office Private Circle including Ultra-High-Net-Worth clients and industry partners.
When Shirley Crystal Chua first met Japanese billionaire entrepreneur and investor Taizo Son in 2017, she launched straight into her “30 second elevator pitch”. “With people like Taizo, there’s always a long queue of people waiting to meet him,” she says of Son, who famously moved to Singapore a year prior to that, in search of technology companies to invest in.
Singapore’s homegrown group of companies Golden Equator has received a S$24.6 million strategic investment from investors based in the Asia Pacific and Middle East (APACMEA) to build the regional innovation ecosystem. The strategic investment marks Golden Equator’s first since its founding in 2012 by Shirley Crystal Chua.
The programme, now known as Accelerate, has guided more than 100 startups in Brunei, raising US$1 million in investments, and helped provide employment to approx. 450 people
Top three Bruneian startups from the Startup Bootcamp (Memori, essentials.ai, and Rotuku.com) flew to Singapore to pitch to a group of regional investors including early-stage investors and venture builders such as Rekanext, GREE Ventures and REAPRA.