We are pleased to welcome Dave Ng as Head of Southeast Asia. He is based in Singapore and joins with immediate effect. Dave will enhance Eight Roads’ ongoing efforts in the region to back entrepreneurs of early-growth and growth-stage companies and identify new investment opportunities across B2B and B2C technology sectors.
Dave is a seasoned tech investor with over a decade of experience investing in promising early and growth-stage consumer technology and enterprise companies. Dave joins Eight Roads Ventures from B Capital, where he was a Venture Partner. Prior to this, he was a Director at Oracle in the US, where he led the strategy for Cloud and Converged Infrastructure. He was also an early employee at Zuora, the leading enterprise SaaS for subscription business management. Earlier in his career, Dave was a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, working across China and Southeast Asia. He has an MS and a BS in Electrical & Computer Engineering, and a BS in Economics from Carnegie Mellon University, and an MA in International Development from Harvard University.
He joins the Eight Roads Ventures India investment team, which has to-date backed over 30 fast-growing businesses in India and Southeast Asia across the technology, healthcare, financial services and consumer sectors. Eight Roads Ventures India currently has investments in three Southeast Asia based businesses: Indonesia’s leading online lender, Akulaku; regulated marketsfocused generic pharmaceutical manufacturer Eywa Pharma; and one-stop banking platform, Silot.
Raj Dugar said: “We are pleased to further strengthen our commitment to the region with the addition of Dave to the team. His experience and network in the region will be invaluable given both the breadth and reach of our existing investments, and our ambition to develop into new areas of interest, particularly within the fintech, consumer tech and enterprise software sectors."