Building an Enduring VC Firm in Asia with Andy Zain of Kejora Capital (Video)
As part of VC Lab's public online events for emerging fund managers and technology entrepreneurs around the world, we were pleased to welcome Andy Zain, Founder & Managing Partner of Kejora Capital, in October 2021 for a live, interactive event on Building an Enduring VC Firm in Asia.
Emerging markets, including those across Asia, can be trendy for venture investment - but only a few select VC firms are able to consistently drive returns in these regions. Watch this video to hear from Andy Zain, the Founder of Kejora Capital, an organization that has been running startup accelerators, company builders, and a VC fund in Southeast Asia since 2011.
Named by Preqin as a Top 10 Global Performing Fund (and #1 among SE Asia funds), Kejora today has over $600M in assets under management, having invested in some of the region's fastest growing technology companies. Learn from Andy Zain's best practices and career insights on how to build an enduring venture firm in Asia and other emerging markets.
About the Guest Speaker: Andy Zain
Andy Zain is the Managing Partner of Kejora Capital, a growth stage venture capital firm based in Southeast Asia. Prior to launching Kejora, held a position as Director in SkyBee Tbk, an Indonesian Stock Exchange (IDX) listed company in technology, media & telecommunication sector.
For almost 20 years, Andy has been a serial entrepreneur, an executive, an advisor & involved in setting up businesses for several high growth startups and work with global brand clients such as Disney Mobile, Yahoo! Mobile, Cartoon Network, EA Games, and Gameloft for their go-to-market efforts to Southeast Asia.
Deeply rooted to the regional innovation ecosystem as Director of Jakarta Founder Institute, Chairman for MobileMonday Indonesia, also a member of the Myanmar Innovation Council. He recently also initiated the Indonesia FinTech Association. Previously, he established ideabox, a telco-focused tech startup accelerator in partnership with Indosat (www.ideabox.co.id).
He hold an MBA for Monash University Australia, and Post Graduate Degree in Business Law & International Finance. He is also an advisor to Prasetiya Mulya Business School, co-authoring the curriculum for Magister Management (MBA) program for New Ventures Innovation.
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