Asia Partners

Asia Partners’ Southeast Asia tech fund hits final close at $474M

Singapore-based Asia Partners Fund Management announced Tuesday that it has closed its Southeast Asia second tech fund at $474 million. Including the $384 million close of its debut fund in 2021, Asia Partners now has $1 billion in assets under management.

L-R: Pitra Harun, Director and Indonesia Country Head; Christina Neo, Office Manager; Kien Nguyen, Vietnam Partner; Nick Nash, Managing Partner; Oliver Rippel, Partner; Vorapol Supanusonti, Managing Director (Credit: Asia Partners)

Asia Partners closes its inaugural fund for Southeast Asia startups at $384M

Singaporean growth equity firm Asia Partners has closed its inaugural fund, Asia Partners I LP, at $384 million. This is the largest debut technology fund that will focus on investments in growth-stage startups in Southeast Asia.

Eric Cheng, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Carsome Group

Carsome Co-Founder and Group CEO Eric Cheng on addressing pain points in a decades-old industry

In this interview, Eric Cheng, Carsome Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, shares his insights on the company's strategy in using data, innovations, and partnerships to address the industry pain points and expansion in Southeast Asia