Asia
14/03/2017

BurdaPrincipal Investments opens Asian headquarters in Singapore

None

BurdaPrincipal Investments, the investment arm of European technology and media company Hubert Burda Media, has announced the opening of its Singapore office to establish its presence in Asia, with a particular focus on Southeast Asia. The company also confirmed Albert Shyy has joined the team as Principal to head up the newly established office. Albert was previously a Principal at GREE Ventures, where he led the fund’s investment team in Southeast Asia and India.

The company will invest in technology companies in the region, with an emphasis on investments in the Series B stage. Existing investments in Southeast Asia include Coc Coc, a leading search engine in Vietnam, and Priceza, Thailand’s n­o. 1 price comparison site. In addition, the company has invested in several funds in the region, including Golden Gate Ventures, Jungle Ventures, and Kejora.


“We are extremely excited to solidify our presence in Asia. We strongly believe in the growth trajectory of this region and look forward to expanding our portfolio while leveraging our global footprint and rich media history to help these companies achieve the next phase of growth.”

Martin Weiss, Managing Director BurdaPrincipal Investments


 

PDF
More images & downloads

Albert Shyy, BurdaPrincipal Investments Singapore

Martin Weiss, Managing Director BurdaPrincipal Investments

Related articles
Interview
Ask the boss: Christian Teichmann
Interview
Ask the boss: Christian Teichmann

The #AskTheBoss series provides insights into different departments. This time, we talked to Christian Teichmann, CEO at BurdaPrincipal Investments (BPI), the growth capital arm of Hubert Burda Media.

BPI
“ESG is more than a box-ticking exercise”
BPI
“ESG is more than a box-ticking exercise”

BurdaPrincipal Investments (BPI) covers ESG and sustainability as a holistic approach looking at their activities as well as other stakeholders. Recently, they have published their second ESG report.

BurdaPrincipal Investments
Burda Partners with Europe’s leading Center for Innovation and Business Creation
BurdaPrincipal Investments
Burda Partners with Europe’s leading Center for Innovation and Business Creation

BurdaPrincipal Investments (BPI) and UnternehmerTUM have entered into a new partnership to promote a strong network between start-ups, the incubator, and the business community.