Insignia Ventures Partners is an early-stage technology venture capital firm focusing on Southeast Asia since 2017, managing capital from premier institutional investors including sovereign wealth funds, foundations, university endowments and renowned family offices from Asia, Europe and North America.
Our team of Southeast Asia locals hail from universities across the globe, from Boston to Ho Chi Minh, Palo Alto to Manila, Sydney to Singapore. We bring to the table a breadth of expertise ranging from HR to technology and a depth of network across industries.
Led by our founder Yinglan Tan, we work around-the-clock to ensure that Southeast Asia’s unstoppable founders are well-equipped to tap into opportunities for growth in the region.
We are also the recipient of “Most Innovative Early-Stage Tech Partner - Southeast Asia” (2020) from Capital Finance International, and two back-to-back “VC Deal of Year” awards for Payfazz (2019) and Carro (2018) from the Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association.
We thrive on the growth of every individual on our team, every investment on our portfolio, and every investor in our fund. We value boldness in exploration as we do openness to challenging ideas. This fosters a culture where learning is a shared mindset and where the outliers and contrarians are sought. We are committed to collaboration beyond our company, paying it forward to the ecosystem with every initiative we embark on.
We treat our work with an unparalleled passion for excellence. We are driven by a relentless will to succeed and be the best in every endeavor. Every day is an opportunity to contribute to our portfolio and the region. Every step we take along the way must have significance, and with consistency, these accumulate to become the momentum we need to surpass expectations as partners to our companies and fund managers to our investors.
In the same way we advise our founders to evolve with the market to succeed, so do we see this adaptability as a necessary ingredient for our success. With adaptability, iteration is part-and-parcel of our process, and failures are openings for creativity. Not only do we bring results to the table; we explore every inch of possibility to return with even better results. Undaunted by the ebb and flow of the market, we overcome crises and maximize our successes.
Our role in shaping the future of Southeast Asia inspires us every day. Every decision is guided by a vision that our investors share in and far encompasses our firm. This vision sees us as a valuable partner propelling our founders to build the region’s most valuable technology companies, resulting in impact, from creating millions of jobs and driving economic growth to revolutionizing access to resources across the region.
Trust is at the core of everything we do. As investors, from maintaining confidentiality to backing our founders every step of the way, trust defines each investment. This trust leads to a level of candor and respect enabling deeper collaboration. As fiduciaries, from building up our portfolio to ensuring our fund’s sustainable growth, the highest standards of integrity and honesty guide our long-term commitment to high value and high impact returns.