By employing sector-specific expertise to invest in visionary founders

Why Invest In Travel & Hospitality?

At Velocity Ventures, we employ sector-specific strategic expertise with institutional financial discipline to partner with visionary founders who are reshaping the travel and hospitality sector.

Out of 11 unicorns in the region are produced from the sector


Of the GDP in the region contributed by the sector


Of the total employment in the region contributed by the sector

Hospitality & Travel startups in Southeast Asia

Our Key Investment Theme is Disruption and Innovation

Driving rapid technology adoption in Travel & Hospitality, by investing in startups, from Seed to Series A, that are:

High Growth

Tech Enabled

Regionally Scalable


Meet the team

Our team has a diverse skillset with 13 decades of relevant Travel, Hospitality and Investment experience.

A. Patrick Imbardelli

Nicholas Cocks

Jonathon Cocks

Bennett Lee

Our Collective Experience


Deals across Venture Capital, Private Equity, M&A & IPOs

US $3.8b+

In transaction and investment portfolio experience


Internal Rate of Return (IRR)  on early stage investments

Corporate Partners

Startups benefit from our network of renowned corporate partners in the Travel & Hospitality sector who invest alongside us & provide mentoring and piloting opportunities.

Our Portfolio

We are actively growing our portfolio, which currently includes investments in the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality in Southeast Asia region.

Building the Ecosystem

We work closely with  government bodies and accelerator programs in the Hospitality & Travel sector in Southeast Asia to build, develop and protect the startup ecosystem.

“Nick finds the perfect balance between being hands on with the business by providing his vast experience and knowledge on certain matters and allowing me as the founder to make decisions. Having him on my board has often proven invaluable as he helps me navigate through difficult and challenging situations.”

Rayner Loi

Founder, Lumitics

News & Insights

With the evolution of innovation, it is important to stay informed and we provide insights of our sector.


We hold industry and informative events which explore innovation and disruption happening in Travel & Hospitality.

If you are the founder of a Travel & Hospitality startup in Southeast Asia, get in touch with us.

Reach Us

+65 6297 5361

33 Maude Road
#02-01 YTC Building
Singapore 208344

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