Who We Are

A Hotelier. An Entrepreneur. A Venture Capitalist.
We have them all.

Investment Committee

A. Patrick Imbardelli


APAC Hospitality industry veteran, 35 years of Chairman, Board-level leadership & CEO experience.

Nicholas Cocks


Successful entrepreneur turned investor, 35 years of CEO & board-level leadership experience.

Jean-Pierre Sedaghat


15 years experience in venture capital & private equity investments in ASEAN.

“Despite being strongly impacted by COVID-19, the fundamentals of Travel & Hospitality remain intact. The sector is driven by the basic human need for new experiences and connectivity. Through our fund, we will help accelerate the modernisation and digitalisation of this sector, while simultaneously protecting existing businesses and employment”.

Nicholas Cocks
Founder & Managing Partner

Experienced Management Team

Bennett Lee, CFA, CAIA

Investment Director

10+ years investment experience across Southeast Asia, >20 complex cross border deals in Asia, US$400mn in value

Jonathon Cocks

Founder & Operating Partner

30+ years experience as an entrepreneur & professional investor in Southeast Asia

Clarence Chong

Investor Relations Director

13+ years of fundraising, M&A & venture capital experience covering the technology, consumer and real estate/hospitality sectors. Completed over US$2.2bn of transactions in Asia

Calista Tan

Marketing Manager

8+ years of marketing experience within travel and hospitality industry across Southeast Asia.
Specialises in integrated marketing campaigns and events.

Suwarni Tho

Financial Controller

10+ years Accounting & Auditing experience.
Expertise in setting up accounting systems & due diligence

“All VCs have cash to invest, but we feel that it’s the time and expertise we invest that creates the most value for our portfolio companies. Our entrepreneurial experience allows us to help with all the growing pains our portfolio companies have to overcome”.

Jonathon Cocks
Founder & Operating Partner

Supported by Renowned Industry Experts

Our strategic advisors provide knowledge, insights, and network within specific industry verticals

Albert Pozo

Albert Pozo

Aviation & Technlogy

30+ years of C-level executive experience in Travel, Technology & Innovation

Hester Chew

Hester Chew

Food & Beverage, FMCG

40+ years of QSR, F&B and FMCG experience in Southeast Asia region

Ian Wilson

Ian Wilson

Hospitality & MICE

20+ years of senior management experience in Hospitality & MICE

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

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+65 6297 5361
33 Maude Road
#02-01 YTC Building
Singapore 208344

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