Who We Invest In

Visionary founders passionate about transforming Travel & Hospitality

Founding teams, not individuals, with great passion and commitment

Opportunities where we can add genuine value through our expertise and networks in the sector

Companies with significant potential to grow across the region

Brands whose values and working styles are aligned with our collaborative, hands-on approach

Sector Verticals

Hostels, Hotels, Shared Economy, Home Stays, Student Hostels

Market Size: US$43bn

Accommodation

Market Size: US$90bn

Travel Services

Trip Planning, Payment & Lending, Logistics & Delivery, Destination Marketing, Customer Service

Market Size: US$46bn

Air Travel, Ground Transport & Rentals, Cruises, Infrastructure, Ride Sharing, B-Leisure

Transportation

Market Size: US$260bn

Fine Dining, Quick Service Restaurants, Franchising, Meat-Free Protein, Cheap Eats, Food Delivery

Food & Beverage

Market Size: US$56bn

Attractions, Services (Tours/Healthcare)

Experiences

Our Portfolio | Food & Beverage

Food Market Hub uses disruptive technology to take the traditional food and beverage procurement process to the next level. They apply predictive analytics including AI to forecast procurement and food costs. Their proprietary food cost optimization algorithms and AI-powered procurement system automates 80% of workflows and helps F&B operators and suppliers reduce manual administration and data entry.
Latest News:
  • Malaysia’s Food Market Hub raises $8.5m from SEA Frontier Fund, Go-Ventures, Velocity Ventures, others | DealStreetAsia
Tablevibe provides an online ordering system that enables restaurants to accept pickup and delivery orders in their own webshop. Riders are booked automatically at a low flat fee. This reduces costs by up to 72% and gives access to all customer data.
They also offer a consolidated review management platform for restaurants and cloud kitchens to capture customer reviews for both dine-in and delivery services, and to provide customers with incentives in exchange.
Latest News:
  • Ex-Google execs’ SaaS startup bags $1.5m in seed round | TechInAsia
Aigens crafts SaaS solutions that help restaurants grow and succeed. The company makes tech that helps users to attract more customers, increase order size, encourage loyalty and maximise efficiency.
Since 2012, they have empowered APAC’s hospitality industry with top-tier, fully integrated solutions that drive growth and help merchants cultivate deeper connections with their customers.
Latest News:
An autonomous robotic pizza store packed within a self cleaning container that allows companies to offer freshly made pizza. The robots have the potential to make 50 pizza’s per hour.
Their business model is easily adapted to a large variety of fast food products.
Highlights
  • 1st pilot deployed in Israel in Oct’21 with Pizza Hut, providing pizzas and side dishes
  •  ​Able to produce 50 pizzas an hour
  • ​B2B container-like modular product without the need of retrofitting​ . One of the most revolutionary food robotics start-ups based on market research​

Our Portfolio | Accommodation

Zuzu Hospitality is an all-in-one software platform for independent hotels that drives revenue growth through revenue management rather than branding. Through digital revenue management, property management and distribution management systems, Zuzu is able to provide value to independent hotels. Zuzu provides greater long-term value to independent hotels than joining a branded hotel chain.
Latest News:
  • Hotelbeds enters strategic partnership with ZUZU Hospitality to further extend hotel portfolio in Asia | Travel Daily News
  • ZUZU Hospitality strengthens position in Southeast Asia with regional expansion and new hires | Travel Daily
  • ZUZU Hospitality hits sweet spot, and why there’s less need for hotels to have a brand today | Web In Travel
Byhours is a booking platform that allows travelers to book hotels around the world by-the-hour.

Our Portfolio | Travel Services

TripGuru curates travel experiences linking local tour guides to international travelers.
They allow independent tour guides to manage and distribute curated itineraries in over 16 cities, including Indonesia, Vietnam, Turkey, and Mexico.
TripGuru is Uber for tour guides.
Latest News:
ZYTLYN offers an AI Predictive Travel Demand solution, through an all-in-one subscription for a continuously updated Machine Learning prediction platform, leveraging a wide range of data sources in travel as well as contextual signals (e.g. macroeconomics, health) to achieve high accuracy.
Highlights:
  • By leveraging global transactional big data using proprietary algorithms and predictive ML models, Zytlyn offers predictive analytics with a range of use cases from Network Planning,
    Staffing to Marketing and many more
  • Founders and team members have deep
    experience and strong network in the industry and have strong technical background – instrumental as Zytlyn continues to develop its products
  • Niche Unique Value Proposition by having a Demand Prediction Index: Airlines and travel companies are looking for prediction solutions that will help to better allocate resources, especially with the increasing
CarbonClick is a carbon offsetting solution that enables businesses to boost sustainability efforts. It is an enterprise grade solution that integrates with clients’ webstores to allow their customers to offset their carbon emissions by purchasing carbon credits.
CarbonClick purchases carbon credits in bulk and sells them on the platform with a transaction fee.
Highlights:
  • Enterprise grade solution that integrates with clients to allow customers to offset their carbon emissions
  • First to partner with Amadeus for carbon offset solutions (went live in May), partnerships with SAP
  • Sustainability to play a big part in Travel & Hospitality: The nature of T&H makes it difficult to reduce emissions, thus carbon offsets are
    the next best alternative
Joyned allows travelers to invite friends to travel websites to plan their trip and work together.
Tripbtoz is a Korean online travel agency utilizing user and influencer generated content to generate bookings.
Latest News:
  • Tripbtoz wins Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Award at ‘Tourism Venture Day 2023’ | PR Newswire

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