Investment Team

People and relationships are critical to success in the Venture Capital business. Our team shares core values that support innovation and excellence. We are comprised of seasoned technology, finance, and business professionals with strong ties to Asia and Silicon Valley, who are passionate about building outstanding companies. In addition to our core team, we have a broad network of connections that help our entrepreneurs achieve their goals, and provide them with unparalled access to market opportunities in Southeast Asia.

Mahendra Siregar

Mahendra Siregar

Former Partner, Mahendra is the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia. He was the former Indonesian Ambassador to USA, former Chairman of Investment Coordinating Board, the Vice Minister of Finance, and Vice Minister of Trade of Indonesia. He has served as the Chairman and CEO of EximBank.

Edward Wanandi

Edward Wanandi

Partner, Edward is a seasoned executive and leader of the Indonesia-America business networks, and owns a leading Private Equity firm in Indonesia. He is also the Chairman of Indonesian Diaspora Network and the Regional Vice Chairman of the US Chamber of Commerce.

Tirto Adji

Tirto Adji

Partner, Tirto is a Silicon Valley veteran with 15+ Years of experience in highly technical roles at Yahoo and other high-tech companies in Silicon Valley. Tirto mentors and advises Startups in Southeast Asia.

Tim McDonnell

Tim McDonnell

Legal Counsel, Palapa GP; Tim has wealth of legal experience involving cross-border investments and routinely assist companies around the world with international business development involving disparate regulatory laws.

Lisa Riedmiller

Lisa Riedmiller

Chief Financial Officer, Lisa has over 25 years of venture capital fund accounting, investor relations and fund administration experience. Lisa successfully built her specialized venture capital accounting services business to target the niche market of smaller and developing funds by offering her clients high level financial support

Bill Bradley

Bill Bradley

Senior Investment Analyst, Bill has 25 years of experience in Financial Analysis and Investment due diligence matters. He has been involved with several startups IPOs and has served as Senior Auditor and Controller at publicly traded companies.

Emily Ah Sing

Emily Ah Sing

Fund Administrator, Emily has over 12 years of experience in the accounting field primarily working for mid-size public companies in the technology industry. Emily started her career at Deloitte in the audit department. She is a Certified Public Accountant and earned her Master's in Accountancy from San Jose State University.

Jennifer Ang

Jennifer Ang

Junior Associate, Jennifer graduated magna cum laude from Santa Clara University with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Economics and Data Analysis. She performs various activities such as deal sourcing, diligence tasks, and memo writing.

Jonathan Ang

Jonathan Ang

Junior Associate, Jonathan came from Santa Clara University, majoring in Civil Engineering with a passion in Venture Capital. He helps conduct the due diligence and market research.

Dino Setiawan

Dino Setiawan

Entrepreneur in Residence, Founder of SimpleFi, a US-based credit enhancing lending platform. Formerly investment banking vice president in Morgan Stanley Indonesia with 12+ years of banking experience

Steven Goh

Steven Goh

Junior Associates, Steven conducts the deal sourcing, due diligence, and investment analysis, as well as host events and seminars. Steven is a native of Indonesia and he is currently studying at San Jose State University pursuing a Mechanical Engineering Degree.

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Jonathan Ang

Junior Associate, Jonathan came from Santa Clara University, majoring in Civil Engineering with a passion in Venture Capital. He helps conduct the due diligence and market research.