Daily Markup #994: Asia’s leading VCs are propelling innovation in the region; Khailee Ng on unlocking generational wealth for more

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Unlocking wealth for more

  • “If I build more companies, I only create wealth for myself, but I felt that journey would be a lot less fun if you’re not enriching those around you,” shared Khailee Ng, 500 Global Managing Partner.
  • After successfully building and exiting Says.com, he realized the power of technology to help others unlock generational wealth, and in a shorter span of time. Khailee then traveled to Silicon Valley, where he connected with 500 Global, and went on to establish 500 Global’s Southeast Asia practice in 2014.
  • Today, 500 Global has backed over 300 companies across Southeast Asia. The team continues to invest in early- to growth-stage entrepreneurs driving innovative solutions for sustainable cities, rural digitization, financial inclusivity, human and machine productivity, food security, and healthcare.
  • Check out the full story on Asia’s leading venture capitalists on Tatler.
  • + Khailee just celebrated his 40th birthday! He decided not to throw a big party. Instead he reflected on a decade of plans gone both awry and alright, and penned it all down in ‘Road to 40: Lessons from an Inner Journey’. 

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