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10 Leading Venture Capital Firms in Bangkok

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
 | 
Updated: 
November 8, 2022
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The venture capital ecosystem in Bangkok has undergone major growth over the last decade.

In this article, you will find some of the top venture capital firms in Bangkok investing across various sectors and industries.

10 Venture Capital Firms in Bangkok

1) 500 Startups

500 Startups

500 Global is a globally renowned venture capital firm investing in early-stage tech companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, India, United Kingdom, Brazil, France, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Cambodia, South Korea, Taiwan
  • City: San Francisco, Austin, Las Vegas, Mexico City, Miami, New York, São Paulo, Washington, Abu Dhabi, Baku, Cairo, Dubai, Manama, Riyadh, Bangalore, Bangkok, Hangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Jaipur, Kuala Lumpur, Nagoya, Phnom Penh, Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Christine Tsai, Dave Mcclure
  • Industries: SaaS, Media, E-Commerce, Consumer, Healthcare, Proptech & Real Estate, Hardware & Industrials, Education, Devops, Fintech, Crypto & Blockchain
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $50,000
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 2600
  • Number of exits: 339
  • Funds raised: $67,000,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Canva, Solana, Reddit

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@500startups.com.

2) Plug and Play Tech Center

Plug and Play Tech Center

Plug and Play provides an array of services including accelerators, mentorships, and capital to entrepreneurs of all backgrounds.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Canada, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, Morocco, Germany, Turkey, South Africa, Italy, France, China, Japan, South Korea
  • City: Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, São Paulo, Topeka, Toronto, Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Basel, Ben Guerir, Cairo, Geneva, Hamburg, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris, Bangkok, Beijing, Kyōto, Ōsaka, Seoul, San Francisco
  • Started in: 2006
  • Founders: Ali Safavi, Jackie Hernandez, Saeed Amidi
  • Industries: DTC, Enterprise, Fintech, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, InsurTech, IoT, Media, Transportation, Hardware, Proptech & Real Estate, Supply Chain & Logistics, Climate & Sustainability, Travel & Hospitality, Agriculture, Energy
  • Stages: Early Stage, Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Minimum check size: $50,000
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 1447
  • Number of exits: 140
  • Funds raised: $45,500,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Truebill, Honey, Life360

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at investment@plugandplaytechcenter.com.

3) Cyber Agent Capital

Cyber Agent Capital

CyberAgent Capital is a Japanese fund primarily investing in Asian startups in the early stages.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: China, South Korea, Thailand, Japan, USA, Taiwan, Vietnam, Indonesia
  • City: Beijing, Jakarta, Shanghai, Shenzhen, San Francisco, Seoul, Tokyo, Bangkok, Taipei, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Started in: 2006
  • Founders: Hirofumi Kondo
  • Industries: Fintech, Entertainment, SaaS, AI & ML, Education, AR & VR, Consumer, Proptech & Real Estate, DTC, IoT, Healthcare, Marketplace
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 249
  • Number of exits: 40
  • Funds raised: $185,800,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Selly, Recruitery, Dagangan

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at cac_public@ext.cyberagent.co.jp.

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4) Gobi Partners

Gobi Partners

Gobi Partners is an Asian venture capital firm backing entrepreneurs from early to growth stages since 2002.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore
  • City: Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Beijing, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Lahore, Manila, Shanghai, Singapore
  • Started in: 2002
  • Founders: Thomas Tsao
  • Industries: AI & ML, Biotech, Crypto & Blockchain, E-Commerce, Education, Food & Beverage, Hardware, Healthcare, Supply Chain & Logistics, Marketplace, Media, SaaS, Transportation, AR & VR, Agriculture, Automative, Sports, Fintech
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Series A
  • Minimum check size: $1,600,000
  • Number of investments: 183
  • Number of exits: 12
  • Funds raised: $430,500,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Animoca Brands, Liveme, Tuniu

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at mail@gobi.vc.

5) Quest Ventures

Quest Ventures

Quest Ventures is an Asian venture capital firm since 2011.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Kazakhstan, Singapore, Philippines, USA, South Korea, Thailand
  • City: Jakarta, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, San Francisco, Nur-Sultan, Seoul, Bangkok, Almaty, Beijing, Shanghai
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: James Tan
  • Industries: AI & ML, E-Commerce, Marketplace, Entertainment, Fintech, Food & Beverage, InsurTech, Supply Chain & Logistics, Media, Proptech & Real Estate, Sports
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 152
  • Number of exits: 30
  • Funds raised: $120,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: 99.co, Carousell, Carro

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@questventures.com.

6) Openspace Ventures

Openspace Ventures

Openspace is a multistage, sector-agnostic VC firm with an emphasis on consumer, healthcare, finance, enterprise, Web3 and frontier technologies sectors.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines
  • City: Singapore, Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok, Manila
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Hian Goh, Shane Chesson
  • Industries: Consumer, Health & Wellness, SaaS, Media, Education, Agriculture, Fintech
  • Stages: Early Stage, Series A, Series B
  • Minimum check size: $15,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $20,000,000
  • Number of investments: 79
  • Number of exits: 5
  • Funds raised: $425,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Redmart, Whispir, Sorabel

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at ideas@openspace.vc.

7) Expara Ventures

Expara Ventures

Expara is a Singaporean venture capital firm investing in SouthEast Asian startups since 2007.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Thailand, Vietnam
  • City: Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Started in: 2003
  • Founders: Douglas Abrams
  • Industries: Food & Beverage, IoT, E-Commerce, Healthcare, Travel & Hospitality, Social, Marketplace, Government Technology, Cloud, Proptech & Real Estate, Fintech, AI & ML, Health & Wellness, Gaming, Climate & Sustainability, Education, Hardware, Biotech, API, SaaS, Media, Agriculture, Drones
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 77
  • Number of exits: 9
  • 3 remarkable investments: Gheorg, Systemstone, Compliy

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at inquiries@expara.com.

8) Vertex Ventures

Vertex Ventures

Vertex Ventures is a Singaporean venture capital investing in companies in Southeast Asia and India from seed to series B stages.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Singapore, India, Indonesia, Thailand
  • City: Singapore, Bangalore, Jakarta, Bangkok
  • Started in: 1988
  • Founders: Jonathan Heiliger, Yoram Oron
  • Industries: Fintech, Internet & Mobile, Crypto & Blockchain, Consumer, Food & Beverage, Enterprise, Marketplace, Agriculture
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Minimum check size: $1,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $10,000,000
  • Number of investments: 65
  • Number of exits: 7
  • Funds raised: $1,900,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: ChattyBao, Binance, Aruna

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at hello@vertexventures.com.

9) Aera VC

Aera VC

Aera VC is a sector-agnostic and geography-agnostic VC firm but preferentially invests in frontier and deep tech.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: New Zealand, Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong, USA
  • City: Auckland, Sydney, Bangkok, Hong Kong, New York, Los Angeles
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Derek Handley, Keenan Kwok, Nick Winstone
  • Industries: Climate & Sustainability, Deep Tech & Hard Science, Aerospace & Space, Food & Beverage
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 21
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Funds raised: $30,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: 54Gene, Aqua Cultured Foods, CabriCrete

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at hello@aera.vc.

10) K2 Venture Capital

K2 Venture Capital

K2 Venture Capital is a corporate venture fund that prefers to invest in fintech, insurance, big data, machine learning, IoT and blockchain sectors in Thailand.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Thailand
  • City: Bangkok
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Stanley Wang
  • Industries: Fintech, InsurTech, Big Data & Analytics, AI & ML, IoT, Crypto & Blockchain
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 5
  • Number of exits: 2
  • Funds raised: $20,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Tyson 2.0, UangTeman, MoneyTable

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@k2-vc.com.

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