Meet the VCs – How can you secure a Series B investment in Southeast Asia?

Tuesday, July 18th

6:30 pm - Meet the VCs – How can you secure a Series B investment in Southeast Asia?

Meet The VC is The Hub Singapore’s exclusive fireside chats series with leading VCs (Venture Capitalists), where they share their tools and insights into the local fundraising scene to get you ready for (more) investment. From seed to growth stage investing, we have got you covered with our monthly Meet The VCs series!

In this month’s Meet The VCs, we are going deeper into growth stage venture capitalism. What lies beyond the oh so trivial Series A round? We sit down with Albert Shyy from Burda Investments to talk about the change in dynamic, importance of company culture and more aspects that founders will come to face when they move forward.

Key takeaways from the session include:

1. Understanding the requirements and milestones for raising a Series B round

2. Gaining a clear overview of Series B players in SEA

3. Understanding how to scale your business after Series A

All tickets purchased includes one drink.


  • 6:30PM: Registration and networking
  • 7:00PM: Fireside Chat with Albert (Burda Principal) and Germaine Tan (The Hub)
  • 7:45PM: Q&A
  • 8:00PM: Networking

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About Albert Shyy

Albert joined Burda in 2017 and heads Burda Principal Investments’ Singapore office. Previously he was at GREE Ventures from 2014 to 2017, where he led the fund’s investment team in Southeast Asia and India as Principal while working closely with many of its portfolio companies including Kudo, Berrybenka, and Bukalapak. Prior to this, he served as a Director at Lazada Group, Southeast Asia’s largest ecommerce retailer, helping build the company’s Marketplace business across the region. Other professional experience includes co-founding an online menswear company in the US called AlbertMing Inc. and spending 5 years as a consultant at Monitor Group across the US and Asia. He completed his MBA at the University of California, Berkeley and studied at the University of Pennsylvania with dual degrees in economics and systems engineering. He currently sits on the board of Priceza.

Impact Hub Singapore would also like to share that we have our own seed-stage investment fund so do approach if you are fundraising.


Tuesday, July 18th
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

The Hub Singapore
128 Prinsep Street, #01-01, Singapore 188655

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