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Vickers partners portfolio start-ups on ESG reporting

Most start-ups lack the resources to produce ESG reports comparable to the standards of a public-listed company, says Jeffrey Chi.

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Vickers Venture Partners gets caught up in Envy Global Trading's alleged fraud

Vickers would be the highest-profile investor yet to have fallen victim to the suspected fraud.
The future of kidney dialysis may just be a 'handbag' - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

The future of kidney dialysis may just be a 'handbag'

Awak Technologies CEO Suresha Venkataraya believes his company is on the cusp of revolutionising the field of kidney dialysis.
Be fearless, change the world, says Vickers' Tan - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


Be fearless, change the world, says Vickers' Tan

Singapore has a problem with failure — we are just not making enough of them, reckons Dr Finian Tan.

Cash is pouring into Singapore's biggest private venture fund

(Oct 10): The Singaporean venture capital firm led by Finian Tan, who made his name investing early in Chinese search giant Baidu, has completed its largest fundraising yet to bankroll global deals.


TransferWise expands money remittance service to Singapore

SINGAPORE/LONDON (April 27): TransferWise, the London-based startup backed by investors including Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz, is bringing its international money transfer service to Singapore, aiming to shake up banks’ dom
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Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Baidu backer Finian Tan bets on the next big thing: Immortality

SINGAPORE (Feb 10): Baidu Inc. is often referred to as China's Google with a market value of more than US$60 billion ($85.3 billion). But in 2000, it was an upstart struggling to get any attention from investors—except from a guy named Finian Tan.Ta
Finian Tan, chairman of Vickers Venture Partners

Vickers Venture focuses on finding ‘home runs’ in its investments

Finian Tan, chairman of Vickers Venture Partners and an early backer of internet giant Baidu, likes big ideas. Sitting in his Sentosa Cove penthouse, he rattles off a list of start-ups he and his partners have screened recently, though they have yet to ma


Vickers Venture raises $86 mil for first close of VC fund

SINGAPORE (July 21): Venture capital (VC) firm Vickers Venture Partners says it has achieved the first close of its Vickers Venture Fund V L.P at $86 million out of its target fund size of $340 million, with a cap of $540 million.