Turn the Tables- ask VCs what will make them enter your cap table

July 15, 2021 Virtual Event

Re-broadcast edition September 1, 2021


InnovatorsClubAsia® is proud to bring you the following venture capital event which is supported by StartmeupHK.


This is a great opportunity for those seeking funding to learn more about venture capitalists and what they look for. We bring you an esteemed panel of these professionals who will answer the questions you need to know for your journey to be a success.


Some more on our panel speakers:


Anish Srivastava, Founder & CEO – Vinaj Ventures

Investor, Innovation Advisor, Mental Health for Youth Advocate, Early-Stage Startup Support Expertise

Anish Srivastava is the founder and CEO of Vinaj Ventures, an innovation and investment services firm based in the San Francisco Bay area. Vinaj Ventures’ consulting arm helps clients build new digital products with excellent user experiences. Its investment services function specializes in market analysis, sourcing, evaluating and investing in startups.

Anish is passionate about investing in concrete, commercially viable solutions that can have a positive impact on society and providing support to entrepreneurs who are looking to make a meaningful difference. A proof point is Telosity by Vinaj Ventures, the fund he founded in 2019 that invests in early-stage companies that provide affordable and scalable solutions to improve mental well-being in young people – especially in underserved communities.

Anish is a member of the Alliance of Chief Executives. He serves as a board member and in advisory roles to a number of organizations. Prior to Vinaj Ventures, Anish led Citi Ventures’ Global Lab Network & Accelerators and was a key leader in JP Morgan Chase’s Digital Customer Experience & Innovation organization. He also held various senior and executive positions at startups such as Egreetings, Geodesic and Lexy,  where he pioneered new consumer-facing mobile services. Anish spent six years at Orange, building the mobile innovation practice in Silicon Valley, followed by driving strategic partnerships in London as Director of Business Development. Early in his career, Anish was part of the development team that built Bank of America’s first online banking website, along with its first credit card website.

Anish graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science and French. His interests include soccer, cooking, running and traveling with his family.




Stephanie Ko

Stephanie is Director, LQ Pacific Partners Group

Stephanie has a bachelor’s degree from LSE and a master’s degree from Harvard. Both an entrepreneur and investor at heart, she has built up operations for several start-ups in the healthcare and tech space and has worked at leading venture capital firms in China and in Singapore. Stephanie currently supports growth- to late-stage TMT companies via LQ Pacific Partners, a cross-border boutique provider of private capital and asset manager chaired by a co-founder of Tencent. Stephanie has lived on various continents and is currently based in Hong Kong.





Jeffrey Nah

Jeff is founder & CEO of JN Capital & Growth Advisory & Future Ready Academy.

He is a Venture Builder, Investor & Lecturer and has invested in over a dozen technology startups from Singapore, to India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Australia & USA. These investments have been in education, healthcare, digital-ID, media, enterprise Saas, venture capital funds, including 500Startups, Wavemaker Partners & Blue Cloud Ventures. 

Jeff is a former banker turned entrepreneur & investor with 40-years business experience across Asia Pacific. He has lived in 7 countries and built businesses across Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand.

Jeff mentors startups at:

  • Singapore Fintech Festival
  • Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE)
  • National University of Singapore (NUS) Graduate Research Innovation Program
  • Singapore Management University (SMU) Business Innovation Generator

Jeff lectures part-time on topics relating to entrepreneurship and innovation at:

  • Nanyang Technological University
  • Singapore Management University
  • National University of Singapore

He is a judge at the following startup competitions:

  • SMU Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition
  • Techfest Vietnam, hosted by the Vietnam Ministry of Science & Technology
  • Pakistan National Incubation Centre 

He is a Charter Member with TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Singapore; a Registered Management Consultant certified by Institute of Management Consultants Singapore and an Adult Education Trainer certified by the Institute of Adult Education Singapore.

Jeff holds an Executive MBA from both the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and the National University of Singapore (NUS).


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