Meet The VCs - The 500 Strategy


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 our next session in our Meet The VCs series, we are going to answer any question a startup has about raising investment from the famous venture capital seed fund, 500 Startups.

Vishal Harnal,
Partner at 500 Startups, a leading global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator would be at the Meet The VCs series to share with you his insights into fundraising in Singapore and SEA, principles behind their investment model, and what 500 Startup looks for in an investment.

Key takeaways from the session include:

1. Understanding what 500 Startups looks for in an investment?

2. Learning about their investment thesis and key success stories from their portfolio of more than 1500 startups

3. Learning about the seed-stage investment scene in Singapore and Southeast Asia

All tickets purchased includes one drink from our in house cafe, Blue Collar Collaborative Cafe.


6:45PM: Registration and networking
7:15PM: Fireside Chat with Vishal (500 Startups) and Germaine Tan (The Hub)
8:00PM: Q&A
8:15PM: Networking

About Vishal Harnal:

Vishal is a Partner at 500 Startups, a global venture capital firm and accelerator with a portfolio of over 1,500 companies across 50 countries. Based out of Singapore, Vishal was brought on to lead and scale 500’s operations in South-East Asia. Vishal’s efforts at not only investing, but building the teams, systems, processes and operations have enabled 500 to become the most active venture capital firm in the region. In the past 24 months, 500 has invested in over 120 of the region’s most promising, high-growth startups including Grab, Carousell, Bukalapak, KFit and

The Hub would also love to share in your good news as we establish our own seed-stage investment fund for Hubbers so do approach if you are fundraising.

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  • The event description was updated. Diff 2016-10-05 00:16:42
Wed Oct 26, 2016
6:45 PM - 8:15 PM SGT
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