Majuven is an early and growth stage VC firm founded by experienced business leaders from Singapore. We are focused on disruptive and evolving trends in the high tech segments of healthcare, financial services and digital consumerism.
We typically back companies that have just embarked on a clear monetization strategy at the Seed stage, up to Series B rounds. Companies look to us for network access, essential to their regionalization plans.
LIM HO KEE
FOUNDING & MANAGING PARTNER
Mr Lim Ho Kee's distinguished corporate experience include executive positions and directorships in notable companies such as UBS AG, SingTel, Keppel Tatlee Bank Limited, K1 Ventures Ltd, and Singapore Post Limited. He was an independent director of SingTel between April 1992 and September 2000, and chaired the Finance and Investment Committee during that period.
Mr Lim had a career spanning 15 years with UBS A.G. Switzerland from 1984 to 1999. He was the Chief Executive Officer of UBS East Asia from 1991 to 1993, the Executive Vice President of the UBS Group from 1993 to 1996, and the Chairman of UBS East Asia from 1997 to 1999. In 1991, he had the distinction of being the first non-Swiss member of the Enlarged Group Executive Board of UBS.
Before his appointment at UBS A.G. Switzerland, Mr Lim was General Manager of Treasury at Overseas Union Bank from 1982 to 1983 and was Deputy Managing Director (Operations) of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (on secondment from Overseas Union Bank) from 1981 to 1982.
Prior to joining Overseas Union Bank, Mr Lim had a career spanning seven years with JP Morgan from 1975 to 1981. He held positions as Managing Director of Morgan Guaranty Pacific as well as Head of Treasury of JP Morgan Singapore.
PROF. LOW TECK SENG
Prof Low Teck Seng is currently the Chief Executive Officer at the National Research Foundation (NRF), a department within the Prime Minister’s Office, responsible for developing strategies, policies and plans for research, innovation and enterprise in Singapore.
Prof Low’s previous position was the Managing Director of the Agency for Science, Technology & Research. Prof Low is presently a tenured professorship at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and holds an appointment as Senior Advisor to President, NTU.
Prof Low was Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the National University of Singapore from 1998 to 2000. In 2001, Prof Low served as Chairman of the Task Force looking into the establishment of a fifth polytechnic in Singapore which led him to be the founding Principal of Republic Polytechnic in 2002.
Prof Low was awarded the National Science and Technology Medal in 2004, the highest honour bestowed on an individual who has made distinguished, sustained and exceptional contributions, and played a strategic role in the development of Singapore through the promotion and management of R&D. In 2007 he was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Gold) by the President of Singapore for his outstanding contributions to the development of technical education and the management of science and technology for the nation.
LU YOH CHIE
Mr Lu Yoh Chie, the founder of Biosensors International Group Ltd, was its Chairman and CEO from 2001 to 2008. He retained his leadership position as Chairman of the Group since January 2008.
Mr Lu has more than 30 years' experience in the medical industry. As Chairman, Mr Lu's experience, leadership and track record has proven to be critical. While serving as CEO, he was responsible for its business strategies, direction and general management of its business.
Prior to founding Biosensors, Mr Lu established Asia-based operations for the Medical Division of Gould Inc. (Gould), specialised in surgical and critical care catheters and instruments. He held various senior positions with Gould before advancing to the position of President of the Asia-Pacific division. In 1986, Mr Lu participated in a management-led leveraged buyout of the division from Gould. A year later, the newly spun-off Spectramed Inc was listed on the Nasdaq, until it was sold to British Oxygen Corporation (British Oxygen) in 1988. Mr Lu then served as President-Asia Pacific with British Oxygen until 1990.
In 1990, Mr Lu also founded Sun Instruments-Japan, Suncscope International in California and Biosensors International in Singapore, all of which are now subsidiaries of Biosensors International Group Ltd.