Intudo Ventures is an “Indonesia-only” independent venture capital firm with a concentrated portfolio approach capitalizing on the rapid growth of private consumption and rising middle class in Indonesia (268 million population, fourth most populous country in the world) .
The firm acts as the “Indonesia beachhead” strategy for dozens of leading institutions, VC/PE/hedge funds, corporations and family offices from the United States, Greater China, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia and Europe and supports the “digital transformation” strategy of dozens of leading Indonesian conglomerates.
Our team’s background in founding and operating companies, venture investing, business development/strategy, human resources/recruiting and capital raising/deal structuring coupled with our diverse LP based allows us to provide a unique value-add approach to our prospective and existing portfolio companies, where we can deliver results on each of such matters, effectively acting as an interim Chief Strategy Officer, Head of Human Resources and Chief Financial Officer, until a company can hit scale at Series B and later.
INDONESIAN HOMEGROWN COMPANIES
We primarily invest in Indonesian homegrown early-stage companies (lead or co-lead Pre-Series A & Series A/B financings, with an initial investment amount of US$500K-US$5M per company) led by best-in-class "S.E.A. Turtle" returnee and local founders in the consumer, finance & insurance, health & wellness and education sectors (“Target Sectors”).
SELECTIVE OVERSEAS BREAKOUT COMPANIES
We selectively invest in and bring overseas breakout companies (Series B and later) in the Target Sectors from S.E.A., emerging markets, Greater China and Silicon Valley into Indonesia.
We are based in Indonesia, Silicon Valley and Greater China.
Intudo is the stitched combination of the Bahasa Indonesian words representing our firm's core values of integrity (integritas), sincerity (tulus) and serendipity (jodoh). Our logo draws from traditional Indonesian “batik” patterns that have been stitched by artists for generations. We put this level of thought and care into the companies we work with.
The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.
INTEGRITAS: mutu, sifat, atau keadaan yang menunjukkan kesatuan yang utuh sehingga memiliki potensi dan kemampuan yang memancarkan kewibawaan; kejujuran.
The absence of pretence, deceit or hypocrisy.
TULUS: sungguh dan bersih hati; jujur; tidak pura-pura; tidak serong; tulus hati; tulus ikhlas.
The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.
JODOH: sesuatu yang cocok sehingga menjadi sepasang; pasangan; cocok; tepat.
We are founders and venture investors.
Our founding team is composed of founders and venture investors with expertise in founding and operating companies, venture investing, business development/strategy, capital raising, recruiting and deal structuring.
Based in Silicon Valley, Indonesia & Taiwan
Based in Indonesia
Based in China, Hong Kong & Taiwan
News & Announcements
"Intudo Ventures, a VC firm focused on Indonesia, has closed a new $50 million fund. This is Intudo’s second fund to date following its $20 million debut last year. The firm is a relative newcomer to Southeast Asia but a key differentiator is that it is solely focused on Indonesia, which is the world’s fourth most populated country with more than 260 million people and the region’s largest economy. It is also the dominant market for tech and the internet in the region. According to a much-cited report from Google and Singapore sovereign fund Temasek, Indonesia’s online economy will grow to $100 billion by 2025, from $8 billion in 2015. That’s a dominant chunk of the Southeast Asia market, which is predicted to reach $240 billion as a whole.”
"Founded in 2013 by siblings Erastus and Christine Radjimin, ARTOTEL Group specializes in integrated business offerings across hotel management, food & beverage, event management and curated merchandise. Under the brands of ARTOTEL and CURATED COLLECTIONS, ARTOTEL Group currently operates more than 1,000 hotel rooms featuring art-inspired designs. For hotel owners, ARTOTEL Group provides technical assistance in exterior and interior design, space planning, engineering and construction of the hotel and its related facilities, while in the food & beverage vertical, the company currently operates restaurants, bars, as well as beach clubs. With this round of financing, ARTOTEL plans to strengthen its existing operations while also expanding its business throughout Southeast Asia. This investment by Indonesia-based Intudo marks the first external round of investment for ARTOTEL Group, which says it has already achieved profitability.”
"'We have built a strong partner ecosystem of financial institutions, telecommunications service providers, messaging platforms and payment processors, to offer our customers with immediate access to thousands of cash pickup options, and to any bank account or mobile wallet,' says Max Liu, chief executive and co-founder of EMQ. In typical startup fashion, Max won’t disclose any financials, except to say EMQ is growing at a 30% rate month over month. To help EMQ grow, Max recently raised $6.5 million in Series A funding from a group of investors that includes the U.S.-Indonesia crossborder firm Intudo Ventures. 'With a global remittance business of more than $600 billion, we are quite upbeat about the company’s growth,' says Max."
"Boutique fitness and indoor cycling studio Ride Jakarta has secured a $500,000 seed round of financing led by Indonesia-focused venture capital firm Intudo Ventures, according to a company statement... Founded in April 2015, Ride Jakarta is the first boutique studio dedicated to indoor cycling in Indonesia and has three studios in Jakarta currently... 'Ride Jakarta’s unique business model applies lessons learned from the US boutique fitness segment to Indonesia’s local market conditions. Gita and her team have demonstrated the right combination of ingenuity and perseverance to create a sustainable and scalable business model that meets the healthy lifestyle needs of Indonesians,' said Patrick Yip, Founding Partner at Intudo Ventures."
"BeliMobilGue — meaning ‘Buy My Car’ — was quietly started last year as a joint venture from Berlin-based Frontier Car Group and Intudo Ventures. It acts as a middleman between Indonesia’s car dealers and consumers who want to part with their vehicle. The startup has big plans for 2018 after it raised $3.7 million this week. The investment — which is described as a pre-Series A deal — was led by Indonesia’s Intudo Ventures with participation from angel investors that include Michaelangelo Moran, one of the co-founders of Uber Go-Jek."
"This investment marks Intudo Ventures’ debut investment in Indonesia. Intudo Ventures was founded by Eddy Chan and Patrick Yip, working with founding advisor Timothy Chen, in 2017. The VC firm launched a $10 Mn fund in June 2017. Intudo Ventures ...is an Indonesia-focused independent venture capital firm. The founding team has invested in dozens of early-stage companies in Silicon Valley, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and Indonesia since the 1990s. These investments include the likes of PayPal, SpaceX, Palantir Technologies, Netscreen Technologies, and Fortinet."
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