Our Investment Criteria

The GEC-KIP Technology and Innovation Fund targets high growth companies with promising new technologies or innovative products, across the Series A and B stages, in Southeast Asia.

Southeast Asia Focus

The company should have a presence in Southeast Asia.

Investment Pillars

The company should operate within one of our Investment Pillars.

Sizeable Market

The product or solution should have a large addressable market.

High Growth

The product or solution should show signs of high growth potential and scalability.

Path to Profitability

The company should have healthy margins, with a clear path to profitability.


The product or solution should be a proven concept with strong user traction.

The Right Team

The founding team should share the same vision, have complementary skillsets and, ideally, previous startup experience.

Growth Capital

The company should be raising growth capital to expand into new verticals and/or enter new markets.