Established in 2003 in Singapore, Upstream Ventures focuses on early-stage venture creation by providing funding, expertise and networks to emerging companies across Singapore, India and China.

About Upstream Ventures

Focus on Innovation

We back outstanding teams that have the vision and discipline to build high-growth enterprises targeting Asian and global markets in sectors such as security & biometrics, Internet, IT software & solutions, IDM (interactive digital media) and semiconductors.

Hands-On Approach

Our operationally-experienced team engages early in the life of a company where we can most effectively accelerate growth. We build strong and reliable management teams, work closely with our companies to develop and execute strategies, and provide access to key players, markets and capital through our strong industrial and financial networks.

What they are saying

"The team at Upstream understands the struggles of a new venture. Their straightforward advice propelled us to the growth stage quickly."
— Navtej Singh, CEO of Tagit (Singapore)

"Upstream was by our side every leg of the journey - they truly are long term investors."
— Dr. Kai Chen, CEO of Comlent Technology (China)

"They're sharp, strategic investors who are not afraid to roll up their sleeves and face the battles together."
— Alex Goatcher, Founder of Mikoishi (Singapore)

"They pushed us to think bigger, to move faster - their strong network and industry insight helped make it a reality."
— Dr. Roberto Mariani, Founder & CTO of XID Technologies (Singapore)