Alex is the Managing Director of Spaze Ventures, a seed capital firm focused on investing in technology startups in Asia, where he leads the investments and help startups grow. He is passionate about entrepreneurship, education and innovation; and have invested in more than 30 startups, helped them to expand overseas and raise the next round of funding.
Alex has more than a decade of experience from both the public and private sectors. He was previously the vice president of a regional Fintech company that specializes in payment processing and consumer data, where he was responsible for business development and expansion into new markets; and was subsequently acquired by Wirecard. Prior to that, Alex was the Manager and Team Lead (Enterprise Technology) in Enterprise Singapore (formerly IE Singapore), where he specialized in the e-government and financial services clusters to help companies expand beyond the shores of Singapore. Alex started his career as an engineer before joining a boutique venture capital firm, where he further developed his passion and commitment to help startups and companies grow.
Alex is currently the Vice-Chairman of Singapore Enterprise Chapter at SGTECH and also the Vice-President at Enterprise Singapore Society. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) and a Master of Science (Technopreneurship & Innovation), both from Nanyang Technological University. He also attended the International Business Fellowship, Middle East Executive Management Program at University of Dubai.