Golden Gate Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm headquartered in Singapore with an on the ground presence in Jakarta, Indonesia. Since 2011, the firm has invested in over 35 companies across Southeast Asia. The firm invests in Startups in Southeast Asia that leverage technology and the internet to scale rapidly and disrupt existing industries – from e-commerce to payments, marketplaces to content portals, mobile apps to B2B, IoT to SaaS platforms. internet and mobile start-ups across e-commerce, fintech, mobile applications, and SaaS platforms.
With Golden Gate Venture’s diverse range of portfolio companies, and their active involvement in their development, this investment provides an excellent platform for the introduction of new technologies and solutions for Oman. In addition, the have provided the opportunity for the various young Omani members of the IDO team access to their portfolio and learnings from their in-house team, via regular secondments and visits.
IDO Value Add
The partnership between IDO and Golden Gate Venture’s acts as the ‘Golden Bridge’ between Singapore and Oman, bringing south east Asian companies and products to Oman, and connecting the right products with the right decision makers, and potential local investors.