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1982 Ventures backs Infina, the “Robinhood of Vietnam” Digital Investment App

1982 Ventures backs Infina, Vietnam-based digital investment platform, in an oversubscribed 7-digit seed round. 1982 Ventures is the leading seed fund focused on fintech in Southeast Asia.

June 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog, Podcast
Podcast: The Fund Investing in the Plaid, Stripe and Klarna of Southeast Asia

Herston Powers, Managing Partner of 1982 Ventures shares his experience building the leading seed fund investing in fintech in Southeast Asia. He discusses why Southeast Asia fintech is the key venture capital investment opportunity, recent investments and portfolio developments and how 1982 Ventures provides access to this fast growing asset..

June 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog
1982 Ventures Backs Indonesian Earned Wage Access and Financial Inclusion Fintech Wagely

1982 Ventures backs wagely – an Indonesia-based platform that provides financial wellness and earned wage access to millions of low and middle-income workers. 1982 Ventures is an early backer of wagely and the only seed fund focused on fintech in Southeast Asia.

June 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog
Proctor & Gamble (P&G) – Sustainable Merchant Microcredit for Emerging Markets

1982 Ventures was invited for the launch of iLab 2021, a three-day virtual innovation festival organized by Procter and Gamble (P&G) in partnership with the Singapore Economic Development Board and Pilot 44. The festival aimed at bringing together local and regional startups to develop technology solutions for challenges faced in..

May 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog
Buy Now Pay Later For Impact in Southeast Asia

Scott Krivokopich (Managing Partner at 1982 Ventures) was invited to deliver a presentation to impact and institutional credit investors on what makes Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) businesses attractive for investment. He delivered insights on why these businesses have been growing so rapidly on a global level, provides a sustainable..

May 2021


Insights & Blog, Podcast
Just Say No To Investors That Are Not a Fit

Scott Krivokopich, Managing Partner, of 1982 Ventures joins podcast host Konstantin Dubovitskiy on Fundraising Radio, a podcast about fundraising for early-stage startups, to discuss Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem, how startup founders should approach investors, and how to find the right investor for your startup.

May 2021


Insights & Blog, Podcast
The Next Big Thing in Fintech for Southeast Asia

Scott Krivokopich of 1982 Ventures joined SoHo Advisor’s Frank Troise on the Unhedged podcast for a candid conversation on the next big thing in Southeast Asia fintech, the massive gaps across the payments ecosystem and where Singapore digibank hopefuls go from here.

May 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog
1982 Ventures Announces Investment into Leading Vietnam Buy-Now, Pay-Later Fundiin

Fundiin, Vietnam’s leading buy now, pay later, announces close of venture funding round led by 1982 Ventures and others. Fundiin is a financial technology company that offers a buy-now, pay-later payment option to consumers at the point of sale, driving up to 30% increase in sales for partner merchants.

March 2021


Insights & Blog
1982 Ventures Announces Investment into Financial API Provider Brick

Brick, a fintech API provider, has secured funding from 1982 Ventures and other leading venture capital firms from Indonesia, Silicon Valley and Singapore.

March 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog
1982 Ventures backs Infina, the “Robinhood of Vietnam” Digital Investment App

1982 Ventures backs Infina, Vietnam-based digital investment platform, in an oversubscribed 7-digit seed round. 1982 Ventures is the leading seed fund focused on fintech in..

June 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog, Podcast
Podcast: The Fund Investing in the Plaid, Stripe and Klarna of Southeast Asia

Herston Powers, Managing Partner of 1982 Ventures shares his experience building the leading seed fund investing in fintech in Southeast Asia. He discusses why Southeast..

June 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog
1982 Ventures Backs Indonesian Earned Wage Access and Financial Inclusion Fintech Wagely

1982 Ventures backs wagely – an Indonesia-based platform that provides financial wellness and earned wage access to millions of low and middle-income workers. 1982 Ventures..

June 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog
Proctor & Gamble (P&G) – Sustainable Merchant Microcredit for Emerging Markets

1982 Ventures was invited for the launch of iLab 2021, a three-day virtual innovation festival organized by Procter and Gamble (P&G) in partnership with the..

May 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog
Buy Now Pay Later For Impact in Southeast Asia

Scott Krivokopich (Managing Partner at 1982 Ventures) was invited to deliver a presentation to impact and institutional credit investors on what makes Buy Now Pay..

May 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog
1982 Ventures Announces Investment into Leading Vietnam Buy-Now, Pay-Later Fundiin

Fundiin, Vietnam’s leading buy now, pay later, announces close of venture funding round led by 1982 Ventures and others. Fundiin is a financial technology company..

March 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog
The Rise of Financial Wellness in Southeast Asia

1982 Ventures takes a look at how fintechs are reinventing financial wellness in Southeast Asia.

February 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog, Podcast
Managing a Specialist Fund and the Power of Going Deep

Listen to a candid conversation on the Southeast Asia fintech scene, running a specialised venture firm, the role of banks in fintech, neobanks and the..

December 2020


Impact, Insights & Blog, Videos
1982 Ventures Presents at INSEAD Emerging Markets Conference

Starting a Southeast Asia VC fund and how to break into VC. 1982 Ventures was invited to join a panel at INSEAD’s Emerging Markets Conference..

November 2020


Impact, Insights & Blog
1982 Ventures backs Infina, the “Robinhood of Vietnam” Digital Investment App

1982 Ventures backs Infina, Vietnam-based digital investment platform, in an oversubscribed 7-digit seed round. 1982 Ventures is the leading seed fund focused on fintech in..

June 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog, Podcast
Podcast: The Fund Investing in the Plaid, Stripe and Klarna of Southeast Asia

Herston Powers, Managing Partner of 1982 Ventures shares his experience building the leading seed fund investing in fintech in Southeast Asia. He discusses why Southeast..

June 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog
1982 Ventures Backs Indonesian Earned Wage Access and Financial Inclusion Fintech Wagely

1982 Ventures backs wagely – an Indonesia-based platform that provides financial wellness and earned wage access to millions of low and middle-income workers. 1982 Ventures..

June 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog
Proctor & Gamble (P&G) – Sustainable Merchant Microcredit for Emerging Markets

1982 Ventures was invited for the launch of iLab 2021, a three-day virtual innovation festival organized by Procter and Gamble (P&G) in partnership with the..

May 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog
Buy Now Pay Later For Impact in Southeast Asia

Scott Krivokopich (Managing Partner at 1982 Ventures) was invited to deliver a presentation to impact and institutional credit investors on what makes Buy Now Pay..

May 2021


Insights & Blog, Podcast
Just Say No To Investors That Are Not a Fit

Scott Krivokopich, Managing Partner, of 1982 Ventures joins podcast host Konstantin Dubovitskiy on Fundraising Radio, a podcast about fundraising for early-stage startups, to discuss Southeast..

May 2021


Insights & Blog, Podcast
The Next Big Thing in Fintech for Southeast Asia

Scott Krivokopich of 1982 Ventures joined SoHo Advisor’s Frank Troise on the Unhedged podcast for a candid conversation on the next big thing in Southeast..

May 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog
1982 Ventures Announces Investment into Leading Vietnam Buy-Now, Pay-Later Fundiin

Fundiin, Vietnam’s leading buy now, pay later, announces close of venture funding round led by 1982 Ventures and others. Fundiin is a financial technology company..

March 2021


Insights & Blog
1982 Ventures Announces Investment into Financial API Provider Brick

Brick, a fintech API provider, has secured funding from 1982 Ventures and other leading venture capital firms from Indonesia, Silicon Valley and Singapore.

March 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog, Podcast
Podcast: The Fund Investing in the Plaid, Stripe and Klarna of Southeast Asia

Herston Powers, Managing Partner of 1982 Ventures shares his experience building the leading seed fund investing in fintech in Southeast Asia. He discusses why Southeast..

June 2021


Insights & Blog, Podcast
Just Say No To Investors That Are Not a Fit

Scott Krivokopich, Managing Partner, of 1982 Ventures joins podcast host Konstantin Dubovitskiy on Fundraising Radio, a podcast about fundraising for early-stage startups, to discuss Southeast..

May 2021


Insights & Blog, Podcast
The Next Big Thing in Fintech for Southeast Asia

Scott Krivokopich of 1982 Ventures joined SoHo Advisor’s Frank Troise on the Unhedged podcast for a candid conversation on the next big thing in Southeast..

May 2021


Impact, Insights & Blog, Podcast
Managing a Specialist Fund and the Power of Going Deep

Listen to a candid conversation on the Southeast Asia fintech scene, running a specialised venture firm, the role of banks in fintech, neobanks and the..

December 2020


Impact, Podcast
Doing Deals Responsibly in A Crisis

Why seed is less risky than late stage, emerging trends in Southeast Asia’s tech and VC ecosystem, and the impact of Covid-19 on startups.  Scott..

April 2020


Insights & Blog, Press
Google Pay shaping up to be a serious contender in Southeast Asia

User acquisition is a pain for new players, but Google Pay seems to have cracked the code for digital payments. 1982 Ventures stressed how Google..

March 2021


Press
1982 Ventures and South Korea’s Infobank, C&Venture Partners and BTC Investment Sign Investment Partnership

1982 Ventures, a leading early stage venture capital firm in Southeast Asia, has entered a strategic partnership with three leading South Korean investors Infobank (039290:..

March 2021


Impact, Press
See First | 近期东南亚金融圈:多金的支付,受重创的借贷,被低估的保险科技

In an interview with 7.5 Degree, Scott Krivokopich, Managing Partner of 1982 Ventures, talks about the relevance of early-stage fintech investing in Southeast Asia for..

May 2020


Impact, Press
Philippines Remains a Key Market for 1982 Ventures

In this interview, 1982 Ventures talks about the region’s fintech landscape, how the Philippines is growing and how Covid-19 is affecting the startup sector.

March 2020


Impact, Press
Krasia Article On 1982 Ventures

1982 Ventures is SE Asia's first exclusively seed-stage fintech VC firm.

January 2020


Press
Deal Street Asia Article on Venture

1982 Ventures is launched in Singapore.

December 2019


Impact, Insights & Blog, Videos
1982 Ventures Presents at INSEAD Emerging Markets Conference

Starting a Southeast Asia VC fund and how to break into VC. 1982 Ventures was invited to join a panel at INSEAD’s Emerging Markets Conference..

November 2020