1982 Ventures Hosts Indonesia PE/VC Ecosystem
January 22, 2020
“THE ENERGY AND CONNECTIVITY OF THE LOCAL INDUSTRY IS QUITE SPECIAL”
1982 Ventures and DWF were delighted to have hosted over one hundred of venture capital and private equity investors in Jakarta, Indonesia. The event was a kick-off for 2020 as the industry continues to expand and deal activity is expected to increase in the coming months.
Joel Shen (Partner at DWF) shared on the event and 1982 Ventures, “Our two firms share many common traits: a genuine passion for technology and innovation, expertise in our respective fields, and a wealth of experience investing in one of the most exciting (and challenging!) markets in the world today.”
“ONE OF THE MOST EXCITING (AND CHALLENGING) MARKETS IN THE WORLD TODAY”
He continued, “We had a great time catching up with old friends and making new connections and look forward to working with the Indonesian and international investor community in the months ahead.”
Herston Powers, Managing Partner at 1982 Ventures, stated,” We were humbled by the strong showing of the Indonesian ecosystem at our event with DWF. The energy and connectivity of the industry is quite special and may be a contributing factor of the how robust the VC and start up scene is in Indonesia.
DWF is a global legal business providing complex, managed and connected services, operating from 28 key locations with approximately 4,200 people. The Company became the first Main Market Premium Listed legal business on the London Stock Exchange in March 2019. DWF recorded revenue of £272.4 million in the year ended 30 April 2019. For more information visit: www.dwf.law
About 1982 Ventures:
1982 Ventures is a Singapore based VC firm focused on investing in early stage fintech start-ups in Southeast Asia. We have experience leading and executing fintech deals in the region. Our focus makes us the first port of call for fintech founders and first money in. Our local networks provide us exclusive deal flow, on-the-ground insights and access to decision makers.
1982 Ventures is investing in and supporting the best founders to positively impact the future of financial services in Southeast Asia.
For more information visit: https://1982.vc/