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Jan 17, 2019

This week’s special guest is Ambar Machfoedy from Rekanext.  Ambar is the Managing Partner at Rekanext, an  early stage VC fund focused on regionalising startups across Southeast Asia through their experiences and network.  Previously, Ambar was a consultant with Massachusetts-based Monitor Company and before that, with Accenture. Also, He has been an Adjunct Professor in Marketing, initially at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and since 2008 at the NYU Stern School of Business. So please join me in welcoming Ambar from Rekanext.

Together, Ambar walks us through Rekanext’s investment thesis as well as his outlook on investment interest from China and his observations on the Philippine startup scene. Also he shares his unique approach on holding round table discussions with founders and how VC firms can implement investment decision process that is both rigorous yet innovative. Hope you guys enjoy this one!