VCs bullish about Asia's long-term consumption growth trend

VCs bullish about Asia's long-term consumption growth trend

Deepak Shahdadpuri, founder and managing director, DSG Consumer Partners (right, top); Jefrey Joe, co-founder and general partner, Alpha JWC Ventures (left, bottom); and Nicholas Cator, founder and managing partner, Venturi Partners.

Despite the disruptions caused by the global pandemic, Asia’s long-term consumption growth trend continues to be positive, according to panelists at the recently-concluded Asia PE-VC Summit 2021.

There was a blip in consumption last year and early this year and consumption per capita decreased a lot during the onset of the pandemic but 2025 consumption per capita should be still around 1.5 times more than 2020, said Nicholas Cator, founder and managing partner of Singapore-based fund manager Venturi Partners.

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