Golden Gate Ventures opens KL office, commits $18m to Malaysian investments

The Golden Gate Ventures team. Source: Golden Gate Ventures

Singapore-headquartered early-stage venture capital firm Golden Gate Ventures has opened its Malaysia office in Kuala Lumpur, it said in a statement on Friday.

According to its managing partner Vinnie Lauria, the VC firm plans to commit about $18 million of its recently closed $100-million Fund III to back Malaysia-based startups. It has previously invested about a quarter of its $60-million Fund II – closed in 2016 – into Malaysian startups.

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