Mr Hian Goh is a founding partner of Openspace Ventures, a Series A venture capital firm focused on technology and internet companies in Southeast Asia. Openspace currently manages two funds with a total committed capital of US$225M. It has invested in 19 companies including Go-Jek, CXA, Chope, HaloDoc and Zimplistic (the makers of Rotimatic).
Openspace’s inaugural fund launched in 2014 and is ranked by Preqin as the 3rd best performing VC fund in Asia for its vintage. Of the 15 investments in the fund one portfolio, 13 have completed substantial follow on funding of over US$2.6 billion.s.
Prior to founding Openspace Ventures, Mr Hian was founder of the Asian Food Channel (AFC) which was acquired by Scripps Networks in 2013.
Mr Goh began his career as an investment banker and was also an early member of the Salomon Smith Barney Technology investment banking practice in Asia (now part of Citigroup). graduated with a degree in Jurisprudence (Law) from Trinity College, Oxford and an MBA from INSEAD. He is a reserve officer with the Singapore navy and a board member on the Singapore Science Centre.