Mr Khailee Ng is a general partner of 500 Durians, the Southeast Asian arm of Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm, 500 Startups.
Based in Malaysia, Mr Ng has led over 100 investments in Southeast Asian tech startups, including Grab, Bukalapak, Carousell, and other regional champions. Prior to this, he was the founder of Groupsmore (acquired by Groupon) and Malaysia's largest online media company, Says.com (acquired by Media Prima). 100% of his time is dedicated to the firm and spends 30% on deal sourcing, 5% on deal execution, 15% on operations, 30% on portfolio management, 5% on realisations and 15% on investor reporting.
As every industry continues to be disrupted by new technology and evolving consumer landscapes, Mr Ng and 500 Startups specialise in discovering patterns of economic opportunity and investing in the entrepreneurs who will realise them. His investment activity and industry opinions are featured by Bloomberg, TechCrunch, Wall Street Journal, and Fortune, and the 500 Startups portfolio of companies have collectively raised over USD10 billion.