Shane Chesson

Founder, General Partner
Languages:
English
Actively Exploring:
Historical fiction, Overlooked Strava Segments, Primary Science Experiments
Southeast Asia is complex, but perfectly solvable. The key is to think about what makes sense for your business, whether to stay in one market or attack several. Equally, find an investor who provides active intelligence, stretches your thinking and helps lower the risks of execution. There's much to be done, so let's get to it.

As a co-founder of Openspace, he has worked alongside Hian Goh since 2014, driving success across the whole firm. Aside from sitting on the Investment Committee, he sits on the Board of Gojek, Halodoc, TaniHub and Finnomena. Prior to 2014, he spent fourteen years in investment banking, with roles including Managing Director and Co-Head, Technology Investment Banking at Citigroup Asia-Pacific. During this time he worked closely with Asian technology companies, completing over $10BN of transactions with deal sizes from $30MN-$3BN and gaining an invaluable insight into their operations and growth.Shane holds an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD Singapore and spent his early career as a strategy consultant for Bain & Company and GEM Consulting.

Shane Chesson

Founder, General Partner
Languages:
English
Actively Exploring:
Historical fiction, Overlooked Strava Segments, Primary Science Experiments
Southeast Asia is complex, but perfectly solvable. The key is to think about what makes sense for your business, whether to stay in one market or attack several. Equally, find an investor who provides active intelligence, stretches your thinking and helps lower the risks of execution. There's much to be done, so let's get to it.

As a co-founder of Openspace, he has worked alongside Hian Goh since 2014, driving success across the whole firm. Aside from sitting on the Investment Committee, he sits on the Board of Gojek, Halodoc, TaniHub and Finnomena. Prior to 2014, he spent fourteen years in investment banking, with roles including Managing Director and Co-Head, Technology Investment Banking at Citigroup Asia-Pacific. During this time he worked closely with Asian technology companies, completing over $10BN of transactions with deal sizes from $30MN-$3BN and gaining an invaluable insight into their operations and growth.Shane holds an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD Singapore and spent his early career as a strategy consultant for Bain & Company and GEM Consulting.

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