Meet our awesome, diverse, and colorful team

We speak 7 languages, come from all over the world, and have the expertise to help you build a great company.

KHAILEE NG

MANAGING PARTNER

Co-founded GroupsMore (acquired by Groupon) and SAYS.com (acquired by Catcha Group). He takes care of 500’s Southeast Asia fund and focuses on expanding 500’s global presence, and does all of it in a costume.

VISHAL HARNAL

VENTURE PARTNER

Vishal sources and manages 500’s investments across South-East Asia. A recovering lawyer (and before that, a founder) he’s had a hard time letting go of his collection of suits.

REBECCA KUX

COMMUNITY & PORTFOLIO RELATIONS

Takes care of support & community for SEA portfolio, with experience ranging from the KL startup scene to being a concert pianist. The Canadian-turned-Mexican is an expert at eating spicy food and being a good dog-mom to her corgi, Monty.

ARNAUD BONZOM

DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE INNOVATION

His recent report on How do the World’s Biggest Companies Deal with the Start­up Revolution? details the bullish efforts by Multinational Corporations to engage start­ups and leverage on their capabilities..

JUSTYNA PIOTROWSKA

GROWTH HACKER IN RESIDENCE

Run 500 Startups signature Series A Programs across South East Asia. Lead generation and UX-focused growth marketer mostly focused on South East Asia markets. Addicted to travelling and healthy living.

VENO KC

BAND MANAGER

I get shit done to make sure everybody in the 500 Durians team is comfy & is able focus on their tasks! Organising, hosting & meeting people is a passion. Also, i’m a sucker for lists, emoticons :P, hearing stories, being in Awe, & my cats (Silver & Gracie).

JASMINE LIEW

INVESTMENT MANAGER

Jasmine processes and manages 500’s portfolio investments across SEA. When she is not reviewing cap tables or negotiating investment agreements, she breaks a sweat at a TRX, barre, functional training or yoga class.

ANNA LAM

INVESTMENT RELATIONS MANAGER

Anna is the Investor Relations Manager for 500’s South East Asia Fund. When not geeking out about new businesses, you can find her scuba diving with her fish friends or chasing butterflies for macrophotography.

EMILIAN VASI

GROWTH HACKER IN RESIDENCE

Run 500 Startups signature Series A Programs across South East Asia. Key areas of expertise : acquisition and retention, lead-generation, paid search, display, paid social, mobile, video, email, re-marketing.