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The Southeast Asia Exit Landscape

Southeast Asia (SEA) has a young and vibrant technology startup ecosystem. An ecosystem that is maturing at a rapid pace and with capital increasingly allocated to up and coming tech startups. With the rise of unicorns, foreign venture capital and corporates, Golden Gate Ventures in partnership with INSEAD felt it was time to revisit earlier research relating to the exit landscape. In the analysis, we’re taking a deeper look at the historical exits (strategic acquisitions, IPOs, and trade sales) and make a forecast of potential exits for the next 5 years.




Adversus is my personal blog. It talks about my experiences as a venture capitalist in Southeast Asia. I am a partner at Golden Gate Ventures in Singapore. Golden Gate Ventures is an early-stage VC firm in Southeast Asia. Golden Gate Ventures invests in internet & mobile startups

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Michael H. Lints

Michael H. Lints

Partner at Golden Gate Ventures, husband, proud father of 2 and fanatic cyclist and runner. More about me @

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