Based out of Jakarta, Kejora Capital is a leading Venture Capital firm that invests predominantly in the tech ecosystem in Southeast Asia. They are committed to investing in Asia’s brightest founders to build a better tomorrow.
Kejora Capital -About The Company
Founded in 2014, Kejora Capital is involved in the largest tech ecosystem in Southeast Asia. The firm backs entrepreneurs and startups in the tech ecosystem of Southeast Asia, operating in many countries of the region including Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines. The firm provides these entrepreneurs with mentorship as well as access to leading industry experts and strategic partners. Currently, the firm has $600 million worth of assets under management.
Kejora Capital prides itself on supporting innovative entrepreneurs achieve their objective of growing and scaling their business ventures, supporting them through the various growth stages of the company. To them, identifying and investing in the best startups early, providing them with Seed capital and early support as well as continued assistance for growth is the key to creating leaders of the future.
The Investment Strategy
Kejora Capital provides investment and support to startups on various stages of their growth, from early seed capital to later stages such as pre and post IPO advice. They work with global leaders in the sectors to act as an all-encompassing platform for entrepreneurs to gain assistance and resources necessary for growth, scaling and improving all aspects of their business.
Their Orbit fund prioritizes finding and funding startups at the early seed stages, up to their Series A funding rounds, and their Growth fund focuses on what lies beyond.
Kejora Capital focus pertains to supporting these companies beyond financially, specifically in regards to providing resources, access and mentorship for development. The Kejora ecosystem takes pride in being a holistic environment for allowing startups to fully bloom into successful enterprises. They provide access to a vast space of support structures, including hands-on mentorship, advice from industry experts and accelerators for the growth of every company they bring into the fold.
Kejora Capital has had 4 funding rounds since its inception, raking in a total of $167 Million in investment funds. Their latest round of funding was the SBI Kejora Orbit Fund 1, raising $26 Million in June 2020. Their largest round of fundraising was in December 2017, the Intervest Star SoutheastAsia Growth 1 which raised $101 million.
Kejora Capital has made 22 investments, leading in 9 of those. They have also made a total of 4 exits.
Their most recent investment was in March 2021, in the Indonesian last-mile delivery service company Sicepat Express during their Series B funding rounds, which gathered a total of $170 Million. This company is an emerging Unicorn, valued at $744 Million.
The tech sector in Asia is growing, particularly in Southeast Asia. The region needs emerging technology as well as infusion of tech in traditional fields to catch up with the West and the rest of the developed world. Supporting this sector financially as well as with mentorship and access is crucial to fuel this growth, and it is precisely this niche that Kejora Capital desires to occupy.