Eddie Ler

Partner, Vantage Venture

More about Eddie Ler

Eddie is an early investor in B2B SaaS founders with unfair advantage and differentiated approach in financial inclusion, lifelong learning and sustainable development across geographies.

His portfolio companies are backed by G7 SWF, Moody's (owned by Berkshire Hathaway), Kingdom Holdings ($100 billion AUM), venture capital firms (GSR, Square Peg, 500 Startups, Seedplus, etc), Enterprise Singapore's venture arm and family offices. Recent exits include the acquisition of an insurtech by an NYSE listed investment bank.

He is a former World Bank consultant in strategy and operations for emerging financial institutions in South East Asia. He has assisted an emerging financial centre to establish a $2 billion fund of fund to seed private equity managers sponsored by a GCC SWF.

He is a panel speaker, judge and mentor at the Draper Startup House, Slingshot, IOT Tribe, Startupbootcamp, Singapore Fintech Association, etc.

He holds a master degree in Applied Statistics from Exeter College, Oxford and has completed an executive program in Strategy from Wharton School.

He is a Singaporean and has lived / worked in over 10 countries across Asia, Europe and the GCC. Outside of work, he is a certified judge for National Open Artistic Swimming Championships at the Sports Hub. 

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