Alan’s background spans banking and software. After college, he worked in the highly regulated world of institutional capital markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. More recently, Alan has worked alongside leading developers on enterprise Software-as-a-Service, Cyber Security and Cloud Infrastructure projects.
Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic), Honours, Melbourne University
Bachelor of Commerce, Melbourne University.
Veli has spent 20 years working in media, tech and professional services in the UK, Japan, China and Singapore. A veteran of three successful startups, Veli has worked in senior roles for more than a decade.
As Zave’s COO, Veli leverages that experience to make sure we understand and meet each client’s evolving needs.
Bachelor of Arts (Japanese and Economics), Honours, SOAS University of London
We are a progressive public accounting and consulting corporation that keeps it real so that you only pay for efficiency, reliability and true quality. With over 20 years’ of experience in a diverse range of industries, we are focused on addressing the assurance and advisory needs of business owners.
GC Tax Services is founded by Genevieve Chan, Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax) of the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals. With 15 years of experience in Big 4 firms and mid-size accounting companies, Genevieve provides business and tax solutions that are practical and effective.
Willson is a co-founder and serves as Managing Director and Managing Partner of East Ventures based in Singapore, leading the fund's initiatives for South East Asia.
Batara is best known as the co-founder and CTO of Mixi, Japan's largest home grown social network and now mobile gaming powerhouse. He is currently a founder and managing partner of East Ventures and shares in the vision of Zave.
Martin has corporate finance and investing experience across Asia, Europe, and United States, and spent the formative years of his early career in private equity at KKR focused on emerging markets. His passion for supporting promising entrepreneurs led him to become an early-stage investor, backing regional household consumer names such as Halo Top Creamery in the US and Digikala in the Middle East. Martin is also a strong believer in software's potential and is an active venture partner with two b2b software-focused VC funds.