Founder & Managing Director
Leslie is a serial entrepreneur and startup investor. At the age of 23, he founded System Access and grew it from a one-man startup to a publicly listed global software enterprise with 10 offices and 500 staff across Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa. In 2006, Sungard Inc., the world’s leading financial services software provider, acquired his company for S$120m. Since 2009, Leslie has started investing full time focusing on early stage startup either directly, via Red Dot Ventures or as General & Limited Partner with Extream Ventures. He has since invested in more than 40 early stage tech startups.
Kenya is a serial entrepreneur involved in 3 startups. He has strong technology background in networking and IT infrastructure and his most recent startup involved is in a cleantech IoT platform. He has experienced a whole cycle of a deep-tech startup; creating technology core, fundraising, developing hardware/software product team, building relationship with the sales partners, deliver the products to tier 1 IT companies, and selling the business for a M&A exit. He wishes to share his experience with early stage startups and help them get to the next level.
Daryl graduated from NUS Business School with a BBA, minoring in Technopreneurship. While still a student, he started a cosmetics business with his products currently retailing in Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai. His role is to help source investment opportunities and manage Red Dot’s co-working space and value-added services.