Korean born VC at Vertex in Singapore
Speaker: Sang-Uh Han
Sang-Uh Han ("Sang") is currently serving as Vice President of Investments for Vertex Venture Management, responsible for deal-sourcing, execution, and investment management for both direct investments into companies and primary commitments into venture capital funds throughout Southeast Asia, Korea, and the US. Prior to Vertex, he served as Senior Vice President for North Asia Investment Corporation, an NYSE-AMEX listed SPAC (Special Purpose Acquisition Company) that was managed by Kang & Company, a Korean investment firm. From 2005 to 2008, Sang served at Walden International, a US-based global venture capital firm. Prior to this, he served in a variety of capacities, including Chief Technology Officer and advisor, with @Dream Co., a Korean online entertainment and business software company, and as as Senior Manager in charge of international operations for Linux International, Inc., an open-source software company in Korea. Sang received a B.S. in Computer Science from Seoul National University and an M.B.A. from INSEAD.
Sang will be sharing what makes an investor like Vertex Management to consider a Korean start-up.