The team behind Extream Ventures is uniquely qualified to develop scalable startup companies in the IDM space. The management team has an average of 18 years of experience in venture capital, angel investing, entrepreneurship, management, operations, consulting, teaching, and financial services. Our team members have been involved in early-stage companies in Singapore for the last 5-8 years as investors, entrepreneurs, and mentors.
Pierre is the Managing Partner of Extream Ventures, a Singapore-based early-stage VC firm launched in 2009, funded in part by the Singapore Government's National Research Foundation. In addition to his role at Extream Ventures, he is a Partner at Upstream Ventures, a Singapore-based seed & startup investment firm launched in 2003. Pierre has significant experience in Venture Capital and has been active in new venture creation across Asia since 2003. He has backed successful Singapore-based technology companies such as Singular ID (sold to Bilcare), Property Guru (IS24/Deutsche Telekom), Just Commodity and Tagit. In addition to his role as a VC, Pierre serves as Executive Chairman of Tagit, Asia’s leading mobile banking & payment software solution provider. He is also a business advisor to promising startups in the cleantech and medical device sectors, including Visenti (smart water grid) and Sentec (diabetes testing).
Pierre serves as Chairman of Business Angels Network of Southeast Asia (BANSEA) and Honorary Secretary of Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SVCA). He earned a B.A. with Honors in International Relations from Boston University, and an MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business.