This month marks the third year of life for East Ventures, the early-stage fund that focuses on Singapore and Indonesia. So it’s a good time – as with any birthday or anniversary – for the team to look back on what lessons can be learned from mistakes, and what has been achieved. (Disclosure: East Ventures is an investor in TechinAsia; please see our ethics page for more information).

Lots of insights and data have been crammed into the infographic below, made by East Ventures to celebrate its journey thus far. Covering its portfolio startups and the East Ventures Alpha events and 100-day accelerator program, the graphic reveals that most of the fund’s startups are based in Indonesia, and that the investments are mostly directed at the e-commerce space. Looking outside of Jakarta shows that Bandung and Jogjakarta are places to watch for mobile and social gaming.

Of the 26 young companies that have been backed so far:

Plus, eight are still active, and six have dived into the deepest of waters – the dead pool. Here’s the full infographic:

East Ventures on 3rd Anniversary - Infographic

Disclosure: As mentioned above, East Ventures is an investor in TechinAsia. See our ethics page for more information.


For more fun graphics like this one, check out previous entries in our infographic series.

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