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Nicholas Chan


Mr. Chan serves as the Managing Director at Fredrik Marine IT Services Pte Ltd. He was a Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer at OpenRecruiters. He Co-Founded 5 tech startups, 1 consultancy firm and 1 military simulation wargaming firm; with 18 years of business experience across SouthEast Asia under his belt. He is also an early stage investor having invested in 27 tech startups, 6 successful exits. He was recently featured in SME Magazine. He is a Singapore serial entrepreneur turned venture capitalist focusing in assisting young, passionate startups in Asia. Nicholas first successful venture was at age 17 on May 21, 1996, when he and Benjamin Soon, his secondary school classmate first set up an IT solutions company called S.C.N. Technologies with S$500 in seed capital and a small storeroom in Sim Lim Tower. Subsequently, he set up iFoundries (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd on January 7, 2005 with Andy Lim, his former army camp mate. Today, he is the Executive Director of Azione Capital Pte Ltd, a Venture Capital firm and startup Business Incubator.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Singapore
  • Singapore

Nicholas Chan Investments (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Clan Fight 01-Jan-2011 Corporate 0000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Startup 00000000 0000
0000000 01-Jan-2011 0000 00000 000.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Startup 00000000 0000
0000000000000 01-Jan-2011 0000 00000 0000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Out of Business 00000000 0000
0000000 000000 000 01-Jan-2010 0000 00000 0000 Other Software Startup 00000000 0000
00 00000! 01-Jan-2010 0000 00000 0000 Application Software Startup 00000000 0000
SpendCrowd 01-Jan-2010 Seed Round 0000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 00000000 0000
FusionAds 01-Jan-2007 Seed Round 0000 Business/Productivity Software Startup 00000000 0000
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Nicholas Chan Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
SpendCrowd 01-Jan-2015 Bankruptcy: Liquidation Completed
000000000 01-Jan-2009 000000000000000000 Completed
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0000000000000 0000000000: 000000 Completed
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Nicholas Chan Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Nicholas Chan Angel Investor 0 Singapore, Singapore