Mr. Jeffrey Paine serves as Co-Founding Partner at Golden Gate Ventures. He co-founded Battle Ventures and also served as its Director. He also serves as Board member at Rebonics and as a Director at Founder Institute. He also served as Advisor at Right Click Capital. He started and manages the Founder Institute in Asia where he is currently overseeing its expansion in the region. Since 2010, the Founder Institute has graduated over 40 companies in Asia. Jeff spent the first eight years of his career in early stage venture and private equity in the US, North and South Asia. He co-founded a China market entry advisory firm, which was then merged with a China mid-market private equity firm and subsequently co-founded Generation Origin, a venture advisory firm based in Palo Alto (advised by the legendary Pitch Johnson). Mr. Paine served as an Advisor at Sydney Seed Fund. Loves ideas and entrepreneurship. Assists founders in honing their business strategies, by partnering with larger industry players, customers and gaining exposure to prospective early stage investors and acquirers. He spent the first eight years of his career in early stage venture and private equity in the US, North and South Asia. He then co-founded a China market entry advisory firm which was then merged with a China mid market private equity firm and subsequently co-founded Generation Origin, a venture advisory firm based in Palo Alto (advised by Pitch Johnson of Asset Management Company). He left Generation Origin in 2009 to set up Battle Ventures- a venture advisory and investment company based in Singapore and the Bay Area, Flutter Films/Lotus Entertainment (SE Asia)- a Pan Asia feature film production and distribution company, and is behind 2 stealth consumer Internet and mobile companies. He currently sits on the board of Endeavor Capital Partners Pte Ltd, Rediffusion Pte Ltd, TheMobileGamer Pte Ltd, and the organizing committee of the Zayed International Humanitarian Award in Abu Dhabi. He is a tech and business model fanatic, a networking junkie, a J-drama nut, and a USC Trojan fan. LinkedIn and Twitter are the best spots to find him. Jeffrey holds a BS Business Administration from the University of Southern California. He also serves as Advisor at Pulsar Venture Capital.