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The Team

Who We Are


Vanessa Tanuwijaya

Founder & Managing Partner

  • Founder of PrepareLabs Indonesia

  • Responsible for SMDV’s active portfolio from deal origination to due diligence 

  • Experienced active investor startup portfolio monitoring and management to ensure performance milestones

  • Investment team manager, experienced in deal sourcing, conduct due diligence and valuation analysis, and construct financial models to conclude investment recommendations

  • Extensive Investment analysis in Funding and Venture Capital (Early, mid to late stages)

  • Early career in investment analysis Mandiri Sekuritas Equity Research responsible for Indonesian small and mid-cap banks and healthcare sectors. 

  • MSc of Economics and BSc of Economics and Finance from London School of Economics and Political Science

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Jiejing Chen

Co-Founder & Partner

  • Boutique Private Equity investment holding firm as Venture Builder/Operator 

  • SG Registered Management Consultant (TÜV SÜD) & USA Chartered International Merger & Acquisitions Member (IMAA Charter Holder)

  • Business Consultant with extensive experience across technology and operations management with projects with large organizations such as McKinsey, Keppel Group, EXEO etc

  • Experienced M&A Manager with portfolio companies under boutique and large groups with acquisition value of over US$100M

  • Keppel Group Scholar, Antler Alum (US VC) and NUS NOC USA Program Alum 

  • Co-Founder of multiple startup companies

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Frederik Rasali

Associate Partner

  • Investment Banker with over 10 years of experience

  • Cover IPO firms over a wide array of industries from agriculture trading to technology to retail

  • Influential capital markets specialists, with expertise and well known insights to successful IPO market

  • Worked in multiple banks and boutique investment banking firms covering minor to major IPO and public equity market projects from US$20M to US$150M in size

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Teh Chong Nyen

Associate Partner

  • Experienced business strategic consultant with strong growth acumen

  • M&A deals over various industries from Real Estate to Green Energy to Logistics (Deal size typically >$1M)

  • Scaled various companies from 0 to 1, Eg. bagging over $2M sales within 6 months in Fintech

  • Successfully raised funds for businesses from Seed funding to Series C

  • Startup and business operator across wide industries segments (tech, lifestyle, financial etc)

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