Justin is a scholar from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (part of the National University of Singapore), having specialized in entrepreneurship policy. He graduated with First Class Honours from Trinity College, Dublin, majoring in history and political science. <br><br> Justin is a New York transplant and fitness fanatic, as well as a huge fan of chicken rice and kopi gau.
Justin is Partner at Golden Gate Ventures, an early-stage venture capital fund based in Singapore that invests across Southeast Asia, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Justin manages the firm's existing portfolio while sourcing investments across the Asia-Pacific region (APAC). In addition, he is director for Golden Gate Ventures Annex Fund, focused on follow-on funding for existing portfolio companies. <br><br> Justin is also a co-founder of numerous community-building events, including SuperHappyDevHouseSG and WalkAboutSG. He is a board observer at Hyperactiv and an adviser to Shoppr. <br><br> Before Golden Gate Ventures, Justin was an Account Manager for Rakuten LinkShare Corporation, based in New York, and managed online e-commerce sales for prominent web-based retailers and service providers.
Justin is a member of Class 20 and served his fellowship at Golden Gate Ventures under the mentorship of Managing Director Vinnie Lauria (Class 17).