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Kairous Capital

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Joseph Lee See Toh Kean Yaw


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Total investments 14
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 12
Rounds per year 1.75
Lead investments 8
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Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Mobile Payments
  • Financial Services
  • Payments

Kairous Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2014. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Kuala Lumpur. The company was established in Asia in Malaysia.

The current fund was established by Joseph Lee, See Toh Kean Yaw. The overall number of key employees were 3.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Kairous Capital, startups are often financed by Axiata Digital Innovation Fund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Axiata Digital Innovation Fund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Vision Plus Capital, Tencent Holdings, Legend Capital.

The real fund results show that this VC is 80 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2018.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Health Care, Internet. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline CareLinker, Dashubao For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - China. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Mobile Apps
Staffing Agency
$3M18 Oct 2022 Midview City, Central Region, Singapore


Information Technology
Mobile Apps
01 Nov 2021 Dki Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia


$1M13 Sep 2021 Bang Rak, Krung Thep, Thailand


$3M23 Apr 2021 Bang Rak, Krung Thep, Thailand

TechNode Global

$1M08 Feb 2021 Singapore, Central, Singapore

Intrepid Group Asia

Business Development
Business Intelligence
Developer APIs
11 Dec 2019 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Retail Technology
17 Oct 2019 Shanghai, China

PrimeKeeper Malaysia

Financial Services
Mobile Payments
28 Dec 2018 Malaysia, Petaling Jaya

$3M18 Oct 2018 Shanghai, China


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