Melisa Irene

Melisa Irene is Partner of East Ventures, an early-stage investment fund with B2C and B2B focus industry. Over 5 years, she has worked closely with startup founders across SEA to provide coordination and support for venture growth and fund raising.

East Ventures has funded hundreds of early-stage companies in Southeast Asia since their early days. Most of the companies have received subsequent funding round and riding on top of Indonesia’s middle-class consumer growth. The firm has also exited investments through M&A to local and international companies. This year, East Ventures crowned as the most consistent top performing VC fund globally and is the most active investor in SEA and Indonesia.