Partner, Upstream Ventures
Pierre Hennes is a Partner at Upstream Ventures, a Singapore-based seed & startup investment firm launched in 2003.
has backed successful Singapore-based technology companies such as Singular ID
(sold to Bilcare), Property Guru
(IS24/Deutsche Telekom), Just Commodity
Pierre is concurrently the Managing Partner of Extream Ventures, a Singapore-based early-stage VC firm launched in 2009, funded in part by the Singapore Government's National Research Foundation.
In addition to his role as a VC, Pierre serves as Executive Chairman of Tagit Pte Ltd, Asia's leading mobile banking software solution provider.
He is also a business advisor to promising startups in the cleantech and medical device sectors, including Visenti www.visenti.com (smart water grid) and Sentec www.sentec.sg (diabetes testing).
A well-respected leader in Singapore's entrepreneurial ecosystem, Pierre is also the Chairman of the Business Angels Network of Southeast Asia
(BANSEA), Singapore's largest network of angel investors.
He also serves as Honorary Secretary of the Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SVCA).
Pierre has significant international experience in technology investment and new venture creation, and has worked and invested across the US, Europe, Russia and Asia