Renee Marcia Chandran
Malaysia Venture Capital :: Investment Team
Malaysia Venture Capital - Investing In Tomorrow
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Renee Marcia Chandran
Vice President - Investment
Renee joined MAVCAP in March 2002, bringing to the company more than ten years of business development and venture capital experience.
A snapshot of her
experience at MAVCAP
: more than six years of solid VC experience investing in a total of ten companies where she
has developed strong competency in financial, technical and business due diligence, market research, creating and supporting "a point of view" on companies and monitoring of portfolio companies.
More importantly, Renee
has the ability to analyze a wide variety of businesses in various industries and form an independent investment judgment.
focuses on companies with good track record looking to grow their business exponentially with the funding received.
strong points of value add to her
portfolio companies is her
strong business acumen, propose the right business strategies for the investee company and her
excellent networks of people that she
knows in the industry to connect 'the right people to the right business'.
Prior to joining MAVCAP, Renee joined SIRIM Berhad, an acknowledged leader in standards and quality, research and development services and advanced manufacturing services.
At SIRIM, Renee was a Senior Executive in the Business Development Section, Corporate and Business Development Division.
experience was to identify, research and asses the potentials of new business projects for business expansion and diversification and propose strategies for new business growth areas.
This involved the review of numerous project proposals, prepare an assessment of the project for senior management evaluation, in charge of new project implementations and preparation of business plans for the various divisions/group.
In recognition of her
outstanding contribution to her
was awarded the prestigious Excellent Service Awards by SIRIM
in October 2001.
Prior to leaving Malaysia for her undergraduate degree in UK, Renee worked as a Programmer at Matsushita Electronic Components Sdn Bhd (MECOM), a Japanese MNC that produced electronic components.
experience was in development of accounting solutions/reports in various platforms such as RPG
, AS/400 systems
and Synon II
spare time, Renee loves travelling and is avid reader of philosophy and new age material.
received an MSc. in Management of Information Technology (with Distinction) from Sunderland University
, UK in 1997.
was awarded a scholarship to undertake her
postgraduate studies in UK from SIRIM Berhad
in 1996, under the auspices of Malaysian Government (JPA).
Her undergraduate degree was a BSc. in Computing from Oxford Brookes University, UK in 1996.
Before pursuing her
undergraduate studies, Renee
studied at Informatics College
, KL for an Advanced Diploma in Computer Studies in 1993-1994.
Prior to that, Renee
NCC (UK) International Diploma in Computer Studies at Informatics College
was awarded the overall second best student award for the NCC Malaysia June 1993 examination).