Netrove was founded in 1999 as a regional venture capital and corporate finance advisory firm that provides critical capital and venture advisory services. It focuses mainly on risk capital investment and fund raising, corporate finance advisory, IPO, M&A advisory and investment opportunities in the region. Today Netrove has offices in Hong Kong, Hanoi , Beijing, Guangzhou and Malaysia and associated offices in Seoul and Singapore.
Netrove manages venture capital and private equity funds that invests in start-up, angel stages, mezzanine or pre-IPO stages companies. Netrove seeks to actively participate and work closely with entrepreneurs and adding business, management and technology entrepreneurial values where needed to accelerate the business development and growth of its clients and portfolio companies.
Netrove typically uses the following benchmark criteria used to appraise a project:-
Good and experienced management with a strong passion and commitment to the business vision/mission, credible track record and good integrity
Products/Services in demand or that are innovative and/or inventive – a distinct market opportunity
Market scale & business scalability that is regional
Sound go-to-market strategy and execution plan
Good business model and value proposition
High growth companies in fast growing markets
Clear exit options and avenues
Synergy with portfolio companies or clients will be an advantage
The uniqueness of Netrove lies in its “hands-on” investment partnership approach and that it is able to provide a straight through financing and funding and corporate advisory services whether through its own capital or deal syndication.