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Empowering changemakers in Indonesia & Southeast Asia

AC Ventures is an early-stage technology venture fund that focuses on investing in Indonesia’s digital disruptors.

About Us We’re Indonesia based, early-stage, long-term investors.

AC Ventures is a leading Southeast Asian venture capital firm investing in early-stage startups focused on Indonesia and ASEAN. The firm’s mission is to partner with and empower entrepreneurs with more than capital. AC Ventures combines operational experience, industry knowledge, deep local networks, and resources to create value for startups. Its vision is to be a generational partner to founders driving positive societal change and economic impact in Indonesia and beyond.  

AC Ventures currently has over US$500M in assets under management, invested across five funds. Since 2012, the firm’s partners have invested in more than 100 technology companies in the region, including some of the most iconic names in the ASEAN digital ecosystem. AC Ventures’ Partners Adrian Li, Michael Soerijadji, Helen Wong, and Pandu Sjahrir lead a team of over 35 professionals with offices in Jakarta and Singapore.

Portfolio showcase Exceptional people driving change

Shipper

Co-founded by Budi Handoko and Phil Opamuratawongse.

With reach across Indonesia and abroad, Shipper is a logistics and warehouse aggregator that offers practical, safe, and convenient solutions for modern business needs.

Aruna

Co-founded by Farid Naufal AslamIndraka Fadhlillah, and Utari Octavianty.

Through tech and innovation, Aruna’s vision is to transform Indonesia’s fisheries and marine supply chain, while catering to the growing global demand for fishery products.

Aruna Founders (left to right) Indraka, Utari, Farid (3)

BukuWarung

Co-founded by  Abhinay Peddisetty
and Chinmay Chauhan.

BukuWarung is a mobile digital transaction ledger for MSMEs. It helps small businesses gain visibility over their financial conditions and collect credit transactions.

Ula

Co-founded by  Alan Wong, Derry Sakti, Nipun Mehra, and Ricky Tenggara.

Ula is a wholesale e-commerce marketplace that provides working capital and inventory sourcing to small business owners in Indonesia.

Stockbit

Co-founded by Sigit Kouwagam, Wellson Lo, and Johny Susanto

Stockbit is Indonesia’s premier stock investing app for millennials. It also acts as a public info aggregator and discussion forum. Meanwhile, its product Bibit makes investing easy for those with little or no experience.

Our approach We’re founders investing in founders.

Built by founders, our firm is laser-focused on helping extraordinary founders succeed. Because when it comes to supporting your venture, it’s not just about investing capital. It’s about having the experience and insight to help you move from idea to implementation.

We know what it takes to bring a startup from vision to reality and will use everything at our disposal to maximize your potential in this ever-evolving ecosystem. Trust that we focus on you, not just on capital or resources.

Our Areas of Interest

We believe that technology will transform all sectors of our world and the changes are still coming. Every few years, there are new frontiers opening up for innovation. This is where opportunities to disrupt current markets come about.

As an investor, these are the thematic areas that we are bullish on.

Digital Enablers

Digital Enablers

Novel tech tools that help traditional companies do business online or otherwise join the digital economy.

Fintech

Fintech

Startups that challenge the status quo in the financial sector. In Indonesia, this often implies bringing underbanked communities into the fold.

SME Tech

SME Tech

Startups that are helping Indonesia's more than 62 million MSMEs take their businesses online and thrive in a digital era.

eCommerce

eCommerce

Startups that are buying or selling goods and services online or empowering communities to do so.

Logistics

Logistics

Startups optimizing the mass movement of goods and people across the country.