Ventures Manager at Plug and Play Tech Center
Jie Lun heads the Ventures Team for Plug and Play APAC, sourcing for startups within the South East Asia region, including matchmaking startups to corporate partners as well as identifying potential startups for investments. Previously managing operations as well as the SPH Plug and Play program for Plug and Play, Jie Lun oversaw more than 120 startup dealflows facilitating over 480 startup introductions and made 21 investments via Plug and Play's accelerator programs over the past 3 years in Singapore as well as Jakarta.
Previously Program Manager for SPH Plug and Play accelerator program, he is responsible for the execution of the entire program as well as building and maintaining relationships with a community of investors and mentors
Led the 123JumpStart platform under SITF overseeing the entire incubation cycle from screening pre-seed stage startup applicants to complete disbursement of funding, planning and execution of new initiatives that assist startups such as startup match-making events.
Brokerage analyst in Standard Chartered Brokerage Operations processing and resolving trades, implementing automation project via data extraction through creating models. Successfully lead a team through the transition of the brokerage processes to Kuala Lumpur office.
Involved in software sales as a business development executive at Tabsquare handling customer lead generation, face to face selling, contract negotiation and managing the implementation of projects from procurement to software installation on site.
Passionate about high growth innovative technologies and startups, Jie Lun's objectives will be to become proficient in venture capital investments through identifying high potential startups, funding them and assisting them towards their growth objectives.