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Global Founders Capital (GFC), known as Rocket Internet’s VC arm, is a billion-dollar venture fund investing in companies globally across all stages, from seed to growth capital, and across segments. GFC consist of 40 Investment Partners and 50 Operational Experts in 12 offices across Europe, US, Latin America, Middle East, and Asia. In the past, GFC has backed transformational companies like LinkedIn, Facebook, Slack, Eventbrite and their Indonesia portfolio includes Traveloka, Bridestory, Lazada, KlikDaily, Eden Farm and your startup could be next! GFC will share insights about how to raise a multi-million dollar fundraising from a top VC including specific metrics that you need to achieve as a early-stage company. They will also share about what a perfect fundraising pitch is to take your next fundraising pitch to a whole new level!
Tito Costa is a Singapore-based Partner at Global Founders Capital, a stage-agnostic venture capital firm. He was previously Managing Director at ZALORA, a fashion e-commerce company operating in Southeast Asia, and he launched several internet businesses in Europe and Asia as Managing Director at Rocket Internet. Before joining Rocket Internet, Tito worked in management consulting at McKinsey & Company, in private equity with Synergo SGR and as a visiting researcher in computer engineering at Stanford University.
Tito holds an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management and a Master’s Degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering from the University of Bologna, Italy.
Melvin is a Partner at Global Founders Capital, a billion dollar seed and growth fund investing in companies globally across Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the US. Based out of Singapore and Jakarta, Melvin leads the end-to-end investment process in Indonesia, from due diligence to execution and advises GFC’s portfolio companies along with our global GFC team to thrive and grow them into world-class businesses in Southeast Asia and beyond.
Prior to GFC, Melvin was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company with experiences in consumers, logistics and banking across different topics such as corporate strategy, channels and distribution, new business building, sales and marketing to operations in Southeast Asia. He mostly served large corporate and state-owned enterprises in Indonesia.