Cross-Boarder Investment with Matthew Badalucco (Turret Capital)

WeWork - 40th Floor Tower B 199 Lower Dongda Street, Chengdu Chengdu, 610000 Chengdu
Tue, Sep 25, 2018, 6:30 PM (CST)

About this event

For the #21 episode of Startup Grind Chengdu, we have invited Matthew Badalucco from Turret Capital to join us for a fireside chat.

As a VC, he has worked for Lehman Brothers just before its fall, managed a multi-million hedge fund in both US and Asia, and also launched America’s first non-profit that provides video game technologies for low-income children.

He will be sharing interesting stories on his private equity career path as well as discuss the latest trends, opportunities, and challenges in cross-border investments.

The event is perfect for:

People who are raising funds

Entrepreneurs who want to learn about investment environment inside and outside China

Finance students who are interested in the VC sector


Matthew is a Co-Founder and Partner of Turret Capital, a VC/PE firm that focuses on the healthcare sector in Asia. He has 10+ years of investment and strategy experience across developed and emerging markets. His experience includes PE and VC transactions in China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, and the Philippines. Matthew formerly was Director of Investment Strategy at Catcha Group, Assistant Portfolio Manager at Sandell Asset Management, and Investment Analyst at Citadel Investment Group. Matthew holds an M.B.A. from MIT, and an M.P.A. from Harvard University.


Turret Capital is an international healthcare-focused investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, and with a presence in Shanghai, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, and Seoul, the firm seeks to advance the global standards of the life science sector by investing in and building innovative companies. Comprised of dedicated professionals with complementary expertise, Turret leverages its team’s many years of experience and deep industry knowledge to partner with ambitious managers and scientists. The firm strives to create business that will thrive over the long-term and drive the healthcare sector forward.


What does it mean to follow passion over the traditional path?

How is the VC investment landscape in South East Asia different from that in China? 

What healthcare investment opportunities are in Asia generally and China specifically? 

What do you think startups, especially those led by first-time entrepreneurs, should know about the fundraising process? 

How is fundraising capital for a fund different from raising capital for a startup? 


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Tuesday, Sep 25
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (CST)


40th Floor Tower B 199 Lower Dongda Street, Chengdu Chengdu610000

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  • Fabien Martin

    Fabien Martin

    Founders Lair


  • Erik Ackner

    Erik Ackner

    Startupbootcamp China

    Program Director

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