Managing Partner, BEENEXT Capital Management
Dirk van Quaquebeke is a Managing and General Partner at BEENEXT, a Singapore-based early-stage venture capital firm investing in India, Southeast Asia, Japan, and the U.S. He has been living in Asia since 2009 and has been building and investing in early-stage tech companies for over 20 years. He actively participates in over a dozen company boards and has led investments in over 50 companies, such as Trusting Social, Toddle App, Bank Open, M2P Fintech, Cropin, Skuad.io, Kenko Health, and successful exits of Paystack, Wallex, Coins.ph. He has helped create billions of dollars worth of enterprise value and supported the portfolio to raise hundreds of millions in equity rounds. His portfolio companies have frequently attracted follow-on capital from global blue chip names like Tiger Global, Sequoia Capital, or Insight Partners.
Prior to BEENEXT, he co-founded and led the company builder Alps Ventures out of which more than a dozen incubations and investments were done where he headed in an active operating role in three different ventures. He started his career for 5 years in London’s banking and private equity world.
Originally from Europe Dirk completed a degree in Computer Science from the University of Hildesheim and a dual MSc. in Corporate Finance & Macro Economics as well as the CEMS degree from Copenhagen Business School & ESADE.