Venture building | Venture investments | Innovation | Transformation
My name is Johny Tay and welcome to my simple space.
"Innovation" and "new ventures" sound scary, but they shouldn't be.
As individuals, we innovate everyday without realizing it,
so this should also be second nature for our organizations!
I dedicate myself to making these things attainable and understandable... for you.
What I do
Execution of venture plan or mentorship of startups under your portfolio, from as early as ideation stage
Interim management of new ventures or scale-ups in a new market
Connecting investors to VCs, accelerators, incubators, or startups seeking funding
Providing paths to exit for VCs and startups
Investor education for parties looking to invest in startups
Innovation & transformation advisor
Advisory, instructional, or operational support for ventures, innovation, and transformation.
To be precise...
Venture investor education
Training in innovation, venture development, and transformation
New product prototyping & development
User experience and customer journey
Process improvements (lean, agile, etc.)
Branding / storytelling
Team performance and motivation
Health and wellness
By the numbers
million dollars raised by startups I supported in various capacities
years on the cutting edge covering 5 regions and myriad industries
startups and new ventures mentored
Over the years I have worked on venture building and investment with many networks: incubators, accelerators, co-ops, syndicates, investors, co-working spaces, universities, and more.
My scope of work ranges from giving strategic advice to hands-on execution in multiple business functions. Some of my more recent partners...
Other ecosystem partners
Plug & Play APAC • Funderbeam • Loyal VC • The Incubation Network • Zebras Unite • Nordic Innovation House • Antler (New York) • GROW Agritech Accelerator • Social Collider • Accelerating Asia • Deloitte Innovation Support • Ubisoft Entrepreneurs Lab • Singapore Deep Tech Alliance • SG Innovate • Lean Launchpad Singapore • DesignSingapore Council • Canadian Technology Accelerator • National University of Singapore • Singapore University of Technology and Design • Action for Community Entrepreneurship
Whom I've worked with
Amazon Publishing • Unilever • Wyeth • Bristol-Myers • EA Games • Blizzard Entertainment • Bandai-Namco • Red Hat • ThoughtWorks • Asia-Pacific Breweries • Reader's Digest Association • Singapore Armed Forces • Singapore Telecommunications • Workforce Singapore • Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (Canada) • Conference Board of Canada • Centre for Social Innovation (Canada) • MaRS Discovery District
... and many other organizations across diverse markets and sectors.
Connect with me if you are...
Seeking investment exposure to quality startups or a secondary market for your equity
Seeking to start a VC, venture studio, innovation arm, or new office for a tech startup
Looking for support in your innovation, ventures, or transformation programme
An fund manager or founder seeking to fundraise from diverse, international sources
What can I do for you?
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