Our team at Nogle has over 90+ years of experience in the technology sector in Asia and US

Everyone at Nogle has been an entrepreneur and starts and runs technology companies for a living. We bring together talented people with experience in technology, business development, deal making and finance to build breakthrough technology companies.

Investment Team

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JONATHAN LEONG

BOARD MEMBER

At age of 23, Jonathan launched his first successful tech venture and built up substantial net worth. Since then he has branched out into angel investing and networking, adding meaningful connections to his personal business network all the while keeping pulse on the latest technology.

As co-founder of Nogle Limited, Jonathan has been instrumental in establishing Nogle as the leading venture building platform in Asia that has launched many successful sustainable technology ventures.

As Nogle’s Chairman of the Board, Jonathan is key in establishing relationships to connect to the Nogle network. He is actively bringing people, businesses and new ventures to join Nogle’s venture studio platform and has proven to generate proprietary deal flow for Nogle Capital Management.

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LUDWIN LAI

PARTNER

Ludwin is a venture building specialist with over 15 years of experience in actively helping companies building and growing their international presence both in Asia and in Europe. He has a solid and proven track record as M&A deal maker, completing over 40 deals successfully, and has extensive hands-on experience in capital raising transactions.

As Partner of Nogle Capital Management, Ludwin is responsible for origination, investment screening & deal execution, and has been working together with entrepreneurs and startup teams to help plan and accelerate their business. Prior to joining Nogle, Ludwin held senior M&A positions at well-known investment banking institutions (Lehman Brothers, Stamford Partners), and worked for leading investment management firms (Robeco, Bencis).

Ludwin holds a Master degree in Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.

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THOMAS HUANG

VICE PRESIDENT

Thomas has more than a decade of experience in venture capital, private equity, and investment banking in the TMT vertical both in Asia and in the United States. As Vice President of Nogle Capital Management, Thomas is responsible for deal origination, structuring, and post investment hands-on venture building.

Prior to joining Nogle, Thomas was a senior investment professional at China Development Industrial Bank’s evergreen VC fund - CDIB & Partners, where he made direct investments into technology start-ups in Asia and acted as the LP in reputable funds (KKR, Apollo Global). Prior to CDIB, Thomas held senior M&A / investment banking positions with prestigious firms (E&Y, Sumitomo Mitsui, Strategic Equity Group, Edgewater Capital). Thomas started his career on Wall Street as an equity analyst with the largest Japanese investment bank, Mizuho, where he was instrumental in the LBO of Marvel Entertainment by Walt Disney.

Thomas is a Series 7 & 63 securities license holder and earned his MBA degree (magna cum laude) in Corporate Finance from the Gordon S. Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

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GIAN CHEN

VICE PRESIDENT

Gian has over 15 years of experience in investment banking, private equity direct investments and post-investment management both in the USA and in Asia. Gian has built up relevant skill set by working on numerous PIPE investment transactions, fund raising deals, overseas restructuring projects and corporate development assignments. In addition, he has gained significant hands-on venture building experience and high-level management exposure through working as interim CFO at various venture technology companies in Taiwan.

As Vice President of Nogle Capital Management, Gian is responsible for deal origination, investment advisory and business development for helping ventures and startup teams. Prior to his position at Nogle Capital Management, Gian held senior investment positions at prestigious financial institutions (MetLife, Yuanta Securities, Forefront Capital Group). Gian holds a Master of Information System Management degree from Carnegie Mellon University and also a Master of Business Administration degree from National ChengChi University.

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JOSEPH LIN

BOARD MEMBER

Joseph Lin

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JONATHAN LEONG

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LUDWIN LAI

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THOMAS HUANG

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GIAN CHEN

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JOSEPH LIN

Strategic Support

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HARVEY MA

SVP BUSINESS DEV

Harvey has over 17 years of experience in working for multinational corporates and startups in both the US and in Asia. As a hands-on seasoned venture building specialist, Harvey has been successful in launching and scaling some of the leading international technology companies in Asia (GM/Co-founder for HotelQuickly Taiwan, COO/CFO for Moboo, Head of Operations for Zalora Taiwan) and has been hands-on responsible in managing and building cross-functional area such as finance, operations, marketing, business development and sales for these technology ventures.

In addition to his operational involvement experience in building ventures, Harvey has held positions as Director of Strategic Investments for a publicly listed company in China, Global Head of Business Development for a mobile app startup and Senior Manager for PwC Deals in both the US and China.

Harvey holds a Master of Accounting degree from University of Southern California.

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YEW CHONG QUAK

SVP TECH

Yew Chong has over 15 years of experience in software engineering and is a computer sciences specialist, and brings in a wealth of experience and insights into latest technology innovations such as big data, cloud technology, IoT, cyber security, Fintech, mobile internet, and much more. Prior to joining Nogle, he held senior engineering positions at a large multinational bank (Macquarie) and at Singapore’s leading telecommunications company (Singtel).

Yew Chong holds a Computer Science degree from the National University of Singapore (winner of National Infocomm Scholarship) and Software Engineering from Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

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TA WEE DHER

VP FUNDRAISING

Ta Wee Dher started his career in Malaysia with Waz Lian Group in 2010.

Wee Dher’s enthusiasm and dedication towards entrepreneurship has led him to gain significantly in developing his business acumen and image. In 2012, Wee Dher was appointed as an Executive Director of Global Oriental Berhad, an established public listed company under the Chairmanship of YAM Datuk Seri Tengku Ahmad Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah.

In 2013, he initiated a joint-venture with a well-known businessman in Malaysia Tan Sri Desmond Lim, the Chairman of Pavilion Real Estate Investment Trust.

He is a director and shareholder in 25 other companies which are primarily involved in Property Development, Hotel and Gaming sectors as well as in Nogle Limited.

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KRISHNA RAMACHANDRA


Krishna Ramachandra is Managing Partner of Selvam & Partners. Resident in Myanmar, he oversees Selvam's Corporate Finance and Investment and Private Client Practice Groups. His practice expertise includes M&A and capital markets and investment funds/private equity.

Mr. Ramachandra has many years of experience in advising issuers, funds, investment banks, listed and private companies and high net worth individuals in Asia, Europe and the U.S. on a wide range of equity and debt securities issuances, compliance and regulatory matters. His extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions and take-overs, private equity participation and exit strategies has led to his being regularly cited by various publications as a leading lawyer.

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HARVEY MA

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YEW CHONG QUAK

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TA WEE DHER

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KRISHNA RAMACHANDRA