Altara Ventures announces the appointment of Huiting Koh as its first female partner and Chief Marketing Officer.
Huiting first joined the company in 2018 as Vice President, Investments and has played an active role in fundraising and was responsible for closing several of Altara’s initial investments.
“I am really honoured and humbled by the trust and confidence the General Partners have shown me. I am fortunate to able to work with some of the smartest entrepreneurs and investors every day and together, we get to build up Southeast Asia”, said Huiting.
“The potential impact that venture investments can have on shaping the future of Southeast Asia in the next five or 10 years is huge. We are investing in hope for a better future for millions of people and that is a purpose worth getting out of bed for every morning”, she added.
Tan Chow Boon, General Partner said, “We are excited to welcome Huiting as our first female partner. Her passion, curiosity, operating experience and alignment with our firm’s values: openness, integrity, respect for founders, make her a partner we are excited to work with. We look forward to her impact on the venture ecosystem.”
In addition, Altara also completed its hiring of two Investment Analysts, rounding out the investment team. Dat Han Cheam, Senior Analyst, joins Altara from CoHive, an Indonesian co-living startup and he also spent several years at McKinsey Singapore. Genesis Toh, Analyst, joins Altara from Singtel Innov8 where he spent his time looking at the Fintech, Healthtech and Enterprise sectors.