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Meet Ventures is an innovation consultancy firm and early-stage startup incubator. 

WE MAKE INNOVATION WORK

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FOR STARTUPS

Together with our team of experts who have built million-dollar businesses, we help you to build a profitable business that lasts.

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FOR CORPORATES

We specialise in running corporate accelerator programs and market access programs across South East Asia. Our clients include MNCs, listed companies and government agencies.

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FOR STUDENTS

We have ran programs for top universities such as National University of Singapore Business School. Learn skills and gain work experience that can fast-track your career.

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FOR MEDIA

Follow us if you are interested in the success and failure stories of entrepreneurs and innovative leaders! Contact us if you would like to be featured in an interview article.

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John Lim 

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Farhan Firdaus

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MANAGEMENT TEAM

John Lim, Partner at Meet Ventures, is an experienced professional in the startup and innovation sector. He began his career at SGInnovate and KPMG Innovate before moving on to start his own practice. He now helps corporates and growth-stage startups to work together for win-win outcomes.

Throughout his career, John has reviewed thousands of pitch decks and worked with hundreds of startups. Some of the programs he managed include WingArc Accelerator (Big Data), LongHash Accelerator (Blockchain), CISCO Innovation Program (IoT), IBM-Watson Innovation Program (AI) and more. He has also managed the Travel To SEA Market Access Program and the SEA Anchor Market Access Program.

John has also been invited to judge at various regional pitch competitions and speak at multiple conferences. Some of these pitch competitions include Project Kairos 2018, Win In Nanjing Pitch Contest 2019 & 2022, Startup Elevate 2019, Suzhou Venture Contest 2020 and Slingshot 2020 & 2021. He was also Keynote Speaker at the Yale-NUS China Summit 2019, Maritime Port Authority (Singapore) Innovation Summit 2019 and TEDx Newton 2022.

During his free time, John volunteers as a mentor at Protégé Kita and Social Impact Catalyst. He is a firm believer that every person has the potential to succeed, and that people are the key to an organization’s success.

Farhan Firdaus, Partner at Meet Ventures, is a Venture Builder with a proven track record previously as a Series B startup COO and as Head of Venture Building for an ASEAN-focused agriculture investment firm. 

As an experienced venture builder and startup advisor, Farhan has mentored hundreds of startup founders in programs run by 500 Startups, TechStars and SeedStars.

Farhan is also active in the academic scene, having been invited as a Guest Lecturer at leading universities such as NUS Business School and Singapore Institute of Technology. He is also a Technopreneurship Scholar at Nanyang Technological University and an Advisory Board Member at the Singapore Polytechnic School of Business and King's College London Entrepreneurship Society. In 2021, Farhan was appointed to the Singapore Ministry of Education’s Committee for Review on Applied Education.

An emerging thought leader, Farhan was recognised by the European Commission as a EUVP Young Leader and was also awarded the Free-Market Humanitarian Award by the UK Trade Board Advisor, The Right Honorable Lord Hannan. Farhan was also invited as a panelist alongside Minister Ong Ye Kung for the Channel News Asia (CNA) Panel on “Economic Disruptions in the Future Economy”.

REGIONAL PARTNERS

Meet Ventures has signed MOUs with the following organisations to promote cross-border innovation exchanges

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CONTACT US

Address : 
12 Woodlands Square, Woods Square Tower 1, #06-65, Singapore 737715

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