Dr Jeremy Loh
(Ph. D, M.Eng, B.Eng)
Jeremy is a pioneer of venture debt investing in Southeast Asia. A seasoned investor with 13 years of experience in the venture debt and venture equity ecosystem across the US, Europe and Southeast Asia, Jeremy has handled more than US$200m in equity and debt investments.
Jeremy started his investing career with Bio*One, the Singapore government’s Economic Development Board Investments (EDBI) US$1bn healthcare fund (2007– 2009), where he was part of the investment team overseeing medtech and devices portfolio.
From 2009 to 2014, Jeremy led EDBI’s Silicon Valley Office where, among others, he spearheaded over 10 investments (US$180m) and sat on various startup boards of US technology companies spanning healthtech, cleantech, digital tech and IOT industries. His experience managing down-cycle tech companies during the difficult sub-prime mortgage years has proven invaluable.
In 2015, Jeremy was recruited to establish and head DBS Venture Growth Partners, Southeast Asia’s first dedicated venture lender. During his 5 year tenure at DBS, Jeremy led over 15 debt investments (US$40m) in leading SE Asia tech companies. He also managed the bank’s SME Technology Partnership team and was a founding mentor of DBS Hotspot, a pioneer banking accelerator in SE Asia.
Jeremy is a panel member of EnterpriseSG Seeds Investment Committee and is an Adjunct Professor teaching innovation and entrepreneurship at Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University (SMU).
Jeremy earned his PhD in Engineering from Southampton University (2002) and undertook postdoctoral training at Imperial College London (2001 – 2004). Jeremy holds a Master of Engineering degree in robotics and artificial intelligence from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) (1996-1998) and worked at a robotics SME after graduating. Jeremy has 6 patents to his name.