Venture capital investments provide critical funding to entrepreneurs which act as catalysts for innovation and development.NetVal is a Malaysian venture capital firm committed to providing capital and management support to entrepreneurial enterprises in Malaysia and overseas. We provide strategic consultation to innovative growth oriented entrepreneurs with the aim of creating value and wealth by assisting them to build successful companies for mutual benefit.Find out how your business visions can become reality. We invite you to learn more about our investment philosophy and us.NetVal seeks to identify and create successful business partnerships by providing funds and strategy directions to entrepreneurs with potential. By investing financially and intellectually in growth oriented private businesses, we enhance the performance of these businesses, assisting them towards fulfilling their full potential and in the process ensuring superior returns for stakeholders. Through extensive expertise and networking, sound financial practice and inspired vision, we aim to help build highly profitable companies of world standing. Founded in year 2000, NetVal is a truly independent venture capital firm. Our team is made up of partners who bring a wealth of management and operations experience to every investment partnership. Each partner has gained experience by operating at senior decision-making levels in successful multi-national and Malaysian corporations and has proven track records in the venture capital industry. Every investment represents a special relationship and since our partnership operates as a team, each one of us contributes fully to every company NetVal invests in. Rest assured that we are totally committed to the success of every company our fund backs.Our experience and track record have enabled us to assemble a broad network of respectable investors. Contributors to NetVal’s fund base comprise highly successful entrepreneurs in a range of key sectors. If required, a wide international network stands ready to provide additional expert financial and management direction.NetVal focuses on innovative technology-driven businesses at the early stages of their operation as we hold that a well-planned developmental period is critical to a business’s long-term success. We identify entrepreneurs with vision, and help transform that vision into reality in an entrepreneur-friendly manner. NetVal’s close working relationship with entrepreneurs is aimed at complementing their inherent skills and expertise. We achieve this by looking at the company’s fundamentals to emphasize them by adding value where appropriate. Our contribution often takes the form of an unbiased industry assessment together with the offer of specialised knowledge, operating skills, funding and an extensive network. In building relationships, we understand that the company’s operations are their responsibility and get involved only at strategic phases to enhance business growth.While we mainly invest in the early stages of a business we also consider involvement in companies who have operated for some time and need additional working capital for strategic expansion and further increase of market share. While NetVal’s investment activities are currently located in Malaysia and Singapore, we receive referrals for international investment opportunities from Australia, USA and many other Asian countries. We are primarily interested in companies that serve fast growing global markets with the potential to achieve dominance in their own niche. Though this may span a wide range of industries, we currently focus on the following areas: • information technology
• the Internet
• telecommunications
• electronics
• healthcare and life sciences
• computer software
• industrial productsWe are, however, keen to talk to entrepreneurs from other areas who are confident of their growth potential.In spite of the regional economic downturn and being a new firm, NetVal secured substantial support from its dynamic and carefully matched fund base comprising technopreneurs, high networth individuals/families successful in property development and a financial institution.Our inaugural fund, Netval Ventures Sdn Bhd stands soundly at 28 million Malaysian Ringgit. When this fund is fully invested it is our intention to effect a larger fund base from a wider group of investors.NetVal’s investments range typically from one to five million Malaysian Ringgit. For larger size investments, we invite strategic co-investors to meet the financial requirements of the entrepreneurs. NetVal is keen to consider participation in businesses that satisfy the following key criteria:A competent and balanced management team The appropriate expertise / experience to plan and execute business strategies timely with a visionary leader should be in place High entry barrier The new venture should possess sufficiently high barrier characteristics that inhibit too many new entrants in the same market segment Strong product differentiation with competitive advantages The product or service should possess distinct benefits with an edge over competitors High growth potential with a global market The product or service has a sustainable domestic and international market which can be expanded rapidly Strong financial control Sound financial management by firm and competent hands to maximize returns to stakeholders Excellent business processes A dynamic yet proficient business principles and systems incorporating total quality management philosophy that can cater for rapid business growth In order to facilitate the funding process, it would be advisable to submit a comprehensive plan to us. A description of the present status of the business should be included. Please allow a short period of deliberation before we contact you for further discussion.Members of our investment team have diverse and complementary backgrounds that represent a balance of personalities, industry expertise, operating experience, insights and perspectives. We work together as a team in the investment process and in supporting the entrepreneurs and their ventures. KK graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Leeds University, United Kingdom. He began his career in 1978 at Siemens Components Sdn Bhd in Malacca as Process Control/Production Engineer.In 1979, he left Siemens to join Tractors Malaysia Berhad. He was subsequently recruited by the UMW Group in 1981 where he worked in a number of managerial and senior managerial capacities. He took time off from UMW when he obtained a scholarship to study for his Master’s degree in Computer Integrated Manufacturing in Cranfield University, U.K. KK then joined BI Walden Management Sdn Bhd/Walden International in 1993. He was the Country Head for Malaysia and an Executive Vice President of the Group.KK was awarded the British High Commissioner Oxford Management Award and attended the Advanced Management Programme at Templeton College, Oxford University in June 1998.Chang was the Financial Controller/Assistant Vice President of BI Walden Management Sdn Bhd from 1993 to 2000. Prior to this Chang pursued his articleship with Price Waterhouse and qualified as a member of the Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA) in 1989.In 1989, Chang joined Berjaya Industrial Berhad, a public-listed company as an Internal Auditor. He later moved to Berjaya Singer group as the Financial Accountant. Chang is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.Derrick acquired his Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), U.K., a professional qualification in 1994. He started his career at Arab Malaysian Bank Berhad, working in the Credit Review Department. He later moved to Moores Rowland International, an accounting and auditing firm in Kuala Lumpur. He entered the venture capital industry in 1997 when he joined the Malaysian Technology Development Corporation where he was involved in the investment and the monitoring of investee companies. In 2000, Derrick joined Pica (M) Corporation Berhad, a public listed financial services company. His responsibilities included the overseeing of investment and loan operations, share trading and asset management activities. Derrick is currently an Associate member of ACCA.Wooi graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering degree (First Class Honours) in Civil and Structural Engineering from the National University of Malaysia (UKM). The year 2000 saw Wooi joining iNET Solutions as a Systems Engineer. In this position, he was involved in the deployment of enterprise level collaboration applications. He left the system integration firm in 2001. Wooi obtained his Master’s degree (Distinction) in Information Technology from University of Malaya in 2003.We hope what you have learnt about us will interest you to consider us as a partner for progress. For further information on NetVal, business plan submission or career prospect, please contact us at:NETVAL MANAGEMENT SDN BHD (479558-K)
802, Block E, Phileo Damansara 1
Jalan 16/11, off Jalan Damansara
46350 Petaling Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan
MalaysiaPhone: +603 - 7665 2812
Fax : +603 - 7665 2718
Email : : cdw@netvalvc.com