Mr. Ng is a managing partner of 500 Startups, a Silicon Valley based venture capital firm. Beyond investing in Silicon Valley, 500 Startups has set up more than a dozen funds in emerging markets, providing seed capital and growth programs to countries in the Middle East, Latin America and Southeast Asia. Since 2010, the firm has invested in over 2,200 startup companies in over 70 countries, in line with its goal of developing an inclusive and globally connected innovation economy. With the firm, Mr. Ng has led over 180 investments in Southeast Asian tech startup companies, including Grab, Carousell, and other regional champions. Prior to this, he was the founder of Groupsmore (acquired by Groupon) and a leading Malaysian online media company, (acquired by Media Prima).