Shawn Tan, a seasoned Venture Partner with over 20 years of experience in technology transfer, venture capital, and private equity is making waves in the investment scene. He is currently a Venture Partner at Novo Tellus Capital, investing in technology and industrial sectors across the Asia Pacific region. At ACT Holdings Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based multi-asset family office, he serves as an Investment Director. His career spans from high-technology start-ups to large conglomerates, adept at both private and public market deals. He has managed institutional funds and supported investee companies in their corporate development by leading fund-raising efforts, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, and trade sales. He is a former Vice President of EDBI, the investment arm of the Economic Development Board of Singapore and; Asia Pacific Head for Sharjah Asset Management, the Sovereign Wealth Fund for the Government of Sharjah, an Emirate of the United Arab Emirates and; Investment Director at Westcomb Financial Group, a corporate finance company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. He previously worked at the Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR) commercializing and developing technology enterprises. With a Bachelor's Degree in Genetics & Molecular Biology from the University of Glasgow and Master's Degree in Applied Finance from the University of Adelaide, Shawn brings a wealth of knowledge in the investment industry.