QED Investors Hires Melissa Ho as First Employee in Singapore

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Alexandria, Virginia–()–QED Investors, a leading global venture capital firm focused on investing in disruptive financial services companies, today announced the hiring of Melissa Ho.

Melissa joins QED as a principal focused on multi-stage fintech investments in Southeast Asia, with an emphasis on early-stage companies.

“Mel is passionate about working closely with the companies she invests in, and has a sense of humility and realism that allows her to go a long way there,” says QED Investors. Sandeep Patil, Partner and Head of Asia, said. “She is an aspiring and energetic investor and a determined and purposeful partner. It will be a great addition as we move forward to support and build a local presence in Asia.”

Previously, he led the investment team at Wavemaker Partners, one of Southeast Asia’s leading seed VC funds investing in enterprise, deep tech and sustainability companies. She was responsible for key areas of SaaS, B2B market, proptech, edtech, commerce and consumer internet, in addition to the Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and Bangladesh markets.

Melissa started her career with Singapore Airlines, gaining operational experience in product innovation and management, corporate strategy, fuel procurement and hedging. Before transitioning to VC, he founded and led the regional marketing and partnerships team at Shopee, Southeast Asia’s largest e-commerce company.

Melissa holds a BA in International Relations and Economics from New York University and is a Summa Cum Laude graduate.

Founded in 2007, QED Investors invests in over 200 companies, including 28 unicorns, and manages $4.3 billion.

About QED Investors

QED Investors is a leading global venture capital firm headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. Founded in 2007 by Nigel Morris and Frank Rotman, QED Investors focuses on investing in disruptive financial services companies around the world. QED Investors is dedicated to building great businesses, helping companies achieve breakthrough growth using a unique, hands-on approach that leverages our partners’ decades of entrepreneurial and operational experience. is supporting Notable investments include AvidXchange, Betterfly, Bitso, Caribou, ClearScore, Current, Creditas, Credit Karma, Flywire, Kavak, Klarna, Konfio, Loft, Mission Lane, Nubank, QuintoAndar, Remitly, SoFi, Wagestream, and Wayflyer. included.

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