Binh Tran is a co-founder and General Partner of AVV. Previously, he co-founded 500 Startups Vietnam, a seed stage VC fund. Prior to that, Binh co-founded Klout, the Kleiner Perkins-backed social analytics company that was acquired for $200M, and Evalulogix. Binh has completed 50+ seed investments including ELSA (edTech; Google), Turing (Future of Work; WestBridge Capital) and Kilo (FMCG; Altos).
Eddie Thai is a co-founder and General Partner of AVV. Eddie has 15 years of experience in tech, media, & telecommunications, including 7 years in VC. Previously he co-founded 500 Startups Vietnam, where he completed 30+ seed investments including ApplyBoard (edtech; unicorn), Trusting Social (fintech; Sequoia), Axie Infinity (NFT gaming; a16z), and Base (enterprise SaaS; acquired). Eddie received his AB in Government and Economics from Harvard and MBA from Yale.
Hau Ly is a Partner at AVV with 6+ years of experience in startup investment & support. Previously with 500 Startups Vietnam, Hau managed three accelerator programs and was the junior lead on deals including Base (enterprise SaaS; acquired), Axie Infinity (NFT gaming; a16z), and Pique (e-commerce enabler; acquired). At AVV, Hau focuses on portfolio management and was the Director for the SHINE woman founder initiatives.
Thao Nguyen is a Senior Investment Manager at AVV. Previously she was an Investment Manager at 500 Startups Vietnam, where she was the junior lead of 13 investments and was responsible for portfolio monitoring, reporting, and valuation. Prior to 500 Startups Vietnam, Thao was with Topica (an Edtech startup backed by Northstar Group, Openspace Ventures, among others), focused on finance and fundraising, and Deloitte Vietnam.
Sohun Bae is a Senior Investment Manager at AVV where he focuses on finding high potential founders and helping them unlock their full potential. Prior to AVV, Sohun spent 10+ years in Silicon Valley across business and people functions at companies such as Google and ByteDance. Sohun is a trained executive coach.
Adrian is a Senior Portfolio Manager at AVV. He has 8+ years of market expansion and operations experience in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. Before joining AVV, he co-founded Compliy, a Regtech100, compliance automation SaaS platform for financial institutions in APAC. Earlier, Adrian was an International Launcher for Uber in the Vietnam and Bali markets, and worked with Rocket Internet’s Zalora and Easy Taxi. Adrian can speak, read, and write Vietnamese.
Mimi is a Senior Associate People & Operations at AVV where she is in charge of recruitment as well as coordinating various programs such as SHINE (a women-focused incubator). Previously, she operated three batches of the Saola accelerator at 500 Startups Vietnam. Mimi has broad operational experience in Topica Edtech Group and Misfit (acquired by Fossil Group).
Zoe is a Portfolio Associate at AVV where she focuses on supporting portfolio companies optimize their operations. She has 6+ years of experience in the F&B sector, as well as leading operations of the top tech community of Series A/B founders in Southeast Asia. After her successful F&B exit in 2019, Zoe found her passion supporting and creating impacts in the startups community in the region.
Minh Ta is an Investment Associate at AVV, focusing primarily on HR/Recruitment Tech, Proptech, and Retail. Prior to AVV, Minh had his start in venture capital at 500 Startups Vietnam, where he was junior lead on 16 deals and helped support a number of 500’s portfolio companies over 3+ years.
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