Will Klippgen

Cocoon Capital, Managing Partner

Will Klippgen is a Singapore-based, early-stage technology investor having invested in over 25 digital startups. Together with fellow INSEAD alum Deepak Shahdadpuri, he recently launched InseadAlum Ventures, an early-stage investment fund targeting global INSEAD alumni startups. Will is also managing Singapore’s newest seed fund, Cocoon Capital, targeting regional B2B e-commerce, fintech and business software companies joining the Southeast Asian internet revolution.

Will has been an active participant in the Singapore start-up scene since 2004, working with Singapore government organisations promoting entrepreneurship including SPRING Singapore, Infocomm Investments and the Media Development Authority. In 2012, he was a judge at the first Southeast Asian business reality show “Angel’s Gate” on Channel NewsAsia, allowing young entrepreneurs to realise their startup ideas. Will is a frequent speaker and judge at conferences in both Asia and Europe and is passionate about influencing public policy to grow the number of business angels and early-stage investors.

Will holds an MBA from INSEAD and Master of Science degrees from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and Boston University where he visited as a Fulbright Scholar.

Imagine, define and change the future.

hyperx@thestartupx.com