This is Monk’s Hill Ventures

Founded in 2014 by entrepreneurs Peng T. Ong and Kuo-Yi Lim, MHV is a venture capital firm investing in early-stage tech companies, primarily Pre-Series A and Series A, in Southeast Asia. Backed by institutional investors and family offices worldwide, MHV works with great entrepreneurs to use technology to improve the lives of millions of people in the region.


We take a first principles approach in how we operate and make decisions at MHV. We break down ideas and business models to understand the fundamentals. Since we raised our first fund in 2014, Monk’s Hill Ventures has invested in more than 50 fast-growing startups spanning multiple business models and industry verticals. We look to work with founders in the early stages of the development of their businesses, and typically invest at the Pre-Series A and Series A stage.

We at MHV believe in the need to earn the right to invest in our founders. We spend considerable time with founders to understand their motivations and business models. We back startups that have the potential to impact millions of people’s lives, led by passionate entrepreneurs who have the creativity, discipline, and drive to achieve massive scale.

Our Network

We are entrepreneurs backing entrepreneurs. This runs in our DNA. With the utmost respect for the founder, the firm is led by entrepreneurs and operators, CEOs, and CTOs of successful tech companies both in Asia and in Silicon Valley.

Our network comprises entrepreneurs, investors, former CEOs, engineers, academics, media and a team of operating advisors with strong domain expertise from cybersecurity, data science, financial services, to healthcare, to provide our founders with the right access and advice as they scale and build.