Our Management

Our core strength is our hands-on management team who combine top level investment banking expertise with deep experience as VC/PE investors as well as entrepreneurs. This unique combination of experience on all sides of the investment cycle gives us invaluable insight and allows us to facilitate investments and create win-win situations for all parties.

Marcus Yeung

Founder and Managing Partner, Singapore

Marcus is a highly sought after deal maker and adviser with a wealth of experience spanning over two decades. With a unique combination of experience as Founder, CEO, CFO, PE/VC/Corporate Investor, Lender and Investment Banker, he has deep insight on all sides of an investment and is well placed to facilitate investments in Asia. Marcus is known for his hands-on, creative and entrepreneurial approach to deal making while maintaining his core values of humility, integrity and gratitude.

Marcus has founded, grown, invested in, managed, advised and sold over 100 businesses in Asia, Japan and the UK. His deep business experience has been honed through senior management positions in the corporate and financial world:


  • Founder and CEO of Smooch Japan, a pioneer in the Japanese F&B market
  • Co-founder and Managing Partner of Crimson Phoenix, a leading M&A boutique in Japan
  • Executive Director of The Carlyle Group, a top private equity fund in Japan
  • CFO of Singapore Power International, a major energy investor in Asia
  • Director of SG Warburg, a top UK investment bank


Aside from his business expertise, Marcus is also fluent in both English and Japanese and is a balletomane and a qualified fitness instructor.

Ion Krisnanto

Partner, Indonesia

Ion has a wealth of experience that includes technology, payment, private equity and investment banking. He is passionate about up-and-coming technology, and well understands the challenges in starting and managing a venture. He served in a senior capacity in a leading payment solution provider in Indonesia, helping to introduce innovative payment solutions to its clients, and leading a team of experts in a consulting work in consumer payment for a major state owned bank. In addition, he managed the partnership for an international remittance provider and a leading Indonesian bank, and led the development of a creative bill payment infrastructure.

Ion is an Indonesian who received his MBA from Cornell University, and his past corporate career includes SBC Warburg in Corporate Finance and Debt Capital Markets in Hong Kong, as well as Bank of America Equity Partners in Singapore.

Vice President, Singapore

Karthik leads our execution team and is based in our Singapore office. Karthik is an experienced Investment Banker and a specialist in tech and VC. He is highly analytical with deep expertise in deal execution for tech companies. He has led execution of several tech fund raising and M&A deals in Asia and has developed a strong relationship with SEAbridge’s deep network of SEA-focused investors.
Karthik is a graduate of Singapore Management University (Bachelor of Business Management) and also studied Aerospace Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.

Patrick Linden

Venture Partner, Singapore

Patrick is a highly experienced entrepreneur who has spent the past two decades building successful ventures. He is the co-founder & CEO of Deep Green Group, a leading global CBD and nutraceuticals company.

Previously, he founded and exited Dealguru Holdings as well as Food Runner, two pioneers in the ASEAN e-commerce and online food delivery space respectively. Dealguru Holdings became ASEAN’s No.1 e-commerce company operating with over USD 100 Million in GMV. It was acquired in 2014 by iBuy Group and subsequently listed on the ASX. Food Runner became the leading online food delivery company in South East Asia. The company was acquired by Rocket Internet in 2015 and merged with their Foodpanda operations.

Patrick studied International Business Management at Hochschule Furtwangen University and attained his MBA at ESB Reutlingen in Germany. He is fluent in English & German.