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13 - 15 September 2021
BST/UTC+1Virtual event

Roderick Purwana
Managing Partner at East Ventures


Roderick Purwana is Managing Partner of East Ventures. Roderick is an active investor with a diverse background of working in operations and investments in the VC and PE industry. Previously worked in Silicon Valley, currently based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Prior to joining East Ventures, Roderick is Managing Partner of SMDV, an Indonesia based investment firm focusing on growth stage companies in South East Asia. SMDV provides venture investments, strategic networks, and mentorship to entrepreneurs building exceptional technology companies in Indonesia and the region. Originally from Indonesia, he returned home in 2009 where he joined Quvat/Principia Management Group. Quvat is an investment firm with US$ 500 million in capital commitments under two private equity funds, specializing in early-stage and growth-stage investments into mid-market companies in Indonesia, Singapore, and Malaysia. During his time there, Roderick managed and led several strategic initiatives of one of the portfolio company, including strategy, M&A and IPO. Since returning to Indonesia, he has also served in various management capacities for companies in aviation infrastructure, food & beverage, and chemicals distribution sectors. Roderick is also a co-founder of, a lifestyle e-commerce company. Roderick received his M.S from Stanford University and his B.S from Cornell University.

Agenda Sessions

  • VC as a driver of growth in Southeast Asia – seizing the opportunity