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Hans de Back
Managing Partner at Finch Capital


Hans is a Partner of Finch Capital Partners, a venture capital firm, investing in early stage technology businesses in Europe and South East Asia. Hans is based in Singapore.

Finch is a thematic investors investing in FinTech (Financial Services, Insurance) and DeepTech (AI enabled transformation, Security, IoT). We invest in across B2C, B2B and B2B2C businesses. We invest in verticals that include marketplaces (e.g. deposits, lending, tax, auto, legal), security (e.g. fraud, network, firewall), online distribution models (e.g. mortgages, insurance) software (e.g. AI focused SaaS, data management, payments) and IoT (application layer).

Hans primarily focus is Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia. Finch made 45 investments across 2 funds.

Prior to joining Finch Capital, Hans was a serial entrepreneur & investor with over 15 years of international experience across multiple high-technology industries including mobile, social media and Fintech and has extensive experience of South East Asia.  He co - founded 3 global businesses and took the companies from start-up to exit (IPO and trade sale). Hans started his career as a lawyer with Allen and Overy, specializing in mergers and acquisitions.

Agenda Sessions

  • South East Asia