• SEGNEL Ventures

    Support Entrepreneurs for Growth to the NExt Level

  • What We Do

    SEGNEL builds businesses and provides seed funding to brilliant entrepreneurs and companies

    across the South Asian and Southeast Asian Region


    Our Mission is to back these entrepreneurs

    with unparalleled support in funding, management, overseas business development and exposure to our network

  • Venture Building

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    Founder(s): Hideki Fujita

    Head Quarters: Malaysia

    Website: http://www.segnelcreative.com/

    Business: Graphic Design Studio for entertaiment indstry

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    Founder(s): Ken Lau

    Head Quarters: Malaysia

    Website: https://www.adventoro.com/

    Business: B2C Platform for Adventure-Based Tours and Activities

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    25Holdings Japan

    Founder(s): Hideki Fujita, Yoshiaki Shinji

    Head Quarters: Japan

    Website: https://www.25holdings.jp/

    Business: Premium Petfood Brand

  • Investment

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    Founder(s): Taisei Yoshida

    Head Quarters: Japan

    Website: https://corp.every.tv/

    Business: Distributed-Media

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    Founder(s): Nitin Pandey, Pottu Venugopal

    Head Quarters: India

    Website: https://www.parentune.com/

    Business: Community of Parents

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    Founder(s): Alexander Small, Jonas Chelbat

    Head Quarters: Malaysia

    Website: https://www.umai.io/

    Business: SaaS for Restaurant Business

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    Founder(s): Lim Chee How, Justin Loh Shye Kang

    Head Quarters: Malaysia

    Website: http://www.tapway.com.my

    Business: WiFi-based Site Analytics

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    Founder(s): Quah Nian King, Shannon Toh

    Head Quarters: Malaysia

    Website: https://www.saltycustoms.com/

    Business: Design and make custom-Tshirts

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    Helpr / Giftr

    Founder(s): Ang Kok Seong, Eujean Lee

    Head Quarters: Malaysia

    Website: http://www.helprnow.com/

    Business: On Demand Chat Based Personal Assistant

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    Fave (acquired by Pine Labs Private Limited)

    Founder(s): Joel Neoh, Yeoh Chen Chow

    Head Quarters: Malaysia

    Website: https://myfave.com/

    Business: O2O Platform for Local Services

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    POKKT (acquired by AnyMind Pte. Ltd.)

    Founder(s): Rohit Sharma, Vaibhav Odhekar, Manish Tewari

    Head Quarters: India

    Website: http://www.pokkt.com/

    Business: Rewarded video advertising and app monetization platform

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    Favful (exit)

    Founder(s): Sasha Tan

    Head Quarters: Malaysia

    Website: http://stayfavful.com

    Business: Comparison service for beauty products

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    CodersTrust (exit)

    Founder(s): Ferdinand Kjaerulff, Jan Cayo Fiebig,

    Asser Smidt

    Head Quarters: Denmark

    Website: http://www.coderstrust.com/

    Business: Micro-finance, Online education, Crowd sourcing for IT talents

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    perromart (exit)

    Founder(s):  Roy Lim

    Head Quarters: Singapore

    Website: https://perromart.com.sg/

    Business: E-commerce for pet parents and Pet care brand

  • Who We are

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    Hideki Fujita

    Founder and CEO of SEGNEL

    Prior to founding SEGNEL, Hideki was the co-founder of COENT Venture Partners. COENT provided seed and venture-stage funding to entrepreneurs and companies across various sectors in Asia, Most notably: GoGoVan, the first unicorn startup in Hong Kong, Prenetics in Hong Kong, Astro Scale in Singapore.


    Hideki was director of Business Strategy at GREE, inc., one of the largest mobile social gaming companies. At the company he assumed a corporate management position and was involved in strategic investments within the mobile gaming field with a focus on the Japanese and Chinese markets.


    Hideki had previously worked at JAFCO Co., Ltd. the largest venture capital firm in Japan. He was involved in providing support to promising entrepreneurs, growing them into successful investments, Most notably: Full Speed Inc. (TSE:2159), SMS Co Ltd (TSE:2175) and Rentracks Co Ltd (TSE:6045).

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    Hisako Yamakawa

    Administrator at SEGNEL

    Prior to joining SEGNEL, Hisako was in a consultancy practice in Japan. She controlled back office works such as accounting, legal affairs, personnel affairs, general affairs and assisted venture capital firms with administration.

    She had previously worked at JAFCO Co., Ltd. the largest venture capital firm in Japan, and was involved in legal due diligence.