Monthida is an experienced early-stage investor focusing on innovative B2B digital companies in South East Asia. She uses her extensive experience in the financial services industry to help entrepreneurs build successful businesses. Her investment portfolio currently includes twelve Asia-based companies across a variety of sectors, including Silent Eight, Kyklo, SensorFlow, and Foodrazor.
She spent two years at Singapore seed-stage VC fund Cocoon Capital, where she served as Investment Partner. In this capacity, she sourced and evaluated deals in South East Asia, conducted market research and due diligence, made investment decisions and supported portfolio companies.
Previously, Monthida was actively involved in tech accelerators JFDI and muru-D, where she led mentor relations. Throughout her career, she has developed a solid network of entrepreneurs, investors and government organisations in Singapore and Thailand.
She began her career on the Derivatives desk at JP Morgan Singapore, managing counterparty relationships with hedging and swap products. She then gained experience in Credit Risk Management, where she covered financial and sovereign risk of over USD$3 billion. Prior to that, she was on BHF Bank’s Loan Syndication team, where she led deal origination and execution of US$140 million of Thai corporate loan portfolio.
Monthida’s finance background enables her to advise entrepreneurs on fundraising, budgeting, and business strategies. She holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Texas Arlington, and a B.A in Business Administration from Florida State University.
Monthida is a board member at Female Founders, an ambassador for Seedstars Singapore, and a supporter of the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards Program. As a Thai national and Singapore permanent resident, her family investments include leading biogas company Asia Biogas Thailand, where she sits on the board. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, brisk walks in Singapore’s Botanic Gardens, and spending precious time with her three grown-up children.