Indonesian VC East Ventures Names Avina Sugiarto as Partner

Indonesian VC East Ventures Names Avina Sugiarto as Partner

by July 19, 2022

East Ventures, an Indonesia-focused venture capital firm, announced the appointment of Avina Sugiarto as a Partner at the firm.

Avina joined East Ventures as a Venture Partner in January 2022, where she brings 12 years of experience in investing across alternative assets including venture capital, private equity, private credit and more across industries.

East Ventures said that Avina’s presence has made the venture firm step up its commitment towards sustainability.

One of the initiatives in line with this commitment include East Ventures signing the Principles for Responsible Investment supported by the United Nations, Women with Impact Forum, and the inaugural Sustainability Report.

Prior to joining East Ventures, Avina was a Senior Vice President at an asset management firm where she was responsible for deal sourcing, analysis, execution, and fundraising across firm’s investment products.

She was also a key member of the investment partnership with a global alternative investment firm headquartered in the United States.

Willson Cuaca

Willson Cuaca

Willson Cuaca, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of East Ventures said,

”It is our honor to promote Avina as one of the women leaders in our investment leadership team. During her work as a Venture Partner, Avina has promptly demonstrated a robust understanding and broad experience in both investment and sustainability framework.


As a partner, Avina will work across both seed and growth team, supporting our portfolios and founders in this fast-paced tech industry while holding on strong with our core values.”

Avina Sugiarto

Avina Sugiarto

Avina Sugiarto, Partner of East Ventures said,

“It has been a great time working closely with the team in empowering startups, founders, and creating initiatives to accelerate the overall growth and impacts of the tech industry and ecosystem in the region.


I look forward to continuing the journey with East Ventures and all our stakeholders in creating a sustainable future through investment and initiatives.”

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