Beacon VC receives ‘Investor of the Year’ Prime Minister Award: National Startup 2020 in recognition of its capability to bolster growth for local startups

September 17, 2020


At STARTUP THAILAND x INNOVATION THAILAND EXPO 2020 by the National Innovation Agency (NIA), Mr. Thanapong Na Ranong (left), Managing Director of Beacon Venture Capital Co., Ltd. (Beacon VC), KBank’s venture capital arm, received the “Prime Minister Award: National Startup 2020” in the “Investor of the Year” category from ADJ. Prof. Anek Laothamatas, Minister of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation of Thailand.

The award recognizes Beacon VC as a venture capital investor that has the capability to bolster growth for local startups, is an important contributor to the development of Thailand startup ecosystem, and makes impact on a national level with its investments while advancing the level of domestic investors to an international level.

Beacon VC’s recent investments include payment technology provider Digio, blue-collar staffing platform Workmate, SME neobank Aspire and rental property management platform Horganice.


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