About GIC & Singapore EDB

Established in 1981 to manage Singapore’s foreign reserves, GIC is a long term investor with well over $100 billion in assets in more than 40 countries worldwide.

We work to secure Singapore’s financial future by investing across a range of asset classes in the public and private market.

The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), a government agency under the Ministry of Trade & Industry, is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global centre for business, innovation and talent.

About Technology Investment Group (TIG)

GIC’s Technology Investment Group (TIG) is a global team with offices in Silicon Valley, China, and India. TIG invests directly in private and public technology companies and also serves as a limited partner in top-tier tech funds.

TIG’s mission is to forge long-term financial and strategic relationships with its global partners – examples include DoorDash, Lime, Alibaba, Tencent, JD, DJI, Xiaomi, Snap, Affirm, Meituan, Toutiao, Flipkart, Klarna and Spotify. The team is particularly focused on helping its portfolio companies, entrepreneurs, and fellow asset managers navigate opportunities associated with tech disruption.

The Bridge Forum was developed as a part of TIG’s continuous efforts to deliver strategic value to our partners. Leveraging our global networks, we hope to spark new conversations and collaborations by connecting C-suite executives from across Asia with innovative entrepreneurs and thought leaders in Silicon Valley.

Organising Committee

Jeremy Kranz

Head of Bridge Forum Organizing Committee & Co-Head, TIG

Technology Investment Group, GIC

Chris Emanuel


Technology Investment Group, GIC

Chan Ih-Ming


Global Innovation Alliance Programme Office, EDB

Ethan Lim


Global Innovation Alliance Programme Office, EDB

Heng Jie Tan

Regional Director

Americas, EDB