Ambassador – APAC
Amarit, a.k.a, Aim, is a Thai angel investor, advisor, and founding board member of the Thailand Business Angel Network, the largest angel investment association in Thailand where he is the Vice President of Thailand Ecosystem Development. Through his Investment Holding and Innovation Advisory Company, Aim Ventures and various angel syndicates that he is a part of, he has invested in over 40 startups and funds combined, and bring with him over a decade of experience in the technology startup ecosystem as he works to support the next generation of startups and ecosystem initiatives in emerging industry verticals such as Climate tech, Health and Wellbeing, Food and Agriculture, Space Tech Web 3.0 as well as Web 2.0.
Currently, he is a Visiting Lecturer at Harbour.space and teaching a subject on Commercializing High Tech Entrepreneurship. He is also the Advisor to Omelet, an award winning innovation builder based in Bangkok, Thailand (www.theomelet.co) and Former ASEAN Director of Impact Collective (www.impactcollective.earth), a community-driven investment and acceleration project for impact-driven startups focusing on opportunities in Asia. IC invests in, supports, and connects impact tech companies that are solving global challenges to accelerate the positive impact in the world.
In his Web 2.0 life, he was best known as the person who started Thailand’s first coworking space in 2012 that became Thailand’s only Google for Startups Partner Hub and one of Southeast Asia’s best and largest tech conferences with close to 20,000 attendees. His passion for the startup community and to help entrepreneurs grow has led him to angel invests in many of the top Thai startups and actively coaches over 1000+ different startups founders over the past decade. He is also a Techstars All-Stars Community Builder, Fellow of the Edmund Hillary Fellowship (EHF), Obama Leader: Asia Pacific and has been named as one of Forbes Asia 30 Under 30: Enterprise Technology, and Thailand Startup Enabler of The Year 2016.