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David Gowdey

David Gowdey

Managing Partner Jungle Ventures


David Gowdey is an experienced internet and tech investor particularly within the world's emerging geographies, such as Russia, India, the Middle East, and South Asia. He successfully completed numerous transactions (acquisitions, investments, joint ventures) around the globe and has cultivated a large vibrant global network throughout the media, internet, venture capital, investing and start-up space.

He is currently the Managing Partner of Jungle Ventures, an early stage Internet and tech-focused venture capital firm based in Singapore but focused on the South Asia (India, SEA, AuNZ) region. He is also currently a senior advisor to TPG Asia and a member of the board at Propertyguru, Asia's leading real estate property portal, and a TPG portfolio company.

David was previously the internet sector lead at TPG Growth, part of TPG Capital, and focused on internet and technology investments around the globe. Prior to TPG, was Managing Partner of Xplorer Capital, a growth equity venture capital fund focused on internet opportunities in the Emerging Markets, and Head of International M&A at Yahoo! Inc. While at Yahoo!, he lead all mergers, joint ventures, divestitures, investments, acquisitions, new market entry and general strategy development outside of the US, as well as represented Yahoo! as a non-executive director on the board of seven companies including Yahoo!7 (Australia), Yahoo! Xtra (New Zealand), SVG Media (India), Consim/Bharat Matrimony (India) and Jabbar Internet Group (UAE).

His specialties are Venture Capital (VC), Private Equity (PE), Corporate Development, Investments, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Emerging Markets, Deal Execution, Strategy, Executive Management, and Operations.

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