About US

All You Need To Know About The Hive SEA

Early Stage Fund & Co-Creation Studio for Startups

The Hive is a seed stage venture fund based in Palo Alto, CA. We apply our entrepreneurial and operational experience to accelerate company building, leveraging data, AI, blockchain and deep tech to drive disruption and new market opportunities.
The Hive is investing in North America from its fourth fund, The Hive IV. The Hive has separate funds in Brazil, India, and Southeast Asia.

Why The Hive

For Entrepreuners


Early stage financing between RM500,000 to RM5 million with help on syndicating future rounds of financing with venture capitalists and strategic partners.


The Hive works with conglomerates and founders to propel startups through early stages of their growth and improve technology risks and product-market fit.

Early Customers & Partners

The Hive portfolio companies leverage on our strong partnerships and network with corporations and startups for early customers and go-to-market.

Co-Innovation Partner

Corporation are using every tool in their innovation toolbox to drive digital transformation, growth, and business resilience. They aim to reduce innovative cycle times by complementing their internal innovation efforts with external and open innovation.
For companies, The Hive’s innovation model is an effective way to get early access to cutting edge technologies to shape their products and meet their needs. On the other hand, startups benefit by having corporations as co-innovation partners who drive product-market fit.

Innovative Ecosystem

The Hive hosts an innovative ecosystem and thought leadership forum dubbed The Hive Think Tank, which brings together entrepreneurs, corporations, and thought leaders. Corporations such as IBM, SAP, Intuit, TIBCO, CSAA, Microsoft, Cloudera, Visa, etc. have been sponsors of The Hive Think Tank.
The Hive Think Tank is the largest community of AI and data innovators in the SF Bay Area with a content platform and an event platform with over 11K members and regular events of 100-800 people in attendance every two weeks.

Corporate Co-creation

The Hive has collaborated with several corporations such as GE, Dell/EMC, eBay, and McKesson to co-create startups together. In some cases, The Hive is creating a new company to help the corporation build new sources of revenue with specific market focus giving them a time to market differentiation against their competitors. In other cases, corporations have technology, data and other assets that are underutilized, and The Hive helps roll these assets into a newly formed company that realizes value from the assets.

We'd love to work with you

Reach out to The Hive SEA for potential investment, strategic Co-Creation, or even a career in the team.
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