Niklas Holck, the former Chairman of Nordic Eye Venture Capital, has launched Tradeworks.vc, his own logistics technology-focused venture capital firm, based in Singapore.
Tradeworks.vc is an investment syndicate that aims to build an ecosystem of “Digital Trade Enablers,” with the purpose of driving trade and economic development through innovation in Logistics primarily, crossing into e-Commerce.
The fund has raised $1.5m at launch and its first investments in two logistics technology scaleups based in Singapore and Chennai respectively, will soon be announced.
The anchor investor is Guernsey-based OracleVC, led by Tom Whitby.
The firm has a global focus, targeting early growth startups and scaleups at the Seed to Series A funding stage and is looking to invest $100k to $2m per deal.
Niklas Holck has over 15 years’ experience in the wider Logistics space, including 9 years with Maersk. As Chairman and later Partner at Nordic Eye Venture Capital, he led their first logistics technology investment in FreightBro.