Beaver Lake Capital Pte. Ltd.
Beaver Lake Capital has concluded its operations and is no longer operating as an investment firm. We thank you for your interest.
Beaver Lake Capital was a privately held, entrepreneurial investment firm seeking to acquire and actively manage a single small to medium-sized business. Beaver Lake Capital sought to make a controlling investment in a profitable technology or technology-enabled-services company with annual revenues of $5 to $25 million and cash flows of $1.5 to $5 million, in Singapore or the region. (All amounts in SGD.)
Beaver Lake Capital's three portfolio companies are listed here.
Gupshup is India's leading community on mobile devices with over 60 million users.
Digify is a leading Singapore-based document management and mobile security startup located in Block 71.
Insycn is a Analytics-as-a-Service player that was recently acquired by another private company in stealth mode in the analytics services space.
The Principal of Beaver Lake Capital is a seasoned nineteen-year technology industry veteran. He has two exits to his credit, including a billion-dollar sale to Microsoft. On the buy-side, his experience includes nine acquisitions, most recently SingTel's acquisition of Amobee for US$321 million. With considerable operatiing experience and a strong pedigree from MIT and Stanford, Zia Zaman was a pioneer in the Search Fund industry in Asia. Zia Zaman was recently appointed as the Chief Strategy Officer for SingTel Group Enterprise and has held that role leading strategy and M&A for its B2B business since 5 December, 2012.
Zia Zaman speaks at MMA
On 24 April, 2012, Zia Zaman of Beaver Lake Capital spoke at the Mobile Marketing Association event in Singapore.
Zia Zaman speaks on Innovation in Singapore and Mumbai
Also in 2012, on 21 June in Singapore and on 5 Sep in Mumbai, Zia gave a rousing talk called 'Snowflakes and Stars: Innovation Case Studies' at the Marcus Evans Innovate Asia seminars.
From the Archive
From a February 2008, Information Week article reporting on the Microsoft acquisition of FAST for $1.2 billion.