GoodShift powers VentureCon Thailand, aims to meet investors serious about the business of social good

Chee Hui Ming
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Founder and Chairman Simon Anquetil will also be speaking at Echelon Thailand’s VentureCon track.

As GoodShift Ventures aims to set itself up as a thought leader in the impact investment space, its Founder has quite some interesting roots.

GoodShift Ventures is a hybrid accelerator, incubator and VC fund for startup businesses that have a connection to good – whether that be through diversity, social benefit, purpose or something equally important.

GoodShift Ventures’ support of VentureCon in Thailand and Singapore was sparked by their mission to invests in ideas that are positively focused, and belief in delivering positive social outcomes in line with positive financial returns. Similarly, Echelon, has set out to give every entrepreneur a fair chance to succeed.

About the Speaker: Simon Anquetil – Founder & Chairman, GoodShift Ventures

Simon Anquetil is an entrepreneur and information technology leader, having founded and developed businesses in the IT sector since he was 14 years old.

Simon is currently the Founder and Chairman of GoodShift Ventures; a hybrid accelerator, incubator and Venture Capital firm for start-up ideas that have a connection to good – whether that be through diversity, social benefit, purpose or something equally important – GoodShift was created to grow and support ideas that are positively focused.

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Driven by a passion for business engagement in the areas of digital and technology development, Simon has become a key influencer and speaker who works hard to share valuable business lessons and inspire others in the pursuit of start-up success and for-purpose activities.

Having completed a thesis on the subject of female entrepreneurship as part of a Master’s degree, he is a regular speaker on the importance of strengthening and supporting female entrepreneurs in Australia and around the world.

Simon has completed post-graduate studies in teaching and learning and was a mentor to every organisation he has created. His focus continues to be on the development of people, entities and potential.

In 2016, Simon was named the Owner Entrepreneur of the Year at the Australian AIM Leadership Excellence Awards.


Echelon Thailand 2017 is a tech conference (May 15-16, Bangkok) and year-long digital platform attracting international speakers, founders, investors and professionals. At its core, it’s all about the information, connections, talent and funding. Register for your Echelon Thailand access pass now!

Want some valuable face-time with Simon? VentureCon, powered by GoodShift Ventures is an track exclusive to the diverse Investor community in Thailand and across the region. Investors are brought on a half-day journey through funding ecosystem strategies from Angel, Seed to Series A and beyond. Limited Investor passes are available at a special 27% off from e27.co/echelon/thailand/register

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