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Cole is an investor and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience founding, investing into and otherwise supporting entrepreneurial ventures on a global basis.
Cole has founded a diverse range of business in his career. He is a Co-Founder of DocDoc Pte. Ltd., which is Asia’s largest real-time online doctor discovery and appointment reservation system. He is also the Co-Founder of Epic MMA Club, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts training center.
Previously, Cole was an Independent Member of the Board of Directors for Global Eagle Acquisition Corp, a US$190M, NASDAQ listed Special Purpose Acquisition Corporation focused on the media and entertainment industry.
Cole spent seven years as a direct investor with Temasek Holdings. In this capacity, he sourced, executed and monitored investments on a global basis in the firm’s telecommunications, media and technology group. He has successfully invested over US$500M in private equity direct and secondary transactions.Before Temasek, he was the Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Pluto Networks – a wireless data networking company. He has previously held executive positions in Hawaii’s State Government and has worked as a technology venture capitalist and strategy business consultant. Cole attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management (Master of Business Administration) and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government (Master in Public Administration). He was a President of MIT’s Private Equity & Venture Capital Association and a Lead Organizer of the MIT $100K Global Startup Workshop Entrepreneurship Competition. In his free time, Cole is a martial artist, adventure racer, scuba diver and mountaineer. He has completed self-supported 250KM foot races across China’s Gobi Desert and Egypt’s Sahara Desert, funding medical missions in Vietnam and China that directly saved the lives of +13 children. He has also successfully led an expedition up the Western Breach of Mt. Kilimanjaro, raising over US$350K for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Singapore.