Mercatus Capital

Based in Singapore

Mercatus Capital
Family Office

Our Founder

Mr Ravindran Govindan​

Armed with 45 years worth of real-world expertise in building companies from the ground up, Ravi founded Mercatus Capital in 2006, to nurture and invest in the next generation of start-up businesses.

Ravi’s other successes range from growing his own law practice into a multi-partnership firm, to building properties across the Asia Pacific region, to being instrumental in the launches of several IPOs on the Australian and Singaporean stock exchanges.

Ravi was also the Executive Chairman and President of Fisher Scientific Inc. for the Asia Pacific region.

Currently, Ravi — having taken a back seat to focus on his family and personal interests — is the Chairman Emeritus of Mercatus Capital, where his philanthropic support and expertise remain vital.

What do we do?

Since 2006, Mercatus Capital has been actively investing and venture building high growth tech companies in Singapore. We have presence in Singapore, Dubai, Manila, Kuala Lumpur and Chennai.

Strategic Investments & Financial Advisory

We believe that every investment made needs to value-add to Mercatus Capital's ecosystem where our portfolio companies find synergises to scale.

Access to Key Global Markets

With years of experience in global business with established distribution channels, our portfolio companies can benefit from key market access and grow.

Startup Founder Mentorship

We believe in paying-it-forward and supporting entrepreneurial founders to achieve his/her success. Therefore, we provide valuable mentorship them.

Our Portfolio Companies

Here are some of our latest investments and startup successes.

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Invest in Early-Stage Startups

At Mercatus Capital, we invest in Early-Stage Startups. We provide seed funding and incubation to over 200 companies in deep tech, medtech, media and consumer innovation space.

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