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Fund III, 10/2013 $20M


Fenox Venture Capital
1641 N. 1st St. Suite 110
San Jose, CA, 95112


General Partner
General Partner
Venture Partner


Fenox Venture Capital

A Silicon Valley based global venture capital firm started by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, Fenox Venture Capital works closely with emerging technology companies to access the largest North American market with a special focus and expertise on growth markets in Asia and Europe.

Our story starts with our chairman, Vitaliy Arbuzov, who began a small tools company in 1989. Today, that company is Fenox Automotive Components, one of the largest automotive parts suppliers for manufacturers in Europe, Asia, and North America. Fenox has since expanded its business into multiple different markets, and is now a major global company. Our other founder, Anis Uzzaman, is a serial entrepreneur with extensive corporate management experience at IBM and Cadence. Anis has spent extensive time in his career building multiple businesses within Asia. His deep understanding of Asian business, language, and culture brings a very unique perspective to Fenox Venture Capital, its entrepreneurs, and its investors.

Vitaliy and Anis founded Fenox Venture Capital to help entrepreneurs build successful, transformative businesses that span the USA and global emerging markets. Based in San Jose, California, Fenox Venture Capital today is led by Anis Uzzaman, who serves as the chief executive of the firm.

We look for startups with world-class management and technical teams that are targeting disruptive opportunities in the consumer Internet, retail, and software sectors. Our preference is to work with emerging companies that can benefit from access to attractive, fast-growing markets in Asia and Europe.

With regard to investment sizes, we invest across all stages including seed, early, and advanced growth rounds. We also co-lead, follow, and partner with other angel syndicates and venture funds.

What makes Fenox Venture Capital different? As proven entrepreneurs, we work with our portfolio company management teams in a direct, reliable, and transparent manner. We help your idea grow quickly, and with our established global network, we build investments that are experienced and profitable.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
JFDI.Asia 3/2014Venture Round$2.1M3 12/2013Seed2
Circa 12/2013Venture Round1
Schematic Labs 12/2013Venture Round1
Side.Cr 11/2013Venture Round1 10/2013Series A$2M2
iMoney Group 10/2013Series A$2M6
Kii 10/2013Venture Round$7.3M1
Regalii 10/2013Series A4
Butter Systems 10/2013Venture Round2
Meta 10/2013Venture Round1
lark 10/2013Partial Close$3.1M4
Tech in Asia 8/2013Series B3
Jetlore 6/2013Venture Round6
UrbanIndo 6/2013Series A$2M4
I AND C-Cruise.Co,Ltd. 4/2013Venture Round1
WeVorce 3/2013Seed2
InstallMonetizer 1/2013Seed$500k5
Socialize 6/2012Angel1
99dresses 6/2012Venture Round1
ROXIMITY 5/2012Seed2
Dream Link Entertainment 5/2012Venture Round1
Incident Technologies 5/2012Venture Round1
Bottlenose 5/2012Venture Round1



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    Tech in Asia raises Series B round led by Fenox Venture Capital ( [edit]
    Fenox Venture Capital Invests in Southeast Asian Technology Media Startup Tech in Asia ( [edit]
  3. JFDI Accelerator Raises $2.1M To Help Singapore Become Southeast Asia’s Startup Hub ( [edit]
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  8. Malaysia-Based iMoney Raises $2M Series A To Help Consumers Compare Financial Services ( [edit]
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  10. Leading MBaaS Provider Kii Receives Strategic Funding from Fenox Venture Capital for Southeast Asian Expansion ( [edit]
  11. Regalii Raises Funding from Fenox Venture Capital ( [edit]
  12. Butter Systems raises funding from Fenox Venture Capital ( [edit]
  13. Meta Raises Funding ( [edit]
  14. Filing Says Sleep- And Health-Tracking Startup Lark Is Raising Another $3.6M ( [edit]
  15. Tech in Asia Raises Series B Funding ( [edit]
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  17. UrbanIndo Raises Funding ( [edit]
  18. I AND C-Cruise Receives Investment from Fenox Venture Capital ( [edit]
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  20. Y Combinator-Backed InstallMonetizer Is A Selective Ad Network For Desktop Software ( [edit]
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