Nadim is a Singaporean venture investor focused on the Southeast Asian region and its growing consumer market. He is currently backing and building early stage consumer brands in the region as an Associate with DSG Consumer Partners, a leading India & Southeast Asia consumer venture fund - helping oversee consumer packaged food & beverage, F&B and e-commerce brands including The Golden Duck, Piccolo, Growthwell, Brewlander, 25Holdings, SaladStop!, YOUVit, Pip & Nut, Melati and Kind Kones. Prior to DSG, Nadim worked as an intern on the investment team at Golden Gate Ventures - a leading Singapore based technology venture fund and on J.P. Morgan's Equity Capital Markets team in New York.
Nadim is also a personal investor through his permanent capital venture arm, Blue Bamboo, focused on investing in new-age consumer driven brands.
Nadim attended Institut Le Rosey, a Swiss boarding school before enrolling in NYU's Stern School of Business, graduating from Stern as a Dean's List member, Founder's Day Scholar, and as the Class of 2017's commencement speaker. With strong roots in Southeast Asia, and a desire to invest in the region's consumer sector, Nadim returned to Singapore after obtaining his undergraduate degree to build businesses in Southeast Asia.
When returning to Singapore, Nadim opted for two years of mandatory military service with the Singapore Police Force. For his contribution to public service, Nadim was presented with both the Statuette Award and the Sword of Honour. Before completing his service, Nadim was posted to the specialist unit of the Public Transport Security Command, patrolling and protecting Singapore’s public transport systems and managing over 150 full-time national servicemen.
Nadim works with Aidha.org's venture program as a mentor for domestic workers starting their own businesses in Southeast Asia. Nadim is also a member of the Milken Institute's Young Leaders Circle (YLC) where he contributes to consumer, health and food research and initiatives for the Asia Center.
In his free time, Nadim writes about consumer & technology trends in Southeast Asia. He also enjoys practicing mixed martial arts, swimming & hiking, playing poker, and spending time with his family.