Businessman and Venture Partner at 500 Startups Actor & Producer
Ashraf Sinclair, an actor, businessman and investor uses his ability to understand and relate to people on a deeper level in his acting career and businesses.
As a Venture Partner with 500 Startups Venture, also known as 500 Durians, he has the opportunity to share his experience and business acumen with exciting new start-ups in the region. Ashraf’s task is to deploy capital from its US$50 million (RM217 million) 500 Durians Fund II into Indonesian start-ups.
Lending his people skills to business, Ashraf has invested in the reopening of the TGI Fridays Restaurant chain in Indonesia. Five years on and with five restaurants, he and his partners are committed to opening another outlet this year and expanding beyond Jakarta.
On stage since the age of six in school plays, he has since acted in over 1000 episodes of various television series in Indonesia and Malaysia.