Sam Lee

Managing Director

Company: Paloe

Since starting Paloe (formerly known as Excide) in 2015, Sam has specialised in preparing seed-stage start-ups for the Series A round. He has acted as interim CFO for various tech companies during their fundraising phases. He has also built financial models for more than 70 companies and honed the art of articulating their stories using numbers. Some of the companies he has worked with include PolicyPal, Moovaz, Geniebook, USEN, Rainmaker Labs and Gobbler. 

Before founding Paloe, he was the pioneer batch of M&A professionals at KPMG to be sent to Myanmar. Thereafter, he took up an Investment Manager role with Maersk Group to explore infrastructure opportunities in Asia. Concurrently, he held the appointment of Deputy Lead in the Communities of Practice – Digitalization at the Institute of Management Consultant Singapore. 

Sam is also a certified Registered Management Consultant. 


18 Aug, 11.05 AM Panel Discussion: Financing and Funding Options for Franchises