Douglas Abrams

  • Faculty, Finance & Entrepreneurship

Concurrent:

Adjunct Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore’s Business School

Expertise:

Douglas Abrams is the founder and CEO of Expara, Singapore’s leading incubator. He has

launched two seed stage (Expara IDM Ventures I and II) and one early-stage venture fund

(Extream Ventures) in Singapore since 2007. He is currently the Chairman of the Business

Angel Network of Southeast Asia (BANSEA) and has been a Director since 2002. He was a

founding partner of Parallax Capital Management, a Singapore-based funds management

company in 2000. Prior to coming to Singapore, Mr. Abrams managed information

technology at J.P.Morgan for 14 years. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the National

University of Singapore’s Business School where he lectures on New Venture Creation for

undergraduates and post-grads. He is also a Visiting Professor in Entrepreneurship for the

Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok.

He graduated from the Annenberg School, University of Pennsylvania with a BA in

Communications and received an MBA from The Wharton School.

Credentials:

BA from the Annenberg School, University of Pennsylvania in Communications and an MBA from The Wharton School.

Contact:

dka@expara.com