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Dr. Rex Yeap
Partner, Invention Capital LLP
Rex is currently a Partner of Invention Capital LLP directing efforts towards the creation, commercialization of novel inventions, investing and incubating early stage companies. He is also a Venture Partner of Get2Volume Pte. Ltd. (a NRF approved Technology Incubator) where he is manage and incubate 11 portfolio companies. In addition, he is a Director of Business Angel Network (South East Asia). Since 2006, Rex is a SCOPE-IP consultant with Intellectual Property Office of Singapore. Rex holds a Master of Science (Distinction) from University of Leeds and his Doctoral research involved the invention of a few patented hedge fund systems.

Rex has over 25 years of experience across the Infocomm technology value chain that spans industry, government and academia. He started his career in the area of interactive digital media (specifically, computer game design and development) back in the late 80s. He was subsequently blessed to be among the pioneering (1997) patent mapping and analysis alumnus of Kent Ridge Digital Labs. Since then, he has been continuously involved in numerous patent mapping, analysis and strategy related ventures. He has worked with a range of international clients in their IP road-mapping and commercialization strategy through the use of proprietary and open innovation and patent analytics methodologies. Rex was the co-founder of 3i Analytics and together with his team, they produced over 2000 original qualitative-quantitative technology IP reports and he also directed efforts to secure, design, develop and commercialise the next generation award-winning SurfIP portal.