Our Team

Sayris Capital

Haryanto Soemito

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With a strong background in the venture building and investment field since 2011, Haryanto has invested, build and exited businesses. Haryanto previously was also a venture partner of a boutique Greentech venture capital in Indonesia focusing on smart city solutions. At the same time, held on to board advisory role in giving back and helping multinational companies in South-east Asia.

During his time in a publicly listed medical group SGX: 5OT, Singapore Medical Group (SMG), he has successfully increased the company revenue by expanding the group's portfolios in Asia.

After losing his mum and best friend who was battling with cancer, he has diverted his focus and passion in establishing strong initiatives with different individuals, groups and startups using innovation and technology to improve the food and medical ecosystem for now and future generations.



Daniel Rajesh

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Founder / Chief Executive Officer

Daniel Rajesh has been a serial entrepreneur, an investor and held multiple leadership roles in his corporate career with Procter &Gamble and Autodesk. He is a sustainability thought leader within the impact investments and ESG space.


He actively speaks at multiple sustainability investment and life sciences events across the globe. Prior to Sayris Capital, Daniel’s passion for the environment was channeled into Solaritech, a renewable energy solar company focused on building solar farms across South-East Asia.


Daniel has also raised over USD10 mil in his previous Chief-Marketing Officer and Chief Investment officer roles in multiple start-ups. Empowering the Autodesk Marketing leadership team, he reported the Asia Pacific business updates to drive clarity to Wall-Street investors.


Procter & Gamble gave daniel his head start in his corporate career excelling as a brand-management expert. Commercializing Duracell, a billion-dollar brand to both whitespace and developed markets across Asia, he also worked on multiple cross brands collaborations with Mattel, Hasbro, Pringles, Oral B. Daniel has a keen eye on brand building and has also worked on a few award-winning ads.

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Darren Ho

Agriculture Head

Darren has worked in and managed farms in Australia and South East Asia and would like to continue to do so all around the world, understanding different practices, climates and cultures. This helps him shape his farming philosophy and allows him to cross-pollinate ideas with different farmers and businesses


In his current role as the Director of Kodja, he aims to transform the agriculture sector into a more decentralised model, especially in developing cities. He believes that urban agriculture and food & farm clusters are the solutions to the growing demands of mega cities and more efforts have to be channelled in that direction to make it liveable.


Additionally, his goal is to increase the livelihoods of small holder farmers in South East Asia by adopting the best practices around to help increase the quality and quantity of the food grown in the region


Darren is equally passionate about driving the industry forward and in his role as the Project Lead for the Singapore Young Farmers, he organises symposiums to attract younger generations into the agriculture industry. He hopes that one day Singapore becomes a more food resilient country and is recognised as the regional knowledge hub for agriculture.