Winner of MIA Impact Circle Stellar CxO Award - Aaron Sarma is an entrepreneur, investor and speaker with experience in technology, digital media, and retail. In 2015, he founded Touristly (later called Vidi), which was acquired by AirAsia in 2017. He served in numerous positions for the group to establish travel3sixty, BigLife, and AirAsia.com. He later joined the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation in 2019 as a consultant to work on several national strategy papers.
He is the current Co-Founder and General Partner of ScaleUp Malaysia, an accelerator that assists entrepreneurs in creating and scaling their businesses to the next level. ScaleUp Malaysia has announced 31 investments and is regarded as one of South East Asia’s most active investors. In 2020, he co-founded Remote Ventures, a venture builder that helps startups grow from zero to one by providing technology assistance and initial capital. Remote Ventures has assisted entrepreneurs in the entertainment, education, fitness, and logistics areas in launching their businesses.