Tey Por Yee

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Larry Tey

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Tey Por Yee

(1976-02-02) 2 February 1976 (age 43)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
OccupationVenture capitalist, founder of nexgram group

Dato' Larry Tey Por Yee (born 2 February 1976, in Kuala Lumpur) is a Malaysian businessman and venture capitalist.

He is the CEO and founder of Nexgram Group,[1] a conglomerate and investment company in businesses including telecom, property and information technology industries with presence in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and China.

Early life[edit]

Tey earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Business Administration and Finance from University of Manitoba. Tey invested in various startup companies in North America and Canada, before returning to Malaysia where he joined a corporate advisory company.


Larry joined business advisory firm Global Capital Limited, in 2008[2] to focus on investment and merger and acquisition dealings in emerging markets, especially Asia Pacific with special interest in technology, infrastructure and energy companies.

In 2015 Dato' Larry Tey Por Yee joined Gomif Partners,[3] a niche investment network focus on incubating social business startups. Gomif Partners focus on investment in sustainable humanity business ventures, including artificial intelligence, robotics and internet Software as a Service (SaaS) business models.

Nexgram Group[edit]

Dato' Tey Por Yee founded Nexgram Group[4] in 1999. Under his leadership, the company developed businesses that include telecommunication, property development, information technology, infrastructure and manufacturing services. The company also owns and operates one of the largest surveillance and security company in Malaysia known as Sensorlink.[5]

Other Investments[edit]

Larry private investment includes private companies and public listed companies, such as Asdion Bhd,[6] Iretex Bhd,[7] and Wintoni Group Bhd.[8]

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • In 2013 Focus Malaysia Journal, listed him in the ’40 CEOs under 40’ list.[9]



  1. ^ "Nexgram Group Profile – Wall Street Journal". The Wall Street Journal. 12 May 2014. Retrieved 12 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Malaysia's Resume – Dato Larry Tey".
  3. ^ "Gomif Partners Accelerator 2017".
  4. ^ "Nexgram Group Businesses". Official Website.
  5. ^ "Asdion may buy TAZ Logistics". The Star Newspaper.
  6. ^ "Tey Por Yee ups stake in Ire-Tex". Focus Malaysia Press.
  7. ^ "Wintoni – Changes in Director Interest".
  8. ^ "Focus Malaysia 40 under 40". Focus Malaysia Press.
  9. ^ "Semakan Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat". Prime Minister's Department.

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