Venture Capital and Private Equity Investment Management Company

About Us

Experienced Management | Local Presence | Global Network

Megalos Asteria & Co. was founded in December 2005 by Daniel M. Shin, with the goal of applying his wealth of operating and corporate building experience to promising early stage ventures. For over a decade, we have worked in companies: small and large, across all functional areas and stages of development. We are always eager to roll up our sleeves and closely work with founding members of newly created ventures on their critical challenges. 

Our  partners, who are from various industries and functions, can guide your early stage ventures by providing assistance in:

  • Identifying and hiring key management personnel
  • Building right product roadmap 
  • Defining and adapting business model to changing market conditions
  • Helping you to secure early customer wins and building momentum
  • Getting international exposure and seeking growth worldwide 
  • Providing mentoring when entrepreneurs need to make objective judgment calls
  • Raising growth capital from top-tier venture capitalists to scale up the business 

We are closely working with entrepreneurs, leading venture capitalists, and senior executives from large corporations, and financial institutions to identify a new business opportunity and to make substantial financial and managerial contribution to develop another great venture. 

Executive Team

   Daniel M. Shin, Founder & Managing Director (email, blog)

Daniel Shin has worked at various positions of multinational companies and high tech ventures. Most notably, Daniel worked as an executive director at BINEXT Capital, a leading int’l venture capital firm that has invested over 250 companies in the past 20 years. Daniel was the head of Silicon Valley Office overseeing 6 early stage venture investments.During his tenure, Daniel served on numerous boards and also advised senior executives of large conglomerates on their new business creation and int’l business expansion. Daniel also worked at Accenture, CJ Internet, Verifia (acquried by Quova) and Dialpad (acquried by Yahoo.) Daniel received his bachelor's degree in business from Indiana University at Bloomington with 4 year faculty merit scholarship and also studied at the Harvard Business School - venture capital & private equity executive education.