James Simpson

Investor | Entrepreneur

Meet James

James originates from the English Lake District, United Kingdom, where he grew up in a business learning environment. James has progressed on from this by choosing to work across four continents – Europe, The Middle East, Australasia and Asia, where he now resides.

With covering such a large geographical area James has observed a wide mixture of religious and cultural upbringings, on both a business and a personal level. This entailed James to obtain an abundant of business experience through submerging himself into such a diverse cultural melting pot on a global scale.

Investment Projects

James spends most of his time can directing and advising alongside focused global investment projects, currently spanning over 10 countries with the majority been based in South East Asia, Including Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia & Thailand.

James’s current diversified portfolio consists of:

– Stocks & Shares – ETF’s & Bonds – Investment Companies – E-commerce Businesses – Ethical Investments – Start-up Businesses – Tech Companies – Peer to Peer Investments (P2P) – Fixed Deposits – Cryptocurrencies – Hotel & Pool Villas Accommodation – Restaurants 

James is always interested in both listening and investing in, enthusiastic, like minded entrepreneurs with similar values. He’s always looking for the newest, latest and most exciting opportunities to get involved in. So, feel free to get in touch via the contact form towards the bottom of the page. 

Below is just a snippet of some of James’s most recent and exciting business ventures.

Investment companies

Samara Capital Investments

Samara Capital Investments is a privately-owned investment company co-founded by 3 young & enthusiastic entrepreneurs, James Simpson, Thomas Beattie Zac Anderson.

The company targets itself as a seed-based investment company with a mission to accelerate the growth of early-stage start-ups in Singapore and South East Asia.

Samara also provides expertise, technology, and service innovation to reach the end goal of achieving financial goals together.


Latent Epicure

James founded Latent Epicure in 2014 as a home & kitchen based accessory brand. To date Latent Epicure predominantly focuses on e-commerce platforms and marketplaces, to drive tremendous growth and visibility to a worldwide audience.

The brand is currently operating throughout four continents, North America, Australasia, South East Asia, Europe & the U.K.

Hygiene Industry

Hygiene Hub 

James co-founded Hygiene Hub, which is the elegant all-in-one hygiene solution, offering automatic hand sanitiser, a wetwipe dispenser along with a rubbish disposal bin for the used wetwipes.

Hygiene Hub is purposely designed for establishments that not only care about their customer’s hygiene but also want to do it in an elegant and luxurious way, on a subscription-based model.

Tech Space

Chow Social

Chow Social is a social media marketing agency that specialises in community management, content creation, and social media marketing. With the main clientele being predominantly Food & Beverage and Lifestyle brands.

When people hear the term social media their minds usually head towards Facebook & Instagram however, there are many platforms out there. Finding the ones where you can connect with your target audience of customers is the real key.

Chow Social’s social media service is designed to keep you in total control of your messages across various social media networks and is based on understanding your own unique business challenges and objectives.

As with everything, one size rarely fits all and so our social media service puts the focus clearly on what matters most to your company.


Roquepress is a high end web agency, that builds and maintains websites.

The company considers itself both a result-driven and a technologically advanced web agency that aims to provide the most astonishing services in the fields of website design, web development, and e-commerce.

Media Company

Guide Visuals

Guide Visuals is classed as one of Singapore’s leading digital multimedia service company that specialises in corporate photography and video marketing.

Food & Beverage


ShakeFarm is a health and fitness-focused restaurant chain in Singapore focusing on nutritious food an. Currently, ShakeFarm has two outlets in the CBD area, with aggressive plans to branch out nationwide following a similar business model to that of Sweetgreen’s in the USA.

The main ShakeFarm HQ outlet combines fresh health shakes, nutritious menus and yoga classes in a hip environment to encourage healthy and active routines alongside hectic city life.

get in touch

If you have any thoughts, comments, investment ideas or opportunities, please reach out and connect with James.

To get in touch, fill out the quick contact form and James will personally get back to you.

+65 8350 7637

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7 Straits View, Marina One East Tower #05-01
Singapore 018936

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