Which Digital Lenders Will Survive Next Downcycle? by Greg Krasnov, CEO & Founder, tonik

Exactly a decade ago, in September 2008, I was sitting in my office in Kiev, Ukraine with the CFO and CRO of the consumer lending bank I co-founded two years prior.  Lehman just went bust.  Global markets were in a meltdown.  Who will fall next?  We were sitting on a $50M pile of interbank cash … Continue reading Which Digital Lenders Will Survive Next Downcycle? by Greg Krasnov, CEO & Founder, tonik

Startup Conversations: Nimbus

Finding an unmet customer need in an industry is the first key step to any new business. This is precisely how Daniel Thong, an Oxford tech entrepreneur, co-founded Nimbus, an office manager application, operated by purpose-driven employers to change the perception of blue-collared workers in Singapore Daniel shared that the idea behind Nimbus came to … Continue reading Startup Conversations: Nimbus

Investing Effectively as a Couple

Marriage is more than just love, couplehood and kids/parenthood. It brings along new financial responsibilities too. The planning for the joined future of course ideally should start with / include open conversations on your values and finances. Beyond a sensible family budget and spending understanding, couples need to grow their nest egg too.  So what … Continue reading Investing Effectively as a Couple

AngelCentral Learning Forum: Startup Investing During & Post COVID-19

https://youtu.be/RZhCTioKO9s In the past few years, venture capital and private equity investments within Southeast Asia have risen to record levels as SEA-based startups scaled new heights year after year. In 2019, it was reported that South-East Asia’s (SEA) internet economy is worth US$100 billion, and will triple to US$300 billion by 2025. But then COVID-19 … Continue reading AngelCentral Learning Forum: Startup Investing During & Post COVID-19