Upside Town Podcast – SE Asia Startup Ecosystem: Shao-Ning on Angel Investing Nuances & Women in Tech

https://open.spotify.com/show/3OvqJlIDCdOBiMkyoLnmHB Transcribed podcast: Welcome to the upside down podcast. My name is Yash, the host of this podcast, where we explore the upside in Southeast Asia's growing startup industry and speak to its leaders and pioneers. My guest for today is Shao-Ning Huang who is the Co-founder and Chief Angel of AngelCentral, which was co-founded … Continue reading Upside Town Podcast – SE Asia Startup Ecosystem: Shao-Ning on Angel Investing Nuances & Women in Tech

How Should Angel Investors Think About WeWork?

There has a recent spurt of bad news coming out of startup world this year. Readers will know Ning & I are conservative angel investors - is there such a thing? We take calculated risk in angel and VC investing and worst case, are prepared to write off our money. Of course, we are obviously … Continue reading How Should Angel Investors Think About WeWork?

A quick recap of the AngelCentral Learning Forum: Why Angel Invest? (Hint: It is more than just money)

Startup investing is a high risk, illiquid, and challenging asset class. Yet, the amount of interest and funding into startups continue to grow each year. VCs, PE funds, Corporates and family offices invest billions annually into the ASEAN startup space. Increasingly, more individuals also known as Angel Investors, have been investing in the space too. … Continue reading A quick recap of the AngelCentral Learning Forum: Why Angel Invest? (Hint: It is more than just money)

Angel Investing: How Risky Is It for an Investor?

A huge number of startups and unicorns have been popping up in South-east Asia and that has fuelled a wave of angel investing clubs in Singapore. Angel networks executive agrees that the growth of privately held startups valuation is USD$ 1 billion or more (this is what they call a unicorn company) causing the sprouting … Continue reading Angel Investing: How Risky Is It for an Investor?

6 Asian celebrity angel investors you may not have heard about

In the past, celebrities stayed in the entertainment space. Whether they were singers, athletes, actors, or models, they tend not to deviate much from what they were originally doing. However, most evidently in the US, prominent celebrities such as Aston Kutcher, Tyra Banks, and Justin Timberlake have entered the world of business over the past … Continue reading 6 Asian celebrity angel investors you may not have heard about