#throwback : AngelCentral 2019 Milestones

2019 has been a year of growth and learning for AngelCentral as we worked to fulfil our vision of Building Effective Angels in ASEAN region.  We focused on the same 3 areas: 1) quality deal flow for our members, 2) portfolio and sector specific learning and 3) syndication admin services.   Here are some of our … Continue reading #throwback : AngelCentral 2019 Milestones

Asian Founders at Work – a book on the region’s top technopreneurs

The story of JobsCentral is featured in Asian Founders at Work - a book on the region’s top technopreneurs - as one of the flagship tech companies from Singapore and the only jobs platform in the book. JobsCentral exited co-founder, Huang Shao-Ning was interviewed for the recently published book, Asian Founders at Work. The book … Continue reading Asian Founders at Work – a book on the region’s top technopreneurs

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?

AngelCentral/Angel Portfolio Report Card

ANGELCENTRAL=============AC goal is to build effective angels by offering quality deal flow, investor education and syndication services. Our Community Manager Zijie has written a wonderful summary of what AngelCentral has done in 2018. You can read it here. Some highlights: Hit our goal of doubling investment commitments. From 3m in 2017 to 6m. Of that about 4m … Continue reading AngelCentral/Angel Portfolio Report Card

Cashflow is King. The importance of positive cash flow.

Originally posted by Huang Shao Ning.  I was moderately surprised when Professor Warren McFarlan said at our first Accounting class at the HBS GMP program,”if there is one thing that I would like you to remember from my class, it’s that cash flow is king.” Then he showed us the short clip of Cuba Gooding … Continue reading Cashflow is King. The importance of positive cash flow.

Looking back at 2018: The AngelCentral Journey Thus Far

2018 has been a year of great progress and growth for AngelCentral. Having started from a community-driven initiative by Der Shing and Shao Ning back in 2017 (and now with a team of 4), AngelCentral was formally incorporated in February 2018 with a mission to build a community of effective angel investors in Southeast Asia. … Continue reading Looking back at 2018: The AngelCentral Journey Thus Far

Announcing the 2nd run of AngelCentral's Learning from Experienced Angels Series!

Here at AngelCentral, our Partners meet and assess a variety of startups across the Southeast Asian region, close to 300 a year. One of the key insights we have gathered was that the number of deep technology startups have been increasing over the years. Some of these technologies include Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Biomedical/Medical sciences, cybersecurity, … Continue reading Announcing the 2nd run of AngelCentral's Learning from Experienced Angels Series!