AngelCentral Learning Forum: Fundraising in the New Norm

Startups fundraising during the COVID-19 was done almost virtually - pitch days, demo days etc were shifted online and conducted via video conferencing tools like zoom. Meetings between investors and startups, due diligence of the startup are also conducted online. It was very different from what we were used to.  Many founders lamented that fund-raising … Continue reading AngelCentral Learning Forum: Fundraising in the New Norm

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

AngelCentral Learning Forum: Reacting to the Whirlwind Economy

https://youtu.be/Tzi0lnf5Rl0 Earlier in the month, We had a chat with two very established startup founders on their COVID-19 experience. We were amazed at how fast they implemented their business adjustments in view of the expected downturn. Next, we have invited two other founders, Daniel Thong from Nimbus and Dorothy Yiu from EngageRocket to share their … Continue reading AngelCentral Learning Forum: Reacting to the Whirlwind Economy

AngelCentral Learning Forum: Building Resilience Now and Beyond COVID-19

https://youtu.be/hMLkHY0F_7o In this Webinar, we want to bring the attention to YOU - how are you coping? How are you dealing with the many levels of stress?  We have invited Mr. Goh Hong Yi, who is a practising Occupational Psychologist, to share with us two topics: 1. Stress & Thinking Traps2. Building Resilience through Optimism Check … Continue reading AngelCentral Learning Forum: Building Resilience Now and Beyond COVID-19

AngelCentral Learning Forum: Operating and Surviving in a Recession

https://youtu.be/PisyORz9RlY The COVID-19 situation wasn't that pressing until early March when the US Fed cut the lending rate to 0%. That was the clearest sign a big recession is here or imminent. It triggered Shao-Ning, Partner & Chief Angel, AngelCentral to write a blog post on "Building up business resilience during downturns", drawing on experiences … Continue reading AngelCentral Learning Forum: Operating and Surviving in a Recession