A COVID-19 Story: The Journey of Surviving and Thriving through the Crisis by Magda Chelly

I started interacting with Magda Chelly, founder of Responsible Cyber in late 2019 when she submitted her application to fundraise with AngelCentral. She struck me as a confident, self-sufficient and brainy young lady, who is totally passionate about upholding cyber security and integrity.  But like most of us, when the pandemic hit in early 2020, … Continue reading A COVID-19 Story: The Journey of Surviving and Thriving through the Crisis by Magda Chelly

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

Startup Conversations: Boxgreen

When Walter and Andrew worked as management associates at DBS, they found that the sustenance available in vending machines amidst late nights of overtime at the office just didn’t cut it. Health-conscious and hungry, the seeds of an idea were sowed for a healthy snack delivery service. The two went on to found Boxgreen, a … Continue reading Startup Conversations: Boxgreen

Steps to take now to prepare for the COVID Recession

It's happening as we speak. Last 1-2 months, many startup management teams and boards have been in emergency strategy planning sessions to figure out how best to navigate this deep downturn. And because data is coming in fast and furious in this new connected world, it can sometimes be tempting to wait for more data … Continue reading Steps to take now to prepare for the COVID Recession

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