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
This article was first published in Nexia Global Insights, August 2019. Foreign companies are increasingly finding a market for their services in the economic powerhouse of China, but care is required to avoid being inadvertently caught in a tax trap. China currently has Double Taxation Avoidance Treaties (DTATs) with more than 100 other countries, which is … Continue reading Preparation is Key for Smooth Cross-Border Transactions with China
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
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?
It has been almost 2 years since we founded AngelCentral. We now have a quality pool of angels who are investing with (hopefully) a considered portfolio strategy, selecting from a large pool of varied startups and who have a framework for evaluating founders, market and deal terms. The next question we get from more experienced … Continue reading How Should Angels conduct Due Diligence?
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)
This article is originally written by Nexia TS. Entrepreneurs have big dreams to grow their business to its fullest potential and reach a status of recognition. Other than a solid vision and much hard work, growth and business expansion require substantial capital. While entrepreneurs may rely on their own funds and even financial support of … Continue reading The IPO Endgame: What are the Considerations for Start-ups?