This article was first published on e27. Having just joined the angel investment scene about a month ago, I am amazed at the number of things investors have to understand and be aware of before they can begin. For example, angels need to have a good grasp of evaluating the strength of the proposed solution, … Continue reading Syndication is the single greatest hack for Angel Investing
Angels provide pre-seed fundings to startups to aid their early stage developments. Angels can come together to invest as a group for various benefits. For one, it is a great vehicle for angels to learn from the each other (typically the lead) and also allow angels to cut smaller cheques especially if they are dabbling … Continue reading What is Angel Investment Syndication?
Earlier this year, I made the switch from working at ACE, a national startup ecosystem builder in Singapore, to join AngelCentral - which aims to build a community of effective and competent angel investors in Southeast Asia. During the first couple of weeks of my new role, I have gained many insights into the angel … Continue reading 5 Valuable Things I Have Learnt About the Angel and Early Stage Funding Scene in Southeast Asia
On 8th May 2018, AngelCentral organized a panel discussion with some of the most experienced angel investors in Southeast Asia. Between them, they have invested in more than 70 investments and have more than 40 years of combined experience. Among the panelists were Virginia Cha, who teaches and supports startup entrepreneurs in INSEAD, NUS, SIM … Continue reading My Biggest Takeaways from Some of the Most Experienced Angel Investors in Southeast Asia
(repost from https://snleigh.wordpress.com/) This came up when lunching with a friend a few days back. Truth is, I thought it needed a lot of money too. I never thought to angel invest and for me, it was a natural progression from my startup mentoring and advising work. Der Shing and I saw angel investing as … Continue reading How much do I need for angel investing?
(repost from limdershing.blogspot.sg) After interacting with numerous VCs, Angels and Founders, i realize that while there has been much improvement in the quality of our founders and some improvement in the VC quality, there is much lesser improvement in the Angel scene. That is one of the reasons why we started AngelCentral.co - to build … Continue reading How should Angels behave?