AngelCentral Learning Forum: Angel Investing Post-COVID

 The good news: Global startup investments totaled ~$300 billion up 4% from the previous year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The interesting bit: the deal volume was 3% lower in 2020 with most of the capital invested concentrated in the later stage technology startups. The not-so-great bit: total funding for early-stage startups decreased 11% in … Continue reading AngelCentral Learning Forum: Angel Investing Post-COVID

Startup Conversations: Flexstay Rentals

Southeast Asia is one of the world's fastest-growing regions attracting many expatriates and tourists from all over the world. Being an emerging market presents many opportunities for innovative solutions to develop the region and close up the gap between emerging and developed markets. Flexstay Rentals is a trailblazer disrupting the rental property space in Thailand … Continue reading Startup Conversations: Flexstay Rentals

Stories of an Investor: Victor Quah

In this session of Stories of an Investor, we caught up with full-time angel investor, Victor Quah. Victor is a Malaysian angel that actively invests and is a firm believer that founders and investors should stay grounded and be open-minded to learning. Victor shared with us his takes on founder evaluation, and how and why … Continue reading Stories of an Investor: Victor Quah

Angel investors appreciate these 5 uncommon things that founders do

This post first appeared on e27. In the startup ecosystem, there is a variety of resources available teaching founders how to fundraise. Some of these topics include the art of effective pitching and creating compelling investor decks. However, through my time at AngelCentral, I found there were behaviors that founders exhibited, which angel investors appreciated … Continue reading Angel investors appreciate these 5 uncommon things that founders do