People fall in love with angel investing for various reasons. Some look to angel investing as an alternative tool to diversify their portfolio with a high risk, high return asset class. Others take this as a passion to support the burgeoning ecosystem and entrepreneurs while keeping up-to-date about business models and applied technologies. However, would … Continue reading The Accidental Angel
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
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?