Startup Conversations: WhyQ

At the heart of Southeast Asia and Singapore are our street-food and hawker culture. In 2020, the Singapore hawkers who contributed to what makes us uniquely Singapore has been added to the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Additionally, the internet economy is booming in Southeast Asia. According to the 2020 SEA … Continue reading Startup Conversations: WhyQ

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: SIMTRUM

Digitalization is a long-term secular growth trend that is directly fueling the rapid growth of photonics products. Many of the technology products that we are using today such as smartphones, tablets as well as advanced technologies such as LIDAR are common applications of photonics products. In this month's Startup Conversations, we caught up with Co-Founder … Continue reading Startup Conversations: SIMTRUM

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

What to Include in a Pitch Deck When Pitching to Angel Investors

What to include in a pitch deck when pitching to Angel Investors This article was first published on Shao-Ning’s Blog. What is a pitch deck? The pitch deck is a tool to help you present and communicate to the persons sitting across the table what your business is about. Not exactly a 5min summary, but the … Continue reading What to Include in a Pitch Deck When Pitching to Angel Investors