INVESTORS from China are now looking to expand their investments into the technology startup ecosystem in Indonesia, rather than sticking to traditional sectors such as mining and resources.
Launched in January, VCNetwork.co is a network and database of independent international VCs, and aims to connect them with entrepreneurs from all over the world. Masyitha Baziad speaks to its founders.
A pioneering report on business angels in Malaysia reveals that while the ecosystem for angel investing needs to be strengthened, angel investors are doing quite well for themselves, writes Amanda Tiew.
A visit to a stroke facility while he was still a student left a deep imprint on a young Khor Kang Xiang, leading led him down a 7-year journey to launching his own company and a line of compact, portable and affordable rehabilitation robots, writes Renuka Sena.
Besides making money, there are other things that define a good deal, according to a group of investors at the recent MBAN Summit.
Although it might seem obvious, angels who made their wealth from traditional industries are handicapped by one glaring flaw – they’ve never actually invested or worked in tech, writes Justin Hall.
DNA founder Karamjit Singh had extra fun on today’s Tech Talk segment on BFM as he disrupted Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs theory. Catch the podcast to hear his rationale for doing so.
The upcoming Malaysian Business Angels Network Summit 2015 will give a sense of how the angel investor movement is growing – or not – in Malaysia.
Singapore, known as an Asian launchpad for multinational companies in the 1990s, is quickly becoming one for startups in the 2010s – at least, according to the Singapore Startup Ecosystem and Entrepreneurial Toolbox prepared by 500 Startups' Arnaud Bonzom.
Malaysian Business Angel Network (MBAN) hopes that its members will make about RM10 million (US$2.6 million) worth of investments over the next 12 months, partly helped by the network’s collaboration with London Business Angels (LBA).