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).
Few startups ever survive ‘bad money’ – money from predatory angels, individuals who attach unreasonable terms to the cheques they write, writes Justin Hall.
Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has released the Guidelines on Regulation of Markets under Section 34 of the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007 to introduce new requirements for the registration of equity crowdfunding (ECF) platforms, and to provide governance arrangements for the operator of such platforms.
Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy.
Many entrepreneurs say that the type of questions an investors asks, says a lot about the type of investor they are, and hence the DNA-TEAM Disrupt panel discussion for November asks: Are Investors Asking All the Wrong Questions?
Key takeaway from Disrupt for entrepreneurs not to expect quick exit Dual MH tragedies bring out dark side in mankind with trademark bid
Many VCs and angels in Malaysia still have ‘demanding’ expectations Skin in the game, maturity and good network among what angels look for
Telco happy to support stories of impactful individuals Event fully booked, sadly no place for those on waiting list
Disrupt #20 takes a look at angel investors and why they invest and do not invest in certain ideas or entrepreneurs.