MBAN kicked off its activities with a 2-day learning session in April with interested Malaysian investors learning from international angel investors in India and the EU.
Karamjit Singh still can’t shake off his disappointment that GrabTaxi did not reveal its Series A amount. Is he making a mountain out of a molehill?
Only an investor who has exited his startup will realise the importance of focusing on getting the product right for the market and not worry about how to make money in the short term. But with so few exits in the Malaysian ecosystem, this is going to be a long journey, writes DNA founder Karamjit Singh.
After nursing the Malaysian Business Angels Network (MBAN) since its birth in December, 2012, Cradle Fund has passed on its responsibility to the private sector, as has always been the intention. DNA founder Karamjit Singh speaks to Cradle’s Nazrin Hassan and Richard Wong, the first president of MBAN.
DNA founder Karamjit Singh feels early stage investors are hurting their own investments when they focus too much on how companies can make money instead of ensuring they build a great product with market fit.
DNA editor Gabey Goh gives flight to a fantasy – what if she had lots of ‘moolah’ and could become an angel investor?
With 2013 done and dusted, and with more funding to be available in 2014, time will tell if this will be the year of startups for Malaysia. But in the meantime, there is a need for angel investors active in the scene to stand up and be seen, writes Gabey Goh.
The Malaysian Business Angels Network (MBAN) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the European Business Angels Network (EBAN) to support the development of angel investors in both economies.
Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd, in association with Angels Den Asia, has launched Ideas2Invest (i2i) which will bring together entrepreneurs, developers, investors, mentors and coaches over an intensive nine-day programme the two parties are describing as a ‘hack-celerator.’
GridMarkets is about to go live with its B2B platform for trading in excess computational capacity, but its investors are keenly awaiting the outcome with initial customers before pumping in more money, writes Karamjit Singh.