Funding Gap

Plugging the great startup drain
What happens when startups up-and-leave the country after getting their Series A or B funding, especially after getting their start via public funds?
Investor confidence critical for equity crowdfunding: SC chairman
The equity crowdfunding platform that the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) is proposing will depend heavily on investor confidence, its chairman Ranjit Ajit Singh acknowledged.
Fifth Echelon off to a great start
The fifth edition of Echelon began with a bang today (June 10) with a capacity crowd of more than 1,500 at the MAX Atria @ Singapore EXPO venue.
Cradle-GGV funding pact to also help plug entrepreneur brain drain
The one-to-one funding partnership announced last month by Malaysia’s Cradle Fund and Singapore-headquartered Golden Gate Ventures aims to not only bridge the funding gap in the local ecosystem, but also arrest the ‘entrepreneurial brain drain,' says Cradle chief Nazrin Hassan.
Laying down growth pipes for the startup ecosystem
Much said about funding gap, but it’s really growth stage funding that is lacking A void Mavcap and Silicon Valley’s Elixir Capital Management hope to fill
Short red skirts, sexy long legs … and startups
Malaysia has produced some of South-East Asia’s most successful dotcom and ICT companies, and has much to offer the smart investor, but is somehow not on investors’ radars, writes Dr V. Sivapalan.
Disrupt: More success stories needed to plug funding gap
There is an undeniable gap between the potential of South-East Asia as a market for technology startups and the number of venture capital funds available to such entrepreneurs, but that will change when there are more success stories, according to panellists at the monthly Disrupt discussion.
Week in Review: What YOU can do about the funding gap
Let’s stop just talking about the funding gap in the Malaysian and even larger South-East Asian ecosystem, and help do something about it, writes A. Asohan.
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