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DBS Bank has launched a programme to provide financing to tech startups, although it did not state how much capital is being set aside for this venture debt initiative.
Differences in culture, economic growth and technological development all notwithstanding, perhaps the most formidable challenge affecting the unrestricted flow of venture capital across South-East Asia is the sheer complexity in navigating the legal environments within each respective market, writes Justin Hall of Golden Gate Ventures.
Golden Gate Ventures’ Justin Hall on what it is needed to become a regional powerhouse, in preparation for a whole lot of funds coming into the SEA region next year.
Golden Gate Ventures’ Justin Hall has some very simple advice for Goldilocks companies – those ubiquitous startups that are usually consumer-facing, relatively niche in their product or service offerings, and are, at least initially, very local in their focus: Consolidate or die.
Golden Gate Ventures’ Justin Hall on what Singapore is learning from the US state of Delaware, and why the island-republic looks set to remain the regional startup and funding hub for the foreseeable future.
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.
Cradle, a non-profit under Malaysia’s Ministry of Finance, has joined forces with Singapore-based seed fund provider Golden Gate Ventures to co-invest in Malaysian early-stage technology companies.
With S$700,000 in seed investment raised, a Singapore-based startup is hoping its website will bring a fresh new approach to the property search market – by putting the renters first.
The Singapore Government has picked Golden Gate Ventures as one of six VC partners to help address the Series A crunch, reports Karamjit Singh.
Founder Institute director Jeffrey Paine talks about the much-neglected part of an entrepreneur’s journey – taking care of yourself and your loved ones.