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Two seasoned entrepreneurs unite to connect the world’s VCs and startups
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.
Golden Gate Ventures secures US$60mil for Fund II
Singapore-headquartered Golden Gate Ventures has secured US$60 million for its second early stage venture fund; with founding partner Vinnie Lauria arguing that Vietnam is the most under-rated economy in SEA.
Cradle TV launches, aiming to be media hub for entrepreneurs
Early-stage grant provider Cradle Fund has launched its Cradle TV online channel, hoping to bridge the gap between startups and investors.
Alpha JWC hoping to plug Indonesia’s mentor gap
Indonesian VC firm Alpha JWC Ventures has a small portfolio because it is not so concerned about returns as it is about mentoring its startups, it three cofounders tell Masyitha Baziad.
Don’t get washed by liquidation preferences
Investors live and breathe term sheets and waterfall tables, and so things that might be simple for them to understand can be downright byzantine for most others, including entrepreneurs. Justin Hall gives some tips here – because if you’re not careful, you may end up with nothing.
‘Toolbox’ on Singapore startup ecosystem shows it’s soaring
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.
GGV launches second SEA fund, releases report on ecosystem
Golden Gate Ventures (GGV) has launched the US$50-million Golden Gate Ventures Fund II LP fund, its second for South-East Asian tech startups, and has released a research report on the VC investment climate in the region.
IMJ out to tap startup ecosystem surge in South-East Asia
The startup ecosystem in South-East Asia has certainly moved on to the next level in the two years IMJ Investment Partners has been in the region, in terms of both valuations and activity, according to its CEO Yuji Horiguchi.
Fledgling legal startups take flight in Singapore
Legal services still remain relatively untouched by the startup boom in Asia. Obfuscated terms and legal jargon provide high barriers of entry, giving lawyers a monopoly. But that might change with a couple of new startups making their debut, writes Benjamin Cher.
Weinvest.net rebels against 'tyranny of choice'
Provides information on all MAS-approved products Includes real estate listings and portfolio management tools
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