malaysia angel investor

All About Angel Investors in Malaysia

Ben Lim Funding, Startups, Venture Capital 0 Comments

Angel Investors in Malaysia Angel Investors in Malaysia are defined as investors who provide financial backing, industry knowledge, as well as industry or business experience to early stage startups or entrepreneurs. Angel Investors in Malaysia are usually found in Angel Investment Groups or Networks. They usually provide mentoring and guidance to startups. Some of the best angel investors are known …

Malaysia Venture Capital

Venture Capital Malaysia

Ben Lim Funding, Startups, Venture Capital 7 Comments

Venture Capital Malaysia Venture Capital Malaysia is a guide for Malaysian Startups looking for venture capital funding. We have also included a list of VCs at the end of the page. I will cover a few types of venture capital funding including Angel Investment, VC investment, PE investment and so on. Venture Capital Malaysia is a list that covers funding …

how to become an angel investor

How to be an Angel Investor

Ben Lim Finance, Funding, Investments, Investors 0 Comments

There is so much to know on how to be an angel investor! Knowing so, it is also about who you know – because we simply don’t know what we don’t know. We gather as an angel investment group here in South East Asia because there are so many of us that can contribute to startups in many different ways. …

accelerators in malaysia

Top 10 Startup Accelerators in Malaysia

Ben Lim Finance, Funding, Startups

Top Startup Accelerators in Malaysia Here are the top accelerators in Malaysia (in no particular order). They are mostly startups accelerators in Kuala Lumpur. One of them is in Johor. Note that not all accelerators are suitable for every Startup. Choosing the right accelerator depends on what your Startup lacks. If the weakness of your startup or founding team is …

venture capital list -nexea

List of Venture Capital (VC) in Malaysia 2017

Ben Lim Funding, Investors, Startups

I have often needed a list of Venture Capital (VCs) that invest in Malaysia for work. However, I find most lists extremely lengthy and confusing. So, here is a simple list of venture capital in Malaysia, updated for 2017. These lists include Venture Capitals that are not based in Malaysia but do invest in Malaysian companies. Inactive VCs are not …

alternative to equity crowdfunding malaysia

Equity CrowdFunding (ECF) in Malaysia – Alternative Investment

Ben Lim Finance, Funding, Investments, Investors, Startups

What Is Equity Crowdfunding (ECF)? Equity Crowdfunding is a method for Startups and Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) or Businesses to raise funds via the general public, a.k.a. Retail Investors. Retail Investors look for deals on ECF platforms to Invest in businesses in exchange for Equity. These businesses are generally a high risk, high return investment alternative to other Investment …

money kills startups

“Money kills startups faster”

Noomi Funding, Investors, Startups

  “Money kills startups” Money kills startups is what has become a blunt saying among our angel investors. In a nutshell, it means that funding under the wrong circumstances does more harm than good to a company, and can even get a company ‘killed’. How funding is supposed to work Before startups get funding, expenses are usually low (not much …

example pitch deck guide

Example Pitch Deck Guide for Startup Fundraising

Ben Lim Funding, Guides, Startups

Example Pitch Deck Guide: Background Every Startup new to fundraising will need a guide on how to create a good pitch deck or fundraising slides, so we decided to create an example pitch deck guide for Startups to conduct their fundraising effectively. I have also included bonus tips here and there, which startups usually find useful. The Pitch Deck Example Slides …

Angel Investing Malaysia

Angel Investment in Malaysia

Ben Lim Funding, Investments, Investors, Startups

What is Angel Investment? Angel Investment in Malaysia is basically a form of early stage investing into new businesses. The main characteristic of this asset class is that it is a long-term investment (5 years+) with a high risk, high return nature. Capital is given to a startup by angel investors to Startups in exchange for equity.  Angel Investment funding …