Startup Fund Malaysia
& Southeast Asia by Angel Investors


Business Startup Fund in Malaysia & Southeast Asia

Seed Funding for Startups in Malaysia & SEA

Our Startup Fund specialises not just in Startup funding or investments but also in creating value via our mentors and angel investors in Malaysia & ASEAN. We Follow Through With Successful Entrepreneurs as Mentors, Shared Services, and Consulting to make full use of the startup fund. The Startup fund by NEXEA is different because we create value with dedicated startup support and successful businessmen that no other angel investment network provides.


Startup Fund in Malaysia & Southeast Asia

Quick Numbers of our Startup Fund

20+ Successful Businessmen as Mentors

Our mentors have created huge value for Startups in the region

5M+ Funds Deployed to Startups

Our business angels have invested huge amounts collectively into Startups

RM 50K - 1M Funding Range

We invest in startups from the idea stage up to the pre-Series A stage

25+ Startups Funded

Our Startup Fund has funded businesses across Malaysia & SEA



The 3 Value Creation Engines of Our Startup Fund

  • Real Mentoring By Successful Businessmen & Angel Investors

    Our angel investor network includes seasoned entrepreneurs that have experienced starting businesses from scratch and have succeeded in performing Trade Sales and IPOs. They seek to give back to the business community by sharing their knowledge. Some of them are angel investors in Malaysia, and the rest are in ASEAN.

  • Startup Foundation Consulting

    Every skyscraper has a foundation. Our Startup Funding team consists of people experienced in the startup industry as well as specific business segments and management skills. We help guide our Startups to build a strategic and sustainable foundation to be able to grow fast and steady. Those guiding Startups are currently or were COOs, CFOs, CMOs, and Lawyers of successful businesses.

  • Startup Technology Development Partner - Optional

    Our Startup Technology Development team specialises in developing MVPs for Startups to be able to go to market at a lower cost. Our team consists of 3 IT experts who have built software for multi-national startups in the areas of AI/machine learning and big data. Now, they are helping Nexea Startups build the next big thing. We only develop for Startups that we have invested in.


Our Startup Fund & Accelerator Information Technology Partners

** Our Startups get access to more than US$30k in credits and more in form of support from our IT partners

Our Startup fund provides Startups with help that allows them to test their technology with the help of tech giants. These benefits help Startups develop their MVP or even their full product on the cloud with full access to the latest IT infrastructure and platforms in the market today.

NEXEA Startups are eligible for $10,000 USD in Amazon AWS Promotional Credit for 2 years plus $5000 AWS Business Support for 1 year. This includes access to the AWS Technical and Business Essentials web-based (or instructor-led) training ($600 value per course) and 80 credits for Self-Paced Labs ($80 value)
Microsoft Azure Bizspark - Startup Fund Malaysia
Nexea Startups are eligible for 5x $150/mo free cloud computing services, including software such as Office. BizSpark puts all Microsoft development and test software at your fingertips, including Azure, Windows, Visual Studio, Office and SQL Server for free. Plus, enjoy access to hundreds of free training classes and technical content to help you on your journey.

** Partner benefits are subject to their qualification criteria. Contact us for more information.


NEXEA STARTUP FUND Investors + Mentors

Our Angel Investors in Malaysia & ASEAN support Startups by opening doors to opportunities and sharing their experience & knowledge

Most of our Angel Investors in Malaysia & ASEAN consist of experienced businessmen who own multi-national business, and who have exited via a trade sale, or IPO, or are currently running a listed company. They provide seed investment to Startups, along with mentorship and networking opportunities for Startups to make full use of their angel funding or seed investment.

Alan Lim

Exit, Media, Expansion

TJ Quah

IPO, IT, Sales
TFP Solutions

Alex Lim

TFP Solutions

Michelle Sum

Exit, Finance, Governance

Joseph Ting

Legal, Commercialisation
Joseph Ting & Co.

Diana Tan

Legal, Property
Joseph Ting & Co.

Warren II Delos Reyes

Exit, Media, Operations
Pepsi Cola, i Sentia

Peter Wee

Ex: PwC, Ricoh Malaysia, Crop Protection

& More Investors + Mentors

We have an extensive network of successful entrepreneurs & mentors


Investment Diversification | Angel Investors Malaysia & Southeast Asia

Connect To Our ASEAN Regional Startups & Angel Investors Network

Malaysia • Thailand • Indonesia • Vietnam • Philippines • Singapore • Japan


Partners of Our Startup Fund and Startup Accelerator in Malaysia & Southeast Asia

cradle government grant - angel investor network

Cradle - 50/50 Co-Investment Partnership

mban business angel network - angel investor network

MBAN - Tax Incentive for Angel Investors

wtf accelerator - angel investor network

Watchtower & Friends - Partnership

myharapan social enterprise funding - angel investor network

MyHarapan - MoU

sunway ilabs nexea angels

Sunway iLabs - Accelerator Partnership

sunway education group university nexea

Sunway University- MoU

pitchin malaysia equity crowdfunding - angel investor network

PitchIn - Partnership

magic malaysia accelerator - angel investor network

MyHarapan - CoInvestment Partnership

sunway university startups - angel investor network

Microsoft Bizspark - Startup Benefits

pitchin malaysia equity crowdfunding - angel investor network

AWS Activate - Startup Benefits



Startup Fund Application Requirements

Startup Investment Requirements

Quite simply, we are looking for Startups with a great potential to grow over the next 5 to 10 years. However, below is a rough guideline as to how we measure Startup Fundamentals to help you figure out if we are the right fit for each other. These are merely guidelines, so feel free to ask us if you are unsure.


Your Startup should be solving a problem pain enough that people want to pay to solve it


Your Solution should be 10X better (figuratively) than the current best solution in the market

Market Size

Your Startup should have the potential to scale to >100m Revenues minimum in a span of 5-10 years


Your Startup should be able to produce and maintain a healthy gross profit in the long term

What we are not looking for

Businesses Outside of Southeast Asia

We only fund businesses within Southeast Asia mainly in - Malaysia • Thailand • Indonesia • Vietnam • Philippines • Singapore

Traditional Businesses

We do not fund businesses that are purely into restaurants, projects, retail, trading, industrial, or skilled services. We are looking for Software as a Service, Marketplaces/Platforms (but not limited to those only). In general, we are looking for high growth businesses.


Apply for our Startup Fund by Angel Investors

Startup Fund Investment Application Process

Send us your Startup funding application via this form so that we can process your application as fast as possible. Our Venture Partners will attend to your application and get back to you within a week via email. We will usually call for an initial meeting to understand more about your Startup and then meet again with Investors if you are ready for funding. We will then proceed to negotiations and to draft the term sheet and make the investment.

(Southeast Asia Only)
Sending us a Pitch Deck (slides) is required. If you do not have one: Pitch Deck Guide