ANGELS AND VENTURE CAPITALISTS
Access to funding is one of the most crucial factors for entrepreneurial success. Angel investors and venture capitalists can offer a wealth of collaboration, investment and mentorship opportunities. All you have to do is pitch your business idea. Are you ready for the challenge?
BUSINESS ANGEL PROGRAMME
The British Chamber’s Business Angel Programme brings together entrepreneurs and investors to create new partnerships. Their website give entrepreneurs with new business ventures, or SMEs looking for funding to expand, the opportunity to present their business plan to investors.
HONG KONG ANGEL INVESTMENT NETWORK
Hong Kong Angel Investment Network is a platform where investors discover interesting projects to fund and entrepreneurs look for startup funding.
HONG KONG BUSINESS ANGEL NETWORK
Hong Kong Business Angel Network is a network of local angels who want to invest in innovative companies. Investment Matching Gatherings have beenheld since March 2010 at the rate of roughly once every two months.
HONG KONG VENTURE CAPITAL & PRIVATE EQUITY ASSOCIATION
The HKVCA’s mission is to stimulate a vibrant venture capital and the private equity industry in Asia while promoting the role of member firms in value creation, innovation and economic development. HKVCA Deal Matching allows individual or corporate to present their deal and match with potential investors.
VENTURE INVESTORS ALLIANCE OF HONG KONG
Venture Investors Alliance of Hong Kong (VIA) consists of a group of active venture and angel investors, who are dedicated to nurturing the growth of technology based and innovative businesses and promoting the entrepreneurial ecosystem for the long-term interest of Hong Kong. They have collectively invested in over 450 companies with total USD 3.2B spanning many sectors including TMT, health care, IT, cleantech, financial technologies and many more in China, Hong Kong and US.
They like to provide a platform for young entrepreneurs in Hong Kong to get access to investor advice and funding and eventually to see many successes in innovative companies originating from Hong Kong. They meet once a month, usually on the last Friday of the month with the selected startups to provide seed or growth money, advice and/or connections.
500 Startups is an early-stage venture fund and seed accelerator founded by Dave McClure and Christine Tsai in 2010.
ALIBABA ENTREPRENEURS FUND
Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund is a not-for-profit initiative launched by Alibaba Group in 2015. Their mission is to help Hong Kong and Taiwan-based entrepreneurs and young people realize their dreams and visions for their businesses and communities.
They are passionate about fostering the entrepreneurial spirit amongst young people. As such, they established in Hong Kong a HK$1 billion fund and in Taiwan a NT$10 billion fund to support entrepreneurs in both markets.
Arbor Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on the intersection of big data, financial services and digital commerce and has a presence in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Jakarta.
Beyond Ventures is a Hong Kong-based venture capital fund established by eGarden Ventures in partnership with locally-grown serial entrepreneurs. eGarden Ventures is a venture capital fund focused on technology, media and telecoms (TMT) and holds an 18-year investment track record in mainland China. The fund is also supported by leading investment company Hony Capital, which manages more than US$10 billion in assets.
BRIGHT SUCCESS CAPITAL
Bright Success aim to provide seed financing, hands-on leadership, market strategy and operational guidance to early-stage technology companies with a focus on Internet of Things (IoT), internet security, consumer products and services and technology enablers.
Click Ventures Ltd is the manager of a few angel funds incorporated in the British Virgin Islands and operates in Hong Kong. It searches for the most interesting ventures from its investment network including renowned accelerators and incubators. Click Ventures is also expanding rapidly in Hong Kong and acts as a mentor and investor for a number of interesting startups in Hong Kong.
COCOON IGNITE VENTURES
CoCoon Ignite Venture invests in early stage entrepreneurs who have a unique vision of the New Economy.
Fresco Capital focus on seed and early stage investment to create maximum impact for their companies, investors, and partners. Through their global network of teams, co-investors and parterns, they receive a large volume of high quality proposals. They understand and respectthat time is scarce for everyone and strive to give quick feedback and answers.
Honey Capital is Hong Kong based venture capital fund that partners with passionate entrepreneurs and invests in promising early-stage companies. From software to agritech, we’ve partnered with companies across a variety of industries to build a better tomorrow.
Mind Fund is a venture capital company that was established to provide hands on support and investment to entrepreneurs and innovators at all stages of their development from startup to an initial public offering.
MindWorks Ventures is a venture capital firm with office in Hong Kong and London. They invest in the brightest people solving difficult problems in the Southeast Asia and Greater China region. They think big with their partners and provide support to achieve their largest aspirations.
Mount Parker was formed by a group of technology entrepreneurs who invest in and support promising start-up companies in Asia run by strong teams.
It sees the variety in Asian markets as tremendous opportunities. Operating a startup in a mix of cultures, languages and market conditions is challenging, but also can mean market-leading success for the companies that can navigate them. The company invests principally, and also develops businesses from within.
NOVA FOUNDERS CAPITAL
Nova Founders Capital builds and backs sustainable large-scale business models in rapidly growing internet markets, combining their execution know-how with the right experts in the respective field. It believes value can only be created through a rigorous focus on execution, operational excellence and constant innovation. Nova provides companies with the continuous financial and operational support they need to be successful.
RADIANT VENTURE CAPITAL
Radiant Venture Capital partners with entrepreneurs who seek to create, improve or utilize best-in-class technologies in building successful businesses that improve the lives of people. Radiant focuses on investing in and supporting top-tier startups for which technology is a key driver of their competitive advantages.
Leveraging their network of partners and advisors, Radiant provides their portfolio companies the resources they need to expand in Asia.
REGATTA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
REGATTA Capital Management is a private equity fund with a diverse portfolio of businesses. The company provides operational expertise and financial resources to initiate new businesses, and acquire companies and works with management to grow and improve them.
TRUE GLOBAL VENTURES
True Global Ventures is a unique, international, early-stage vehicle formed by the world’s leading technology entrepreneurs-turned-angel-investors.
Vectr is a venture studio based in Hong Kong. We work with entrepreneurs to create game-changing companies.