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ask a VC: Cocoon Capital

This week we’re speaking with Michael Blakey from Cocoon Capital on lopsided growth in the ecosystem, why they have their eye on Myanmar, and how to get a conversation with a VC.
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ask a VC: Qualgro

We’re speaking to Southeast Asia’s leading VC funds. This week we’re talking with Peter Huynh from Singapore and ANZ-based venture capital firm Qualgro.
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ask a VC: SeedPlus

We’re speaking to Singapore’s leading VC funds to find out about their thoughts on the current state of the Southeast Asian startup and venture ecosystem, and what they currently are…
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new singapore model VC documents

The Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) and Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SVCA) have collaborated to create industry standard documents for VC investments in Singapore. These Venture Capital…
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bambu deal

Our lawyers Chris Wilson and Sarah Yen recently advised Singapore-based fintech Bambu on its S$3 million series A round, which closed earlier this month.  The round was led by Franklin Templeton Investments, a US…
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new southeast asia startup templates

We’re excited to release eight new, free legal templates for Southeast Asian startups: a startup shareholders’ agreement a SAFE a KISS term sheet an advisor share agreement an m&a term sheet an intercompany loan…
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impressions from singapore

Happy Chinese New Year, readers!  As you might know from our newsletter, I arrived in Singapore in November of last year.  Sorry Chris, your corner office is no longer exclusive…
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southeast asia ESOP maker

Following on from the launch of our KISS note maker, the Simmonds Stewart team have been chatting with the tech startup community in Southeast Asia about which of our legal…
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convertible note presentation

Last week Lee and I presented at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore to a group of potential spin-out teams on raising capital by way of convertibles notes. It was great for us…
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redomiciling your startup

Lee recently wrote an article for Asia tech site e27 on flipping to a new jurisdiction. Many of the issues raised equally apply to NZ startups looking to go offshore.…
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