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SVCA extends a warm welcome to En Lee, Managing Director, Head of Sustainable and Impact Investments in Asia, LGT.

En Lee will also be co-chairing the SVCA ESG Committee alongside Vesi Kertikova, Director ESG Investment Management, Temasek International.

Our SVCA 2022 Conference concluded to resounding success with 200 in attendance. Thanks to our speakers and all who participated in the event! Special thanks go to our sponsors Apex Group Ltd, ERM: Environmental Resources Management, Gunderson Dettmer, Kroll, NewQuest Capital Partners, Shearman & Sterling LLP, TNB AURA & Tower Capital Asia for helping us make this possible. From our GOH, Minister ...

Announcing SVCA’s new AirTable Directory with a list of recommended software solutions for the Private Capital Industry! Covering all your digital needs from cybersecurity, deal sourcing, portfolio monitoring to LP communication, listed vendors are offering exciting discounts to SVCA members. Scan to access this list!

Join us to welcome two new members to SVCA’s ESG Committee Sarah Pang, Head of ESG and Sustainability at Affinity Equity Partners and Trista Chen, Partner at ERM: Environmental Resources Management!

At SVCA’s 30th AGM, members voted to amend the Constitution and broaden the remit to encompass Private Capital. SVCA will represent Singapore Venture & Private Capital Association (subject to ROS Approval).

In addition, please join us to welcome our newly elected Hon Treasurer, Louisa Chiam, Managing Director, Affinity Equity Partners (S) Pte Ltd!

Please join us in welcoming the Co-Chairmen of our newly formed ASEAN Connect Committee; Vishal Harnal, Managing Partner at 500 Global and Gabriel Ho, Managing Director at Dymon Asia Private Equity!

A SET of free legal documents crafted for early-stage startups has been updated to reflect the latest trends in the market, including environmental, social and governance (ESG) letter agreements for investors making such commitments.

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SINGAPORE, 23 SEPTEMBER 2022 – A set of model documents, including contracts and company constitutions, is now available for free to help start-ups in their early rounds of fundraising. Launched by the Singapore Academy of Law (“SAL”) and the Singapore Venture & Private Capital Association (“SVCA”), the documents are part of the Venture Capital Investment Model Agreements (“VIMA”) initiative to ...

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Singapore, September 21, 2022 – After a two-year hiatus, the Singapore Venture and Private Capital Association held its Gala Dinner & Awards celebrating its 30th Anniversary. The annual awards serve to recognize the efforts of venture capital and private equity firms who have made successful and astute investments and exits in the past year. The 30th Anniversary Gala was graced by Mr Peter Ong ...

Early stage high growth startup companies or established companies establishing ventures in new growth areas beyond their core businesses typically have a high cash burn rate and as a result, require venture capital investments (whether by equity or debt) to finance working capital expenditure and accelerate growth until such time it is able to generate sufficient positive cash flow from its ...