Venture Capital Fund
& Angel Investment Fund
Malaysia & Southeast Asia
UNFAIR ADVANTAGES FOR STARTUPS BY NEXEA
Real Support By Business Moguls and Leading Executives
Learn Faster, Network Better & Grow Stronger via Regular Mentoring sessions by Successful Business People (M&A, IPO, C-Levels)
Grow Stronger & Faster with Business Introductions & Industry Experience Sharing by Owners (or ex-Owners) of Successful Companies
Focus on your core business with Marketing, Tech, Finance, & Legal Support by Business Experts
Investment Support by Our Venture Partners & Experts
Focus on growing your company & waste less time in fundraising with Venture Partner support in Investment.
Grow a stronger company with the support of real Experts in Marketing, HR, Finance & Legal.
Understand your business better with business performance measurement and best-practice sharing across business models and industries.
Sponsored Support By Our Cloud Partners
US$155,000 Free Services by:
Google (US$20,000) Google Cloud, Google Suite, Training & Support
Microsoft (US$120,000) Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Office, Windows, Training & Support
Amazon (US$15,000) Amazon AWS, Support & Training
Technology Support By Our Tech Experts
Get a CTO partner for your company to kickstart the business with a working product
Get future-proofing architecting support for a stable user experience as you grow fast
Grow your own tech team with full handover and CTO training for stronger development capabilities
Growth Support by The NEXEA Ecosystem
Get grants and introductions to government agencies that are relevant in supporting your industry.
Potential pilot projects, industry support, and working relationships with Corporates and Family Offices.
Get further follow-on funding via our VC, PE, and Institutional Investor network.
Business Startup Fund in Malaysia & Southeast Asia
Early 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.
NEXEA Startup Investment Numbers
NEXEA BUSINESS START-UP FUND BENEFITS
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.
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.
Exit, Media, Expansion
IPO, IT, Sales
Exit, Finance, Governance
Joseph Ting & Co.
Joseph Ting & Co.
Warren II Delos Reyes
Exit, Media, Operations
Pepsi Cola, i Sentia
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
Our Startup Fund & Accelerator Information Technology Partners
** Our Startups get access to more than US$155k in credits and more in form of support from our cloud 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 $15,000 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)
Infrastructure credit Startups can receive 12 months of infrastructure credit of $3,000 up to $100,000 USD. Receive 1-on-1 technical consultations, solutions engineering, and priority support ticket response times. Exclusive chats with DigitalOcean founders, access to an exclusive Slack channel for all participating startups & investors, invites to local events.
NEXEA Startups are eligible for up to $20,000 in credit for 1 year. Credit can be applied to all Google Cloud Platform and Firebase products. Get invitations to Code Labs, classroom-style and online training courses to learn everything you need to scale your vision. Schedule 1:1 technical office hours with Cloud Platform Solutions Engineers. Up to 10 free users on G Suite Basic for 12 months. 6 months free of Hire by Google to recruit faster.
NEXEA Startups are eligible for up to $120,000 of free Azure cloud credits, including software such as Office 365 Business Premium. 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.
Partners of Our Venture Capital Startup Fund and Startup Accelerator in Malaysia & Southeast Asia
Cradle - 50/50 Co-Investment Partnership
MBAN - Tax Incentive for Angel Investors
Sunway University- MoU
MyHarapan - MoU
Sunway iLabs - Accelerator Partnership
Watchtower & Friends - Partnership
PitchIn - Partnership
MyHarapan - CoInvestment Partnership
Startup Terrace Taiwan - Expansion Support
Microsoft Bizspark - Startup Benefits
AWS Activate - Startup Benefits
MDEC - Ecosystem Support, Tax Deduction
Google Cloud Platform - 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 to allow for disruption
Your Startup should have the potential to scale to more than 100M in Revenues minimum in a span of 5 to 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
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.