Startup Investing 101 for Angels with Edith Yeung

FoundersHK is hosting a Zoom workshop and calling all angels!

To cultivate a healthy and vibrant Hong Kong startups community, we not only need kick-ass founders, we also need investors who get what startups are all about. Home to 96 billionaires, Hong Kong has no shortage of funding.

In this workshop, you will learn:
* Why is it not just about the money? 有錢唔係大晒
* Why should you invest in startup?
* How to position and brand yourself as an angel investor
* How to build up your deal flow?
* And more!
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FoundersHK is hosting a Zoom workshop and calling all angels!

To cultivate a healthy and vibrant Hong Kong startups community, we not only need kick-ass founders, we also need investors who get what startups are all about. 

Home to 96 billionaires, Hong Kong has no shortage of funding. Unfortunately, most of the investors come from traditional industries and often investing in startups the wrong way. 

In this workshop, you will learn: 

  • Why is it not just about the money? 有錢唔係大晒
  • Why should you invest in startup? 
  • How to position and brand yourself as an angel investor 
  • How to build up your deal flow? 
  • How to evaluate a startup?
  • What is a SAFE and how to invest?
  • What to do or NOT to do after an investment?

Up your game as an angel investor. Adapt the right mindset and build an effective investment strategy tailored to your expertise. 

Join us and be cool. 

Who is this program for?

Investors who want to invest in Hong Kong startups and support the Hong Kong startup community.

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Edith is a General Partner at Race Capital - an early-stage Silicon Valley venture capital fund. A few sectors she particularly interested in data infrastructure, fintech, defi and deep tech. She has invested in over 50 startups including Agora.io (Nasdaq: API), Lightyear/Stellar (valued $1.2B), Silk Labs (acquired by Apple), Chirp (acquired by Apple), Fleksy (acquired by Pinterest), Human (acquired by Mapbox), Solana, Oasis Labs, Hooked, DayDayCook, AISense, and many more. 

Prior to Race Capital, Edith was a partner at 500 Startups, the world's most active early-stage fund and incubator invested in Twilio, Credit Karma, Grab, and 2000 more companies. Before 500, Edith was the general manager at Dolphin Browser, a Sequoia-backed mobile browser with over 150 million installs worldwide. Edith also worked with many Fortune 500 companies such as Siebel, AMS, AT&T Wireless, and Autodesk. She frequently speaks on China and Silicon Valley technology and investment landscape. 

She is also a frequent guest lecturer at Berkeley and Stanford and commentator on BBC, CNBC, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, SCMP, Techcrunch, etc.

Edith is also founder and mentor at FoundersHK.