How to approach investors & investment terms

How to approach investors & investment terms
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Find out the insider tips from a VC on how to approach investors to get the best chance of closing fundraising.

We invest up to S$200,000 into startups

We run a 100-day accelerator program in Singapore

Startups in our accelerator have closed over S$6M in investment within 100-days

We connect you with investors, mentors and partners to fast track your growth

Say what? How does Accelerating Asia do it? And more, importantly what can we do for your startup?

We’re currently scouting for pre-Series A startups to join our next accelerator program.

Join us for insider tips on how to approach investors, close outside capital and how we invest in companies from Accelerating Asia General Partner Craig Bristol Dixon

Who should join

Startup founders who want to:

  • Raise investment efficiently and quickly
  • Are interested in learning about capital raising strategies
  • Be in the chance to receive up to S$200,000 from Accelerating Asia
  • Learn about how Accelerating Asia invests
  • Join an award-winning accelerator program

What we will cover

  • Best practice to approaching investors and raising outside capital
  • How Accelerating Asia invests
  • Our accelerator program.

And remember applications to join the Accelerating Asia program are now open, apply here

About Craig Bristol Dixon

Craig Dixon is the Co-Founder, Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) and Program Director for Accelerating Asia and General Partner Accelerating Asia Ventures. Previously, Craig was the EiR and Program Manager for the muru-D Singapore startup accelerator. Craig arrived in Singapore in 2013 after his startup, Zumata received funding from Wavemaker Partners, the National Research Foundation and 500 Durians.

He is also an Angel investor, speaker and blogger on startup topics. Craig has been involved in over 50 investment rounds in startups as either a founder, institutional investor or Angel investor. He has a passion for building a more efficient startup ecosystem in Southeast Asia, focusing on standardization of investment terms and fairness between startup founders and investors.

Prior to beginning a career in startups Craig lost his way for a time and spent 8 years as a banker and getting his MBA from the University of Maryland and HKUST.


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