Founder fears and stresses: A Long Submarine Ride

Yesterday I was on a panel sharing with Khailee, talking about founder well-being. The panel was part of a 500 startup course on startup growth and founder mindsets. Then I sat in for the afternoon session on "founder fears, anxieties, identities, attachments" facilitated by Justin from the Good Culture. This morning, I woke up to … Continue reading Founder fears and stresses: A Long Submarine Ride

What is Angel Investment Syndication?

Angels provide pre-seed fundings to startups to aid their early stage developments. Angels can come together to invest as a group for various benefits. For one, it is a great vehicle for angels to learn from the each other (typically the lead) and also allow angels to cut smaller cheques especially if they are dabbling … Continue reading What is Angel Investment Syndication?

Is it really harder for women to start up a business?

I was watching a documentary on women entrepreneurs in China. Almost every other statement in the documentary was asking the women entrepreneurs if they found it harder as a woman in this journey, if being a man would make their business life easier and so on. I am not sure if there is a cultural … Continue reading Is it really harder for women to start up a business?

Juggling. Life of an Entrepreneur. Choices and Priorities.

(first published on Medium - 29 Oct 2017 ) During my monthly founder peer group meetings, it’s very often to hear updates on how these growth stage entrepreneurs are not sleeping well, irregular eating times or simply just having prolonged flus that would not go away. At the most recent catch up, one shared that he … Continue reading Juggling. Life of an Entrepreneur. Choices and Priorities.