Smart money

PUBLISHED : Monday, 03 September, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 03 September, 2012, 2:03am

Sites for private investment in HK

Private investors seeking to diversify into unlisted investments don't have to compete with big private equity funds. This site offers you a chance to study the deal flow of start-up businesses and participate as an early-stage investor. It acts as a clearing house of ideas and business proposals between Hong Kong entrepreneurs who are seeking capital and local investors. The platform gives investors free access to a network of business plans in Hong Kong and around the world. Filters let users target deals by industry and investment size.

There's no shortage of investment opportunities in restaurants, club and bar concepts in Hong Kong and the rest of Asia. But who can help you identify the truly promising business plans from the sure-fire duds? This consulting company specialises in opening and operating hotels in Asia, including food and beverage operations. The site flags issues people should know about when evaluating a business plan and the people behind it.

The industry conference site offers private investors with information about investments in mines and mining services. The site provides news about which firms are seeking capital. Videos of chief executives of major and start-up companies, shot at conferences, also give readers clues about out who is raising funds.