Amid global uncertainties, investors are more focused on returns and are evaluating more carefully how much money they will devote, the Rise Conference panel heard. Photo: K Y Cheng

China will continue attracting investors, but start-ups need to prove their profitability, Rise Conference hears

  • Sentiment dampened by big listings that have failed to perform after IPOs
  • Public investors willing to pay ‘quite a bit lower’ than pre-IPO rounds
Topic |   Start-ups

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Amid global uncertainties, investors are more focused on returns and are evaluating more carefully how much money they will devote, the Rise Conference panel heard. Photo: K Y Cheng
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Karen Contet Farzam, AngelHub’s co-founder and CEO, says she is not worried about starting out amid the US-China trade war. Photo: Jonathan Wong

AngelHub, Hong Kong’s first equity crowdfunding platform, shortlists five start-ups for fundraising

  • The company aims to help 100 start-ups raise funds over the next three years
  • First deal may be reached soon, CEO says
Topic |   Start-ups

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Karen Contet Farzam, AngelHub’s co-founder and CEO, says she is not worried about starting out amid the US-China trade war. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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