INTRODUCTION

BizAngel members are entrepreneurs who are leaders in their area of expertise. Members are unique partners who invest their passion and experience as well as the capital needed for the development and growth of innovative businesses.

HOW TO JOIN

By joining BizAngel, you become part of the most important network of angel investors in the region. The investor members are the ones who determine their investment level and who are responsible for their investment decisions.

For more information, please Contact Us
or email it to ramesh@bizangel.co

MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA

Be inspired for all the right reasons. Invest into early-stage or close-stage businesses that have the potential to be the next big thing. Being a member of BizAngel not only means investing one’s ventures but also being personally involved. Our investors contribute their business expertise, their contact networks, bringing an added value to the companies they invested in and their time for the growth of the business. Investors collaboration to analyze opportunities and participate in the due diligence process are essential as a member.

Our entrepreneurs share confidential information with us, all of our members will sign a code of ethics that aims to protect confidentiality. This code of ethics also specifies the rules of conduct to avoid any conflicts of interest.

If you're new to investing or simply want to learn more, we have a series of masterclasses and business talks where we cover topics like due diligence, valuations and tax reliefs for new investors.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ANGEL INVESTORS

MALAYSIAN

Tax resident in Malaysia

High Net Worth
Total wealth or net personal assets of RM3mil and above

High Income Earner
Individual – RM180,000
Combine – RM250,000 (with spouse)

Minimum investment amount of RM15,000.00 and up to a maximum amount of RM500,000.00 per annum

Domain experience or management experience of at least 5 years

Ideally a member of an angel club within or outside Malaysia

ASIAN

Accredited investors based in Asia

Net Worth
US$1 million or equivalent

High Income Earner
Individual – US$200,000
Combine – US$300,000 (with spouse)

Expected level of investment
US$20,000 annually

Actively assist in the identification or introduction of deals and new members

OVERSEAS

Accredited investor

Net Worth
US$1 million or equivalent

High Income Earner
Individual – US$250,000
Combine – US$350,000 (with spouse)

Expected level of investment
US$25,000 annually


MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS AND DEVELOPMENT

Being a member of BizAngel offers many tangible benefits that will improve a member’s investment returns. These benefits include:

  • Sharing experiences with other members
  • Members able to diversify their portfolio and spread out their risk
  • Members can invest as individual or reducing investment risk by syndicating with other members
  • Accessing business opportunities with other members, associate members and knowledgeable third parties
  • Efficient and effective prioritizing of investment opportunities
  • Networking between members and other interested investment partners
  • Sharing best practices for angel investment
  • Organizing monthly meetings amongst entrepreneurs + investors to screen and evaluate prospects
  • Opportunity to be an active rather than passive investor by leading an investment, participating in deal review, advising or mentoring companies/entrepreneurs and potentially serving as a Board Member
  • BizAngel professional development courses/masterclasses assist our investors refine their technical and investment skills in order to make the most return of investment.

    Some of our training workshops/masterclasses being offered:

  • BizAngel 101
  • BizAngel 201
  • Venture Capital Programme
  • Monthly Pitch event
  • Dynamic Risk Management: The power of due diligence
  • Lead Investors: Efficiency and Profitability
  • Coaching the entrepreneurs
  • Intellectual Property: What is relevant for Angels? And many more…
  • MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS AND DEVELOPMENT

    Being a member of BizAngel offers many tangible benefits that will improve a member’s investment returns. These benefits include:

  • Sharing experiences with other members
  • Members able to diversify their portfolio and spread out their risk
  • Members can invest as individual or reducing investment risk by syndicating with other members
  • Accessing business opportunities with other members, associate members and knowledgeable third parties
  • Efficient and effective prioritizing of investment opportunities
  • Networking between members and other interested investment partners
  • Sharing best practices for angel investment
  • Organizing monthly meetings amongst entrepreneurs + investors to screen and evaluate prospects
  • Opportunity to be an active rather than passive investor by leading an investment, participating in deal review, advising or mentoring companies/entrepreneurs and potentially serving as a Board Member
  • BizAngel professional development courses/masterclasses assist our investors refine their technical and investment skills in order to make the most return of investment.

    Some of our training workshops/masterclasses being offered:

  • BizAngel 101
  • BizAngel 201
  • Venture Capital Programme
  • Monthly Pitch event
  • Dynamic Risk Management: The power of due diligence
  • Lead Investors: Efficiency and Profitability
  • Coaching the entrepreneurs
  • Intellectual Property: What is relevant for Angels? And many more…
  • TRACK YOUR INVESTMENT AND SHARE THE SUCCESS

    Once you are a shareholder, you will receive updates from the company, either via email or our investor relations portal. As part of the company, you will share in the excitement as they scale the business.


    ANGEL TAX INCENTIVE

    MALAYSIAN

    The Angel Tax Incentive is designed to help technology based start-ups in Malaysia to raise funding by offering tax incentive to angel investors who have invested in these companies.


    The Angel Tax Incentive is administered by the Angel Tax Incentive Office (ATIO), a unit under Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd (Cradle).


    ATIO’s role is to ensure that start-ups in the technology space seeking investments from accredited angel investors are eligible and that investments made into these companies are genuine.

    SINGAPORE

    Angel Investors Tax Deduction Scheme (AITD)

    This is an incentive scheme to encourage individuals to invest in start-up companies and help the companies grow through their management expertise/business networks etc.


    The scheme is available from 1 Mar 2010 to 31 Mar 2020. The investments made on or after 24 Feb 2015 and supported by SPRING Start-up Enterprise Development Scheme (SEEDS) and Business Angel Scheme (BAS) can also qualify for the scheme.


    There are different qualifying criteria for the various parties to an angel investment deal. Individuals who are interested must first apply to SPRING Singapore which administers the scheme, to be approved as an angel investor.

    OTHERS

    Please contact us for further information about your country’s Angel Tax Incentive or alternatively you may contact the Inland Revenue Authority Department of your country to find our more.

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