“It is a more favourable time than ever to launch a company in Southeast Asia. An entrepreneur with a strong profile can raise a significant amount of money.”
After the tumultuous year that was 2020, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the above quote from Heang Chhor, founder and managing partner of Singapore-based venture capital firm Qualgro, was from years gone by. It isn’t.
Chhor, previously with global management consultancy giant McKinsey & Company for 27 years, told The Ken that entrepreneurs are entering the new year in a position of strength, pandemic or not.