Startup Funding: Alternative Sources of Capital


Regardless of the size or industry, every new venture will eventually need to raise money to move the company forward. This is true whether you are creating a great lifestyle company or the next big tech startup. But the reality is that the most sought after funding route is not accessible to most startups, especially in the early stages. So it's critical that every entrepreneur knows and understands all of the options available -- from bootstrapping to crowdfunding to venture debt to loans. Join us for our next BY FOUNDERS series where you will get to hear firsthand from institutions about alternative sources of capital.


Cheryl Chong - Fundedhere

Cheryl commenced her career as an Assurance Associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers. She subsequently joined the Real Estate Investments industry, specializing in acquisitions and divestments. Her corporate experiences include Wheelock Properties Singapore as well as the property management arm of the OCBC Group. Cheryl heads the private investor division of equity and debt crowdfunding platform, FundedHere which is the first registered private equity and lending-based crowdfunding platform for promising businesses in Asia issued by Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). FundedHere has built an ecosystem for investors and businesses, utilizing Singapore as a springboard for Asia.

Paul Ong - Innoven Capital

Paul is an Associate Director at Innoven Capital where he is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing venture debt transactions in Singapore and SE Asia. Prior to joining Innoven Capital, he spent 6 years with DBS Bank Singapore, where he manages a portfolio of clients in the Conglomerates Industry Group across SE Asia, helping to originate and execute financing solutions including loans, capital markets, transaction banking and treasury services. Paul holds a degree in Business Management from Singapore Management University.

Jeffrey Chua - Golden Gate Ventures

Jeffrey is currently an analyst at Golden Gate Ventures since 2015. He graduated from Pace University in a Bachelors of the Arts in Economics. His core duties at Golden Gate Ventures includes deal sourcing, fundraising, valuations, due diligence, M&A and portfolio management.


  • Any startups and entrepreneurs looking for funding options

  • Anyone interested to learn more about alternative sources of capital


  • Food & Drinks are provided for ticket holders
  • Tickets for walk-in guests will be priced at $15.00
  • Ticket passes are for a single entry
Wed Aug 16, 2017
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM SGT
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