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By Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc
The platform would initially cover Vietnam and Cambodia.
Mekong Angel Investors Network (MAIN), started by the Asia Development Bank-backed Mekong Business Initiative and Lotus Impact Fund, is planning to undertake tour missions in Myanmar every quarter from February 2017 with the aim to bring angel investors to the frontier market. MAIN – whose network includes serial entrepreneurs from Asia-Pacific,… Read more »
The Mekong Angel Investment Network (MAIN) aims to bring 1,000 angel investors to the lower Mekong countries (Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar) every year.
Vietnamese companies currently have access to three major fundraising tools–bank loans, equity listing and bond issuance. However, fundraising activities between these channels are not balanced as bank loans are the primary source of financing.
Angel investors committed to the MAIN network include various serial entrepreneurs across the Asia Pacific, Europe and the US.