As startup ecosystem matures, SE Asia is likely to see more super angels

Above: Weihan Liew, GGV Capital (left) and Darius Cheung, CEO, 99.co. Below: Edward Tirtanata, CEO and co-founder, Kopi Kenangan (left) and Rajive Keshup, Director, Cathay Innovation (Moderator).

With founders of mature startups doubling up as angel investors, Southeast Asia is likely to produce an increased number of ‘super angels’ over the next two to three years.

“We’ve seen some that are turning into super angels. The signs are pointing towards that as the ecosystem is maturing,” said Edward Tirtanata, CEO and co-founder of Kopi Kenangan, Indonesia’s largest venture-backed F&B chain.

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