About NEXT50 Angel Network

The NEXT50 Angel Network is a newly established pay-it-forward initiative to support and provide follow-up funding for our young and promising startups to develop the next generation of entrepreneurs.

At this stage, the NEXT50 Angel Network will function as an avenue in which investors may be educated on aspects of investment and business, as well as be introduced to our ready pool of startups for possible investment.


the process

Step 1: Register Your Interest

Access to our NEXT50 Angel Network is currently by invitation or direct referral by existing angels in our network. 

Entry may be extended to angel investors who share our vision to nurture and develop the next generation of Singaporean entrepreneurs and promote the development of the local startup ecosystem.

Request to join by clicking on the button at the bottom of this page.

Step 2: Review Investment Opportunities

Once your application has been approved, one of our representatives will be in touch to onboard you onto our network, where you will have access to the full pitches and one-pagers of the startups looking for funding.

We will also release updates on new and existing investment opportunities via our newsletter issues, as well as plan angel events and masterclasses to guide you along your angel investing journey.

Once you have taken interest in one of the startups, let us know if you would like to talk to the founders directly or, alternatively, you can make an enquiry through us.


Q & A

+ Who are TRIVE StartupSG Founder Grant Startups?

TRIVE is an appointed Accredited Mentor Partner (AMP) of StartupSG by Enterprise Singapore to administrate and promote the Startup SG Founder Grant of S$30k. Currently, TRIVE has incubated over 20 startups who have succesfully received grant funding. This network is established to provide follow-up funding for these young and promising startups.

+ Do I qualify for any tax relief as an angel investor?

The Angel Investors Tax Deduction (AITD) scheme by Enterprise Singapore is suitable for angel investors who can commit a minimum of $100,000 in a qualifying startup.

For more details, please refer to Enterprise Singapore's webpage here.

+ Is there any investment commitment for angel investors?

There is currently no investment commitment as an angel investor on the NEXT50 Angel Network.

+ Are there any membership fees to join as an angel investor?

There are currently no fees to come onboard the NEXT50 Angel Network as an angel investor.

+ Do I need to conduct any due diligence?

Most of our startups on the NEXT50 Angel Network have gone through the first stage of due diligence when applying for the StartupSG Founder Grant by Enterprise Singapore through TRIVE.

However, each NEXT50 Angel is responsible for any investment decision made from the information and knowledge gained through the NEXT50 Angel Network. No guidance and recommendation shall be given, nor shall any person affiliated with The NEXT50 Angel Network (or TRIVE itself) be responsible for any NEXT50 Angel's use of information, investment decision or results of any investment. All NEXT50 Angels must conduct their own due diligence before making any investment.

+ Is the NEXT50 Angel Network a fund?

The NEXT50 Angel Network is not, and does not own a venture fund.

We are an avenue in which we introduce our network of startups to angel investors for potential investments, as well as host workshops and events to educate the network on aspects of investment and business.

+ Does the NEXT50 Angel Network facilitate the investment process?

The NEXT50 Angel Network currently does not facilitate the investment process. However, we offer all our startups standard fundraising investment documents at no extra charge, which may be used to facilitate the investment process.


BE AN ANGEL

Access to our NEXT50 Angel Network is currently by invitation or direct referral by existing angels in our network. 

Entry may be extended to angel investors who share our vision to nurture and develop the next generation of Singaporean entrepreneurs and promote the development of the local startup ecosystem.