Investment in LeapXpert
LeapXpert allows enterprises to embrace consumer messaging applications safely, securely and in compliance with all regulatory guidelines. It resolves the business, compliance and regulatory challenges the rise of messaging applications’ use in business channels has created. LeapXpert currently have three of the ten top global banks as customers, with tens of thousands of users. Transcend Capital Partner is excited to be an investor of LeapXpert.
Investment in OneDegree
The insurance industry has undergone a dramatic evolution in recent years given the advent of technology in banking and business. Transcend Capital Partners is delighted to announce our recent investment in OneDegree, one of the first companies in Hong Kong to have received a virtual insurance license. With a particular focus on pet and fire insurance, OneDegree looks to shake up the traditional insurance landscape through its FinTech capabilities. We are overjoyed to collaborate with OneDegree and anticipate a resounding success for this digital insurance venture.
Why aren't there more women in start-ups and VC funds despite their empirical success?
Female entrepreneurs and venture capitalists have demonstrated that they can more than hold their own in a male-dominated industry, yet there continues to be a dearth of women among the ranks of start-up and VC fund founders. The systematic reason which explains this disparity? Confirmation bias and entrenched networking advantages often stack the deck against women who hope to enter the fray of venture fundraising.
Investment in Lynk
Transcend Capital Partners is proud to announce our recent investment in Lynk, a market-leading platform that powers the knowledge economy. In the rapidly changing world with data and information increasing exponentially, Lynk provides a groundbreaking Knowledge-as-a-Service (KaaS) solution that democratises access to useful true knowledge. We are beyond excited to work with Lynk to disrupt the huge untapped corporate market and continue to capture the growing demands in this sizable industry.
What does 2021 mean to female entrepreneurs
We believe there are attractive investment opportunities associated with female-led companies in 2021. Female-founded startups generated a 78% ROI compared to 38% with male-founded startups, according to a BCG study of 350 startups. Private technology companies with a gender-diverse team are also found to be more capital-efficient, with 12% higher revenue than non-diverse teams.
Investment in CardUp
Transcend Capital Partners is excited to announce our recent investment in CardUp, a credit card enablement and financial services company headquartered in Singapore. Led by a female founder and an experienced team, CardUp is a promising addition to our emphasis on empowering female-led startups. We are thrilled to witness the emerging success of CardUp and join hands with our female founders in creating long-term value.
Recent Investment by Transcend
Transcend Capital Partners is proud to announce our recent investment in PrimeCare, a leading
postpartum care company in China founded in 2016. Our team witnessed the impressive growth of
PrimeCare into an industry leader and we are excited to join PrimeCare in its future development.
Webinar - Moving from Corporate to Start-Up Life
Revisit our webinar on June 26 featuring former Wharton classmates Coral Chung (Co-Founder & CEO of SENREVE) and Peggy Choi (Founder & CEO of LYNK).
The virtual webinar was moderated by their mutual investor Winnie Leung (Managing Partner of Transcend Capital Partners) as these three women walk through their journeys as self-made female entrepreneurs to reveal personal insights into the world of start-up growth and development.
Despite the global impact of COVID-19, VC firms have managed to raise $21 Billion last quarter in the U.S, according to data gathered by the PItchBook and the National Venture Capital Association. While this puts them in a stronger position as the economy weakens, first time VC's have found themselves in a difficult position.
Cautious sentiment sets the pace for the Private Equity and Venture Capital 2020 market. The industrial focus continues to dominate in Information Technology (IT), Healthcare and Industrial sector with investors expressing 54%, 48% and 41% interest respectively, according to market intelligence gathered by S&P Global.
Cloud adoption in the consumption through hybrid and multicloud environments continues to thrive in 2021, according to Deloitte. Statistics point out that cloud-based solutions provide the most popular path for acquiring AI capabilities. 51 percent of Deloitte's survey respondents expect to boost their AI investments by 10 percent or more.
Venture capital in Greater China suffered the greatest as the number of deals plunged 39% from previous quarter. However, as funds make a return in China with 66 capital venture deals transacted in the week ended at March 28th, this has been the most in any weeks so far this year, according to data from PitchBook.