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Where to find investors?

Postby mitlan » Wed, 03 Jan 2007 9:35 pm

Can anyone teach me how to find investors who are willing to fork out capital for me to start a business? I will be able to fork out some money too but i need capital for two major equipments. Are there any places where i can find these angel investors?

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Postby jpatokal » Wed, 03 Jan 2007 10:45 pm

mitlan wrote:Can anyone teach me how to find investors who are willing to fork out capital for me to start a business? I will be able to fork out some money too but i need capital for two major equipments. Are there any places where i can find these angel investors?

Yes, these places are called banks. If you've got collateral, they'll give you loans.
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Postby mitlan » Thu, 04 Jan 2007 10:30 am

what kind of collateral they need? i am just starting out on my own i have nothing to show them. do you think i stand a chance at getting a loan?

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Postby FletcherW » Thu, 04 Jan 2007 1:16 pm

jp but banks aren't considered investors, that is considered capital, it's not the same, plus if you want any chance at seeing a government grant for starting a business you need 30 % singaporean investment, or at least that's what I have read, myself I am looking for investors as well and would like to find a site that helps, witht he angels that they list on the government website.

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Postby meashep77 » Fri, 05 Jan 2007 12:04 pm

mitlan wrote:Can anyone teach me how to find investors who are willing to fork out capital for me to start a business? I will be able to fork out some money too but i need capital for two major equipments. Are there any places where i can find these angel investors?


May i know what are the 2 equipment that you are looking at?

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Postby mitlan » Fri, 05 Jan 2007 3:26 pm

its a specialised equipment for cleaning purposes. Need to get it from the states. cost close to 50k.

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Postby jpatokal » Fri, 05 Jan 2007 8:38 pm

FletcherW wrote:jp but banks aren't considered investors, that is considered capital, it's not the same

I'd like to draw your attention to our original rather confused poster, who was looking for, and I quote, "investors who are willing to fork out capital". :???:
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Postby FletcherW » Sat, 06 Jan 2007 2:02 am

ah sorry bout that jp, I misread it, my fault.

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Postby preddy25 » Sat, 06 Jan 2007 10:48 am

jpatokal wrote:
FletcherW wrote:jp but banks aren't considered investors, that is considered capital, it's not the same

I'd like to draw your attention to our original rather confused poster, who was looking for, and I quote, "investors who are willing to fork out capital". :???:


have u tried cheaper alternatives like 2nd hand equipment or getting it cheaper like export from china or taiwan?

is your new company a startup? have it been profiting for last 2 years if its not?

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Postby meashep77 » Mon, 08 Jan 2007 11:03 am

mitlan wrote:its a specialised equipment for cleaning purposes. Need to get it from the states. cost close to 50k.


In that case have you think of going into other field of business for eg engineering?

Do drop me a mail if you are interested to do that.

jason.sunocean@gmail.com
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Postby AdamC » Fri, 12 Jan 2007 6:11 am

not to worry friend,

www.business.gov.sg

Its a one-stop site (government site) for those start-up :D

Maybe You would like to consider, hotel conferences? I believed alot of forgien businessmen would most prob holds their Video conferencing there.

Government Funding
as per www.business.gov.sg, government will fund 1/3 per 3rd pty investment.

friends?

Angel Networks?

forums? :D


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