BEYOND 2021 PROGRAM
Investing Across Borders and Innovation

AUGUST–SEPTEMBER 2021 

Connecting People. Empowering investors.

THE WHY BEHIND BEYOND 2021

Our vision is to connect global investors to women-led ventures in Southeast Asia in order to increase access to capital, create financial equality, and independence. There is incredible potential, innovation, and resilience in the Southeast Asia region that we are excited to present to the global stage.

UPCOMING INVESTOR TRAINING SERIES

Beyond 2021: Investing Across Borders and Innovation is a hybrid series of online and in-person sessions with global investors, covering educational workshops on investing, GLI, and cross-border investing to demystify the GLI opportunity.

When our investors leaver our series, they will have opportunities to connect and meet with incredible women-led ventures in Southeast Asia who are investment-ready, and they will also have a global community of like-minded investors wanting to make an impact.

KEY ACTIVITIES

This series will be a hybrid model of online and in-person with global investors through educational workshops on investing, GLI, and cross-border investing to demystify the GLI opportunity.

Training

Attend training sessions on qualified deal flow as case studies and working models. Hear from inspirational guest speakers and subject-matter experts from local and cross-border investor communities.

Networking

The program will give you access to sessions with extensive networking (group and 1-on-1) opportunities, including with inspirational guest speakers and subject matter experts from local and cross-border investor communities.

Coaching

Leverage group sessions in an event format, plus 1-on-1 coaching, to maximise engagement. When our investors leave our series, they will have opportunities to connect and meet amazing women-led ventures in Southeast Asia who are investment-ready, and they will also have a global community of like-minded investors wanting to make an impact.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

1. Fuel

Local and cross-border co-investment with investors around the world

2. Connect

Investors with women-led ventures in Southeast Asia to increase capital access and financial equality

3. Develop

A global community of like-minded investors to create impact through early-stage investment

WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Investors or individuals who:
1. Resonate with or are curious about the early-stage and SME-stage market
2. Are interested/actioning/strategizing/supporting/action in gender lens investing and co-investment with local and regional investors
3. Have exposure to the startup and early-stage world
4. Have made 1–2 investments (not mandatory)

Main Program - September 8th, 9th and 10th, 2021 (2 hours/day)

Day 1 Topic: Cross Border Co-Investing

Define your key partners and co-investors. Build and sustain the relationship with partners and co-investors

Day 2 Topic: Sourcing & Screening

Explore where do you get quality pipeline. What to check during the screening. Unpack bias of screening.

Day 3 Topic: Due Diligence

Understand the ins and outs of due diligence. Learn how the Due Diligence process helps both sides to evaluate the fit of the other.

PLUS: In-country one-on-one coaching sessions (Pakistan, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam)

The Summit | August 18, 2021

The Beyond 2021: Cross-border Investor Summit brought together the most influential investment market makers to share first-hand insights on what will shape the future of early-stage capital and beyond.

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