SAIF Partners

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About SAIF Partners

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SAIF Partners is a leading Asian private equity firm, currently with over US$4 billion in assets under management.

SAIF makes privately negotiated equity or equity-linked investments across several growth sectors, in particular internet+ & TMT, healthcare & new materials and clean technologies. SAIF focuses its efforts primarily on the greater China region.

With a team of investment professionals located in Hong Kong SAR and mainland China (Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Xiamen, Qingdao and Nanjing), SAIF is an active lead investor working closely with our portfolio companies to develop their business both organically and through acquisitions, seeking synergistic cooperation among them, as well as enhancing shareholder value via promotion of good corporate governance and best management practices.

SAIF's success is based on deep relationships built by its senior investment professionals with entrepreneurs, business leaders and government authorities in the region. All of SAIF's senior investment professionals have lived and worked for substantial portions of their careers in the region, and they have wide-ranging and in-depth experience in initiating investment opportunities, structuring and negotiating acquisitions, and working actively with portfolio company management teams to maximize investment returns. Based in multiple strategically located offices in China, SAIF’s team of investment professionals represents an ideal combination of private equity experience, international business exposure and local economy grounding.

SAIF’s relationship with its entrepreneurs is built on a shared commitment to excellence. To that end, we are actively involved in our portfolio companies, whether it is recruiting members of a management team, making business development introductions, negotiating deals, finding strategic partners, generating sales leads, or developing new product or business ideas. Our partnership works as a team, bringing on board an array of skill sets, experience and connections. We pride ourselves for the excellent relationships that we have established with our portfolio companies.

Side tips for Startups and Scaleups looking to grow

We've created this resource to help you secure further project financing for your innovative ideas. Here are some ways to help you grow your startup or new business.

Check out this great pitch by Primer, we're sure it'll give you some inspiration for your next pitch deck

Further Guide on Finding the right Venture Capital Firms for your Startups in Asia

We'll be further elaborating on actional tips with the tools needed for you to secure your next investment from Venture Capitals in Asia. Read more on the tips below of search for more VCs in the region via our VC Navigator.

You'll find over 200 Venture capital firms all over Asia.

Platforms and tips to help you secure more funds for your next startup investment

Before reaching out to investors or project financers, we strongly suggest to take time and prepare the relevant collaterals for your pitch & presentation. With that, here's a big picture of the steps we'd advice you to take.

Search for Angel or Institutional Investors to pitch your business ideas

  1. Prepare a compelling pitch deck to secure a better chance on your new investments.
    We'd recommend you to look for inspirations via pitch
  2. Prepare a list of VCs, Angels and other types of investors or financers that you'd like to pitch your idea to.
    Prepare a list of via Google Sheets or Excel - use LinkedIn to source out your investors alonside other lead generation tool to help you source them out.
  3. Once you've sorted your list start, plan the sequence of your outreach campaign on Lemlist and launch it
    ( We'd recommend you to try Lemlist out, it'll help you automate your outreach with Emails, Linkedin and even calls with Aircall )

Lead generation platforms for your outreach campaigns for your next funding

If you're on a budget and you'd like to try your hands on automating your outbound approach, here are some great lead generation tools that will help you prospect your investors more efficiently

Here's our recommended list of tools

If you're a tight budget - try these platforms, they've free plans to help you

Supplement them with enrichment tools ( it's free to a certain limit ) 
To help you enrich your website visitors better

If you've done lead generation before then here are some of our recommended platforms with a really high quality of leads ( yearly plans might rise above 5 figures though )

Look for alternative ways to finance your business or startup idea via Government Grants

If you're a company operating in Singapore and you've got local shareholding then you're in luck. We've built you a Grant Navigator to help you look for financing needs to help you subsidise further expansion or innovation you'd like to take your business to greater heights. We'll list some of the most common tapped on grants by some of the innovative startups in Singapore and other SMEs.

  1. EDG Automation Grant: To help you further scale automation processes within your business, example - Creating complex Marketing Automation triggers and modules to help you with your overall Customer Experience
  2. MRA grant: To help your business with Expansion plans outside of Singapore
  3. EDG Strategic Brand & Marketing Development:  To help you create an immersive branding and go to market strategy

Note that for you're able to get subsidies up to 80% ( for certain industries ), usually the more common subsidies lies at about 50%.

If you'd like some support to understand how you can get your business strategy project subsidized, drop us an enquiry via our contact form and we'll follow up with you on our next available slot for our upcoming invigorating chat 😍😍😍

Try reaching out these VCs to pitch your next big idea

Secure further funding for your project with these simple steps

  • Prepare your perfect pitch deck
  • Create outreach campaigns to knock on the doors of these investors
  • Get your startup funded or your project financed with grants
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Up to 70% Subsidies for Companies operating in Singapore

You never have to worry about breaking your wallet for strategic transformation projects anymore, as long as you meet these criterias

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Have at least 30% local shareholding

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You’ve been operating for at least 2 years

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You have business operations in Singapore

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Implement your best in breed architecture with us. Imagine what your company will eventually be then. Find the best in class tools to build your next business idea

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Have a chat with us, a quick 30 mins won’t hurt anyone - you might just get out of it with boat loads of future ideas

Need more resources for your startup to grow?

Ideas are worth nothing if you’re executing. These days executing is not enough - the right execution matters more. With us you’ll feel the impacted time to value - quick.

We'll bring our experience working with other ventures in the region

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For a start, we transform your system architecture and create an agile operation process to meet your growing business needs.