Angaros Group is the first international investment firm to formalize a relationship with Start Co. and with an ecosystem in the United States.
Singapore, Republic of Singapore (Jan. 16, 2014) (PressReleasePoint)-Angaros Group, a Singapore-based boutique investment firm, and Start Co., a venture development organization for technology startups based in Memphis, Tennessee, USA announced today an international partnership to advance exceptional new ventures with capital, technical assistance, and creativity.
Angaros Group joins the ranks of other key partners of Start Co., including: archer>malmo, Baker Donelson, Mosaik Solutions, and The Marston Group. Angaros Group is the first international investment firm to formalize a relationship with Start Co. and with an ecosystem in the United States. "We were impressed with the work of Start Co. over the past several years and have watched the rapid growth of their platforms in the past 18 months with great interest," said Andre Mouton, director of investment at Angaros Group. "Partnering up as we establish our first office in the United States made a ton of sense because Start Co. has regional connectivity and even active networks on the coasts as a result of their impressive growth."
Angaros Group is establishing a presence in The United States, 2014. Start Co. will help the firm gain access to quality startup deal flow as well as build brand presence in the Southeastern United States. "The benefits are mutual," said Eric Mathews, founder and CEO of Start Co. "We know that in order for the Memphis startup ecosystem to grow, global connectivity will be the key. Angaros gives our community new access via their global offices in their respective markets. This is a big opportunity for our startup companies, looking to go global."
In addition to connectivity, Angaros Group will help worthy Start Co. client companies gain access to resources to maximize growth globally. Angaros will screen all clients of Start Co. for potential capital investment. Additionally, through its in-house technology services boutique, Angaros will make strategic equity for service investments.
"We look for partners that believe 'entrepreneurship is for everyone' mantra, said Mathews. "Angaros Group and Start Co. live this mantra through their mutual global exchange."
Start Co. is a nationally recognized non-profit (501c3) serving as the nexus of public-private efforts to accelerate the success of diverse entrepreneurs and their high growth companies while enhancing the Memphis' startup ecosystem that supports them. Start Co. partners include archer>malmo, Baker Donelson, The Marston Group and Mosaik Solutions. More information can be found at www.neverstop.co..
Angaros Group is a boutique investment holding company, based out of Singapore. We are a leading provider of advisory, capital and consulting services to early stage companies worldwide. The group focuses on exceptional global companies and offers a unique combination of capital and creativity. We have extensive experience in the following sectors: Gaming, Entertainment and Media (GEM), Financial and eCommerce (FINE), Health and Medical (HM). Founded in early 2009, Angaros Group brings together an agile group of strategists, creative thinkers, designers, marketers and technologists with entrepreneurial passion working towards one common goal - creating sustainable companies and transforming them into living companies.