Incorporation: Basic on How to Prepare for Annual Compliance Requirement for Private Limited Company (Sdn Bhd)

A Private Limited Company (Sdn Bhd) is commonly the preferred form of business for new start-ups and SMEs to conduct business in Malaysia, mainly because of the ability to conduct equity fundraising. The main reason I prepared this article is because I discovered that most (if not all) reading materials available online only mention WHAT is the Read more about Incorporation: Basic on How to Prepare for Annual Compliance Requirement for Private Limited Company (Sdn Bhd)[…]

Incorporation: Choosing Your Company Secretary for Private Limited Company

(Please read DIY Registration / Incorporation of Private Limited Company (Sdn. Bhd.) to have a better background understanding before reading this article) In Malaysia for the longest time it is a standard practice to engage Certified Company Secretary (such as myself – I paid myself for this paid advertisement) to incorporate a Private Limited Company (Sdn. Bhd.) on Read more about Incorporation: Choosing Your Company Secretary for Private Limited Company[…]

WHY TAKING TOO MUCH INVESTMENT MONEY IS BAD FOR FOUNDERS?

I’ve been having multiple meetings with startup founders and I discovered that they are taking too much Investment Money – only to have me tell them DON’T TAKE TOO MUCH. (At this point I will normally get the “I think Fareez has lost his marbles” look) What I’m about to tell you is probably not covered Read more about WHY TAKING TOO MUCH INVESTMENT MONEY IS BAD FOR FOUNDERS?[…]

What Founders Need to Know About Startup Valuation?

How Does a Startup Valuation Work? I’ve often been asked this question by some Founders – “Bro/Fareez/En.Fareez /Sir<—WHAT!!!, How do I value my startup?” and my usual response would be “not a clue/I don’t know/magic/pick a number”. This is because there are various formulas or methods out there to value a Startup, to which due to Read more about What Founders Need to Know About Startup Valuation?[…]

TERM SHEET PART1: WHAT FOUNDERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TERM SHEET?

Term Sheet seems to be the word to sweep any Startup Founders off their feet and make their knees weak. Most will start seeing the phantom $$ sign floating right before their eyes and the sound *cha ching* ringing in their ears playing in a loop (okay I’m exaggerating, it is actually because their business idea gets validated… Yeay! Read more about TERM SHEET PART1: WHAT FOUNDERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TERM SHEET?[…]