EMPEA is a broad-based membership organization founded in 2004 to focus on the emerging private equity markets of Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Russia. EMPEA is comprised primarily of private equity fund managers, but also includes institutional investors, service providers and others with an interest in the asset class.
The Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association was established on November 12, 1987 with the objectives of promoting and protecting the interests of the venture capital industry in Hong Kong. The HKVCA's mission is to stimulate a vibrant venture capital and the private equity industry in Asia while promoting the role of member firms in value creation, innovation and economic development. HKVCA provides a forum for networking and experience sharing for its members; promotes industry professional ethics, international best practices and standards; and represents the views of its members before governmental and other relevant bodies.
The Singapore Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (SVCA) is a not-for-profit organisation formed in 1992 under the patronage of the Economic Development Board to promote the development of the venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) industry.
The association strives to promote the professional development of the industry as well as facilitate interaction and collaboration among its members. The association also acts as a platform for dialogue on regulatory and policy issues pertaining to VC and PE and builds linkages to centres of VC and PE activities in the region.
The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), was founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals with roots in the Indus region. There are currently 12,000 members in 47 chapters across 11 countries. TiE's mission is to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking, and education. TiE has grown to become the world's largest not-for-profit organization for entrepreneurs.
Indian Angel Network is India's first Angel network with successful entrepreneurs and high profile CEOs interested in investing in early stage businesses across India have potential to create disproportionate value.
The Network has invested in multiple sectors like Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Hospitality, Mobile, Education, Internet, etc.