The Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA)is the largest pan-Asian technology association in the world, accelerating ideas and best-in-class collaboration, resulting in successful business ventures throughout the Asia-Pacific region and global economy. With a network of 10,000+ leading executives, stakeholders and investors from over 2,000 companies and chapters throughout Asia and the U.S., AAMA's roster represents a diverse and influential spectrum of technology industries, from robotics, internet, telecommunications, financial, multimedia/gaming, life sciences, healthcare, and more. AAMA's global presence includes chapters in both the U.S. and Asia, with locations in Silicon Valley, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Hong Kong/Pearl River Delta and Taiwan. Each chapter hosts events to promote business relationships and works closely with its U.S. headquarters to ensure members have access to global information and benefits.
Association of Family Offices in Asia (AFO) is a professional society in Asia distinctively gathers single, multi and virtual family offices as well as the industry societies in the region. AFO offers a range of consultancy services and organize activities to facilitate collaboration and co-investment among the prestige circle.
•Promote the industry and advocate members to practice the highest ethical standard and deliver customers with professional & reliable financial services. •Encourage the practitioners to commit to continuous professional development training, thereby promote the industry to advance to the higher level of specialization •Research with particular interests in the long-term development of the industry, regulatory policies & the effectiveness and the competition in Asia and in global arena. •Support the constancy exchange among the practitioners practicing in the region and build the platform to enable the communication & networking among practitioners. •Enhance the communication and engagement among family offices in the region and establish network for arranging club deals. •Provide resources, education and consultation services for family offices in the region. •Encourage all family members to become involved in the goal of developing and preserving family legacy through the instrument of the single family office. •Support the industry to promote all-rounded services covering financial, succession management and corporate development to wealthy families and their family offices.
AVCAL represents and promotes the long term interests of the private equity and venture capital industry in Australia.
We work to ensure a favourable environment for growth in sustainable equity investment and entrepreneurship. We fulfil this purpose by creating a forum for our members, being a single voice with government, regulators and the public through providing research and by facilitating networking and training programs throughout Australia.
Our association is overseen by a Council of 14 industry participants from the private equity and venture capital industries. The Council is supported by a range of specific working groups that provide input and guidance on specific issues and a secretariat headed by the industry spokesperson/CEO and is headquartered in Sydney, NSW.
In addition to supporting and promoting the industry, we periodically select and support appropriate philanthropy partners in Australia by providing them a distribution mechanism for corporate awareness. We are working towards encouraging principles of responsible investment (economic, socially aware and environmental) to our members.
If you are looking for capital, please check our detailed information below. AVCAL is an industry association, we do not provide capital.
CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion for ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors' interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. CFA Institute has more than 127,000 members in 150 countries and territories, including 120,000 CFA charterholders, and 144 member societies.
The Coller Institute of Venture (CIV) at Tel Aviv University (http://civ.global) is a research center committed to advancing the global venture ecosystem. CIV forges a stronger connection between academic research and the business world by fostering collaborations between scholars, investors, policymakers, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs.
Our goal is to further enable the global fast-paced, high-value venture ecosystem and to compress the value chain all the way from innovation through to institutional investors. This is our mission because we believe that a vibrant, healthy and productive venture ecosystem propels higher quality of life.
We act as a global hub through developing and sharing venture knowledge through publications, dissemination of awards & grants, and global events. By becoming CIV members, qualified friends gain unlimited access to unique content such as the Coller Venture Review publications, reports and other resources.
EMPEAis the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets. We are an independent non-profit organization. As EMPEA celebrates our 10th anniversary in 2014, we have over 300 member firms, comprising institutional investors, fund managers and industry advisors, who together manage more than US$1 trillion of assets and have offices in more than 100 countries across the globe. Our members share EMPEA's belief that private capital is a highly suited investment strategy in emerging markets, delivering attractive long-term investment returns and promoting the sustainable growth of companies and economies. We support our members through global authoritative intelligence, conferences and events, networking, education and general and regulatory advocacy.
Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (HKVCA), established in 1987, is the oldest industry Association in Asia. It represents institutional investors engaged in the venture capital / private equity industry at all levels - from seed, startup, growth, buyouts and restructuring - investing in the Asia-Pacific region. HKVCA's mission is to stimulate a vibrant venture capital and private equity industry in Asia while promoting the role of member firms in value creation, innovation and economic development. It works for the high standards in industry professional ethics, international best practices and standards; provides a forum for networking and experience sharing for its members; and represents the common interests and views of its members before governmental and other relevant bodies. The Association organizes an active program of luncheons talks, seminars and conferences, delegations, joint activities with the government and trade bodies, and networking with other business groups on a local and international level.
The Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA)is the leading global, member-driven organization dedicated to advancing the interests of private equity limited partners through industry-leading education programs, independent research, best practices, networking opportunities and global collaborations. Initially founded as an informal networking group, the ILPA is a voluntary association funded by its members. ILPA membership has grown to include almost 400 organizations from around the world representing almost 50% of global institutional assets under management in private equity.
The Global Private Equity Initiative (GPEI) drives teaching , research and events in the field of Private Equity and related alternative investments at INSEAD, a world leading business school. It was launched in 2009 to combine rigour and reach to the school's research capabilities and the talents of global professionals in the private equity industry. The GPEI aims to enhance the productivity of the capital deployed in this asset class and to facilitate the exchange of ideas and best practices.
Initiated in September 2008 by leading Limited Partners ("LP") in Asia, Limited Partners Association of China (LPACN) aims to become the most credible non-profit platform of interaction for institutional investors in private equity from China and abroad.
LPACN commits itself to maintaining the common interests of LPs in China, promoting the understanding and cooperation between Chinese and international institutional investors through research, forums and exchange programs, and facilitating a healthy and sustainable development for the Chinese venture capital and private equity industry.
TheNZVCAis a not-for-profit industry body committed to developing the venture capital and private equity industry in New Zealand. Its core objectives include the promotion of the industry and the asset class on both a domestic and international basis and working to create a world-class venture capital and private equity environment.
Members include venture capital and private equity investors, financial organisations, professional advisors, academic organisations and government or quasi-government agencies.
The Singapore Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (SVCA) was 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. From a humble start of two, our membership now exceeds one hundred and continues to grow in tandem with the industry's development.
To foster greater understanding of the importance of venture capital and private equity to the Singapore economy in support of entrepreneurship and innovation and to look after the interests of our members, promote professional development, raise professional standards as well as facilitate collaboration among members. As a not-for-profit organisation, the association strives to:
Promote the professional development of the industry through awards, training, workshops and conference
Facilitate interaction and collaboration among its members through regular networking events
Act as a platform for dialogue on regulatory and policy issues pertaining to VC and PE through data research, feedback and consultation with members and regulatory authorities
Build linkages to centres of VC and PE activities in the region through active participation at regional and global VC & PE Initiatives
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