According to KPMG Enterprise's latest "Global Analysis of Venture Funding" report, investment amount exceeded US$255 billion in 2018, with Asia setting an investment record, boosting the overall investment growth for the year. However, despite the growth in amount, the investment is of a later stage.
When funding accumulates toward last-stage startups, how can a startup create a competitive edge and increase its value? How can it break into the market and aim for the next wave of growth? Faced with the hot money centralization trend, how can venture capitals uncover the hidden gems?