"The increased VC interest in Asia’s startup ecosystem has resulting in the formation of
numerous new equity and even venture debt funds focused on the region, particularly
Southeast Asia. At the same time, capital allocation has been gradually shifting away from the
earliest stages to the more mature growth stages, and deal pricing has been climbing ever-
higher. Our VC panelists will weigh in on whether the region needs more VC funding, or
whether there is an imbalance between capital and number of investible deals."