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Success for an early-stage VC firm is defined by the number of unicorns and exits in its portfolio, which is guided by choosing the right management team, and ability to evaluate market potential and the timing of an opportunity. However, VCs can’t merely rely on making the right pre-investment decisions

In April, Taiwan Startup Stadium (TSS) hosted their Rock the Mic event. In which startup teams pitched to win a chance to attend 1 of 3 overseas conferences (Collision, Rise, Techsauce Global Summit) with TSS. Teams were selected based on their market potential and ability to pitch their product, ultimately

Connecting State Grid’s Nationwide Charging Network to DiDi’s Auto Solutions Platform Building an Integrated Mobility and Energy Service Network   [Beijing-May 15, 2019] Didi Chuxing, the world’s leading multi-modal transportation platform, today finalized a strategic partnership agreement with State Grid EV Service, an affiliate of State Grid Corporation of China (“State Grid”).   Under the

By Paul Matthews | The technological evolution of the computing sphere has expanded significantly in the past couple of years, with many new technologies merging to improve specific features of a particular application. Cloud computing is one big part of this evolution, given that hardware storage has become somewhat obsolete. Let's

Bali, June 2019: Running Remote Conference - Build and Scale Your Remote Team to the Next Level For anyone running a remote team, join leaders such as HelpScout CEO on beautiful Bali for hard-hitting tips on the future of work BALI, Indonesia, March 3, 2019 (Newswire.com) - Running Remote, the world’s largest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Met Collaborates with TikTok to Launch Official Account Celebrating Creativity Inspired by its Artworks ● The Met launches official account on TikTok ● As part of the initiative, TikTok launches global challenges including #SaluteToClassics and #MetGalaStyle to spotlight this year’s Costume Institute exhibition: “Camp: Notes on Fashion” Singapore, 6 May 2019

The We Company Launches ARK A New Real Estate Acquisition & Management Platform ● ARK will initially deploy approximately $2.9 billion of total equity capital ● Platform will optimize assets and drive innovation across portfolio through enterprise and anchor tenant strategies ● Ivanhoé Cambridge to be founding strategic partner in ARK’s new venture Hong Kong, May

The Schulte Group has launched INNOPORT, a dedicated venture capital unit which identifies investment opportunities in the global maritime startup ecosystem to equip entrepreneurs with smart capital. The INNOPORT team, based in Hamburg, Limassol and Singapore, is headed by Yiannis Sykas, Director of Strategy and Product Development at Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement

HONG KONG, May 10, 2019 — FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world's largest express transportation company, has launched an industry-leading temperature-controlled cold chain shipping solution in Asia Pacific. The innovative Medpak VIoC solution provides superior temperature integrity, greater convenience and higher cost efficiencies to

Booking of chauffeured cars made easy, Amadeus integrates Chinese startup Heycars onto its platform A seamless end-to-end journey for travelers, available directly and through travel agents alike 15 May, Singapore – Arriving in a foreign country can be daunting, imagine being met by your very own English-speaking driver, in your choice

No matter, whether you are running a small size business or a well-established company with several branches having a strong online presence is important for all. It will not only make your brand different than competitors but also plays a crucial role in marketing strategies. Social media is a great

Advice from a fellow working mom   All moms are multitasking masters, especially working moms. The word ‘efficiency’ gains a new definition after one experiences the difficulties of juggling between taking care of a family and developing, or just maintaining, a career. So, it is possible to have it all?   As a working

By Kaelyn Ha | With Hong Kong holding the world title for the most liberal economy, it comes as no surprise that many budding entrepreneurs choose to start their first venture in the city (2019 Index of Economic Freedom). The perk to setting up in Hong Kong is that foreigners

Barcelona, 7 May 2019 - Sónar+D's Startup Hub is a space dedicated to the business ecosystem of creative technologies where only 21 selected startups will be able to benefit from a programme of activities designed to encourage opportunities for promotion, contacts and funding.These activities include Meet the Investor, Mentoring for

Generation Startup by Creative Breed   Generation Startup is a documentary film that follows a diverse group of college graduates and budding entrepreneurs launching startups in Detroit. The feature employs an intimate style of storytelling that’s meant to inspire. It opens with the message that economic innovation is at an all-time low

By Kevin Gardner | Are you expanding your team to the U.S.? As with hiring in any country, there is a lot of paperwork involved. Do you know what an employer identification number is? Do you know which forms to fill out? Here are some things you should keep in

Why Asia’s under-the-radar investors are putting money into tech startups   Those who haven’t heard the term ‘family office’ (FO) before may think it’s referring to some sort of service-oriented business run by a friendly mom-and-pop duo. Far from the quaint image this impression suggests, FOs control vast amounts of money on

As Podcasting is turning into a huge trend in the year 2019, the ability to stream your favourite series of digital audio or video files over the internet is gaining mass appeal. Looking at this appeal, the number one Podcast player Audecibel has introduced various new features to create a

Is the Philippines Asia’s next technology tiger?   The Philippines has been a popular destination for foreign entities looking to enter emerging markets for the better part of the last two decades. Today, investors are increasingly inclined to allocate their resources to the country’s tech and innovation sector, and for a good

● WeWork recently expands its footprint to Guangzhou Dama Station Business Center, bringing together local talents to push forward the development of various sectors, in particular the innovation sector, through its global network, robust membership platform and distinctive operation model. As such, WeWork is committed to supporting the development of

“The event discovery feature offers the best alternative to gamers who are increasingly interested in esports events. With this new feature, gamers can set their preferences and receive a customized collection of events that matter most to them.” said Arwina Mogul, CEO of Beam.gg. The new event discovery feature includes an

SCAD professor Gianluca Cinquepalmi releases book on design-driven business development and value A deep-dive and practical guide introducing a fresh model to help evaluate and improve brands and businesses HONG KONG —May 7, 2019 — Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Hong Kong is honored to announce the launch of Business

Carousell, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing classifieds, today announced the appointment of Lewis Ng as Chief Commercial Officer. Lewis will be responsible for all commercial relationships, including high-value verticals, advertising sales and go-to-market partnerships. Lewis will also oversee the transformation of Carousell into a premium publisher by

Financial Supermarket GoBear Announces US$80 Million in Funding ● Funding to rapidly grow its product, technology and people capabilities ● Seeking to make investments into Asia-based technology innovators ● Expanding the platform to search, match and transact consumer financial services Hong Kong, 8 May 2019 – Asian financial supermarket GoBear has announced US$80 million

Australian exchange Mine to leverage BC Group’s full suite of trading solutions, adopting ANXONE’s white-label exchange and intending to roll out BC Group’s custody offering Hong Kong – 8 May 2019 – BC Group (00863.HK), a Hong Kong-listed company and parent company of ANXONE and OSL, today announced that Mine, an

Innovation could be the inadvertent victim of a proposed ban on e-cigarettes and alternative tobacco products in Hong Kong. While the government has stated innovation and technology are priority areas for Hong Kong, the Smoking (Public Health) (Amendment) Bill 2019 which bans the import, manufacture, sale, distribution, and advertising of

Written by one of the most prominent Silicon Valley angel investors, Angel is a comprehensive overview and how-to guide for anyone who wants to dip their toes into the investment world. As the title suggests, Jason Calacanis boasts a 9-digit net worth after a string of early bets on startups

(Press Statement) Philip Morris Hong Kong & Macau Announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration Authorisation for the sale of IQOS in the United States [HONG KONG – 1 MAY, 2019] Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized IQOS, an electrically heated tobacco system made by Philip Morris International, to be

Venture studio and innovation group BlueChilli has partnered with Enterprise Singapore, an economic agency under the Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry, to launch a Singapore-based HealthTech accelerator to spur innovation and build startups that address health challenges and opportunities in Southeast Asia.   The Asia Pacific’s HealthTech sector is the second

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Enough with classrooms? Hong Kong Country Club x Mochy Kid: outdoor STEM workshops on the lawn Self-propelled Paddle Boat & Fruit Battery Circuit workshops to be held on Jun 29 (Sat) for kids right before summer holidays. #SummerVibe HONG KONG – May 6, 2019 – Mochy Kid is hosting two educational