ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: 4 from Asia-based startups/investors
Here are our picks for the most memorable and creative ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos!By Elaine Huang 21 Aug, 2014
As of August 20, 2014, the ALS Association had raised a total of US$31.5 million in donations, according to the organisation’s official website. The non-profit, which assists those with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) — a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord — had only raised US$1.9 million the same time last year.
What happened? Well, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge came to life. Pour a bucket full of ice and water over your head or donate a sum of money to the good cause, or both! Then, challenge a few other people to go forward with this viral hit. Rinse and repeat.
Here are a few of the most creative and memorable videos from the Asian startup/investor scene!
#3: Hiroyuki Kiga from Yello Mobile
If this video doesn’t show you that there is magic in everything, we don’t know what will! Check out Kiga wielding those cards!
Gumi Japan gumi, Inc, is a mobile entertainment content publisher and developer based in Tokyo, Japan. Latest funding: Not specified Investors: Not specified
Yello Mobile South Korea Yellomobile Service Incubating Center provides startups with services for member development, design, marketing, and operations. Latest funding: Not specified Investors: Not specified
Ookbee Thailand Ookbee is a digital publication platform for iPad/iPhone, Android, and Blackberry, developed by mobile division of IT WORKS. Latest funding: Not specified Investors: Not specified