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Hampton Creek raises US$90M Series C round to turn Asia eggless

Hampton Creek raises US$90M Series C round to turn Asia eggless

The Founder, capitalising on food safety scandals in China and Southeast Asia, said he ‘wants to grow much deeper in Asia than we already are’ San Francisco-based Hampton Creek, a food technology startup that ‘focusses on identifying plants that can be used to make food healthier, more sustainable, and more affordable’, has yesterday raised US$90 million in


QSearch becomes first Taiwan startup to be accepted into Startup Chile

The QSearch Co-founder says the opportunity is a privilege and fantastic chance to understand the South American market QSearch, a Taiwanese Big Data startup offering a cutting-edge ad campaign pre-analysis tool for media agencies and large companies, has become the first startup from the country to be accepted into Startup Chile, an accelerator programme that saw a

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Simple ways to finance your growth without taking on outside capital

Funding growth can be difficult, especially when you are bootstrapping. Try these methods Like many bootstrapped businesses, one of the biggest challenges ZinePak faced in our early days was cash flow. My Co-founder Kim Kaupe and I financed the company from our own savings and quickly became pros at shifting balances across multiple personal credit cards

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[Singapore] Fireside Chat with Aziz Gilani – Director of Mercury Fund

Aziz Gilani visits JFDI – “Startup Life Outside The Valley”, Noted US VC speaks at JFDI.Asia Synopsis: Fireside Chat with Aziz Gilani – Director of Mercury Fund Aziz Gilani is Director of Mercury fund, a noted US VC who operates outside Silicon Valley and whose twitter handle proudly proclaims he’s @TexasVC. Viewed from Asia, all


[Singapore] Year-end Startup Party

Drink, celebrate, and redefine success at the Year-end Startup Party hosted by Plug-In@Blk71! Synopsis: PARTY TIME! December is the month to reflect and celebrate. We don’t have to tell you that reflecting and celebrating — although great by itself — is much better done in the company of friends, fellow fire-starters, thought-provoking ideas, and two


Nothing kills a startup faster than these two things

Pitfalls in legal and accounting could spell an early end for your startup. Take the necessary steps to avoid them There are two things that usually kill a startup, I have written about 1 and 2 before: Legal – Legal Entity formation, contracts vetted by lawyers to clearly articulate equity split, employment and business contracts Accounting – Disciplined Bookkeeping,


[Singapore] Friday Feeds: Rice to the Occasion with Nonstop Games

Friday feeds take place every last Friday of the month. This month’s event features gaming developer Nonstop games farewell party Synopsis: We will be having our last Friday feeds for this year – Rice to the Occasion! Celebrating together with us is Nonstop games. They will be throwing a farewell party as they will be moving out


[Singapore] Travel and Tourism Hackathon

Singapore Tourism Board guns for Digital Innovation with Agency Hackathon Synopsis: Travel & Tourism Hackathon (T&T Hack) will be happening from 29 – 30 November 2014, at Suntec Convention Centre. A pre-hack networking party will be happening on the 28th November 2014. This Hackathon is special because Singapore Tourism Board is inviting chosen creative and


[Thailand] WebMob Thailand

WebMob Thailand: Introducing PrimeTime, Thailand’s version of Netflix. Synopsis: Do you know Netflix? Meet PrimeTime, a Thai-based provider of on-demand Internet streaming media that allows you to watch Hollywood movies and series on your Mobile, Tablet, Laptop, or Smart TV! ***Free Event for RSVP + Win one of the 3 ‘one-year subscription vouchers’ to PrimeTime


[Singapore] How should startups handle Media & PR?

Learn how to promote your startup from media and PR practitioners in this workshop and panel session Synopsis: Getting your Startup in the ‘limelight’, is one of the most crucial things you should do to get your platform known. It can help with acquiring new clients, getting investors to notice your Startup or partnership collaborations!