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About Start-UP
The TV Show
A hit reality series airing on leading regional news network Channel NewsAsia. Learn how venture capitalists work, how deals are negotiated and how acquisitions can be a gamechanger for any start-up, with in-theory learnings on the website brought to life in practical situations via the TV show.
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A one-stop information portal offering practical resources which are simple, accessible and easily applicable for the potential entrepreneur and new start-uppers. Provide information from business plan writing to doing up your P&L sheet to learning from experienced entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.
Season 4 Finalists
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    Adrian Ang
    AEvice Health
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    Edmund Shao
    AEvice Health
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    Arne Jeroschewski
    Parcel Perform
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    Dana von der Heide
    Parcel Perform
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    Jacqueline Ye
    Delegate
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    Melissa Lou
    Delegate
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    Jun Ting
    Aimazing
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    Yar Hong Chiong
    Aimazing
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    Kelvin See
    Simgo
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    Tobias Buelow
    Simgo
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    Maximilien Remy
    Pik Bak
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    Carol Chen
    Covetella
Season 4 Judges
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Leslie Loh
Founder
Red Dot Ventures
Mr. Leslie Loh is an entrepreneur, angel investor and educator. He graduated from Saint Mary's University, Canada, in 1982 with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Finance...
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Jeffrey Paine
Founding Partner
Golden Gate Ventures
Jeffrey Paine is the founding partner of Golden Gate Ventures, an early stage technology venture capital fund based in Singapore investing in Southeast Asia. Jeff started and manages...
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Hsu Kuan Hua
General Partner
KK Fund PL
Kuan Hsu started his career in management consulting with McKinsey & Co. in the US, then focused on supply chain management in the US and China while at Solectron...
Featured Episodes

Start-UP S3 Episode 6: The Final Interview

In the season finale, the remaining 5 startups make a final pitch to convince our 3 judges that they are worth investing in.

Start-UP S3 Episode 5: Deal or No Deal

Down to 6 finalists, our startups meet industry veterans in the "Deal or No Deal" challenge.

Start-UP Season 3: How Can a Startup Secure Funding?

In the "Leader or Boss" challenge, the startups are tasked to create a marketing video with the help of a group of film school students.

 
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