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  • The tech behemoths of today like Google and Facebook are more focused on providing an ecosystem rather than a particular product.

    As always, you'll need someone to lead and someone to make the decisions, unpleasant as they may be.

    This is a very tempting thing to do, to simply ignore potential legal issues before even starting-up.

    As with all things in life, failures aren't the end, neither should they be condemned; they are but a part of the natural cycle in a free market.

  • With all the buzz around seed funding and venture capital, it is easy to lose sight of the forest for the trees. While funding is great, never forget that your startup is a business that needs to make money.

    Recently, the New Yorker published an article, "Why Startups Love Moleskines", which highlighted the surprising fact that many entrepreneurs prefer the traditional pen and paper to its digital counterparts.
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    Considering how we work a significant portion of our lives, we should perhaps follow our passions when deciding on a profession. 

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Season 2 Judges
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Eddie Chau
Founding Partner
TNF Ventures
Eddie Chau formed Brandtology in 2008 after successfully incubating e-Cop, a company he founded in 2000, to a market leader in Info-Security Industry. e-Cop was acquired in 2007 by a wholly owned subsidiary of Temasek Holding Pte Ltd...
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Leslie Loh
Red Dot Ventures
Leslie Loh is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor and educator. Leslie founded his first technology startup almost immediately after his graduation and led the one-man outfit...
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Mark Strecker
Mark Strecker is CEO of [a•mo•bee] and a member of the [a•mo•bee] Board of Directors. Formerly, he served as President & COO of [a•mo•bee]...
Season 2 Finalists
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    Andrea Loubier
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    Candice Chua
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    Kenneth Lou
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    Mark Koh
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    Richard Kok
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    Varun Chandran
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    Wilson Ng
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    Min Zeya Phyo