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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 Judges
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Leslie Loh
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.

Recent Articles
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    Design & Dev

    It's a tech, tech world. We no longer have to meet face to face to make friends, stay in touch, play or work together. That's why for anyone who wants to connect with the rest of the world, an online presence is essential.
    26 September 2016

    Do I Need a Website?

    Sales & Marketing

    In the current age of technology, people no longer look through telephone books or newspapers to find information about companies. They simply whip out their smartphones, tablets or laptops and head to their favourite search engine. Information within seconds with just a few clicks, taps or swipes.
    22 September 2016

    Co-working Spaces: Cowork@SG, Collective Works and The Nomad Offices

    Design & Dev

    The start-up scene is filled with fresh-faced talents - hip and raring to go with boundless creativity. It helps to work out of an environment that matches the vibe. Of course, office space can be costly.
    19 September 2016

    Whither Freelancers? (Part 2)

    Leadership & Innovation

    The number of independent workers who are readily available to take on jobs are increasing each day thanks to the ease of remote work. And with that, the rise of major web platforms that link freelancers to businesses. Jobs that traditionally relied on full-time staff are now routinely performed by freelancers. 
    15 September 2016

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