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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.

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Whether you're a business veteran, first-time entrepreneur, aspiring start-upper, fledging innovator or fresh graduate bursting with ideas, you'll be empowered with the knowledge of what goes on the playing field – delivered fresh from the START-UP desk.

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
Founder
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
CEO
a•mo•bee
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
    Mailbird
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    Candice Chua
    INNI Nails
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    Kenneth Lou
    Novelsys
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    Mark Koh
    Temploy
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    Richard Kok
    iKargo
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    Varun Chandran
    Corporate360
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    Wilson Ng
    ShopperBoard
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    Min Zeya Phyo
    code2LAB
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Start-UP Season 2 - Call for Entries

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