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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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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
  • Up Close & Personal with the Founders of honestbee

    Hear From Them

    Co-founder relationships are notoriously difficult. We get up close with the trio to find out how they manage.
    25 August 2016

    Whither Freelancers? (Part 1)

    Leadership & Innovation

    Engaging freelancers is becoming a common practice. It's particularly helpful if your company works more on a project basis and you may not have enough regular work to sustain full-timers.
    23 August 2016

    Start-UP Profile: Taamkru

    Hear From Them

    Taamkru, one of Thailand's most prominent tech startups, develops gamified educational apps to make learning fun and efficient for Thai students across the level spectrum.
    18 August 2016

    Contract for Freelancers - Yea or Nay?

    Know Your Law

    We live in an age where technology has made us more connected. With that ease and convenience, a new breed of workers has arisen – freelancers.
    16 August 2016

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