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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 3 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.

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    Unless your start-up involves you serving justice in a mechanized, stylish armor or protecting your city in a star-spangled spandex suit, I am certain that law plays a huge role in the running of your company.
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    Building an Enduring Business

    Money Matters

    Once upon a time, Kodak was the place to go for anyone who wanted who wanted to own a camera; and not too long after that, the Sony Walkman was in the palms of every young person on the street.
    24 May 2016

    5 Things that Contribute to a Good Work Ethic

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    Work ethic is such an intangible thing to judge. There's no scale or machine that allows you to detect a good work ethic in people.
    20 May 2016

    The Pillars of Prosperity


    The pinnacle of work-life balance is being 100% in work and being 100% outside of it. Both have to be full and equal to have healthy balance.
    19 May 2016

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