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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.

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Start-UP Season 2 - Call for Entries

If you have an innovative business idea worthy of substantial capital funding, this could be your lucky break. 

Hear From Season 1 Contestants - Boxyroom and JoinMeThere

"As an entrepreneur, you should never ever give up, even when times are hard," says Loh Lin Lin of Boxyroom.

Hear From Season 1 Contestants - Matchimi and BeMyGuest

"As an entrepreneur, you have to keep your focus, even on really tiny details," says Chen Ning of Matchimi.

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Season 1 Contestants
  • Pheng Huat
    Boxyroom

    Chen Ning
    Matchimi

    Nur Rapika Mesra
    SconeStruck

    Huang Renzhi
    FotoGraft

    Gian Javelona
    Orange Apps

    Richard Jones
    Retail Juice

    Gabriel Kang
    Sensory Robotics

    Hiroyuki Kiga
    Spungry

    Vincenzo
    JoinMeThere

    Vincent Lee
    Wavelet

  • John Lim
    Gameware

    Christian Lindman
    Goinout

    Wicharn
    TaamKru

    Winnie Tang
    Split-It!

    Terence Tham
    EDLE

    Tan Wang
    InsightBox

    Clement Wong
    BeMyGuest

    Kit Wong
    Artea Tea Company

    Melvin Wong
    FanXT

    Benson Wu
    Xecure Lab

Season 1 Judges

Eddie Chau

Founding Partner

TNF Ventures

Eddie Chau is known for his business acumen and hands-on approach to business. He has founded and sold two startups, e-Cop and Brandtology. In 2012, he co-founded TNF Ventures with several ICT entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, to incubate early stage ICT start-ups.

Leslie Loh

Founder

Red Dot Ventures

Leslie's passion is to nurture entrepreneurs and grow technology startups. He runs Red Dot Ventures, and has invested in more than 20 startups since its inception in 2012. Most recently, Red Dot Ventures bring 3D printers to the mass market...