Start-UP: About
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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The Website
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.
When I started my first company, I didn't know preferred stock from chicken stock. I had to figure out all the tricks, traps, and nuances on my own.
Dick Costolo
CEO, Twitter
Channel NewsAsia presents:

START-UP A one-stop information portal and practical demonstration resource for those who want to start their own business but aren't quite sure how.

START-UP aims to encourage entrepreneurship in Asia by:
  • Dispensing practical information that's easy to understand from business plan writing to doing up your P&L sheet.
  • A 360 reality series airing on leading regional news portal Channel NewsAsia.


About Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Singapore was established in March 1999 by MediaCorp, and is an English language Asian TV News channel. Positioned to "Understand Asia", it reports on global developments with Asian perspectives. Channel NewsAsia brings viewers not only the latest news but also the stories behind the headlines. Based in Singapore, it has correspondents in major Asian cities and key Western ones, including New York, Washington D.C, London and Brussels.

The channel is complemented by an online presence at, and social media services like Facebook, Youtube and Twitter.

Channel NewsAsia (International), was launched in September 2000, as the international broadcasting arm of Channel NewsAsia Singapore. It is now viewed in 24 territories across Asia. The satellite footprint of the channel stretches across the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Northeast Asia and Australia.

Channel NewsAsia's other key business is the production of news and current affairs content in four languages, English, Malay, Tamil and Chinese. This content is produced for MediaCorp's television and online platforms, such as mass entertainment Channels 5, 8, U, and niche language channels, Suria and Vasantham. MediaCorp is Singapore's leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies, digital and out-of-home media.

For more information, please visit Channel NewsAsia's website at