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What’s your story? With only youth, hunger, creativity and common sense, I started in the digital media industry across Southeast Asia in 2004, had the privilege to work in media conglomerates like Viacom International Media Networks, Channel NewsAsia and Fox International Channels. It was during this time that I finally graduated with a bachelor’s degree […]
Three cheers for Hong Kong, that tiny chunk of Southeast Asian rock. For the twentieth consecutive year, theIndex of Economic Freedom—compiled by The Wall Street Journal and the Heritage Foundation—ranks Hong Kong (HK) as the freest economy in the world. Though part of mainland China since the British ceded it in 1997, HK is governed locally on […]
I recently had dinner with co-founders of a startup who’d just raised quite a bit of money for their company, a deal which incidentally I’d passed on. The meal was fantastic: fresh salmon from the bay, washed down with a particularly good New Zealand pinot noir, while watching the sun go down over the water. […]
A concern for the wellness of others took Larry Tang from digital marketing to SLOW food. What’s your story? Prior to founding my own investment and consultancy firm in food, sustainability and wellness, I was the Asia Pacific Managing Director for Digitas & Razorfish, the world’s two largest digital marketing agencies, servicing global Fortune 500 brands. […]
Collin Seow is taking the emotion out of trading and helping punters invest and trade more wisely. What’s your story? 12 year ago as a new remisier, my client lost $250,000 in contra losses. The client decided to declare bankruptcy and didn’t want to pay for the losses. Though I was trading full time, I […]
I have been active in the Boston startup community for many years now, as regular readers of these pages know. While in attendance at various startup community events in the Boston area, I often find myself engaged in conversations about venture capital firms and attempts by startups to try and secure venture funding. Of course, […]
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Yesterday I asked a prominent VC a question: “Why is it that, despite the fact that so many successful startup ideas come from academic research, on the investment side there doesn’t seem to be anyone vetting companies on the basis of whether or not what they’re doing is consistent with the relevant research and best […]