Posts Categorized: Networks & Networking


Tencent tips in $100 million funding round for China’s leading taxi-hailing app – is WeChat integration next?

Chinese taxi booking app Didi Dache has started off the new year with a bang, receiving a fresh round of $100 million in funding, according ...

  • January 2, 2014
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Startup Stay lets you connect with entrepreneurs overseas and stay in their homes for free

Stayovers are a great way of getting to know a person, since homes and their artifacts tell stories about the owners. Airbnb has made an ind...

  • July 4, 2012
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Why investors should take a long, hard look at Southeast Asia

With China and India hogging the limelight when it comes to entrepreneurship, it's easy to forget that something is brewing elsewhere.

  • January 9, 2012
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UK-based women's business network to launch in Singapore

The Athena Network, a UK networking organization for businesswomen, will be launched in Singapore this September (see press release). Besid...

  • July 28, 2011
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30% Discount To Geeks On A Plane

If you’re interested in going on the Geeks On A Plane East Asia Tour, you’ll be happy to know that Microsoft BizSpark members ha...

  • May 22, 2009
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Kauffman-Singapore Entrepreneurship Program

Often said to be one of the world's largest foundations devoted to entrepreneurship, the Kauffman Foundation has just launched its first cam...

  • April 29, 2009
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If you do not have enough or any namecards, what do you do?

Suppose you don't have enough namecards with you in a networking session, how are you going to get the namecards of other people? Here are a...

  • April 3, 2007
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The Three Principles of Networking

You have read my earlier quick tips on networking part I and II, you will realize that there are common principles that you can draw on. I h...

  • September 25, 2006
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Quick Tips for Networking II

Most people in Singapore, whether students or entrepreneurs find it hard to interact in a networking. They are either suffering from a lack ...

  • July 28, 2006
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Never go at it alone again: List of women-focused business, tech, and networking groups in Asia

Participating in these groups is a great way to gain new business contacts.

  • July 17, 2012
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Pairing business and technical skills for start-up success

On the evening of 27th January 2012, Start-up@Singapore (S@S), Singapore’s largest business plan competition, launched Ideas Meet Skills f...

  • February 15, 2012
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THE place for start-ups to prove their products

5 reasons why you should be at DEMO Asia 2012

A quick glance. The event will happen from 29th February to 2nd March 2012. Get 5% off your DEMO Asia tickets with the code SGE68S

  • January 6, 2012
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IDA's iStart – Helping Entrepreneurs, Developers, Startups

If you have attempted to go global but found yourself fumbling around, this iStart project by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapor...

  • September 28, 2010
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Geeks On A Plane – 7 to 16 June

If you've been thinking of exploring the startup scene in Japan and China, check out Geeks On A Plane, a 10-day orientation tour of the Inte...

  • May 19, 2009
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The Year of Online Social Networks

The era of online content distribution and generation for example, YouTube and Flickr dominated, has moved into a new phase after they are b...

  • June 28, 2007
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The Art of Making an Awesome Business Card

In any networking event, you often present your namecard to the people you meet. Believe it or not, the design of a namecard can be vital fo...

  • October 5, 2006
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Singapore Government Funded Networks

For entrepreneurs in Singapore, there is a vast support of funding network structure in place. Of course, there are specific requirements th...

  • August 22, 2006
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Quick Tips for Networking I

Networking is an important skill that any students and entrepreneurs must have. It requires more than just a glib tongue or strong charisma ...

  • June 20, 2006
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