Posts Tagged: neoteny labs

Silicon Straits

Investor wants to bridge startup and government hollow chambers in Singapore

Shiwen is a part-time freelance writer, aspiring entrepreneur and overall generalist interested in exploring, researching and writing. James...

  • January 13, 2014
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Neoteny Labs, a Singapore-based early stage fund, is now Silicon Straits

After running Neoteny Labs as Principal and making 24 investments since May 2010, James Chan has announced the rebranding of his early-stage...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 7:15 pm
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Is There Innovation in Asia?

We often see successful startups coming from the West, more particularly in Silicon Valley and sometimes it raises the question of whether t...

  • October 19, 2012
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Joi Ito joins The New York Times Company’s Board of Directors

The New York Times Company announced on 21st June that Joichi Ito has been elected to its Board of Directors. Brian McAndrews, a digital med...

  • June 23, 2012
  • at 10:24 am
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Responding to Google Drive, Insync shifts focus to power users, paid app

The creators of Insync, an app that offers Dropbox-like functionality to Google Docs users, have responded to the launch of Google Drive. Mo...

  • May 14, 2012
  • at 7:47 pm
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ImpulseFlyer, a private sale platform for hotels, gets seed funding from Neoteny Labs

Neoteny Labs, a Singapore-based tech startup incubator, has announced that they are leading a seed funding round in ImpulseFlyer, a private ...

  • April 19, 2012
  • at 11:44 am
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Startup Roots Speaker Series With Darius Cheung and James Chan – 14 Jul

Darius Cheung, one of the Singapore Youth Awards winners and founder of mobile security firm tenCube, will be one of the speakers in Startup...

  • July 11, 2011
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Singapore's Chalkboard launches widget for HTC handsets in Malaysia

Chalkboard, a location-based mobile advertising platform, has inked a deal last week with mobile phone company HTC to offer its widget exclu...

  • July 5, 2011
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Startup Roots Kicks Off Speaker Series With Joi In Singapore

Startup Roots is a 10 week programme that matches top students with top startups. First started in Silicon Valley, it hit Singapore in 2011....

  • May 14, 2011
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Silicon Straits

Silicon Straits founder wants to bridge startup and government hollow chambers

James Chan is the Singapore-based founder and CEO of Silicon Straits, a ‘tech venture foundry’ focused on Southeast Asia. James is also ...

  • January 13, 2014
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Foodie App Burpple Has Double Order of Good News, Including $500,000 Seed Funding

The social food app Burpple has been served a double order of good news today, the largest of which is $500,000 in seed funding, which is th...

  • December 12, 2012
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Viki enters China by partnering with Renren, one of the country’s top social networks

Viki, a video site that translate content into 150 languages, has announced last week a deal with Renren, known as China’s Facebook, t...

  • July 16, 2012
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Viki inks deals with Warner Music and more to screen music videos

Viki, a Singapore-based global video site, has announced this week that it has signed deals with Warner Music Group (WMG), LOEN Entertainme...

  • May 25, 2012
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Has Google Drive made Insync redundant?

Technophiles have generally greeted the launch of Google Drive with cheer. That’s no surprise: It has 5GB of free space, which is more...

  • April 25, 2012
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Mistakes made, lessons learnt #1 — Found

This is the first article from the “Mistakes made, lessons learnt” series. Check out all the articles here. Over the past few y...

  • July 20, 2011
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Saverin-backed ADZ aims to reshape advertising industry

Marshaling a whole slew of online tools, CEO and founder Reza Behnam wants to equip enterprises to become leaner, meaner, marketing machines...

  • July 11, 2011
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A Startup Roots Speaker Teaser With Derek Sivers

This Thursday, the Startup Roots Speaker Series will have as speaker Derek Sivers, founder of former president of CD Baby. One of the people...

  • June 7, 2011
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Joi Of Neoteny Labs Speaks On His New Role MIT Media Lab

In an interview with AsianScientist, Asia and Middle East early stage fund, Neoteny Labs‘ Joichi Ito speaks about his new role as the ...

  • May 4, 2011
  • at 10:08 am
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