Posts Tagged: neoteny labs


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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
  • at 3:32 pm
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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
  • at 12:30 pm
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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
  • at 11:59 am
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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
  • at 12:01 pm
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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
  • at 3:21 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
  • at 3:16 pm
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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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3 NRF TIS Incubators Invests In 7 Startups

We have been waiting with bated breath for the first round of investments coming from the National Research Foundation (NRF) Technology Incu...

  • August 26, 2010
  • at 1:32 am
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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
  • at 7:00 pm
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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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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
  • at 11:23 am
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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
  • at 6:31 pm
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ViKi Raises Series A Of USD 4.3M

Community-power subtitled video site ViKi just raised a Series A round of USD 4.3M (SGD 5.6M). Investors include VC firms as well as individ...

  • December 10, 2010
  • at 9:58 am
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TWIA #62: O Smithy, Where art thou?

Yes, everyone is checking out on Smithy’s location these days. Yet, the news of the week from TenCube being acquired by McAfee to Goog...

  • August 3, 2010
  • at 12:20 am
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