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    Brief: Japanese government startup fund caught in sexual harassment scandal

Brief: Japanese government startup fund caught in sexual harassment scandal

The Tokyo Tower. Photo credit: Taro Tokyo. The news: Another sexual harassment scandal is unfolding in the startup ecosystem, with a senior executive at Cool Japan Fund – a government-run

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    Uber teams up with Malaysian taxi association to offer licensed cab booking

Uber teams up with Malaysian taxi association to offer licensed cab booking

Photo credit: Andrew Lawson. Gabungan, an association representing Malaysian taxi companies, has today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ride-hailing giant Uber to launch UberTaxi in Peninsular Malaysia. Around

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    Singapore ecommerce startup goes public on SGX Catalist to fuel international expansion

Singapore ecommerce startup goes public on SGX Catalist to fuel international expansion

Photo credit: tang90246 / 123RF. Singapore-based Y Ventures Group announced today it has begun trading on the Catalist board of the Singapore Exchange (SGX), raising US$5.5 million in an initial

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Xiaomi hails ‘return to rapid growth’ as it targets 100m phones in 2018

  Xiaomi hails ‘return to rapid growth’ as it targets 100m phones in 2018

Photo credit: Xiaomi. Xiaomi had a terrible 2016 as Chinese consumers turned their backs on the budget phone brand. That

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Elon Musk unveils first mass-market Tesla Model 3 unit as it rolls out of factory

  Elon Musk unveils first mass-market Tesla Model 3 unit as it rolls out of factory

Tesla Model 3 production unit 1. Photo credit: Elon Musk on Twitter. Elon Musk has just tweeted pictures of the

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Stripe works with Alipay and WeChat Pay as it expands to Hong Kong

  Stripe works with Alipay and WeChat Pay as it expands to Hong Kong

Stripe co-founders John Collison (L) and Patrick Collison. Photo credit: Stripe. US-headquartered payment and business tools startup Stripe announced today

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Venture fund ‘run by students for students’ launches in Singapore

  Venture fund ‘run by students for students’ launches in Singapore

Photo credit: Francisco Osorio. A venture fund run by university students has launched in Singapore to invest in fellow students’

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China sees tech funding drop amid ‘crazy’ valuations

  China sees tech funding drop amid ‘crazy’ valuations

What do China’s tech industry and a popular kind of tea have in common? They’re full of bubbles. That’s seen

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What it takes to build a successful SaaS startup: founders share 5 steps

  What it takes to build a successful SaaS startup: founders share 5 steps

Photo Credit: aPexels. (This article was co-authored with Prasanna Krishnamoorthy and is part of a series of articles on the

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