Organised by e27, TOP100 connects startups and investors online by using proprietary matching algorithms to encourage deal flow across Asia.
Singapore-based ecosystem pioneer e27 has raised a US$2.2mil Series A round led by Beijing-based TechTemple Group, which would be used to connect the startup and investor communities in China and South-East Asia.
Malaysian entrepreneur-turned-angel Douglas Khoo of Qunar fame has a lot on his mind and is perfectly willing to share, as Benjamin Cher finds out at Echelon.
Startups have been disrupting a number of industries over the last few years, and have been having a free run at it too – but that’s about to change, warned one industry pundit.
In the middle of the battleground between startups and traditional companies, there is space for collaboration – if both parties can stop looking at each other as threats, that is.
The IPO route brings about its own challenges, Flexiroam Ltd founder and managing director Jef Ong Kenn Tat told the Echelon Malaysia 2015 conference.
Fintech startup PawnHero from the Philippines was crowned the winner at Echelon Asia Summit 2015, bucking the trend of Thai startups claiming the top prize over the last two years.
Singapore-based online social recruitment platform Job Forward said it has secured “six-figure” seed funding from Coent Venture Partners and has launched its Startup Essence service.
Technology, startup and business event Echelon will be organising a Thai edition from Sept 18-19 in Bangkok, its first-ever main Echelon event outside of Singapore.
Kicking off on June 10 in Singapore, the fifth edition of Echelon is set to be the biggest yet, and Digital News Asia readers get to claim 10% off tickets.