Entrepreneurship

MAS reviewing venture capital rules to bolster fintech funding

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is reviewing the regulatory policy framework around venture capital (VC) firms, in a bid to improve funding availability for financial technology start-ups. Shortage of capital and tech talent are the two key challenges the Republic faces, as it positions itself as one of Asia’s top destinations for fintech companies.…

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Hong Kong start-ups starved of banking services

“We rocked up to the Citi branch in Central, filled out all the paperwork, and within a week they just told us straight up, no, we are not going to approve you. They weren’t happy with the fact that we didn’t have a regular lease,” said Lau, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Designjar, an…

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How Xiaomi lost $40bn

Xiaomi’s meteoric rise was based on its ability to produce smartphones with premium hardware and features which cost a fraction of those on sale from Apple or Samsung. However that advantage rapidly vanished when multiple manufacturers followed suit and produced their own smartphones which offered premium specs at low prices. In addition, its competitors were…

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Best explainer video style for your business

At http://www.yumyumvideos.com we created this cool explainer video to help you choose the right Explainer Video style for your business. Do you want us to help you with this decision? Contact us at barry@yumyumvideos.com and let us know! Script transcript below: Did you know that using video on your landing pages can increase conversion rates…

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Startup Shakes up Wine Industry

ONEHOPE aims to provide wine lovers with more than a bottle of award-winning wine — it donates 50 percent of the profit to charity for every bottle it sells. More importantly it uses a strong digital strategy to spread awareness of the brand and make sales by leveraging its website and growing social-media channels (nearly…

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