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Why Southeast Asia is the world’s most exciting region for startups and tech in 2013

Why Southeast Asia is the world’s most exciting region for startups and tech in 2013 | Investors. | Scoop.it
As I looked back on 2012, preparing a series of posts about how technology and startups have changed in Asia, it struck me just how significant the period was for Southeast Asia.

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We Need More Female Investors

We Need More Female Investors | Investors. | Scoop.it
Only 5 percent of VCs and 12 percent of angel investors are women.
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“Jungle Ventures has the fire power and support infrastructure of a ...

“Jungle Ventures has the fire power and support infrastructure of a ... | Investors. | Scoop.it
An active angel investor with investments in various VC funds in the Valley and startups across technology and media space, Jayesh's corporate years have been spent at IBM in various positions based out of Houston (USA) and Singapore, where he was...
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強みは東南アジアとのネットワーク--ミクシィ元CTOらが率いるEast Ventures

強みは東南アジアとのネットワーク--ミクシィ元CTOらが率いるEast Ventures | Investors. | Scoop.it
日本のソーシャルメディアを投資家と開発者という立場で黎明期から支えてきた松山太河氏と衛藤バタラ氏。両氏が設立したベンチャーファンド「East Ventures」が日本での活動を本格化する。...
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Starbucks Just Invested $25 Million In Square, With Howard Schultz Joining The Board

Starbucks Just Invested $25 Million In Square, With Howard Schultz Joining The Board | Investors. | Scoop.it
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The Most Influential Angel Investors On AngelList - Forbes

The Most Influential Angel Investors On AngelList - Forbes | Investors. | Scoop.it
The Most Influential Angel Investors On AngelListForbesIn some ways related to the opening up of investing via the JOBS Act, AngelList is designed to level the playing field for entrepreneurs seeking funding.
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シリコンバレーの歴史、スーパー・エンジェルの誕生、日本企業との懸け橋 ...

シリコンバレーの歴史、スーパー・エンジェルの誕生、日本企業との懸け橋 ... | Investors. | Scoop.it
Startup Dating [スタートアップ・デイティング]. TECH NEWS · EVENT ... Sharebar.
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KDDI and VC Global Brain Target Global Startups with $66M Fund ...

KDDI and VC Global Brain Target Global Startups with $66M Fund ... | Investors. | Scoop.it
Japan's KDDI Corporation recently announced a new investment fund worth 5 billion yen (or about $66 million). ... KDDI and VC Global Brain Target Global Startups with $66M Fund. 12 hours ago by Rick Martin, in Business, Startups.
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How One Pioneering Investor Kick-Starts Early Stage Companies ...

How One Pioneering Investor Kick-Starts Early Stage Companies ... | Investors. | Scoop.it
When Jeff Clavier founded SoftTech VC there weren't too many investors doing small, seed-stage investments in next generation web companies. Many traditional venture capitalists just didn't find the new breed of capital ...
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UW opening incubator facility for startups | Natural Genius

UW opening incubator facility for startups. The University of Washington is opening lab and ... The venture capital fund is expected to exceed $25 million in contributions from private investors. Atia Musazay: 206-464-2718 or ...
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Korean Venture Capital: 2011 and beyond | Seoul Space: Startup ...

Korean Venture Capital: 2011 and beyond | Seoul Space: Startup ... | Investors. | Scoop.it
While it's just a projection and may not pan out, it does show VCs confidence faltering. As for raising new funds, the investors interviewed said they planned on raising funds totaling 1.5 trillion won in 2012, an amount that ...
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The Real Facebook IPO Winners? Sean Parker And Bono - Forbes

The Real Facebook IPO Winners? Sean Parker And Bono - Forbes | Investors. | Scoop.it
The real winners in Facebook's upcoming public offering will be its current owners. Brian Barrett has a helpful pie chart illustrating just who these lucky few happen to be: Honestly, I had no idea that Bono had such a large investment in Facebook.

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Y Combinator alum Heyzap raises $4.3m more to grow its social network for mobile games

Y Combinator alum Heyzap raises $4.3m more to grow its social network for mobile games | Investors. | Scoop.it
Heyzap, the San Francisco-based company behind the social discovery platform and network for mobile games with the same name, has secured another $4.3 million in equity funding.

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VC funding for digital health up 70 percent, says report — Tech ...

VC funding for digital health up 70 percent, says report — Tech ... | Investors. | Scoop.it
According to a report out Wednesday from health startup accelerator Rock Health, in the third quarter of this year, VCs invested 70 percent more money in 84 percent more deals than in the same quarter last year.
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シリコンヴァレーを席巻する希代のソーシャルメディア投資家、ユリ・ミルナーとは何者か? « WIRED.jp

シリコンヴァレーを席巻する希代のソーシャルメディア投資家、ユリ・ミルナーとは何者か? «  WIRED.jp | Investors. | Scoop.it
Facebook、Twitter、Spotify等々、有力なソーシャルメディアの背後に、常にこの男がいる。ユリ・ミルナー、モスクワ生まれ、51歳。ヴェンチャーキャピタル「Digital Sky Technologies」を率いてシリコンヴァレーに乗り込んできた男は誰よりも早くソーシャルメディアのポテンシャルを見抜き、わずか数年でIT業界を動かすキープレイヤーとなった。ロシアからやってきた「よそ者=アウトサイダー」はグローバル化するITビジネスを、いったいどのように変えていこうとしているのか。【WIRED...
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Dave McClure On Investing In Women, Fashion, Kids Stuff… And Why He Sometimes Feels Like A Loser | TechCrunch

Dave McClure On Investing In Women, Fashion, Kids Stuff… And Why He Sometimes Feels Like A Loser | TechCrunch | Investors. | Scoop.it
500 Startups just wrapped up another series of demo days in Mountain View, Calif. and San Francisco over the last few days, and will be heading to New York to court investors on that coast next week.
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Is there a tech bubble? Don't count on VCs for a straight answer ...

Is there a tech bubble? Don't count on VCs for a straight answer ... | Investors. | Scoop.it
Outside the tech sphere, VCs in general have had a tough time raising funds, especially for earlier-stage funds (i.e., the riskier side of investment). And 2011 saw a slump in exits overall, meaning the VCs weren't making their ...
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アマゾン、黒字化にいたる道 ~「モノ系」ネットビジネスのビジネスモデル

アマゾン、黒字化にいたる道 ~「モノ系」ネットビジネスのビジネスモデル | Investors. | Scoop.it
「モノ」系ネットビジネスで成功しているアマゾンの財務データを見てみましょう。...
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Israel's Tripboard gets $1M from top Chinese investor - Ynetnews

Israel's Tripboard gets $1M from top Chinese investor - Ynetnews | Investors. | Scoop.it
Israel's Tripboard gets $1M from top Chinese investorYnetnewsThis is the fourth investment in an Israeli company for the billionaire, who has made the transaction through his venture capital investment fund, Horizon.
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Japanese funds step up investment in Vietnam | Vietnam Business ...

According to Japan's leading economic and financial daily Nikkei, venture fund Dream Incubator Inc. and Orix Corp. are acquiring 31 per cent of stake of the Japan-Vietnam Medical Instrument Co., a medical equipment wholesaler in Vietnam ...
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Cat's Out of the Bag: Liquid Labs - Babbling VC

Cat's Out of the Bag: Liquid Labs - Babbling VC | Investors. | Scoop.it
Liquid Labs is just that: a lab. We're not an accelerator, nor are we an incubator. We're not a venture capital fund nor are we business angels. We're a bunch of investors and entrepreneurs who will be building companies.
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Taiwan's Kai-Fu Lee-backed TMI Opens Its VC Doors for Business ...

Taiwan's Kai-Fu Lee-backed TMI Opens Its VC Doors for Business ... | Investors. | Scoop.it
Taiwan's Innovation Works? TMI, the Taiwan VC fund chaired by Kai-Fu Lee, officially opened for business yesterday. ...
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Women 2.0 » Musings Of A VC In New York: Women Entrepreneurs ...

Women 2.0 » Musings Of A VC In New York: Women Entrepreneurs ... | Investors. | Scoop.it
Musings Of A VC In New York: Women Entrepreneurs Festival ... Three of the top 4 sectors in 2011 - cleantech, biotech, and medical devices - all face major obstacles and spark much skepticism from many investors.
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