2016 has been an eventful 12 months in the startup industry. As is often the case, mergers & acquisitions and initial public offerings accounted for the biggest events of the year. 2016 began with artificial intelligence startup Emotient being acquired by Apple, and closed out with Chinese photo app maker Meitu’s debut for Hong Kong’s largest technology initial public offering in almost a decade.
Here are some of the key events of 2016 in ASEAN, Australia and China & Hong Kong & Taiwan handpicked by Oddup. What do you think have been the biggest startup industry event of 2016 so far?
ASEAN (Assocation of Southeast Asia Nations)
IPO: CoAssets (Singapore)
China, Hong Hong & Taiwan
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