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SuperCharger FinTech Accelerator 2.0

January 23, 2017

In January 2017, SuperCharger Fintech 2.0 kicks off its 12 week accelerator program which is sponsored by Standard Chartered Bank & Fidelity International. Back in early November last year, Oddup attended the accelerator’s Big Reveal Day whereby 8 Fintech companies from Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Switzerland would be selected to enter this year’s SuperCharger

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Oddup Tips Summary: Finding the Right Investor

January 20, 2017

Finding the right investor is never easy so We hope you have enjoyed our second Oddup Tips series.   1. Good Investment Track Record The right investor needs to have a good investment track record. You might want to look at the investor’s investment history and ask questions like: – How many startups has he invested

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) related Startups in Asia

January 17, 2017

As we mentioned in our earlier summary piece for 2017 – What’s in store for 2017 in Asia, Oddup believes that machine learning and other variations of artificial intelligence (AI) are expected to proliferate in the enterprise in 2017. Among different applications of AI, we believe that Natural Language Processing (NLP) based Chatbot and Virtual

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What’s in store for 2017 in Asia

January 6, 2017

With Christmas and New Year Eve just behind us, 2017 is now here. After witnessing some successful exit stories in 2016, it’s a great time to see the trends that may shape how 2017 may look like. We expect sentiment in the Asia startup space to remain bullish and robust, but not for all industries.

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Having People Over during X’mas but You are Lazy?

December 21, 2016

Christmas is the time of year we celebrate; from parties to vacations and a lot of food consumption . However, its sometimes a headache when ask the question of “what and where to eat” when many restaurants are either over-priced or fully booked. In order to help you solve this problem, these startups can help

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2016 Startups Key Event Review

December 19, 2016

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

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So hungry for expansion! Delivery Hero just ate Foodpanda.

December 16, 2016

What’s the Deal? Over the last weekend, Berlin-based Delivery Hero announced the acquisition of another food delivery startup Foodpanda‘s entire global operation. Interestingly, both startups are backed by the German listed “startup factory” – Rocket Internet. While the price tag was undisclosed, the deal involved share swap. After the sale of 49% stake in Foodpanda to

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