Changing the way the world movesFollowing this morning’s announcement of a new $3.5 billion funding round, Uber’s Head of Asia operations Allen Penn took to Centre Stage to discuss their progress in the Asia market.
Part VC, part lawyer and part psychology counsellorClosing the stage were two powerhouses in the world of tech investment: GGV Capital Managing Partner Jenny Lee and 500 Startups Founder Dave McClure. They discussed how investing is so much more than parting with money.
The Humin face of TinderTinder’s acquisition of Humin showed that the dating app was stepping in a new direction, away from pure dating and towards general contacts management. The move put Ankur Jain in the role of Vice President Of Product. Chloe Cho of ChannelNews Asia talked to Ankur about how the partnership is going.
How not to get screwed in a venture financingMatt Barrie, the force behind Freelancer, offered up his boldest tips for startups in this exclusive presentation to the Startup University audience. He took an unpopular yet insightful stance on how startups should be raising funds and staying afloat.
We have a PITCH winnerMytaxiindia absolutely rocked it and were announced as winners of PITCH. We managed to grab the team just after they found out they won. Check out our interview with them.
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Congratulations to #BreakthroughStage winner @medEXOrobotics ? pic.twitter.com/bpczwMegYx— RISE (@RISEConfHQ) June 2, 2016