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The Science of Success: Creative Venture’s Alex Luce’s Unconventional Path of Impact

The intersection of science and venture capital can do wonders and uncover a champion in a city like Silicon Valley. In the epicenter of tech, where innovation thrives, Alex Luce bridges materials science and venture capital, carving a niche as a Partner at Creative Ventures. His story, deeply rooted in science and driven by an […]

The Venture Investment Guide: Insights from Enlight Venture’s Yongmin Kim’s Illustrious Career

Venture investment is a high-stakes game that demands vision, persistence, and adaptability. Although venture capital is often viewed as a maze, there are those who have paved the way, making the journey smoother for others. One such luminary is Yongmin Kim, whose journey through the ups and downs of the investment industry is nothing short […]

Tech Investing Trends and Tips: A Conversation with UpShot Venture’s Jessie Wu

Over the last decade, the landscape of venture investing in the U.S. has undergone transformations, and this evolution has not escaped the keen eyes of tech investors. Team Asia Daily spoke to one such venture capitalist Jessie Wu, an early-stage investor at Upshot Ventures, in an exclusive interview, shedding light upon her investment journey while paving […]

Lok Yek Soon, Founder of Awesome Ventures: Empowering Impactful Startups for Lasting Change  

Led by an eminent team of investors and industry captains from around the world, Awesome Ventures brings together a wealth of experience in strategy planning and diverse sectors. At the helm of Awesome Ventures is Lok Yek Soon, a visionary entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience within the startup ecosystem. Lok’s impressive career includes […]

Latest Article

Interviews --- 1 Dec 2023
by Gauri

The investment immigration market has witnessed exceptional growth in recent years, with projections indicating a staggering $100 billion valuation by 2025. This surge can be attributed to the increasing desire of High Net-Worth Individuals (HNIs) worldwide to secure a second citizenship. Amal El Habziz’s role lies in the core of this dynamic industry. A dedicated […]

Clean Technology --- 1 Dec 2023

Participation from the general public is key to advancing green development for the future, said Sabrina Peng, Chief Sustainability Officer of Ant Group, at the China Pavilion of the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, UAE. Peng shared the story of Alipay Ant Forest, highlighting how this green initiative encouraged China’s general […]

Innovative logistics startup company Fr8Labs receives seed funding supports to innovate Asia's logistics, redefining the industry's future.

Blockchain --- 30 Nov 2023

Taiwanese decentralized finance (DeFi) platform Term Structure, specializing in non-custodial fixed-income protocols for peer-to-peer borrowing and lending, has successfully raised initial funding of USD 4.25 million in a series of seed fundraising rounds. Leading this investment is Cumberland DRW, joined by participants Decima Fund, HashKey Capital, Longling Capital, and MZ Web3 Fund. This seed fundraising […]

Health & Bio --- 30 Nov 2023

Bio companies in Pangyo Techno Valley are at the forefront of industrial developments in smart healthcare, leveraging innovative technologies such as IoT and AI to stay competitive in the global market. The rise of Industry 4.0 has accelerated the growth of smart healthcare, revolutionizing the healthcare industry. The Pangyo Techno Valley is a hub of […]

EdTech --- 30 Nov 2023

Prosus drastically slashes the valuation of Edtech startup company Byju’s: a signal of challenges to reshape the landscape of startup valuations.

Featured --- 29 Nov 2023

Japan, for many non-Japanese entrepreneurs, is a wonderful market but with many barriers. A different language. A culture very different from that of the Western world. A conservative and slow decision-making process in corporations. These all seem to signal that change is not welcome here. That might not be the case, actually. Fintech start-up Habitto […]

Funding --- 29 Nov 2023

Inflow, a Vietnamese startup company, revolutionizes the fashion industry with a $2 million seed funding, becoming the game changer in the industry.

Pangyo Techno Valley --- 29 Nov 2023

On November 24th, the Ministry of Health and Welfare announced plans to invest over KRW 250 billion in the field of biotech health through K-Bio and Vaccine Funds, managed by Yuanta Investment, Premier Partners, InterVest, and Korea Investment Partners, starting in 2024. The funds, with a total size of KRW 2,616.3 billion, are scheduled to […]

Automobiles --- 28 Nov 2023

Pangyo Techno Valley, located in Seongnam City, Gyeonggi Province, has surpassed the 10,000 passenger mark in just four months since the launch of the autonomous public transportation service, ‘PanTa-G Bus,’ equipped with autonomous driving technology. As of 5:00 p.m. on November 21, Gyeonggi Province announced that PanTa-G Bus recorded a total of 12,000 passengers. PanTa-G […]