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Enterprise Singapore, a government agency under the country’s Ministry of Trade and Industry, has partnered with Silicon Valley-based early-stage venture fund 500 Startups to run Global Launch, an accelerator program that would help startups in the city-state establish a presence in San Francisco.
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Tech Nation is partially funded by the UK government and was announced by former UK Prime Minister Theresa May in 2017. Mitsubishi took a 20% stake in Ovo Energy for $200m in February to help expand its business in Germany, France, Spain and Australia.
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The Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corp is on track to achieve its goal of attracting the first batch of research institutes to the city in health care, artificial intelligence, and robotics.
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Betatron recently announced that they’ll be investing up to US$150K into each startup for their next cohort which starts in September 2019. They’re aiming to invest in 8-12 startups with applications closing on 18th July.
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Singapore’s effort to create an ecosystem to support startups is gaining ground, with the city-state now home to more than 150 venture capital funds. L’Oreal SA, Microsoft Corp. and Oracle Corp.
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Editor’s note: this insightful guest post was penned by Norihiko Isawa, a strategy consultant at the Tokyo Office of Roland Berger. Although the news was inconspicuous at the time in Japan, it was indeed remarkable that Airbus Ventures participated as a lead investor in the $7.
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