Congrats to Hong Kong Hardware Startup EzeeCube; Now Fully Crowdfunded on Indiegogo

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EzeeCube, a stackable media hub that syncs, stores and manages your content, has been fully funded on Indiegogo!

31 days into their campaign, EzeeCube reached their goal of US$75,000 after having their project covered by Engadget.

Now, our homegrown hardware startup is plunging ahead for their next objective: raise up to $125,000 – $150,000 by campaign’s end. Click here to back EzeeCube now! Having already raised over $110,000 – the EzeeCube team plans on incorporating new perks such as the ‘Retro Player’ which is a stackable element compatible with Sega Genesis and Nintendo SNES cartridge games (if $125,000 is raised) and Chromecast support (if $150,000 is raised).

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Speakers from YouTube, Evernote and Sequoia Capital Set to Invade the Merlion City for Techventure 2014 Singapore

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Here in Hong Kong, we find our startup scene being constantly compared with our Southeast Asian neighbor Singapore.

As this ‘Startup Nations Asia’ report indicates, Hong Kong and Singapore both boast very similar environments in the areas of regulation, financing, talents and technology. As such, the two cities’ are two of Asia’s most ideal places to build a startup – the upcoming Techventure 2014 will be the perfect place for Hong Kong and Singapore to converge. Click here to view a chart highlighting the two ecosystem’s similarities.

Running from September 23 – 25, the three-day conference will give tech startups from Asia-Pacific the chance to network with other technologists, VCs, private investors and the regional business community.

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Last Call for StartmeupHK Venture Programme 2014 Applications; Deadline is 31 July

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Applications for this year’s StartmeupHK Venture Programme are due on July 31st!

For those unfamiliar with the programme, StartmeupHK is an InvestHK-run competition for startups who want to secure connections for Asia-Pacific as well as scale their business in global markets using Hong Kong as a base.

Winners will receive benefits worth up to half a million US dollars, including:

  • A sponsored trip to Hong Kong (if you aren’t already based here)
  • The opportunity to pitch to angels, VCs and strategic partners
  • Professional services such as accounting, legal, branding, design and hosting firms
  • Help with business incorporation and trademark application services
  • Mentorship, media exposure and free working space in Hong Kong

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