Cyberport Partners with Microsoft Ventures for New Accelerator Program with Seed Fund in Hong Kong

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Cyberport, Hong Kong’s ‘creative digital community’ has been drumming up a lot of support for startups in the past while, the latest being a partnership with Microsoft Ventures.

Besides teaming up with a tech giant to give startups an opportunity at global exposure, Cyberport has also announced a complimentary accelerator support programme and is now accepting applications for their seed fund.

We had a chat with Herman Lam, CEO of Cyberport to get his take on the partnership and how it will benefit Hong Kong’s ecosystem.

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Hong Kong’s Enterproid Raises Additional US$12 Million in Series B; Renames Itself ‘Divide’

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If you joined us at our Startup Saturday: Mobillaince 2013 event in Wan Chai this past weekend, you must have heard our speaker David Zhu spoke about his goal of disrupting the enterprise. David showed an interesting formula saying BYOD + Consumerization of IT = Empowered Users and stressed out the needs for the enterprise mobility revolution. It was an impressive talk and really made us think over this topic.

Today we are thrilled to bring you a piece of good news that his own enterprise startup Enterproid just raised a Series B round of funding last week to the tune of US$12 million bringing his total to US$25 million.

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HotelQuickly Closes Series A Funding of 9Million HKD

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This month has witnessed a lot of exciting things in the Hong Kong startup community, today we are thrilled  to share another hot news with you. HotelQuickly, our local hero closes its series A round after raising USD 1.13M (HKD 9M ). Accordingly, the funds will be used for further expansion within the Asia-Pacific region and to accelerate product development which came from several angel investors, including Boon Hwee Koh, former Chairman of Singtel, Singapore Airlines and DBS Bank, and current board member of Singapore’s Temasek Holdings. [Read more...]