Last Call to Join Zeroth.AI the first AI Accelerator in Asia

zeroth is the first accelerator programme for artificial intelligence and machine learning startups across Asia, based out of Hong Kong. Beginning in Nov 7th, 2016, the program will run for 12 weeks, providing financing and access to a global network of AI/ML entrepreneurs, experts, and renowned investors.

Led by Tak Lo, who was the former Director of Techstars London and influential entrepreneur and investor in Asia, is proud to announce the joint of seasoned world-class entrepreneurs and investors such as Jaan Tallinn, Co-founder of Skype and the investor of DeepMind, and Thomas Stone, Co-founder of is determined to bring new initiatives and energy to Asia’s AI/ML startup ecosystem.

We asked Tak some questions on why you should be applying to join Zeroth.
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Deadline To Apply Is Today: Hong Kong’s Nest Joins Barclays and Techstars in Launching a New Accelerator Program


No startup has let rain and hail scare off their mission to change the world!

As an established financial center and growing tech hub, Hong Kong is a prime environment to build a FinTech startup. Running the gamut from Bitcoins exchanges to crowdfunding for equity platforms, we’ve welcomed new startups to the scene in the past year and can only expect more to follow.

Over the weekend, Hong Kong-based investment incubator NEST teamed up with banking giant Barclays and US-based accelerator Techstars to create the Barclays Accelerator Program. This London-based accelerator program gives startups a chance to be mentored by FinTech experts, entry into the Techstars alumni network and the opportunity to pitch at two prestigious demo days.

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Standard angel financing transaction documents (WTN News)

Standard angel financing transaction documents

In the last year or so, there has been considerable effort to create standardized open source angel investor transaction documents. The first of these recent efforts was from Y Combinator. With the assistance of Wilson Sonsini, Y Combinator published the Series AA Equity Financing Documents. TechStars subsequently released the Model Seed Funding Documents, which were prepared by Cooley Godward. And, most recently, Ted Wang from Fenwick & West put together the Series Seed documents. There are others as well, especially form term sheets, such as the one Basil Peters advocates: One Page Term Sheet. In the coming months, a Midwest group plans to publish a set of documents that will add to the mix a Midwest flavor of default terms.

This post has three examples of Angel round term sheets and compares and contrasts them.