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Heard the news that Japan is vying strongly for the 2020 Robot Olympics host.
Add that to the trend of using robots and drones as the new marketing weapons.
And then it will not come as a surprise that soon enough, the focus of a large group of investors and entrepreneurs will shift to the robotics (Hardware + Software confluence) sunrise industry.
As a matter of fact, it is happening right now. Following on the footsteps of this trend, I received this press release from an accelerator- LaunchHouse accelerator- who have staked the claim at …
Asia, Books, Events, Inspiration »
I haven’t attended many events lately.
But when friends @Rice Communications invited me to a community gathering around the launch of a book titled “Talented South East Asia”- on talent management in SEA, I had to give in. A little time spent in the company of industry achievers and think-tank never goes unrewarded.
While Asia as a whole is well celebrated in terms of high quality talent, specific pockets within Asia are quite happening, if you look with the right lens. This publication seems to provide that lens with a focus on an …
Digital Media trends, online media, social media »
Not a novelty anymore to know that the Internet has powered many revolutionary changes in the physical world.
But this infographic below does a pretty job of it- highlighting some of the major events impacted by communications on the world and the sheer speed and scale of information exchange.
When we started The Whiz Times, the idea, apart from giving a child and family friendly intelligent platform was also to include young people, kids in getting the right information through the right channels.
We have seen many of these changes impacting families and …
Asia, Digital Media trends, start up, venture capital, web 2.0 »
We recently engaged with the media (and blogging community) via an extremely innovative manner. We probably did pique the interest of some awesome media folks with that approach. More on the approach in another post- though just wanted to let everyone know that The Whiz Times has been covered on various digital media platforms:
Prominent Industry leading Digital media/marketing publications:
And on a few blogs:
These are a few that we monitored, and hopefully, there will be a few more this week.
Next thing we will focus on – is building applications (we are …
start up, Technology, venture capital »
OK this is the first time ever on Chasing The Storm- but I am going to publish a Press release verbatim.But some things are better heard from the horse’s mouth. Directly. So here it is: Launchhouse Accelerator have been in touch with me regarding this initiative, and I think it is an interesting story to tell. The amount is not big but there are other perks valuable for entrepreneurs:
…experience-based lab sessions, world-class mentors from their specific industry, an innovative work environment, dinners with successful entrepreneurs, and networking with mentors.
More details …
Ideas, Inspiration, singapore, start up, venture capital »
1st March 2012, Biopolois, Singapore.
The demo Asia event.
Attending an event after the longest time- and it had to be this. special thanks to Rice Communications for the invite)
A chance to meet up with the right people within the start up circle in the region. A chance to get inspired and a chance to understand what goes on within these circles.
The more people you meet, the luckier you get: says Benjamin Ng: one of the pioneers of Demo Asia as I write making almost on cue to my last paragraph.
I started …
I classify an underground trend here. There is something unique about today’s generation. They want access to everything. The fact that something is not within reach is just not acceptable to this group…