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LaunchHouse Launches Startup Accelerator Program

Shaker Heights, Ohio-based business incubator LaunchHouse is inviting ten technology startup teams from around the world to participate in a 12-week startup accelerator program.

[US][Competition] Drive Your Business Forward With Fast Company And Mercedes-Benz

If you run a small- or medium-sized that could definitely do with a new van, here's one competition you may want to check out.

[Singapore][Competition] Students’ Digital Scrapbook Idea Wins Microsoft Imagine Cup Championship 2012

Team AlphaWaves wins Microsoft Imagine Cup Championship 2012 with their idea Dementia Assistance and Recall Engine (DARE), a web-based digital scrapbook designed to capture and organize the past memories of dementia patient in a personalized digital format as part of reminiscence therapy.

[Singapore][Event] InnovFest 2012

Held on April 18-20, 2012, InnovFest 2012 is an exciting festival of innovation-related activities featuring innovative technologies, dynamic startups as well as award-winning innovators and entrepreneurs.

[Indonesia][Event] Startup Asia Jakarta 2012

Buoyed by the success of the recent Startups in Asia conference in Singapore, the Tech In Asia team will be organizing another 'Startup Arena', this time in Jakarta, Indonesia on Jun 7-8, 2012.

[Singapore][Event] National Achievers Congress 2012

Held on June 1-3, 2012, the National Achievers Congress will again roll out a slew of exciting events to support and laud budding entrepreneurs and aspirant organizations that have shown courage and passion in pursuing their dreams.

[US][Competition] U.S. Chamber of Commerce DREAM BIG Small Business Of The Year Award 2012

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has announced the seven regional finalists for the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award 2012.

[Singapore][Event] Founder Institute Singapore Summer 2012 Applications Now Open

The Founder Institute has just opened its 2012 Summer intake in Singapore. If you’re a passionate aspiring entrepreneur who intend to launch a technology startup, or already running one that’s under two years old, consider participating in this.

[Malaysia] [Event] InfoSecurity World 2012 – Combating The Rapid Rise In Cyber Threats

Held recently in Kuala Lumpur, InfoSecurity World 2012 signaled Malaysia’s commitment to be at the center of security discussions, as well as an opportunity to enhance Malaysia’s standing and influence in this field.

[Malaysia] [Event] Hackweekend 3: Make Apps, Not War.

From March 31st to April 1st, 2012, Kuala Lumpur's National Science Centre will be hosting Hackweekend, a 24-hour challenge where the best of Malaysia’s technology community gather to build cool applications overnight.

[Event] [Singapore] Mobile Flea Market App Snapsell Wins Startup Weekend Singapore 2012

After 54 hours of intense product development and business pitching at Startup Weekend Singapore over the weekend, Team Snapsell beat over 40 other ideas to emerge victorious as grand winner of the event.

[Event] [Singapore] Echelon 2012

The next mega startup event in Singapore is Echelon 2012, which will take place as a two-day, double-track event on June 11-12, 2012.

[Singapore] [Cause] AWARE Celebrates International Women’s Day With I AM AWARE

As part of International Women's Day (IWD), leading Singapore-based gender equality advocacy group Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE) is launching a new Facebook campaign to help highlight critical women's issues in Singapore.

[Event] [Singapore] DEMO Asia Starts This Week!

This week will see DEMO Asia kick off in Singapore. One key part of the event will be the launch and alpha pitches by startup companies to potential investors, and the organizers has just released some information on the numbers and countries of origin of the participating startups.

[New York] [Event] America Means Business

America Means Business is a three day event, held on June 13-15, that will see various activities relating to entrepreneurship take place in New York.

[Singapore][Event] Startup Weekend Singapore 2012

Startup Weekend Singapore is back! The upcoming Startup Weekend in Singapore, will be held on March 9-11, 2012, at NUS Business School.

[Singapore] [Event] Social Business Week 2012

Hot on the heels of Social Media Week this week is Social Business Week, which will take place on February 20-23, 2012.

[Event] [Asia] Asian Startups Take Centrestage At Startups in Asia

The Startup Arena competition, part of Penn Olson's two-day Startups in Asia Singapore conference, saw nineteen startups from all over Asia battle it out last week.

[Singapore] Business-Focused Reality TV Show Angel’s Gate To Air Next Week

Asia will get one of its own business-focused reality TV show in Angel’s Gate, which is set to air on Singapore-based broadcaster Channel NewsAsia from next week.

[Event] Sandbox Global Summit Gathers Young Innovative Minds in Lisbon

The recently concluded Sandbox Global Summit which took place over the weekend saw some of the brightest young minds gather in Lisbon, Portugal and engage in discussions over ideas that (one day may) change the world.

[U.S][Competition] Brother And StartupNation Launches Small Business Grant Program

Brother International Corporation just launched a US$25,000 small business grant program together with entrepreneurial online resource StartupNation, offering five grant packages of $5,000 each to small business owners who can convince them how the grant money can help them start their own business, or grow a current one.

[Singapore] [Competition] SLA OneMap Challenge

The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) is introducing the OneMap Challenge, a competition to leverage on over 45 layers of theme data contributed by various public agencies on OneMap as well as the datasets on to develop location-based desktop and mobile applications useful to businesses and the public.

[Singapore] [Event] Startup Asia Singapore 2012

Startup Asia Singapore, to be held on February 2-3, 2012, is organized by our buddies over at Singapore-based media startup Penn Olson to showcase emerging product-ready technology startups from Singapore and the Asia region.

[Singapore] SingTel Innovation Exchange Introduces myBusiness Techblog

SingTel Innovation Exchange (Six) - the partner development program of Singapore-headquartered Asia telecommunications provider SingTel - has launched myBusiness techblog, an online information resource on business, innovation and technology, targeted at small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

[India] [Event] Click Asia Summit 2012

Held on January 15 to 17, 2012 in Mumbai, India, Click Asia Summit 2012 is designed to create a forum for some of the top marketing professionals to congregate and create a marketplace for ideas and services that will help Asian companies get the marketing edge.

[Singapore] [Event] GovCamp 2011: “Connecting People, Data and Ideas”

On November 18, leading thinkers from government, academia, industry, citizen organizations in Singapore - will converge together for GovCampSG. With the theme "Connecting People, Data and Ideas" the second-ever GovCampSG will see an "un-conference" style conference will see a sharing of ideas that have the potential to shape and transform the future of the government and its citizenry.

[U.S] How Small Business Saturday Can Help Your Small Business

In its second year, Small Business Saturday is an initiative created to motivate consumers to shop at their favorite local stores on Saturday November 27th, during the busiest shopping weekend of the year.

[U.S] More Than 50 Startup Weekend Events During Global Entrepreneurship Week 2011

One of the more interesting activities that will take place during the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2011 is Startup Weekend, a 54-hour event where innovative minds come together to conceptualize and launch companies.

[Event] Global Entrepreneurship Week 2011 To Hit Record 123 Countries

Held every year, the Global Entrepreneurship Week sees many organizations in different countries around the world host and participate in various events that foster originality, imagination and ingenuity. This year, a record 123 countries world take place in the world's largest week-long celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship.

[Asia] [Event] Demo Asia 2012

If you loved the emerging startup vibes of the DEMO conference, Asia will be getting its very own version with DEMO Asia 2012 slated for February 29 to March 2 in Singapore next year.