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5 in 5 minutes - December 30th

Hong Kong Startup News Round Up

SuperCharger to launch accelerator program 2.0

SuperCharger will launch its accelerator program 2.0 on January 9th. 8 startups including startups from Switzerland, Australia, and Singapore will enter the 2017 SuperCharger program. (Click here to join the launch day!)

SuperCharger is a 12-week FinTech accelerator program that assists with company building, mentorship and advice.

Click here to learn more about different accelerator programs available in Hong Kong

G3 Partners launches Insider Guide to Korea's Tech and Startup Ecosystem

G3 Partners has published "Insider Guide to Korea's Tech and Startup Ecosystem". A Slideshare that provides a detailed look at the Korean Startup Ecosystem, listing Korean support systems, investors and top performing startups to watch out in 2017.

And click here to see the Hong Kong Startup Ecosystem Toolbox

Huawei reportedly acquires Israeli startup for US$42M

Huawei reportedly will acquire the database security and compliance solutions startup Hexatier, making it Huawei’s second acquisition of an Israeli company in three weeks. The deal is worth US $42 million according to Israeli financial daily Calcalist.

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India's HealthifyMe raises US$1M

The mobile fitness app startup HealthifyMe has received US$1 million funding from Neelesh Bhatnagar, an investor based in Dubai and Founder of NB Ventures. The funding will be used to recruitment and product innovation.

Earlier this year, the startup also raised US$6 million from IDG, Inventus Capital and Blume Ventures.

South Korea's Yello O2O secures US$21M

The South Korea-based O2O startup raised US $21 million from venture capital firm Q Capital Partners. The funding will be used to boost its accommodation and healthcare offerings. Yello Mobile, the holding company behind Yello O2O, claims to be valued at US$4 billion by investors.


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