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The outcome eaten away twenty auspicious startups from across Asia head-to-head, with each pitching to a four-man judging panel. Alongside the US$10,000 prize shin-plasters, Lots of Buttons has also won a lapse to a networking end from Japanese VC Globalbrain, and a kiosk at top Chinese tech ostentation GMIC.
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You can find more details of the tournament over and above at Tech In Asia.
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