22 Feb '11, 8am

Hardware Zone founders start Kyosei Ventures in Singapore, looking for new media deals

Hardware Zone founders start Kyosei Ventures in Singapore, looking for new media deals

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box Hardware Zone was one of the few Singapore-based content companies that got acquired in recent memory. It was bought out by a unit of local media and real estate conglomerate Singapore Press Holdings in Sept 2006 for SGD 7.1 million (USD 5.5 million). Hardware Zone consisted of a clutch of print magazines and the highly trafficked tech forums of the same name. Some forum users (specifically from the EDMW sub-forum ) were rather upset when the acquisition happened, framing it as an invasion of the evil empire on their sovereign fief. Some users left and formed their own message board. The controversy eventually blew over and Hardware Zone’s forum remains one of Singapore’s most popular online properties. Hardware Zone’s founders, however, had to c...

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