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Extract the news you need from China and South Korea, then organize it however you want. See news as it’s published and even map it to start-ups you’re monitoring.

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Find technologies and companies that meet your criteria. See relevant opportunities as they arise. Be the first to know.

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Make the most of our data analytics by integrating your data in the search engine.  Securely update the search engine through a private portal to empower your already existing insights.

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Frequently asked questions

What is nr2's mission?

We want to give local world-class start-ups the same chance of succeeding as multinational corporates

Is nr2 a database?

We are not a database, we are dynamically reading the internet in local languages to provide a live search engine for start-ups

I don't fit any opening, what can I do? 

Our job listings are incomplete. If you don't see your specialty listed here, but you are really talented at what you do, and possess a set of skills which would help us create better products and experiences for our customers, please reach out.

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