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Doing a video effects app – the Asian way

Doing a startup in Asia - and we’re using that term broadly, while excluding the market-specific q...

By Terence Lee

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  • April 14, 2014
  • at 4:26 pm
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Rocket Internet’s property search site Lamudi gets $7 million to fuel Asian expansion

The competition in Asia's property search space has intensified.

By Terence Lee

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  • April 14, 2014
  • at 9:23 am
China tech news this week

6 must-read tech stories in China this week

Xiaomi is hot once again this week. Meanwhile, a wide variety of interesting developments in China -...

By Terence Lee

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  • April 13, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
NOTW - Asia tech news this week

Staff picks: 5 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

Plenty of news about Southeast Asia this week.

By Terence Lee

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  • April 13, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm

Cheatsheet of startup acquisitions in Southeast Asia

Here's a quick guide to the past exits that have happened in the region.

By Terence Lee

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  • April 11, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Zendesk acquires Singapore startup Zopim for $30M, plans to raise $150M in IPO

Zopim, a Singapore-based startup well-known for its live customer support chat widget, has been acqu...

By Terence Lee

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  • April 10, 2014
  • at 8:59 pm
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Singapore’s StarHub launches world’s first telco-backed crowdfunding site

Could this be the start of a wave of corporatized crowdfunding sites serving as part of a global arm...

By Terence Lee

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  • April 9, 2014
  • at 11:45 am

In Singapore’s shadow economy, your private data is being sold without your permission – at one cent apiece

In this grey market for data, private customer information is extracted from customer databases eith...

By Terence Lee

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  • April 3, 2014
  • at 1:31 pm
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10 questions to ask before outsourcing work at your startup

Outsourcing is one of the earliest crucial decisions that startups have to make after inception. Oft...

By Terence Lee

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  • April 2, 2014
  • at 11:31 am
Singapore Maker Movement

The Singapore Maker Map contains everything you need to do a hardware startup

The Singapore maker community is coming into its own. It’s extremely diverse, consisting of a ...

By Terence Lee

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  • April 1, 2014
  • at 12:12 pm
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Tech company expanding to Singapore? 3 things you may not know about the city (Startup Asia preview)

Singapore is perhaps the most cliché-ridden startup hub in the world. Everyone knows about its busi...

By Terence Lee

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  • March 31, 2014
  • at 7:01 pm
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Asian Food Channel founder starts new venture capital firm to fill Asia’s Series A gap

Hian Goh, the co-founder of Asian Food Channel who sold his company last year for US$66 million, is ...

By Terence Lee

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  • March 28, 2014
  • at 5:12 pm
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Ex-Facebook COO invests in GoCoin, a Singapore-based PayPal for digital currencies

GoCoin, a California and Singapore-based company that is creating a PayPal for digital currencies, h...

By Terence Lee

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  • March 27, 2014
  • at 10:19 am
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Qoo10 founder once worked in the middle of the desert – and he hated it

Internet-savvy shoppers in Singapore have all heard of Qoo10, an oddly-named and visually-cluttered ...

By Terence Lee

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  • March 25, 2014
  • at 8:35 pm
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Here’s where all of Asia’s Bitcoin ATMs are located

From the shopping malls in Malaysia to the cafes in South Korea, Bitcoin vending machines, or ATMs, ...

By Terence Lee

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  • March 25, 2014
  • at 12:40 pm
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Ditch that designer bag and crowdfund local fashion brands instead

Couture designer bags are overrated. They often don’t look good, and they’re ridiculousl...

By Terence Lee

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  • March 24, 2014
  • at 10:11 pm
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OMG! Buzzfeed heads East, wants Asia to look at more cat pictures

Buzzfeed, a viral news site well known for its lists of cutesy animal pics, celebrity faux pas, and ...

By Terence Lee

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  • March 24, 2014
  • at 5:04 pm
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Raised in a nasty Los Angeles ghetto, this founder now runs a fast growing tech startup

It’s an understatement to say “life is tough” when you grew up in the only Chinese family in a...

By Terence Lee

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  • March 20, 2014
  • at 5:12 pm