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A tale of a dropout turned multi-millionaire entrepreneur (#StartupAsia preview)

Adways, a Tokyo-headquartered company founded in February 2001, today employs over a thousand employ...

By Willis Wee

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  • July 18, 2014
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Apology and undertaking

We have received a letter of demand from Drew & Napier, the law firm representing Garena CEO Forrest...

By Willis Wee

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  • July 18, 2014
  • at 7:55 am
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The story behind Japan’s largest online property portal (#StartupAsia preview)

“I was frustrated by the information gap between property developers and the end consumers. Even w...

By Willis Wee

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  • July 16, 2014
  • at 8:08 pm
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Global Brain invests in Korean game illustrators matching platform Rainbow.dot

Rainbow.dot lets game developers select different genres of artwork ranging from characters, items, ...

By Willis Wee

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  • July 8, 2014
  • at 9:22 am

Tech in Asia doesn’t sell stage time in a conference. Deal with it

Event organizers shouldn’t be selling their stage time and sponsors shouldn’t assume they can br...

By Willis Wee

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  • July 1, 2014
  • at 9:18 am
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We’re looking for Asia’s best growth-stage startups to battle at Arena Tokyo!

Startups in Asia, take note! Tech in Asia is looking for promising growth-stage startups to battle a...

By Willis Wee

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  • June 23, 2014
  • at 2:11 pm

Softbank to invest $20 million in startups in the Philippines

Japanese telco Softbank will invest over $20 million in startups in the Philippines with the creatio...

By Willis Wee

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  • June 13, 2014
  • at 12:53 pm
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Malaysia’s MobileAds nabs strategic investment, eyes US market

Penang-based rich media mobile ad creator startup, MobileAds has a received an undisclosed strategic...

By Willis Wee

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  • June 10, 2014
  • at 11:27 pm
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WordPress hosting startup raises $3 million in seed funding

Dedicated Wordpress cloud hosting startup Sova raised about $3 million in seed funding.

By Willis Wee

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  • June 6, 2014
  • at 3:48 pm
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Nikkei Asian Review and Startup Asia Tokyo 2014

Team Tech in Asia is excited to have Nikkei Asian Review on board as our Official Media Partner at S...

By Willis Wee

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  • June 4, 2014
  • at 3:58 pm
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Japan’s family-centric social network nets $500,000 in funding led by Venture United

Compath Me, the startup behind Kiddy, has completed a US$500,000 financing round led by Venture Unit...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 29, 2014
  • at 6:54 pm
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App Annie acquires Distimo, raises $17 million in funding

Beijing based mobile app and digital content analytics company App Annie has announced that it acqui...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 28, 2014
  • at 11:39 pm
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Big data startup FlyData receives $1.45M additional funding from Nissay Capital and more

Silicon Valley-based Japanese startup FlyData has received an additional investment of US$1.45 milli...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 27, 2014
  • at 3:50 pm
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Indosat partners with Softbank to launch $50M fund in Indonesia

Indosat announced that it has joined forces with SoftBank to launch SB ISAT, a $50 million fund targ...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 23, 2014
  • at 9:18 pm
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Gengo cracks 200 million mark for words translated

Tokyo-based translation platform Gengo revealed earlier today that it has translated over 200 millio...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 22, 2014
  • at 12:17 pm
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Japan’s BASE raises $3 million from Global Brain, eyes overseas expansion

Tokyo-based startup BASE, a company that aims to help users to create an ecommerce website within 30...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 15, 2014
  • at 1:11 pm
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This USB cable on Kickstarter charges your phone in half the time

DouBBleTime is a USB charging cable that helps charge your phone in half the time of traditional cha...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 9, 2014
  • at 11:20 am

Startup Asia says konnichiwa to Tokyo

Make September 3 and 4 available because Startup Asia Tokyo 2014 is on.

By Willis Wee

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  • May 6, 2014
  • at 9:58 am