Posted by Willis Wee

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Chat App Comm Will Be a Big Part of DeNA’s 2013 Plan

DeNA is doing well financially these days, and we’d all like to find out more about its plans for ...

By Willis Wee

  • 1
  • December 15, 2012
  • at 10:28 am

Konami Sets Up Shop in Singapore, Hungry for Talent

Gaming and entertainment giant Konami has recently set up a base in Singapore and is fanatically loo...

By Willis Wee

  • 3
  • December 14, 2012
  • at 9:21 pm
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Finally, TradeHero is in Apple’s App Store

That was certainly a long wait for TradeHero to be approved by the Apple app store. Readers may reme...

By Willis Wee

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  • December 13, 2012
  • at 10:08 pm
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It’s Good When Your Startup Name Becomes a Verb

Remember Between? The messaging application for couples? At the recent Global Brain event held in To...

By Willis Wee

  • 1
  • December 13, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Travel Discovery Startup Flocations Receives $573,000 in Funding

Type in your budget and Flocations will map your possible travel destinations within your price rang...

By Willis Wee

  • 0
  • December 11, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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E-book Startup Ookbee Experiencing Huge Growth, Approaching 3 Million Users

Thai e-book startup Ookbee is about to reach three million users, and will probably hit the mileston...

By Willis Wee

  • 2
  • December 10, 2012
  • at 12:58 pm
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Japan’s BizReach Proves that Top Jobs Listings are Worth Top Dollar [INTERVIEW]

Swimmy Minami (pictured right) is the co-founder of BizReach, a site that helps its users find senio...

By Willis Wee

  • 0
  • December 10, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Douglas Gan: The Entrepreneur Who Lost it All, and Made It Back Again

I recently met Douglas Gan (pictured above), someone who I would certainly call a gutsy entrepreneur...

By Willis Wee

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  • December 3, 2012
  • at 2:20 pm

Evernote Integrates With Tencent’s ONE Browser, Now in English, Thai, and Indonesian

Earlier this month, Evernote integrated with Tencent’s ONE Browser for mobiles in India. Today...

By Willis Wee

  • 0
  • November 30, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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Fivepager Makes Web Development Affordable For Small Businesses

Mike Fernandez is making web design and development costs more affordable for small businesses in th...

By Willis Wee

  • 0
  • November 26, 2012
  • at 10:53 pm

Disappointing Date: Momo English App is a Let-Down

The China-made flirtatious mobile app Momo recently launched its English and global-oriented version...

By Willis Wee

  • 4
  • November 23, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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What Should Baidu Acquire With its $1.5 Billion Global War Chest?

With $1.5 billion now in its war-chest, will China’s Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) go on a buying spree in S...

By Willis Wee

  • 7
  • November 22, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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Email Back-up Startup Dropmyemail Goes Enterprise

Singapore-based email back-up solution startup Dropmyemail is now offering its service to enterprise...

By Willis Wee

  • 0
  • November 21, 2012
  • at 8:08 pm
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Learning the Hard Way

Part of my job allows me to talk to entrepreneurs and dig into their experiences, successes, and fai...

By Willis Wee

  • 5
  • November 19, 2012
  • at 8:18 pm
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With AirBnB Not on the Ground in Japan, Homerent Enjoys Home Field Advantage

AirBnB may be big worldwide, but not quite so much in Japan. That’s according to Daniel Saito, co-...

By Willis Wee

  • 3
  • November 18, 2012
  • at 11:08 am
taskamigo

TaskAmigo Gains Some Traction Despite Founders Still Being in School

Singapore’s TaskAmigo is a platform for people to post and find short-term tasks. These tasks ...

By Willis Wee

  • 5
  • November 16, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Meet Wada, Vietnam’s Homegrown Search Engine to Challenge Google

When it comes to search in Vietnam, Google is number one, at least according to Alexa. But Vietnames...

By Willis Wee

  • 2
  • November 15, 2012
  • at 1:32 pm
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Escaping from Apple and Google, GREE Launches Push for Games in HTML5

The big news today from GREE, the Japan-based social gaming platform, is that it’s now accepting m...

By Willis Wee

  • 3
  • November 14, 2012
  • at 12:40 pm