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No Choice But China

Steven wrote yesterday that Asia has more than 1 billion internet users. That’s huge and that’s ...

By Willis Wee

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  • July 11, 2012
  • at 9:08 pm
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Chinese City Invests in Green Car Systems Maker Protean Electric in $84 Million Funding Round

U.S-based clean tech startup, Protean Electric, has closed a $84 million funding round from GSR Vent...

By Willis Wee

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  • July 10, 2012
  • at 5:10 pm
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Copying, Executing, Building

This post by Lee Jacobs really caught my attention today. It talks about clone startups who copied i...

By Willis Wee

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  • July 10, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Plants vs Zombies Musical Comedy Show in the Philippines

Game developer PopCap is getting pretty active in Southeast Asia. Evan Spytma, who leads the company...

By Willis Wee

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  • July 9, 2012
  • at 9:12 am
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4 Tech Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye This Week

This week we saw four tech startups featured on Tech in Asia. They all originate from different coun...

By Willis Wee

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  • July 7, 2012
  • at 9:18 pm
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Strollay: From Selling Gadgets To Indian Ethnic Outfits Online

Many e-commerce sites sell apparel. But few focus on ethnic outfits — Indian in particular ...

By Willis Wee

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  • July 6, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Perx: 260,000 Chops Recorded So Far

Perx, the Mobile loyalty stamp card app, has passed along some interesting statistics through an ema...

By Willis Wee

  • 0
  • July 5, 2012
  • at 5:29 pm
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CyberAgent Ventures to Open Korea Office and Investment Fund

We’ve received word from CyberAgent Ventures that it will launch a new investment fund in Korea th...

By Willis Wee

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  • July 4, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Activision Blizzard and Tencent Bring Call of Duty Online to China

Here’s some great news for Chinese gamers as Call of Duty Online is coming to China — th...

By Willis Wee

  • 0
  • July 4, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Luxury Brands on Social Media in China

Here’s a fascinating and detailed report on how luxury brands use social media in China, creat...

By Willis Wee

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  • July 3, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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What Is Your Startup Vacation Policy?

I have been pondering on this issue for quite some time. For the last two companies that I have mana...

By Willis Wee

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  • July 2, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm

Recap: Lean Startup Machine Shanghai 2012

We heard from our good friend Duncan Leung that the first-ever Lean Startup Machine Shanghai 2012 wa...

By Willis Wee

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  • July 2, 2012
  • at 9:10 pm

Yatra Acquires Travelguru to Boost Its Hotel Offerings

Travel is a hot industry. There are big companies who have gained success in China, and now we’...

By Willis Wee

  • 0
  • July 2, 2012
  • at 8:44 pm
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Best Buy Focusing on Mobile Products in Return to China

Last September, we reported that Best Buy would be coming back to China. And now there is official w...

By Willis Wee

  • 0
  • July 2, 2012
  • at 9:06 am
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8 Tech Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye This Week

We covered several new and interesting tech startups in Asia this week. Check them all out below. Th...

By Willis Wee

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  • July 1, 2012
  • at 10:08 pm

Kudos For Moving Full Steam Ahead into China

China is one of the mobile markets that looks set for huge growth. And time to time, we hear startup...

By Willis Wee

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  • June 30, 2012
  • at 1:18 pm
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Dangdang To Launch Exclusive Book Channel on Tencent’s QQ Buy

Update on July 2, Monday: A Tencent rep told us that the partnership with Dangdang started on 29 Jun...

By Willis Wee

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  • June 29, 2012
  • at 10:26 pm
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FriendPix Lets You Browse Facebook Photos, All in One App

Made in Japan, FriendPix is an Android app that pulls all your friends’ Facebook photos for ea...

By Willis Wee

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  • June 29, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm