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The biggest lesson at YC for AnyPerk: “Build something you want”

In a short span of two years, Fukuyama and his team have turned AnyPerk into one of the startups to ...

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  • January 21, 2014
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This entrepreneur built a startup to solve his mom’s problem

Founded by Yuta Tsuruoka and Kazuma Ieiri, BASE a Tokyo-based startup aims to help anyone to create ...

By Willis Wee

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  • January 20, 2014
  • at 12:02 pm

Valued at about $50 million, Japanese startup Coiney aims for IPO

When CEO and founder of Coiney Naoko Samata first joined Paypal Japan in 2009, she didn’t imag...

By Willis Wee

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  • January 14, 2014
  • at 9:08 am
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Indonesia’s Bakrie Group leads Path’s $25 million Series C round

Mobile social network Path is huge in Indonesia. So huge that it has attracted attention from Indone...

By Willis Wee

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  • January 11, 2014
  • at 12:28 pm

How a big data startup perseveres and succeeds after losing a founder

Founded in 2011, FlyData (formerly known as Hapyrus) is a Japanese startup based in Silicon Valley t...

By Willis Wee

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  • January 10, 2014
  • at 5:08 pm
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Top 20 articles on Tech in Asia 2013

The Tech in Asia editorial team has written thousands of articles in 2013. But the below 20 pieces s...

By Willis Wee

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  • December 31, 2013
  • at 2:08 pm
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Mobile game developer Gumi raises $19 million, partners with Fuji Media

Japanese mobile game developer Gumi announced that it has concluded a financing round of 1.9 billion...

By Willis Wee

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  • December 26, 2013
  • at 3:23 pm
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40 must-read Asian founder stories in 2013

In this year-end review, we have consolidated some of our must-read founder stories for 2013 in one ...

By Willis Wee

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  • December 25, 2013
  • at 2:08 pm
Intel Capital has so far invested over $2 billion in Asian startups

Intel Capital has so far invested over $2 billion in Asian startups

There are a lot of venture capital funds out there, many of whom are playing close attention to what...

By Willis Wee

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  • December 19, 2013
  • at 11:42 am
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10 useful tips for newbie entrepreneurs

Here are some useful tips for newbie entrepreneurs which we learned along the way while building Tec...

By Willis Wee

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  • December 16, 2013
  • at 10:51 am
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Singapore’s game developer Inzen Studio raises $550,000

Singapore-based game developer Inzen Studio raised a total of $550,000 to date from angel investors ...

By Willis Wee

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  • December 6, 2013
  • at 11:08 am
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Feecha is a cool hyper-location savvy news reader app

After several iterations, Feecha has finally found its voice. It originated as a lame location-based...

By Willis Wee

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  • December 5, 2013
  • at 8:38 pm
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Why now is an exciting time for Kaskus (and everyone)

Kaskus isn’t here to just be the leading local forum. It has positioned itself to create a dent in...

By Willis Wee

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  • December 5, 2013
  • at 12:42 pm
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8villages raises $150,000 to help businesses reach out to rural farmers

Singapore-based 8villages has completed its $150,000 convertible note pre-Series A round from IMJ Fe...

By Willis Wee

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  • December 2, 2013
  • at 11:35 am
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Dear SPH, please apologize to Nicole and Steven

Sorry SPH but your recent articles on Nicole Seah and Steven Goh just stink so badly.

By Willis Wee

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  • November 27, 2013
  • at 2:22 am

Ashley Madison CEO: society can benefit from using our service

Ashley Madison CEO Noel Biderman spoke with Singapore news site TODAY saying that he is hoping to co...

By Willis Wee

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  • November 25, 2013
  • at 12:28 pm
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Singapore’s fashion social network Clozette raises $3 million

Singapore-based fashion social network Clozette announced its $3 million Series B funding today led ...

By Willis Wee

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  • November 23, 2013
  • at 11:43 am
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Spotted at #StartupAsia: Touchten confirms new funding round led by CyberAgent Ventures

(Updated on March 11th: TouchTen reveals two more players inside its series B round: TMS Entertainme...

By Willis Wee

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  • November 21, 2013
  • at 3:53 pm