Posts Categorized: Asia


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Tech in Thailand: it’s worth your time (#StartupAsia preview)

At Startup Asia Tokyo, we’ll get a close look at the hidden potential of Thailand and the startups that are growing out of the burgeoning ...

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Five Indonesian tech products only locals can appreciate

The past century hasn’t been an easy road for Indonesia. Since the liberation from the Japanese in 1945, and through the rise and fall of ...

  • August 17, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Ahead of Rocket Internet IPO, here are the numbers on its Southeast Asian ecommerce stores

Remember last week when Rocket Internet announced a US$445 million investment from Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) in exch...

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 6:56 pm
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34 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • August 10, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Southeast Asia is the next hot spot for Japanese businesses (#StartupAsia preview)

Southeast Asia is the next hot spot for Japanese businesses (#StartupAsia preview)

As the saying goes, it’s always wise to follow the money, and this is only one of many reasons why Southeast Asia is such an incredibly ho...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 6:43 pm
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Lessons learned from CyberAgent’s trials in Asia (#StartupAsia preview)

Hayagushi will be giving a keynote speech at Tech in Asia's upcoming Startup Asia Tokyo 2014 on September 3-4.

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 3:35 pm
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10 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • August 3, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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5 huge challenges any tech business faces in Indonesia

Several stats and buzzwords get thrown around when global investors talk about Indonesia’s tech startup potential. Often, they cite the co...

  • July 31, 2014
  • at 11:53 am
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12 startups in 12 months: here’s how this digital nomad is f**king doing it

From Bangkok to Bali, Pieter Levels is bootstrapping it all the way, too.

  • July 29, 2014
  • at 1:39 pm
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13 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • August 17, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Xiaomi launches Indonesia website, but no launch date yet

Xiaomi Indonesia’s website lets you design a smartphone with $170 budget.

  • August 14, 2014
  • at 3:35 pm
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$2.8 billion spent on Southeast Asian startup acquisitions since 2008: report

In a report released today by Singapore-based venture capital firm Monk’s Hill Ventures, contributing writer Cheryl Ho claims more than US...

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 6:21 pm
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Endemic corruption in Indonesia galvanizes edtech startups

The World Bank calls Indonesia’s school system “immense and diverse.” With more than 50 million students and 2.6 million teachers, the...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 8:48 pm
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More Indonesians will soon collect paychecks in pajamas. Tapping the nation’s stay-at-home workforce

Even in the most tech-savvy countries with fast and readily-available internet connections like Singapore and the US, the stay-at-home labor...

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 6:34 pm
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For $2 a month, this Google Chrome extension lets you escape censorship and protect your privacy

GOM is a VPN Google Chrome extension that shows promise. It's easy-to-use, convenient, and pretty fast. But it doesn't always work for users...

  • August 4, 2014
  • at 2:52 pm
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The future of online Asian travel isn’t up in the air; it’s buses, taxis, ferries, and trains

Asian travel is due for an overhaul. And it's not just about airlines and hotels.

  • August 1, 2014
  • at 11:21 am
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Xiaomi’s Mi 3 sells out in 5 seconds in India, frustrates would-be buyers

Consumers in India are getting irked with the series of flash sales of the Mi 3 by Xiaomi

  • July 30, 2014
  • at 6:46 pm
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Another clever Japanese invention: Splash-proof soy sauce ‘foam’ is now on Kickstarter

With global ambitions, Kyoto Soy Foam skipped on Japanese crowdfunding sites and opted for a Kickstarter campaign.

  • July 29, 2014
  • at 11:18 am
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