Posts Categorized: Asia

How to cope with Indonesia’s murky business culture

A recent survey on ABC News showed that Australian business people have expressed an overall reluctance to do business in Indonesia. It was ...

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 6:50 pm
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Vietnam plans to launch a nano satellite into orbit in 2016

Recently, Vietnam announced plans to send a 10 kilogram nano-satellite into orbit in 2016, according to Vietnamplus. This project is designe...

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Will Vietnam ever take its internet seriously?

One of Vietnam’s five internet sea cables got cut once again this week, thus underlining the broken infrastructure that Vietnamese people ...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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26 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • September 14, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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eFishery, a smart aqualife feeding system, wins Jakarta’s Get in the Ring pitch competition

Eight Indonesian startups squared off today in Jakarta’s Get in the Ring (GITR) pitch competition at Pacific Place mall. The crowned winne...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 10:49 pm
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36 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • September 7, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Asia is dominating the mCommerce market, puts US and Europe to shame

The largest piece of pie for global mCommerce revenue comes from Asia, says Tim Merel, founder of research firm Digi-Capital. According to h...

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 4:12 pm
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10 ways Japanese entrepreneurs are different from Silicon Valley entrepreneurs (#StartupAsia)

Panelists at Startup Asia Tokyo from Beenos, Movida Japan, Y Combinator, and 500Startups dig into ten key ways that Japan’s startup ecosys...

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 11:15 am
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This Hawaii accelerator is helping American startups enter Asia and vice versa

Adding to the list of tropical destinations for entrepreneurs to grow their businesses, Blue Startups is a US-based tech accelerator that se...

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 3:45 pm
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Startups in Asia can soon get free payment processing from PayPal and Braintree

You must be nominated by partners of the program though.

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 11:35 am
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Taking stock of Jakarta Founder Institute grads: Who’s still standing?

Now that the Jakarta Founder Institute (JFI) has been running since 2011, Tech in Asia feels its time to reflect on its progress, and take i...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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36 percent of Vietnam’s population owns a smartphone

Vietnam’s smartphone penetration recently hit 36 percent. That’s over 33 million people in 2014. What could this mean for the budding So...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 12:40 pm
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Startup Asia Jakarta: Event highlights that you can’t miss!

Register now with the early bird discount code!

  • September 12, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Why Apple Watch and Apple Pay are good news for startups

As usual, Apple's moves have a huge impact on startups. Fortunately, there are still plenty of opportunities in Asia.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 3:54 pm
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The Asian continent needs a Burning Man to be innovative

Silicon Valley founders are often jumping over to Burning Man for creative inspiration, but Asian founders don’t have this kind of outlet....

  • September 6, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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EZTable wins Tech in Asia’s Startup Arena at #StartupAsia Tokyo 2014

Taiwan's EZTable gets the Startup Arena trophy for its restaurant reservation app.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 5:27 pm
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Asian tech startups list

14 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • August 31, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Uber ignores possible government crackdown, test launches UberX in Korean capital

Starting today, Seoul residents looking to ferry passengers around the city can sign up to become an UberX driver during a temporary testing...

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 1:43 pm
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