Posts Categorized: Asia

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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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20 things Vietnamese startups need to win

What does it take to be a great winning startup in Vietnam? Today, there's too many mediocre startups, they need more than just these 20 cri...

  • August 25, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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10 inspiring quotes on entrepreneurship, for and by entrepreneurs in Asia

10 inspiring quotes on entrepreneurship, for and by entrepreneurs in Asia

Get inspired by heroes close to home.

  • August 23, 2014
  • at 1:40 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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Google to launch Campus Seoul, its first hub for startups in East Asia

Startups in Seoul will soon have a new place to hang out, drink coffee, and hack.

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 2:29 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 24, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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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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