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Founder Institute opens Fall 2011 applications in Singapore

The Founder Institute is opening its doors to more applicants once again. To qualify, applicants must be passionate about building a techno...

  • August 8, 2011
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World of Warcraft Virtual Pet Sale Raises $1.9 Million for Japan

Not long after the tragic March 11th earthquake and tsunami in Japan, we told you about how gaming company Blizzard was taking initiative to...

  • August 8, 2011
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China Digest – 8 Aug

Here you can find some interesting startup news from China, not only in its capital, Beijing, but also other startup hubs such as Shanghai, ...

  • August 8, 2011
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Age and gender do not define your chance at success

Young, vivacious and definitely in control of her own destiny, Elfaine Tan of The Sample Store is not your average girl-next-door. We find o...

  • August 8, 2011
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The Star Outstanding Business Awards to recognize Malaysian entrepreneurs

Held for the second year running, The Star Outstanding Business Awards aims to recognize the achievements of startups and SMEs. The initiat...

  • August 8, 2011
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YouTube Boxoffice Brings Bheja Fry 2 To India, For Free!

Back in June, we told you that YouTube started offering Bollywood movies to India for free. It’s a pretty sweet deal for all Indian Y...

  • August 7, 2011
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5 Fun iPhone Cases For Sale in Japan

Recently I’ve been seeing some interesting iPhone cases from vendors in Japan, and I thought I’d run down through a few of them ...

  • August 6, 2011
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ON|OFF 2011: Ideas Meet Opportunities [INTERVIEW]

With all the attention surrounding social media in Indonesia these days, it’s no wonder that we’re seeing lots of blogging goin...

  • August 6, 2011
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Don’t Blame Facebook for Underage Marriage

Facebook is popular because it helps users to connect and share with their friends and family. Unfortunately, the most popular social networ...

  • August 5, 2011
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China Also Has Fake Apple Stores Online

Reports of the brick-and-mortar fake Apple Stores in Kunming and elsewhere in China are by now old news. But in China, online shopping is a ...

  • August 8, 2011
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InMobi and Sprout Aim To Be “The Standard for HTML5 Rich Media Content Production”

As we reported last week, InMobi has acquired U.S-based Sprout for improved HTML5 ad offerings to go alongside its own current ad network. W...

  • August 8, 2011
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Mapping Radiation: Yahoo Japan Publishes Data, Safecast.org Plugs Along

Yahoo Japan has made a start on publishing radiation measurements from 11 locations around Japan. The data is being gathered by a team from ...

  • August 8, 2011
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CEO of SUP Media Shares More About Livejournal.sg

Annelies van den Belt, CEO of SUP Media, the Russian parent company of Livejournal.sg, was in Singapore last week for the official launch o...

  • August 8, 2011
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Sina Weibo Rolls Out Redesign – But Just for Brands So Far

Sina Weibo, China’s most popular microblogging service, has started to roll out a redesign of its site – so far only to some bra...

  • August 7, 2011
  • at 11:15 pm
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How Did You Become An Entrepreneur?

Every entrepreneur has a different story and started their journey for different reasons. Some of us became entrepreneurs because we have a...

  • August 7, 2011
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Philippines Digest – 6 Aug

Here you can find some interesting startup news around Philippines, not only in its capital, Manila, but also other their startup hubs such ...

  • August 6, 2011
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Stealth LBS Start-up Mojostreet Explains Its Service and Plans

After receiving US$350,000 of seed funding around April this year, team Mojostreet continues to work on its location-based service (LBS) ide...

  • August 5, 2011
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The State of American and Chinese New Media

Michael Thai is a filmmaker and entrepreneur based in Los Angeles and Beijing. He has worked as a writer, producer and private equity analys...

  • August 5, 2011
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