Web Wednesday – 11 Jan

The very first session of Web Wednesday Singapore 2012 will feature Willis Wee, our friend and founder of Penn Olson. He will share with the...

  • January 9, 2012
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DEMO Asia Auditions for Korean and Japanese companies via Skype

The next two rounds of DEMO Asia auditions will be held just for Korean and Japanese companies. This Thursday 12th Jan will see Korean compa...

  • January 9, 2012
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Foursquare Introduces Sakura Badge To Tokyo Users

Is Foursquare trying to become the mayor of Asia? It kinda looks like it. After introducing a special Lion City badge for Singapore users, ...

  • January 9, 2012
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4 Startups That Caught Our Eye Last Week

We have a few Asian tech startups on our radar but just specifically China and Hong Kong for this week. For folks who are interested in inve...

  • January 8, 2012
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When Founders Meet Investors…

We blog a lot. But most wouldn’t know that behind the scenes, we’re occasionally used as the Asian bridge to help entrepreneurs connect ...

  • January 7, 2012
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China’s Xiaomi Phone Gets Cloned, But Probably an Online Scam

The Chinese startup Xiaomi seems to have hit the big-time – it now has its own local clone. Or, rather, it appears to have a clone cal...

  • January 6, 2012
  • at 10:45 pm
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Chinese Net Security Expert: Don’t Trust Online Banking

A series of high-profile hacking incidents of late has tested Chinese net users’ trust in the safety of the online services they use. ...

  • January 6, 2012
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New reality show gives entrepreneurs a chance to be the next amazing TV salesman

Remember those As-Seen-On-TV infomercials selling the most incredible products? Like that magical cleaning squirt that will make your whites...

  • January 6, 2012
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Indonesia Digest: Bandung Digital Valley launch, Tiket.com mobile site, and more

(1) Telkom Bandung Indonesia has officially launched the Bandung Digital Valley (BDV), which is located in the R & D Centre of PT Teleko...

  • January 6, 2012
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The 24hr Business Plan Challenge – 14-15 Jan

Singapore’s shortest and most exciting business plan competition is back again this year with three new categories and promises to be a da...

  • January 9, 2012
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Why investors should take a long, hard look at Southeast Asia

With China and India hogging the limelight when it comes to entrepreneurship, it's easy to forget that something is brewing elsewhere.

  • January 9, 2012
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7 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

Here’s a quick round of of some of the more notable China tech stories we covered for the first week of 2012! 1. China Implements Real-Nam...

  • January 8, 2012
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Events For The Week – 7-14 Jan

For a one-stop to all events related to or concerning entrepreneurship, certain industry-meets-business forums and seminars in Singapore, ch...

  • January 7, 2012
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Japan Digest: MySpace Japan office will close, ChuChu playlist matchmaker, and more

(1) It’s not a big surprise: MySpace Japan will close its office early this year, according to Japanese news site IT Media. According to t...

  • January 7, 2012
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WorldCosplay: A Multi-lingual Cosplay Community for the World from Japan

Popular animation and vocaloid characters are a part of Japanese culture, and even outside of Japan cosplay is wildly popular. And a new web...

  • January 6, 2012
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Dangdang’s Upcoming E-Reader Shown in Leaked Photo, Coming to China in April

Dangdang (NYSE:DANG) launched its e-book store and smartphone apps on December 21st last year, and made it clear that an actual e-reader wou...

  • January 6, 2012
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Groupon is Rocking the Daily Deals in Taiwan, Now Boasts Over 50% Market Share [CHART]

Here’s a sentence we’ve never uttered before: Good news for Groupon in Asia! Yes, the American group-buying service Groupon (NAS...

  • January 6, 2012
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Beijing Net Cafes Promise to Help Workers Buy Train Tickets Online

In response to complaints from migrant workers like Huang Qinghong, whose open letter to the Railway Ministry has gained national attention,...

  • January 6, 2012
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