Posts Tagged: advice

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Want to be a successful startup? Settle in Thailand, but register your company elsewhere

Some successful startups in Thailand even recommend newbies to head over to other nearby countries to register their company. Why is that?

  • April 18, 2014
  • at 11:07 am
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10 questions to ask before outsourcing work at your startup

Outsourcing is one of the earliest crucial decisions that startups have to make after inception. Often, the decision lies not in whether to ...

  • April 2, 2014
  • at 11:31 am
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World Startup Wiki launches

Brand-new World Startup Wiki wants to be the Lonely Planet guide for entrepreneurs

At the start of 2013, American entrepreneur Bowei Gai embarked on a voyage across 36 cities in 29 countries as part of his World Startup Rep...

  • March 17, 2014
  • at 5:25 pm
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The number one thing Vietnamese startups need to learn in 2014: English

When asked about what Vietnam needs to improve, Joe Lonsdale said: "English is really important. I hope to come back here and speak English ...

  • January 7, 2014
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Founders, are you offering employee stock options?

Joshua Kevin is a former community manager for KakaoTalk Indonesia and blogger for Tech in Asia. He is now working on Bridge Inc, helping ...

  • November 29, 2013
  • at 5:15 pm
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When should startups seek media coverage? (and when not to)

  We receive dozens of emails from startups every week looking for coverage in Tech in Asia, and while some might be interesting, they don&...

  • November 4, 2013
  • at 9:12 pm
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App Annie CEO Bertrand Schmitt on starting up in China, scaling, and new funding

For those who are unfamiliar, App Annie is a data analytics tool for game and app developers that was launched as a free service in 2010. Th...

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 4:48 pm
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Capital On Stage founder: Great entrepreneurs expect to be funded by great investors

Raising funds from the right investors is important because they will become a part of the company where you’ve put much sweat and tears. ...

  • September 12, 2013
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5 Mistakes Startups Make When Emailing Journalists

We get a lot of emails from tech companies and startups wanting us to cover their products. Many of those emails get ignored, but some get c...

  • August 6, 2013
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10 startup tools you need for CRM, communication, and documentation

Plenty of great apps out there for enterprises. Here's some of the best.

  • April 17, 2014
  • at 4:02 pm
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What really goes on at 500 Startups, as told by Builk founder Patai Padungtin

500 Startups is one of world’s top accelerators. Being part of a batch doesn’t only open many doors for startups, it also teaches founde...

  • March 18, 2014
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Joining a startup accelerator? Here’s the most important criterion to look at

Ray Wu is the program manager at JFDI, a startup accelerator based in Singapore. He enjoys working with entrepreneurs and loves traveling. H...

  • February 20, 2014
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Blame game: what’s the root of Chinese entrepreneurs’ “lack of creativity”?

It’s a common stigma: Chinese people aren’t creative. They can only copy, they aren’t good critical thinkers, and they can...

  • December 13, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Keynote: 5 tips for young startups and CEOs (LIVE BLOG)

Born in Korea and graduated from KAIST, a well-known engineering college in Korea, Jimmy Rim is the CEO of K Cube Ventures, an early stage f...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 11:42 am
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Razer CEO tells students it’s okay to waste time, get an ‘F’

Tan Min-Liang, the Singapore-born CEO and creative director of gaming hardware Razer, is like a mini Steve Jobs. Besides emulating the Apple...

  • October 30, 2013
  • at 1:02 pm
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Scored an interview with a tech journalist? Here’s how to come out unscathed

So you’ve sent the perfect email pitch, and have set up an interview with the tech journalist. Now comes the next challenge: telling a...

  • October 16, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Alvin Yap TMG

Before succeeding, being a startup founder sucks big time

Update: For greater accuracy on facts, we made minor changes to the fourth paragraph based on information we learned from Alvin Yap. At the ...

  • September 11, 2013
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How To Pitch Successfully to Investors for Follow-on Funding (Part 5)

Step 5: Clear the decks, resolve time-consuming due diligence items in advance and prepare not only to pitch but to close.

  • June 14, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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