Posts Tagged: around asia


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Indonesia has its own Cyber Monday with online shopping craze today

Approaching year’s end, 22 online retailers in Indonesia are participating in the National Online Shopping Day 2013 — the country’...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Can Viber really compete with Asia apps like Line and Kakao Talk? (LIVE BLOG)

With over 200 million users worldwide, many of whom are in Asia, Israeli messaging app Viber has established itself as a name to watch in th...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 2:58 pm
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Sina Weibo enters Twitter’s turf in Southeast Asia: Suicidal or genius? (LIVE BLOG)

Valued at $6 billion and with over 60 million active users (though mostly in China), microblog service Sina Weibo has recently set up base...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 10:34 am
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Linqapp spreads language love to Indonesia and beyond

Sebastian Ang of Linqapp, the growing language learning startup, took to the stage today at Startup Asia Jakarta 2013 to make the case for h...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 6:23 pm
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Why are media giants going digital and investing in startups? (LIVE BLOG)

We’re seeing media giants take baby steps in the technology and startup scene, from Singapore’s MediaCorp investing $40 million in luxur...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 4:35 pm
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Lessons learned from building Rocket Internet in Asia (LIVE BLOG)

Founded in Germany in 2007 later reaching Asia in 2011, Rocket Internet has established multiple e-commerce empires all over the world. Laza...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 1:31 pm
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Can Indonesia be the next China? (LIVE BLOG)

With a population of almost 250 million people and growing internet penetration, observers might expect Indonesia to provide fertile ground ...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 11:21 am
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18 tips for foreign entrepreneurs and corporations in Indonesia

This evening marks the start of our Startup Asia Jakarta 2013 conference at Gedung Indosat, where startup founders and investors come togeth...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Staff picks: 11 top news stories this week in Tech in Asia

Undeterred by typhoons and searing heat, there was plenty happening in terms of tech news across the continent this week. Let’s jump in...

  • August 17, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Discussion: Exit strategies for Asian startups – M&A and IPO (LIVE BLOG)

What are some exit strategies that Asian entrepreneurs should take note of? We have invited guests from both sides of the table — entr...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 4:35 pm
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How mobile startup Kii helps millions of app developers (LIVE BLOG)

Kii provides a backend-as-a-service for mobile developers who want to maximize revenue, gain global distribution, and turn their apps into f...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 1:03 pm
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SmartBike is making a device that allows users to track where their motorbikes are with a SIM card

SmartBike just pitched on stage today at Startup Asia's Startup Arena. It's a device that allows you to track and prevent theft of a motorbi...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 7:10 pm
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Unlocking the secrets of localization: how to build great apps for global users (LIVE BLOG)

Tuyen Nguyen, Google Mobile Publisher Advocate, took the stage at Startup Asia Jakarta 2013 to give the dirt on how to localize content whil...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Fireside chat: What is 500 Durians looking for in Southeast Asia? (LIVE BLOG)

You may not be familiar with 500 Durians but you’ve almost certainly heard of 500 Startups. We got Khailee Ng, who manages 500 Durian...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 4:08 pm
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Key elements that helped KakaoTalk grow (LIVE BLOG)

Asia is the not-so-secret sauce for the growth of messaging apps. This has been boosted by the fast-growing number of smartphone and tablet ...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 12:10 pm
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Fireside chat: How e-commerce startup Tokopedia fought against the giants (LIVE BLOG)

Founded in 2009, Tokopedia has grown to become one of the largest C2C marketplaces in Indonesia, fighting against giants like eBay, Rakute...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 10:48 am
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Staff picks: 6 top news stories this week in Tech in Asia

Our team continues to grow this week with Terence and Gwen from SGEntrepreneurs now on board! But that’s not the only big acquisition ...

  • September 7, 2013
  • at 1:11 pm
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Staff Picks: 7 Top Stories this Week in Tech in Asia (May 25)

There’s a lot of e-commerce on this week’s list of selections from our bloggers, plus a nice mix of inspiring founders’ st...

  • May 25, 2013
  • at 3:39 pm
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