Posts Tagged: entrepreneur

Japan’s to rebrand as BEENOS – pivots to venture capital with “Inception Program”

Japan’s BEENOS creates “Inception” program - requires 70% equity to join. Idea created by Open Network Lab co-founder Hiro Maeda.

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Myanmar poised to have ‘60 million citizens come online almost overnight’

Speaking at Startup Asia Singapore, Rita Ngyuen, CEO of, explains how Myanmar is ready for a technology revolution.

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 10:24 am
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(VN) Premiere- Crocodile in the Yangtze (The Alibaba Story)

Ho Chi Minh City Meetup: premiere screening of Alibaba documentary ‘Crocodile in the Yangtze’

For our next Tech in Asia Meetup in Ho Chi Minh City, we are honored with the chance to present the premiere local screening of Crocodile in...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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How An Indonesian Gamer Became An Entrepreneurial Millionaire

How An Indonesian Gamer Became An Entrepreneurial Millionaire

Kevin Mintaraga is the founder of Magnivate Group, an Indonesian digital agency founded in 2008 and was acquired in 2012 by WPP. Kevin share...

  • July 8, 2013
  • at 4:45 pm
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No Funding, No Rich Daddy, Founder of M-Stars in Indonesia Started Up His Way

I met Joseph Edi Lumban Gaol, founder of M-Stars Group, in Jakarta, Indonesia. M-Stars is one of Indonesia’s pioneer mobile content provid...

  • April 9, 2013
  • at 5:35 pm
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How 2C2P Plans To Solve Payment Problem in Southeast Asia [VIDEO]

We were happy to run our first ever Meetup in Ho Chi Minh city on the last day of February. Fifty people packed into the Lightbox cafe for a...

  • March 6, 2013
  • at 4:29 pm
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Tech Trends in Indonesia 2013

Jakarta Meetup: Tech Trends in Indonesia 2013

We’re pleased to say that our TechinAsia Meetup Jakarta is back on track. As many of you know, our first Meetup session was postponed due ...

  • January 31, 2013
  • at 2:20 pm
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Announcing TechinAsia Meetups 2013!

Hey folks! Today, we’re officially announcing TechinAsia Meetups 2013. What is that, you ask? Well, it’s a series of meet-up sessions th...

  • December 19, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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douglas gan

Douglas Gan: The Entrepreneur Who Lost it All, and Made It Back Again

I recently met Douglas Gan (pictured above), someone who I would certainly call a gutsy entrepreneur. Some of you might not know Douglas, bu...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 2:20 pm
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3 epic entrepreneurial failures to learn from

Entrepreneurs share their most embarrassing failures at Failcon Tokyo. These are funny ones.

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 8:43 pm
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10 useful tips for newbie entrepreneurs

Here are some useful tips for newbie entrepreneurs which we learned along the way while building Tech in Asia.

  • December 16, 2013
  • at 10:51 am
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Ho Chi Minh City Meetup: what can startups learn from VNG’s successes and failures

Next up for Tech in Asia Meetup will be Ho Chi Minh City! We have invited Le Hong Minh, chairman and chief executive office of VNG Corporati...

  • August 9, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Pitching For Over a Decade Before Finally Scoring Investment: Indonesia-Based SITTI’s Founder Shares His Story

During my stay in Jakarta, I met Andy Sjarif, the founder of three-year-old Indonesian startup SITTI. Andy is a friendly, opinionated, and e...

  • May 24, 2013
  • at 2:38 pm
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Happy Kitten

On Choosing Startup Employment: Why I’m the Happiest I’ve Ever Been

Several recent life events have led me to write this article. Suddenly landing on the cusp of graduation from a local university, employment...

  • March 13, 2013
  • at 9:01 pm
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startup bootstrapping

Raising a Small Round Forces You to Bootstrap (And that’s a Good Thing)

How many young entrepreneurs in Asia can raise more than $500,000 in seed funding? Not many, and valuations are usually low in Southeast Asi...

  • January 31, 2013
  • at 10:22 pm
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Singapore Meetup: 10 Mobile App Marketing Tips

Happy 2013! We recently announced our very first TechinAsia Meetup, which will take place in Jakarta (it’s already sold out, by the way!)....

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Jakarta Meetup: Tech Trends in Indonesia 2013

2012 is drawing to a close. Looking back, we can see that e-commerce and e-payment were major forces in Indonesia’s tech scene this year. ...

  • December 19, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Esther Nguyen

POPS WorldWide Founder Blazes an Entrepreneurial Trail in Vietnam

I like listening to entrepreneurs talk about their journeys. Like watching a movie, the storyline narrated to me will appear as pictures; I ...

  • November 23, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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