Posts Tagged: entrepreneurs

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12 tech entrepreneurs under 30 making awesome stuff in China

Inspired by a Forbes list of 30 entrepreneurs in China, we decided to pick out the most exciting-sounding and promising tech and web startup...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 4:03 pm
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9 types of entrepreneurs in Asia

Since we had a chance to interview and follow so many entrepreneurs in Asia, we thought it would be fun to classify them based on their char...

  • November 18, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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Why startups should hire slow and fire fast

Seed-funded startups often believe in the fallacy of quickly ramping up their hiring to scale the company.

  • February 8, 2013
  • at 9:13 am
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Angel’s Gate Opens Auditions for Season 2

Interactive.sg has officially launched its second season auditions for the business reality TV series, The Angel’s Gate. The show, which w...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 2:38 pm
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The Startup Centre: Accelerating Indian Startups into the Future

Just as communities need places of learning, the whole startup ecosystem can benefit from entrepreneurial hubs. In India, The Startup Centre...

  • September 14, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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Meet the Company That’s Building Asia’s Startup Database

I was lucky to have been recently introduced to the folks at Creww.me here in Tokyo [1]. The Japan-based company has some big goals, aiming ...

  • September 11, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Myojo Waraku: Startups Converge on Fukuoka for Japan’s Rendition of South By Southwest

This weekend in Fukuoka, Japan’s answer to South by South West, Myojo Waraku, took place, spotlighting artists, music, and up-and-comi...

  • September 10, 2012
  • at 9:10 am
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AngelVest Preps $10 Million China Fund, Will Focus on Seed Funding

In great news for China-based startups, they’ll soon have a new potential source of seed funding in the form of a $10 million fund fro...

  • August 13, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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CloudFactory, From the Heights of Nepal, Can Put 1 Million Cloud Workers Into Business

CloudFactory is a fascinating business and concept, not just because it’s based in the Himalayan nation of Nepal, but because it can p...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 1:06 pm
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These two entrepreneurs are taking Indonesia’s TV shows global

MIVO is a five-year-old Indonesian startup that lets users to watch Indonesian TV channels online. This is especially useful for Indonesians...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 7:58 pm
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This Report Shows That Chinese Startups Need to Get the Hell Out of Beijing

You’re an entrepreneur or working for a startup. You’re young. You’re about to have a family that you want to bring up in ...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 2:15 pm
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World Startup Report

‘World Startup Report’ Tour Hits Australia, Still 27 More Countries to Go

American entrepreneur Bowei Gai is in Australia right now. That’s not too remarkable in itself, but his visit to Melbourne right now i...

  • January 31, 2013
  • at 7:38 pm
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4 Survival Tips Every Early-Stage Startup Needs to Know

Every startup faces unique trials and tribulations, but I’ve noticed that there is a universality to the challenge of keeping a new busine...

  • December 14, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Qihoo 360’s CEO Zhou Hongyi: Startups Should Build to Disrupt

The outspoken Qihoo 360 (NYSE:QIHU) CEO, Zhou Hongyi, has been taking part in a panel at the China Internet Conference here in Beijing this ...

  • September 11, 2012
  • at 4:20 pm
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Alibaba’s Jack Ma to Entrepreneurs: Listen To Yourself, Not Economists

Besides sharing Alibaba’s sneak peek into the future of e-commerce in China, Jack Ma’s keynote at AliFest 2012 was also largely ...

  • September 10, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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Are You The Next Steve Jobs? Endeavor Indonesia Is Looking For You

Endeavor Indonesia [1] is a non-profit organization serving as a catalyst to unleash the potential of ‘high-impact entrepreneurs’ in the...

  • August 14, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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Daniel Saito, co-founder of SkySQL and Homerent

Coffee Chat: Daniel Saito on Entrepreneurship, Passion, and Hacking

Taking a break from serving as a firm-but-fair judge of our Startup Arena contenders here in Jakarta, Daniel Saito (pictured above) now sits...

  • June 8, 2012
  • at 5:39 pm
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The Start-up of You

Whenever I teach the Entrepreneurship course in NTU, I often made the point that my aim is not to teach people how to start companies, but r...

  • March 7, 2012
  • at 8:55 am
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