Posts Tagged: entrepreneurship


In the startup world, personality types can become a prison

In the startup world, personality types can become a prison

Introvert or extrovert - does it really matter to your chances of success as an entrepreneur?

  • August 18, 2014
  • at 7:05 pm
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Oracle’s Larry Ellison talks about Edward Snowden, isn’t a big fan

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison was in Tokyo to deliver a speech at the New Economy Summit 2014. He spoke about data privacy and his experience wor...

  • April 10, 2014
  • at 1:08 pm
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5 tips all expats should consider before launching a startup in China

Rui Ma is close to closing her 10th early stage tech investment in Greater China since joining the global seed fund and accelerator 500 Star...

  • March 17, 2014
  • at 5:13 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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How Joe Lonsdale, Co-Founder of Billion-Dollar Palantir, Built His Winning Team

How Joe Lonsdale, Co-Founder of Billion-Dollar Palantir, Built His Winning Team

Joe Lonsdale was a co-founder of Palantir. During a talk in Singapore, he shared his experience on how he built his winning team at Palantir

  • June 27, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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Adi Kusma Shares Founding Story of Biznet and Urges Startups to be Their Own Chefs

The Indonesian startup scene is definitely one to follow in the coming years. Besides taking a look into the various startups popping up her...

  • June 7, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Indonesia Jatis Group Co-founder Shares His Two-Decade-Long Startup Journey

Indonesia Jatis Group Co-founder Shares His Two-Decade-Long Startup Journey

At 43 years old, Izak Jenie is still talking about new business ideas and starting projects. He just can’t stop. This is a man who has sta...

  • May 21, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Freelancer Indonesia Looks to Inspire Entrepreneurship with Local Contest

Since setting its eye on Indonesia in October, Australia-based global outsourcing online marketplace Freelancer now has more than 100,000 In...

  • February 21, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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‘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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Starting a dating service carried a stigma. That didn’t stop this entrepreneur from succeeding (VIDEO)

When Lunch Actually co-founder and CEO Violet Lim graduated with a law degree from the University of Manchester and a masters degree from Lo...

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Jerry Yang: Urgency drives innovation

“It’s a great time to be an entrepreneur,” says Jerry Yang, co-founder of Yahoo, at the New Economy Summit (NES) held in Tokyo, Japan ...

  • April 10, 2014
  • at 10:26 am
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40 must-read Asian founder stories in 2013

In this year-end review, we have consolidated some of our must-read founder stories for 2013 in one single page. I’m pretty sure you will ...

  • December 25, 2013
  • at 2:08 pm
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Through the dark times of Indonesia: the journey of Toto Sugiri

Toto Sugiri is a veteran in the Indonesia technology scene. But not many people know his story and the things he has done over the past thre...

  • September 11, 2013
  • at 1:02 pm
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Accelerating Entrepreneurship in Pakistan

Pakistan is undoubtedly the next frontier for entrepreneurship, which is still seeing massive investor interest and rampant growth despite t...

  • June 24, 2013
  • at 11:45 am
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Singapore Startup Deal.com.sg Records $50 million Yearly Revenue; Founder Shares His Starting Up Story

Singapore Startup Deal.com.sg Records $50 million Yearly Revenue; Founder Shares His Starting Up Story

Patrick Linden is the co-founder of Dealguru Holdings, whose services include a daily deals site Deal.com.sg, an online food delivery servic...

  • June 7, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Streetdirectory Founder Picked Himself Up and Rebuilt

Forced Out of His Own Company, Sued by a State-Owned Firm, Streetdirectory Founder Picked Himself Up and Rebuilt

During Startup Asia Singapore a month ago, I met Streetdirectory‘s founder, Firdhaus Akber and learned about his entrepreneurial journ...

  • May 7, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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The Founding Story of MOL, One of Southeast Asia’s Largest Payment Companies

MOL is one of the biggest payment companies in Southeast Asia, with over 680,000 physical and online payment channels, 60 million annual tra...

  • February 8, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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BillPin CEO Darius Cheung: Being a Second-Time Entrepreneur is a Double-Edged Sword

If you’re well-versed in the Singapore technology startup scene, you probably know Darius Cheung. He is the co-founder of tenCube, which w...

  • January 30, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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