Posts Tagged: female entrepreneurship series

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Why a female founder started a company to help women find jobs, and why she quit

Enticed by the adventure and a chance to make a difference, Lu jumped headfirst into entrepreneurship, giving up an opportunity to work a co...

  • April 7, 2014
  • at 10:35 am
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Asia’s top female startup investors on why they love their jobs (Part II)

At Tech in Asia we talk with venture capitalists all the time, but we seldom get the opportunity to learn more about their personal backgrou...

  • March 26, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Thai women in tech: It’s good to overthink sometimes

We’ve got to admit, the tech industry is dominated by men. Even Google’s senior vice president wrote a letter  to women stating “the...

  • March 14, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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A Thai Cupid Avalable’s founder: never turn down a meeting, there’s always an opportunity

Avalable is a Thailand-based social dating app, which is also known as a Facebook for singles. The app helps singles locate compatible match...

  • December 5, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Sisterhood kept founder of startup We Are Spaces going

At the absolute bottom of Singapore-based event venue aggregator We Are Spaces‘ existence, founder and director Sharon Paul wondered i...

  • November 11, 2013
  • at 1:33 pm
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Milky Way founder: being a mother has made me a better businessperson

If there’s one thing you need to know about e-commerce in Singapore, it’s definitely booming in the past few years. Blogshops are hot, l...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Anphabe’s CEO, one of Vietnam’s rare female tech founders, speaks out

Anphabe is a Vietnamese version of LinkedIn. The largest online network of management professionals in Vietnam at 85,000 registered users, t...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Stephanie Chai of Luxe Nomad

Stephanie Chai of Luxe Nomad: I’m earning less than in modeling, yet strangely happier

In a male-dominated world of tech startups, travel flash sales site TheLuxeNomad is an oddity. Its CEO and founder, Stephanie Chai, has rai...

  • September 16, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Piktochart Co-Founder: Female Entrepreneurs Less Stuck in the Mud When the Going Gets Tough

We released our Startup Asia Singapore 2013 infographic, and it’s looking pretty thanks to the folks at Piktochart. Our friendship with Pi...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 5:15 pm
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Asia’s top female startup investors on why they love their jobs (Part III)

At Tech in Asia we talk with venture capitalists all the time, but we seldom get the opportunity to learn more about their personal backgrou...

  • March 27, 2014
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Raised in a nasty Los Angeles ghetto, this founder now runs a fast growing tech startup

It’s an understatement to say “life is tough” when you grew up in the only Chinese family in a Los Angeles ghetto, with drug dealers, ...

  • March 20, 2014
  • at 5:12 pm
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Beijing startup unifies your photo streams, focuses on snapping up US users

“More than half of the content on the internet is photos,” says Yue Zhuge, co-founder of social gallery app Ivy. In the age of digital ...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 1:23 pm
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LoveByte CEO: Seek more ‘whys’ than being obsessed with the ‘hows’

A girl geek at heart, CEO and co-founder of Singapore-based startup LoveByte Amelia Chen (pictured right) has been dabbling in the internet ...

  • November 19, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Plateculture founders: the concept might be feminine but we’re a very masculine startup

Malaysia-based startup PlateCulture is an Airbnb for food. It allows users to eat home-cooked meals from someone’s home. The concept is as...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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Computerlogy’s Mimee: Aung San Suu Kyi and Sheryl Sandberg are my idols

If you follow Thailand’s startup scene, you have likely heard of Mimee. Besides running Thumbsup, a Thai tech blog, she has also been one ...

  • October 15, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Builk’s Linna Kanoknitanan: a COO is like a midfielder in a soccer team

A Thai startup Builk is known for its uniqueness in tackling an industry – one of the world’s biggest – that’s so un-techie, un-star...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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CEO of Travelogy: Women Can Actually Have It All

In this post, we have CEO and co-founder of Travelogy, Winnie Tan (pictured), whose company runs multiple online media properties such as Tr...

  • May 3, 2013
  • at 1:45 pm
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CEO of Wantedly: Learn Fast, Be Focused, Think Simple, and Be User-Oriented

We concluded our Startup Asia Singapore 2013 event last week with a blast, and our female entrepreneurs had fun on the panel debating issues...

  • April 10, 2013
  • at 9:01 am
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