Posts Tagged: founder story

Jorge Azurin

Drawing from his own experiences, this founder now guides a new breed of Philippine startups

Years before local incubators and investors made their way to the Philippines, Jorge Azurin was already striving to succeed in the then-nasc...

  • February 28, 2014
  • at 11:44 am
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Valued at about $50 million, Japanese startup Coiney aims for IPO

When CEO and founder of Coiney Naoko Samata first joined Paypal Japan in 2009, she didn’t imagine that she would one day become an ent...

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 9:08 am
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How a big data startup perseveres and succeeds after losing a founder

Founded in 2011, FlyData (formerly known as Hapyrus) is a Japanese startup based in Silicon Valley that makes big data storage on the cloud ...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 5:08 pm
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nuffnang coffee chat

Coffee Chat: The Nuffnang Founders’ Story and The Lessons They Learned

Most bloggers in Singapore would have probably heard of Nuffnang. But little do we know that the co-founders of the blog ad network actually...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 2:42 pm
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With little sales experience, geeky founder closed six-figures in deals to save his firm

Ashwin Gayam does not come across as your typical CEO. While he looks the part, he is fundamentally a technologist at heart. His resume bear...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 7:32 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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Singapore Startup Records $50 million Yearly Revenue; Founder Shares His Starting Up Story

Singapore Startup 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, an online food delivery servic...

  • June 7, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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