Posts Tagged: founder story

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Nabilah Alsagoff and the story behind Doku, Indonesia’s epayments pioneer

After a battle with Jakarta’s evening traffic, Doku founder and COO Nabilah Alsagoff steps into the city’s upscale Luna Negra rest...

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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5 entrepreneurial inspirations from Japanese anime

Achieving success as an entrepreneur anywhere is a challenge, so while I could understand the appeal of targeting Silicon Valley, there are ...

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 12:58 pm
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One game saved Pocket PlayLab from the brink of disaster – and caught the eye of Rovio

The partnership between the Thailand-based game company and Rovio first came about last year but the path to becoming a Rovio Stars title wa...

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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KKBox did Spotify in Asia before Spotify even existed

Tech in Asia sat down with Chris Lin, CEO and co-founder of KKBox to talk about its founding story.

  • April 23, 2014
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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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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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From small town to running Indonesia’s biggest price comparison site, here’s Andry Suhaili’s story

Having the mindset to start a business is good, but having the mental strength to bounce back after several failed ventures and really make ...

  • May 16, 2014
  • at 1:05 pm
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How an entrepreneur with two failed ventures went on to clone Rocket Internet’s tech hub in Asia

What do you do when you're commanded by Rocket Internet to tear down a 160-person powerhouse tech center responsible for the launch of over ...

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Bukalapak CEO: Start early, fail more

Achmad Zaky grew up wanting to having a good job with a large salary. He lived as a child in the small city of Solo in Indonesia, where his ...

  • May 2, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Razmig Hovaghimian: from failed pizza maker to founder of Viki

Razmig Hovaghimian, the co-founder and CEO of Viki who sold his startup to ecommerce giant Rakuten on September 2013, has quite a story to t...

  • April 21, 2014
  • at 10:08 am
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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 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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