Posts Tagged: interview

Fukuoka Takashima interview

Japan’s most startup-focused mayor wants to turn his city into an entrepreneurial hub

Unless you live in Japan, finding Fukuoka on a map might be difficult. But the city's mayor wants to put it on the global startup map.

  • July 30, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Angel investor: Singapore must liberalize talent inflow and maintain open, balanced immigration policy

The author is a part-time freelance writer, aspiring entrepreneur and overall generalist interested in exploring, researching and writing. T...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 3:33 pm
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Why Martin Hartono is gung ho about Indonesia’s internet industry

Martin Hartono (pictured), son of one of the richest men in Indonesia – Robert Budi Hartono, who owns Djarum and Bank Central Asia – is ...

  • August 12, 2013
  • at 4:28 pm
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Founder of Girls in Tech: Ladies, Take More Risks! [VIDEO INTERVIEW]

Relocating from one country to another is never an easy task. For some, the decision would probably mean sacrificing friendships, family, an...

  • December 19, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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HootSuite Talks China Plans: Simplified Character Support, Chinese Branding Coming Soon

Social media in China is huge. So huge that nobody wants to ignore it. And while lots of people think “Twitter” when they hear H...

  • October 25, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Online Travel Grows in China: An Interview with Tuniu CEO Donald Yu

In the West, online travel has long since eclipsed the brick-and-mortar industry, but in China, real-world travel agencies are very much ali...

  • May 16, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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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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The GREE Story, Told By Founder and CEO Yoshikazu Tanaka

Dressed casually in sneakers, dark blue jeans, and a simple black outfit, he looked very much like your typical tech geek. Perhaps it was th...

  • February 20, 2012
  • at 9:20 pm
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Indonesian Startup Brings Instagram Fun to BlackBerry [INTERVIEW]

We all know how famous Instagram is with millions of users snapping and sharing grungy pictures with it on their iPhones – even in Ind...

  • November 30, 2011
  • at 5:30 pm
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Japanese-American entrepreneur William Saito: I only bet on those who have failed

William Saito discusses the state of Japan’s startup ecosystem, what’s holding it back, and how it can eventually thrive.

  • July 16, 2014
  • at 4:34 pm
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App Annie Bertrand Schmitt Interview

App Annie CEO Bertrand Schmitt on starting up in China, scaling, and new funding

For those who are unfamiliar, App Annie is a data analytics tool for game and app developers that was launched as a free service in 2010. Th...

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 4:48 pm
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How Tokopedia is Building Indonesia’s Taobao

Tokopedia has grown over the years to become one of the favorite C2C marketplace destinations for Indonesians to buy and sell. Founded in 20...

  • June 10, 2013
  • at 10:15 am
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Blackberry JamHack Asia Winner Talks Soccer, Apps, the Future of BB 10 in Indonesia

Blackberry JamHack Asia just finished a few days ago, with Indonesian web and app developers Inspira Solusi Indonesia emerging as the grand ...

  • December 4, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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InnoVentures’ Olivier Carnohan and His Entrepreneurial Journey

French-born and self-confessed “Gadgetologist,” Olivier Carnohan is currently the CEO of InnoVentures, which is a collaborated venture w...

  • August 8, 2012
  • at 10:08 am
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Eedoo Speaks Out About CT510: Don’t Call it a Game Console [EXCLUSIVE]

A day before I wrote this piece about the launch of the CT510 and how the console is nowhere to be found in Beijing, I sent an email to the ...

  • May 3, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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GudangVoucher Tackles Indonesia’s Online Payment Problems, Southeast Asia Next

Payment, Payment, Payment. That seems to be the biggest problem needing to be solved in the Indonesian e-commerce ecosystem right now. Previ...

  • February 21, 2012
  • at 1:40 pm
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50 Million Strong: Shen Si, CEO and Co-founder of Papaya Mobile Speaks

We have covered many other social gaming platforms like GREE, DeNA, and mig33, but admittedly, we haven’t written too much about PapayaMob...

  • January 18, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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The Lingerie Boutique Experience, Online: An Interview with Dong Lu, CEO of La Miu

You might think that selling lingerie online would be impossible in China’s still-not-fully-mature ecommerce environment, but you̵...

  • November 4, 2011
  • at 3:43 pm
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