Posts Tagged: investors


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Sharks, pirates hinder Indonesian file hosting giant Indowebster’s desire to scale up

“55 percent of the files on Indowebster are illegal content,” explains chief operating officer Abang Suluh Husodo. “But the users love...

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 7:06 pm
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4 need-to-knows for Asian startups to attract international investors

We’ve written a fair number of startup failure stories. While some get back on their feet and learned from these experiences, some do no...

  • November 18, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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What Happens If Entrepreneurs Dream Big, But Investors Have No Balls?

What Happens If Entrepreneurs Dream Big, But Investors Have No Balls?

Every entrepreneur in Asia is looking enviously at Singapore and its government as they pump millions and millions of dollars into new tech ...

  • June 7, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Announcing TechinAsia Meetups 2013!

Hey folks! Today, we’re officially announcing TechinAsia Meetups 2013. What is that, you ask? Well, it’s a series of meet-up sessions th...

  • December 19, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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How Should a New Startup in Singapore Find Funding?

This question originally appeared on Quora, and the answer that follows was provided by Thomas Wong, a local Singaporean. I drafted up a few...

  • December 13, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Overseas Investors talk about the Indonesian Market [Live Blog]

As the final panel for the morning at Startup Asia Jakarta 2012 saw moderator Vanessa Tan asking a group of overseas investors about their e...

  • June 7, 2012
  • at 2:02 pm
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A Bubble in the Startup World?

Is there a bubble in the startup industry? It looks like it. At least that’s according to a discussion panel at GMIC, which included Robin...

  • May 11, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Want To Meet Investors At Startup Asia? Here’s How

We’re still not getting a ton of sleep these days, but what keeps me going is that I know that we’re building something that provide...

  • December 9, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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Flipkart Raised $20 Million From Tiger Global

Bangalore-based e-commerce website FlipKart said on Thursday that it has received Series C funding amounting to $20 million from existing US...

  • June 17, 2011
  • at 1:27 am
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Earning the halo: How to build relationships with angel investors, even when they won’t invest in you

Rui Ma is the Greater China Venture Partner for the global seed fund and accelerator 500 Startups. She has been working in finance for over ...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 3:52 pm
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Silicon Valley startup Kamcord snags $1 million in funding from Tencent, Innovation Works

As Silicon Valley investors are getting more interested in (and aware of) startups in Asia, it seems that the reverse is also true. San Fran...

  • August 22, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Singapore Meetup: 10 Mobile App Marketing Tips

Happy 2013! We recently announced our very first TechinAsia Meetup, which will take place in Jakarta (it’s already sold out, by the way!)....

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Jakarta Meetup: Tech Trends in Indonesia 2013

2012 is drawing to a close. Looking back, we can see that e-commerce and e-payment were major forces in Indonesia’s tech scene this year. ...

  • December 19, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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What Do Tech Startups In Indonesia Need Most From Investors?

This question originally appeared on Quora, and the answer that follows was provided by Arip Tirta, the co-founder of UrbanIndo [1]. In orde...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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6 Tips When Meeting Investors at a Conference

As our Startup Asia Jakarta and Founders and Investors meetup draws closer, I’ve received a lot of emails from entrepreneurs asking ab...

  • June 1, 2012
  • at 12:19 pm
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Entrepreneurs: Go Big or Go Home

We ran a investors-meet-entrepreneurs session at Plugin @ Blk 71 as part of our Startups in Asia (Singapore) networking session last Saturda...

  • February 10, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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Rebates for Angel Investors In Singapore? Awesome!

Singapore has almost everything anyone would need  for an Asia Pacific headquarters or an investment hub: access to capital, good laws, men...

  • August 26, 2011
  • at 5:28 pm
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