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John Fearon: Singapore’s grasshopper entrepreneur

Fearon has another new gig. It's JF2 a startup studio that works on several ideas simultaneously.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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Dropmysite gets new CEO, to launch smartphone backup service Dropmymobile

Former Google business development head of Southeast Asia Charif El Ansari has taken over as CEO of Dropmysite, a company with cloud backup ...

  • October 30, 2013
  • at 11:25 am
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Getting startup financing is like a lottery, but here’s how to improve your odds

John Fearon is a lifelong serial entrepreneur. His 35 years have taken him from selling sweets as a child, to global digital marketing, to f...

  • September 13, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Irrational Optimism for Entrepreneurship

John Fearon is a lifelong entrepreneur. His 33 years have taken him from selling sweets as a child, to global digital marketing, to founding...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 6:08 pm
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Dropmyemail picks Texas over Silicon Valley for US office. Here’s why…

Dropmyemail, a Singapore-based startup that backups emails in the cloud, has opened a sales and business development office in Dallas, Texas...

  • August 3, 2012
  • at 6:35 pm
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Jam in the cloud with Angel’s Gate at Amazon Web Services

Angel’s Gate, a 360-degree reality series that gives aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity of a lifetime to pitch their dream busine...

  • July 24, 2012
  • at 11:17 am
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Founders flying solo: Jon Yongfook, John Fearon, and Douglas Gan chime in

Few really set out to be a solo entrepreneur. But the lack of a co-founder doesn't stop them from starting a business.

  • June 22, 2012
  • at 9:13 am
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Startups: No kids allowed

21-year-old Brian Wong, founder of US-based Kiip, dishes advice on first hires in startups.

  • June 12, 2012
  • at 10:17 pm
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Six failed businesses on, Dropmyemail’s John Fearon says, “I’m amazing”

Not lacking self-confidence, this entrepreneur is betting that his startup will become the next big thing on the Internet.

  • May 28, 2012
  • at 8:30 am
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To raise money and succeed, startup founders need irresistible positivity

Startups require extremely positive founders to carry them through from beginning to end. In the short-term, it is about negating what can g...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 5:34 pm
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ApexPeak, a startup that turns invoices into cash, raises $1.84 million

Cashflow is king at many startups and enterprises. Entrepreneurs often find themselves living month-to-month before hitting their stride, wo...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Startups: fake it till you make it – but don’t lie

Every successful startup founder has to be first and foremost a great salesperson. It means to be able to sell a brand-new concept before it...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Dropmyemail Business launched; backs up corporate emails

Dropmyemail Business is designed to protect against disgruntled employees deleting vital documents, accidental email deletions, server crash...

  • November 21, 2012
  • at 11:36 pm
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Howdy Partners! Singapore’s Dropmyemail Rolls Into Texas, Opens New Office

Less than half a year after first launching, the Singaporean startup behind the email backup service Dropmyemail is opening an office in the...

  • August 3, 2012
  • at 12:59 pm
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Dropmysite acquires Orbitfiles, brings number of signups past 911,000

Dropmysite announced today in a press release that it has completed the acquisition of, a cloud backup and sharing solution w...

  • June 27, 2012
  • at 10:39 am
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Dropmyemail revamps referral program in bid to get one million users

Launched at DEMO Asia 2012 in March, Dropmyemail has since gone on a spectacular streak, scoring 630,000 registered users in 50 days. It is ...

  • June 18, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Echelon 2012 essentials — your guide to Asia’s key tech startup event

Organized by tech blog e27 for the third year running, Echelon 2012 is a key startup launchpad in Asia with over 1,100 delegates in attenda...

  • June 4, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Singapore’s Dropmyemail snags senior Google exec

Google Southeast Asia’s senior conversion specialist, Vinoaj Vijeyakummar, has left the search company to become the head of product d...

  • May 18, 2012
  • at 1:53 am
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