Posts Tagged: Silicon Valley

Circuit board printing startup AgIC wins JapanNight VII pitch contest

Fourteen of Japan's most ambitious startups battled it out on stage for a chance to attend the finals in San Francisco.

  • September 28, 2014
  • at 7:47 am
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How to cope with Indonesia’s murky business culture

A recent survey on ABC News showed that Australian business people have expressed an overall reluctance to do business in Indonesia. It was ...

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 6:50 pm
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The Asian continent needs a Burning Man to be innovative

Silicon Valley founders are often jumping over to Burning Man for creative inspiration, but Asian founders don’t have this kind of outlet....

  • September 6, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Japan is finally opening up to the rest of the tech world

Will Japan be able to marry its strong history of hardware innovation and build mass appeal for the next generation of software-based techno...

  • September 1, 2014
  • at 6:58 pm
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Born in Vietnam and raised in Y Combinator, Kimono wants to API-ify the entire Internet

Kimono puts the power of data analysis into the hands of anyone. No coding required.

  • August 13, 2014
  • at 11:32 am
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Silicon Valley’s DFJ Global Network adds $20M fund for Southeast Asian investments

DFJ zeroes in on Southeast Asia with the entry of Wavemaker Pacific, a $20 million early-stage fund.

  • July 17, 2014
  • at 9:36 pm
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Before it comes to San Francisco, meet the fresh face of Japanese digital design

Goodpatch, a young design firm in Tokyo, is becoming the company of choice for many in the tech community. It's CEO, Naofumi Tsuchiya, drop...

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 11:04 am
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Startup Asia Singapore 2014

Highlights from day 2 morning sessions at Startup Asia Singapore 2014

Summaries of fireside chats with Viki, MyRepublic, Gumi, and Redmart

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 2:37 pm
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Singapore minister Teo Ser Luck envisions Asia as the next Silicon Valley

Singapore minister Teo Ser Luck envisions Asia as the next Silicon Valley (Startup Asia preview)

Teo Ser Luck, Singapore’s Minister of State for Trade and Industry, will present the opening keynote at Startup Asia.

  • April 30, 2014
  • at 10:59 am
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3 ways Indonesia can become more attractive to foreign investors

Indonesia is one of the most promising emerging tech markets in Asia, but still has a long way to go. Here’s what it can do to attract mor...

  • September 25, 2014
  • at 8:01 pm
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Y Combinator’s Kevin Hale on why ‘Silicon Valley style’ is overrated (#StartupAsia Tokyo)

You will never see Kevin Hale wax poetic about Asia's smartphone penetration or its cheap labor. The YC partner believes in smart people fir...

  • September 8, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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10 ways Japanese entrepreneurs are different from Silicon Valley entrepreneurs (#StartupAsia)

Panelists at Startup Asia Tokyo from Beenos, Movida Japan, Y Combinator, and 500Startups dig into ten key ways that Japan’s startup ecosys...

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 11:15 am
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This Hawaii accelerator is helping American startups enter Asia and vice versa

Adding to the list of tropical destinations for entrepreneurs to grow their businesses, Blue Startups is a US-based tech accelerator that se...

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 3:45 pm
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Taking part in the discussion are Taizo Son, CEO at Movida, Kevin Hale, partner at Y Combinator, and Dave McClure, founding partner at 500 Startups.

How can the US and Japan embrace Asia? (#StartupAsia preview)

Taking part in the discussion are Taizo Son, CEO at Movida, Kevin Hale, partner at Y Combinator, and Dave McClure, founding partner at 500 S...

  • August 1, 2014
  • at 6:29 pm
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This new chat app promises anonymous and untraceable free speech for people living under oppressive regimes

Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei, is one of the world’s richest men and has a reputation not just for his luxurious lifestyle and hi...

  • July 17, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
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GGV Capital closes $620 million fund for startups in China and Silicon Valley

GGV says the amount is consistent with previous funds, bringing its total capital under management to over US$2.2 billion.

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 11:59 am
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10 signs you’re an Asia tech nerd (and that’s good)

When I looked around I found a little bit of this geeky nerdiness in almost everyone I know. So I compiled a list of characteristics we have...

  • April 30, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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How do India’s major startup hubs measure up to those in the US? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Almost like a right of passage, every major startup scene in the world gets stacked up against Silicon Valley as a bellwether for how far it...

  • April 10, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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