Posts Tagged: Silicon Valley

Kevin Hale Startup Asia Tokyo

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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Blackbox Connect summer 2013

Here are the Asian startups heading to Silicon Valley with Blackbox Connect

Silicon Valley immersion program Blackbox Connect has doubled the numbers for its upcoming two-week Spring program. A total of 16 non-US sta...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 11:26 am
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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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What really goes on at 500 Startups, as told by Builk founder Patai Padungtin

500 Startups is one of world’s top accelerators. Being part of a batch doesn’t only open many doors for startups, it also teaches founde...

  • March 18, 2014
  • at 3:10 pm
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Blackbox Connect summer 2013

Blackbox incubator vows to take 2 Pakistani startups each year to Silicon Valley

Blackbox Connect is the Silicon Valley immersion program that’s dedicated to overseas entrepreneurs. It has already hosted startups fr...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 2:56 pm
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