If you’ve ever been to Vietnam during the Lunar New Year, you’d know that major cities like Ho Chi Minh city and Ha Noi empty out completely. They turn into des...
Startups are Tech in Asia’s bread and butter. As Asia’s startup ecosystems grow, we’ll be here to document both their successes and failures. From seed-stage bootstrappers to multimillion-dollar exits, every startup worth its salt deserves a chance to be heard.
It’s easy to spot the rapidly rising number of hotels and restaurants in Vietnam. But despite the industry’s noticeable growth, managing a hotel or chain restau...
Here’s a list of women who have broken through barriers and overcome obstacles to achieve success in Southeast Asia’s tech industry.
If you’re looking for the entrepreneur who could create the next billion-dollar startup in Southeast Asia, look no further than this list.
Tappy, a location-based chat app out of Vietnam has just been acquired by gaming platform Weeby.co for an undisclosed sum.
Malaysia-based iPrice, a site that aggregates a multitude of ecommerce sites in Southeast Asia into a single shopping destination, raises funds from Asia Ventur...
FPT, Vietnam's largest tech company, with revenues over a $1 billion per year, is now opening its own $3 milion-per-year seed fund, FPT Ventures.
It wants to make topping up credits fun too.
Hong Kong-based financial comparison site CompareAsiaGroup today announced it raised $40M in series A funding led by Goldman Sachs and Nova Founders Capital.
Rocket Internet’s online food ordering service Foodpanda revealed today that it has secured US$110 million in funding – far and away its biggest investment to d...
There aren't many startups in Asia that have the vision of going global. But Echoes, and the four other finalists in Tech in Asia Tour Hanoi, are different.
There are three ways in which founder Maheshswaran Suresh Kumar believes Sourceguru will do better than the incumbents.
Vietnam is one of a handful of markets around the world where Google faces a strong rival in search. It's Vietnamese challenger is called Coc Coc.
At Tech in Asia, we are serious about unearthing the best startups across Asia. Apart from having great writers scattered across the region, writing about new i...
Simply put, a shared bill is a royal pain in the butt to settle.
Travel startup Triip, which won Tech in Asia's first ever Startup Arena battle in Ho Chi Minh City, battles again at Startup Asia Jakarta.
Vietnam’s startup scene is in an existential crisis. What does this mean for the young startups that want to build for the future? They should just go global.
In Asia, Rocket Internet’s data shows strong growth on sites like Lazada and Foodpanda – albeit from relatively tiny base figures.
Topica Founder’s Institute has just graduated its latest batch of startups. Three of them have already been funded. Can you guess which?
Tech startups aiming to be different in a competitive market may often conclude that they need to pivot their product or offer a more nuanced service than their...
The Vietnamese government, via the Ministry of Science and Technology, is intent on making a bigger impact on the startup ecosystem in Vietnam. It knows that in...
If you want to build products and companies that can compete on the world stage, don’t pay attention to where you are from. Look forward.
HaiVL is one of Vietnam's most promising media startups. It cloned the 9gag funny image model and achieved 4 million uniqe visits per day within 2 years.
GrabTaxi is heading into new territory with GrabBike. The service now hosts motorbike drivers that you can call from your smartphone.
mWork, over the last three years, has built a sophisticated mobile ecosystem around smartphone apps and games. Here's a closer look at what they do.
Hanwha, one of South Korea’s largest conglomerates is now quite keen on startups in Asia. It’s ready to put down more than $300,000 to make that happen.
VinEcom is a US$50 million project under the auspices of Vingroup, Vietnam’s top real estate company. Vietnam's richest billionaire, Pham Nhat Vuong, is leading...
Note-syncing app Evernote now has more than 30 million users in Asia, reveals the US startup’s CEO, Phil Libin.
VNG and Garena represent the two biggest tech companies out of Southeast Asia.
Triip.me, one of Vietnam’s new promising tourism startups is offering a tour of Vietnam’s startups. Lead by Ngan Sau, it gives a nice peek into what Vietnam’s s...