The capital city now hosts Startup Weekend hackathons, Startup Grind keynotes, and a local state-run incubator, but startups there are still in their infancy.
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.
Modbot is a Singapore hardware-modding and painting startup in Singapore. Would you guess its founder got into this because of competitive gaming?
This bro-sis duo returned to India to bring ecommerce to industrial buyers, and they just raised $2M
From hydraulic grinders to boring bars, industries large and small can get their supplies online on IndustryBuying.com, instead of doing the rounds of wholesale hardware markets.
Cheers adds a new dimension to social messaging: aside from texts and multimedia content, users can send ‘gifts’ - or their equivalent amount - right into a friend’s digital wallet.
As China's web censorship piled on, the American entrepreneur behind Pay4bugs decided that Hong Kong would be a better base for his startup.
Crevo hit the black last year but founder Kensuke Shibata says the team left money on the table. He expects revenue to quadruple this year.
It lowers the costs of analytics and optimization for manufacturing, allowing smaller firms to invest in it.
The island's answer to Fab and Gilt has carved out a space for itself amid a booming domestic ecommerce industry.
Additionally, McClure gave pointers on how to build a startup, invest wisely, and build a startup ecosystem.
A list of strategies to help get your Indonesian tech company noticed. These tips can also be useful for foreign companies looking to enter the market.
It has been a year since the 500 Startups Japan office closed, but Dave McClure thinks it might be time to change that.
Convo's Shehryar Hydri speaks on what Pakistan needs to build a thriving ecosystem at Tech in Asia's first meetup in the country.
Although HomeLane features an online 3D planning tool to help visualize what your decorated home might look like, much of the startup’s service happens offline.
PawnHero, Southeast Asia’s first online pawnshop, seeks to solve the problem of expensive credit for base-of-the-pyramid consumers in emerging markets.
There are three ways in which founder Maheshswaran Suresh Kumar believes Sourceguru will do better than the incumbents.
SAIF Partners and global not-for-profit Accion invested US$1 million into Aye Finance, which loans capital to startups and other young enterprises, little served by traditional banks and other lenders...
Singapore continues its push to modernize the economy. Startups can benefit from this.