Recently Chinese tech giant Tencent announced plans to give its support to 100 startups, but that doesn't mean it plans to invest financially. Instead it's giving them something else.
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.
Ankit Oberoi and Atul Agarwal braved ridicule, furious parents, and lots of unsolicited advice to drop out of graduate school and do a startup together.
The Indian startup ecosystem has reached an inflection point, with 800 new startups sprouting in a year. This, taken in conjunction with rising investment flows, makes it the world's fastest growing s...
It faces competition from Uber, GrabTaxi, and Easy Taxi. But it'll have an easier ride than the US market.
This entrepreneur ditched Japan’s stodgy salaryman culture for India’s wild west – and he’s never going back
Most people like to run away from problems. Not Sho Nakanose. This Japanese entrepreneur likes to run into problems. And he finds plenty of them in India.
KerjaDulu, Indonesia’s social network for job seekers and employers, announced today that it received an angel investment of “a six-figure US dollar” amount from Budi Setiadharma, chairman of the Indo...
To date, he has been bootstrapping Invoice2go's operations for over 12 years.
Innospring is positioning itself to find the future of American tech in China.
In Silicon Valley fewer than five percent of venture-backed startups are female-founded - and it's even worse in developing nations.
Tencent has made a new social play in the same vein as Snapchat to appease China’s “post-90s” youths with a fresh US$20 million series A investment into Blink.
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This month has restored our faith in China's crowdfunding scene with some seriously fun, cool, and weird stuff! Here's our favorite successful campaigns.
Indonesia is a nation comprised of thousands of separate islands, so proving a baseline of quality for the education system has always been a challenge, especially in an emerging economy where major i...
There's a hidden element of Singapore's startup strategy that hasn't been articulated much.
If you’re old enough, you’ll probably remember how your local mom-and-pop store had an NES console you could rent. Those services disappeared as convenience store chains and affordable home consoles a...
This time around, simple proved to be best, with a cloud-powered screenshot app besting two solid hardware pitches.