Why a foreign startup might choose to base their tech development team in Taiwan, and their candid views on the pros and cons behind such a decision.
It’s far from game over for Playbasis.
500 Startups’ investment strategy is unusual. Rather than betting on unicorns, they also look at centaurs and ponies. Investments in the region are growing fast...
Dave McClure has a list on Quora of the most successful 500 Startups companies. Help me identify: which are Asian?
Hello power of the community, There’s a list on Quora of companies 500 Startups has invested in – and which Dave McClure highlights as the most successful/most ...
Tappy, a location-based chat app out of Vietnam has just been acquired by gaming platform Weeby.co for an undisclosed sum.
As managing partner at 500 Startups, Khailee Ng is a well-known personality in the region. Here he shares the details of his own experiences as startup founder.
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Investments in startups in the region are heating up, and we’ve seen VCs pour money into a variety of companies at different stages. Naturally, we’ve also seen ...
Kudo sells products online via physical kiosks in public places. It accepts cash and just grabbed fresh funds for a local expansion from four investors.
This Tokyo-based startup used its prior experience in messaging and real-time video editing to release a launch-day app for Apple Watch.
With the fresh funds, the startups plans to expand to 12 cities in the US by the end of the year.
Blisby has seen some incredible traction in past months, and so getting a stellar line-up of investors onboard was a piece of cake.
Tees.co.id, an Indonesian marketplace that sells artwork on T-shirts and other products closed a round of seed funding from 500 Startups, 8Capita, and angels.
Navigating the startup seas as a new investor or entrepreneur can be tricky business; it’s all about how you approach unruly waves and, depending on your skills...
The round was led by Singapore-based venture capital firm Monk’s Hill Ventures. Existing investor 500 Startups also participated.
At the Asia Leader's Summit in Singapore, a group of venture capitalists gathered to talk about the nature of partnerships in Asia.
500 Startups claims to be the first major accelerator and seed stage investor from Silicon Valley to set up shop in South Korea.
Additionally, McClure gave pointers on how to build a startup, invest wisely, and build a startup ecosystem.
It has been a year since the 500 Startups Japan office closed, but Dave McClure thinks it might be time to change that.
“As of today, we’re averaging between 120 to 150 job requests a day, with a total of close to 4,000,” says co-founder Jeffri Cheong.
You'll be amazed and horrified just how much Chinese startups intentionally misrepresent their funding rounds.
The Hong Kong-based team will use the investment to expand into Southeast Asia.
The site claims to be the first and largest of its kind in Indonesia, as it welcomes 500 Startups, Fenox Venture Capital, and Skystar Ventures on board.
With Andy OS you can run all your favorite mobile apps like WhatsApp, Viber, or Instagram seamlessly across devices. DeNA and China Rocks are its backers along ...
CreoPop is believed to be the first to develop a pen-shaped 3D printer with resin ink. The funding will help it tide through any manufacturing setbacks.
Jay Winder came from Australia with no degree and unable to speak Japanese. Now, his startup is on the rise and funded by Naval Ravikant and Dave McClure.
Shakr, the first South Korean venture to land investment from 500 Startups, plans to open a new office in Tokyo before the end of the first quarter.
CEO Kendrick Wong tells Tech in Asia that the speedy closing of the round, which took just a month, was not by chance.
Entrepreneur and 500 Startups managing partner Khailee Ng has stepped down from his post on MaGIC.
College dropout turned MIT top innovator rolls Craigslist and WhatsApp into one app for local shopping in India
At 19, he dropped out of engineering college, lying to his mom that he was going for an MBA. By 23, he was an angel investor, an MIT Top innovator under 35, and...