Silicon Valley is a huge inspiration to entrepreneurs around the world, including Asian founders. But will the Valley’s way of doing things work in Asia?
Hi TIA Community! I’m Rui Ma, Partner of Greater China at 500 Startups. 500 is a global accelerator and seed fund founded in 2010 and based in Silicon Valley wi...
The annual conference has drawn prominent investors such as Dave McClure and Khailee Ng of 500 Startups, and more than 400 participants from across the globe.
The startup aims to bridge the gap between furniture designers and folks looking to spruce up their spaces. It’s also looking at the rest of Southeast Asia.
Hi TIA community, I’m Krating Poonpol, general partner at 500 TukTuks and venture partner at 500 Startups. We are a US$10 million micro fund focusing specifical...
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.
Want to get fit but hate the idea of being tied to one gym for a whole year like some kind of hamster on a wheel? This kind of subscription could be the answer.
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.