This is a story of how a woman entrepreneur with two young children at home took some tough calls, made lucky bets, and turned her daily deals company profitable.
Advitiya Sharma came to Mumbai from Jammu & Kashmir, known more as a hotbed of terror than a launch pad for tech. But he’s the man behind Housing, a trailblazing real estate portal in India.
His name may not be familiar, but if you’ve booked a flight from Indonesia in the past couple of years, chances are you’ve heard of his startup, Traveloka. As of late, Traveloka has managed not only t...
Few developers have had as much success in Asia’s games industry as Bari Silvestre, but how did one Filipino factory worker achieve worldwide indie fame?
In 2013, WebKul has tripled its revenue and products, and reached US$1 million revenue.
PeaTix’s growth is something its founders attribute to their ability to focus on customers’ needs.
Before getting its seal of approval, Zipmatch founders John Dang and Chow Paredes had to leave their corporate jobs and bootstrap the new startup at the same time.
In Japan, people in the IT industry will have heard of Koki Sato, CEO & President at Septeni Holdings.
Internet-savvy shoppers in Singapore have all heard of Qoo10, an oddly-named and visually-cluttered platform where merchants can sell anything from smartphone accessories, soft toys to cosmetics. Whil...
Haruhisa Okamura founder and CEO of Adways is one of the youngest founders to bring a company from zero to IPO in Japan.
The story of Gengo’s Robert Laing and Matthew Romaine is a source of inspiration for many gaijin (foreigners) building a tech startup in Japan.
Lamuda got two job offers: one on Wall Street in the US and one at McKinsey in Indonesia. Believing that there would be bigger opportunities for his entrepreneurial dreams back home, he chose the latt...
Ashwin Gayam does not come across as your typical CEO. While he looks the part, he is fundamentally a technologist at heart. His resume bears that out: four years at business school INSEAD serving a t...
This startup lets users mix and match their favorite outfits, and is making money without selling a thing
“I’m in a business that I love. I love fashion and technology. I can’t ask for more,” said Kanayama, co-founder of iQon.
Tokyo Otaku Mode was founded in March 2011 as a Facebook page by a bunch of otaku founders. It is now a site that generates 20 million pageviews a month.
Founded by Yuta Tsuruoka and Kazuma Ieiri, BASE a Tokyo-based startup aims to help anyone to create an e-commerce website within 30 seconds.
Unlike many natural-born entrepreneurs who began selling cupcakes before they learned how to walk, Mun Yew Loh, like the rest of us, lived a more mundane life. An engineering graduate with no patience...