Author Archives: Mohan Belani

This Week in Asia 50th Episode @ echelon 2010

This Week in Asia (TWIA), a podcast focusing on the Asian technology community, has been growing since its first episode on 8 November 2009. As one of echelon 2010′s media partners, TWIA has been interviewing many speakers and attendees of the upcoming event, including Daniel Raffel (Yahoo), Gen Kanai (Mozilla), Noah Kagan (Gambit) and many others.

Samsung Launches bada Developer Day Singapore

Editor’s Note: RSVP for the event at this link Back in early January, developers were getting a sneak peak to some of Samsung’s developer related offering at their Developer Night, held in swanky Zouk. The event was held in conjunction with CES2010 and it provided networking opportunities for mobile developers and Samsung executives. It was

Amazon Announces Edge Location in Singapore for Amazon CloudFront

Amazon just announced that their popular content delivery network, Amazon CloudFront, now has an edge location in Singapore. What this basically means is that users in Asia will be able to have much lower latency and faster data transfer rates from now on. Singapore joins 14 other edge locations worldwide including Hong Kong and Tokyo

JooJoo Tablet Shipping to US by Monday, 29th March

I just got word from JooJoo’s PR team that the JooJoo tablet will be shipping on Monday, 29th March. Apparently the news was first brought up on engadget’s site earlier this morning but what’s interesting is that JooJoo’s PR team also requested for my mailing address. Could they be handling out the tablets for testing?

TheMobileGamer (TMG) Scores Seed Funding From Innosight Ventures

Promising young startup TheMobileGamer (TMG) recently scored a nice $500k seed investment from Innosight Ventures. The investment goes towards funding business development activities into various APAC markets as well as further development of the Appchemy platform. We covered Appchemy some time back just when their platform just launched. They were also one of the more

2 Days to PayPal X Developer Open House

Editor’s Note: PayPal will be having their PayPal X Singapore Developer Open House on March 18th. The PayPal X Singapore Developer Open House will be coming up in 2 days. As of now, there are already over 100 RSVPs for the event with more streaming in everyday. One of the highlights of the discussion will

Founder Institute Singapore Expands Mentors List

Founder Institute recently announced the extension of the deadline for their Singapore program. This was because they received multiple qualified applicant requests and were looking into them. Interestingly, just a day after the announcement, they have reported that four new mentors from United States will be added to the list of mentors, amongst many other

Founder Institute Extends Deadlines for Paris, Singapore and Denver

Founder Institute just announced that they will be extending the deadlines for Founder applications in Paris, Singapore and Denver. As mentioned by Founder Institute, this is because they have received multiple qualified applicant requests. However, the Los Angeles semester has been closed and sessions will be starting next week. The deadlines for Paris and Singapore have

Top 10 Finalists for Ultimate Startup Space

Back in December last year, a non web based startup-related event caught my attention. It had nothing to do with the usual startups or business plan events I was previously familiar with. Instead, it combined a unique mix of education, finance and a physical location to bring together a well mixed and unique startup event