CATEGORY: People

Startup in Spotlight: Allstay most confident about speed & customisation

By Elaine Huang | 24 hours ago

e27 visited Allstay in Korea to understand why the startup is choosing to fight big competitors such as Trivago and HotelsCombined Read More

We are trying to make the wallet as good as cash: Paytm

By Twishy Shahi | Jul 29, 2015

The company is aggressively betting on the payments business, along with focussing on e-commerce and its new bus ticket marketplace Read More

"Analytics is not here for decoration, but to understand drivers of trends"

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 28, 2015

Fai-Keung Ng, Group Country Manager, SEA, talks to e27 about how companies in the region are using data analytics and how it can be improved Read More

KFit to use newly raised funds to focus on its mobile strategy

By Yon Heong Tung | Jul 24, 2015

On back of securing investment, Founder Joel Neoh talks to e27 about expanding while staying locally relevant, going big on mobile, and more... Read More

Acquisitions are a great way to add incredible talent & technology: Practo

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jul 23, 2015

The Bangalore-based doctor booking platform recently bought Fitho and Genii; plans to acquire many more companies in the next few months Read More

Former Yahoo! exec David Gowdey joins Jungle Ventures as Managing Partner

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 23, 2015

Gowdey will be based in Singapore where he will help lead Series A and B stage investments with a focus on the consumer Internet sector Read More

People who create content will always need the PC: Lenovo SG Head

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 23, 2015

Jessie Quek, Lenovo's Singapore Country Manager, talks about the state of the PC market and how Lenovo is adapting to challenges of a new era, among other things Read More

Christy Ng's journey from selling shoes at a flea market to e-commerce

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 22, 2015

Online shoe retailer ChristyNg.com's Founder and CEO talks about running a successful e-commerce businesses and shares her own rags to riches story Read More

Myntra names McKinsey Director Ananth Narayanan as CEO

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jul 22, 2015

Current CEO Mukesh Bansal will assume the role of Board Chairman of the Bangalore-based fashion e-tailer Read More

Back to the future: Advice from Jack Ma from 1999

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 16, 2015

In this video from 1999, the year he founded Alibaba, Ma talks about his dreams for Alibaba -- then just a twinkle in his eye Read More

Lazada Indonesia’s Co-founder joins Ola as VP, New Initiatives

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jul 16, 2015

At e-commerce major Lazada, Sundeep Sahni successfully raised US$100 million from European investors such as Rocket Internet Read More

SAIF Partners appoints FreeCharge’s former CEO Alok Goel as MD

By Twishy Shahi | Jul 13, 2015

At SAIF Partners, Goel will be looking into early-stage investments Read More

From archives: Op-ed: The death of Gigaom and the changing face of journalism

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 11, 2015

Gigaom, one of the pioneers of the online tech media scene shut its doors on Tuesday after 9 years of operation. What does this mean for the industry as a whole? Full disclosure: This is an op-ed piece, the opinions in this piece are mine and mine alone Read More

Making it on YouTube: What Kurt Hugo Schneider can teach startups

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 10, 2015

There's a lot entrepreneurs can learn from YouTube star Kurt Hugo Schneider. He talks about the power of the platform and building formidable brands Read More

Shanghai represents consumer tech future: CES Asia Show Director

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 09, 2015

The worlds of consumer tech and startups are melding like never before. e27 sat down with John Kelley to find out the trends and more Read More

Cloud allows you to fail fast and fail cheap: AWS ASEAN Head

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 03, 2015

In a candid chat with e27, AWS' Richard Harshman talks about how cloud has empowered startups and how it will continue to evolve with new businesses Read More

Mobile apps "already old news": Chope's CEO on back of new funding

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 30, 2015

e27 finds out about the unique challenges of Southeast Asia, Apple Watch app, competition, Chope's secret to success and US$8M funding Read More

Chinese users want the niche SEA firms offer: Alibaba's Michael Mang

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 29, 2015

Mang talks about Alibaba's plans for APAC and how the company intends to shed its China-only image in favour of a more global one Read More

From Archives: Go big or go home: MassChallenge's John Harthorne and GSF's Rajesh Sawhney

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 27, 2015

In an exclusive fireside chat, Harthorne and Sawhney talk about the importance of a global vision for startups. Take baby steps, but plan big, they say Read More

With Echelon Asia Summit 2015 officially over, winners talk the talk

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 25, 2015

With all the drama and excitement of Echelon Asia Summit 2015 over, this is what the various award winners had to say about their triumphs Read More

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