CATEGORY: People

Kaspar Zhou to leave 500 Startups for investee Pomelo Fashion

By Rahil Bhagat | Apr 16, 2015

Industry sources tell us Zhou will be leaving the company to take up an as-of-yet undisclosed role at Thai fashion e-tailer Pomelo Fashion Read More

Meet the 12 startups that impressed judges with their pitches at B Dash Camp

By Rahil Bhagat | Apr 15, 2015

Twelve startups from seven countries, chosen from a total pool of 54, brought their A game to the pitching competition. Read on to know who took home the prize Read More

Starting up is so painful, I will never want to do it again: GREE Founder

By Rahil Bhagat | Apr 13, 2015

In front of a packed house in Fukuoka, Japan, Yoshikazu Tanaka talks about challenges, secret of GREE's success and what lies ahead Read More

This top corporate tech lawyer is helping the little guys

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Apr 13, 2015

To assist with challenges the tech community faces on the legal side, Lee Bagshaw, a VC and tech M&A lawyer, has helped create a set of free agreement templates Read More

Guide to Philippines’ startup ecosystem: Kickstart Ventures' Minette Navarrete

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Apr 08, 2015

Globe Telecom's VC arm Kickstart Ventures will invest rounds of US$1M to US$5M at the Series A stage and beyond from its new US$50M fund Read More

We wanted to create a new experience: Samsung Galaxy S6 design chief

By Rahil Bhagat | Apr 03, 2015

"When you have a very good concept, you want to make sure you follow it all the way through and not be compromised in any way," said Samsung's senior designer Hong Yeo Read More

Zomato can’t eat into foodpanda’s pie: foodpanda's Saurabh Kochhar

By Twishy Shahi | Apr 01, 2015

The newly-appointed India CEO thinks online food ordering is still small in India, with immense opportunity for every player to grow Read More

Meet mompreneur, Debadutta Upadhyaya, creator of Timesaverz

By Twishy Shahi | Mar 31, 2015

Being a mother to an infant, a quality professional and a perfect homemaker without any support system was unimaginable, explains Deb Read More

Li Ka-Shing Foundation's Solina Chau is one shrewd investor

By Donna Louisse | Mar 31, 2015

According to The Wall Street Journal, Chau secured deals totaling US$70 million in 2014 as head of Horizon Ventures Read More

Thai entrepreneur Krating Poonpol joins 500 Startups as Venture Partner

By Donna Louisse | Mar 26, 2015

His appointment comes a month after TechCrunch first reported that 500 Startups would be launching a US$10 million micro-fund -- the aptly named 500 TukTuks -- focused on Thailand Read More

Bridging Australia and Singapore's startup ecosystems: Joseph Ziegler

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Mar 23, 2015

Ziegler hopes that Singapore can become the new destination for Australia's budding startups, slowly but surely superseding the Valley Read More

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

By Rahil Bhagat | Mar 13, 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

SINE CEO Ajeet Khurana quits; to announce new venture end of March

By Maneka Tanwani | Mar 02, 2015

Khurana told e27 that his next venture will try to "solve an acute problem in the Indian startup space that everyone talks about, but no one does anything" Read More

US-based Bitwage's CEO on how Bitcoin is bridging East and West

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Feb 23, 2015

Despite being a proponent of the technology, Bitwage CEO Jonathan Chester admits that Bitcoin still needs to improve in three key areas: Usability, accessibility, and relative stability Read More

Exclusive: Tim Draper tells us why women make successful entrepreneurs

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Feb 23, 2015

Women need to know 80% of what they have to do before they're willing to start a business, while men only need 20%. At Draper University of Heroes, the women realise they're already like 60% of the way there and they might as well take the step Read More

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