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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

Bringing sexy back to B2B scene: With Kristine Lauria and Royston Tay

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 23, 2015

On Day 1 at Echelon Asia Summit, experts talk enterprise tech market and its reputation as being boring and un-sexy in the tech ecosystem Read More

IdeaLab's Bill Gross says timing is everything. Do regional VCs agree?

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 22, 2015

Gross believes timing is the most important factor for startup success. Regional VCs have a very interesting take. Read on... Read More

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

By Donna Louisse | Jun 20, 2015

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

From Archives: Startups in Asia do not fully understand venture capitalism: Howard Hartenbaum

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 19, 2015

A company must learn to defend itself, says Howard Hartenbaum, Partner, August Capital, in an exclusive chat with e27 Read More

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

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 19, 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

India’s field service management app startup FieldEZ eyes Southeast Asia

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jun 17, 2015

FieldEZ, an IvyCap- and IDG-backed B2B startup, has close to 25,000 clients across Asia, US and Canada, says its Co-founder Jinaraj PG Read More

#Startups, we want you: Twitter APAC MD of Sales Aliza Knox

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 17, 2015

Knox talks Twitter's plans for the region, how it intends to work with the startup community and growth of platforms like Periscope Read More

Exclusive: KK Fund's Koichi Saito reveals investments and plans

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 16, 2015

Saito reveals his two latest investments, hints at the details of a third, and tells us he's already signed off on two more deals in Indonesia and the Philippines Read More

Steve Jobs' lessons from 1980 that are pure gold for entrepreneurs of today

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 16, 2015

In a rare video footage from 1980, 25-year-old Steve Jobs talks about his journey as an entrepreneur, what he has learnt and what the future holds Read More

70% VCs reduce the potential of a startup: Silicon Valley VC Vinod Khosla

By Utkarsh Sahu | Jun 16, 2015

It's not always about the money. Khosla shares few words of wisdom for startup entrepreneurs, and has something to say about his fellow VCs Read More

The next "billion dollar idea" at Echelon: NSI Ventures' Hian Goh

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 15, 2015

Entrepreneur-turned-VC, Hian Goh talks SEA's hardware scene, Echelon's energy, Singapore's hardware business opportunities and more Read More

One Founder, 113 rejections & final yes from Ratan Tata: That’s Kaaryah

By Twishy Shahi | Jun 12, 2015

Nidhi Agarwal, a graduate from Kellogg and the Founder & CEO of Kaaryah, plans to be the largest brand for perfect fit western wear for women Read More

US VCs need Echelon to understand SEA: VentureLab's Prasad

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 12, 2015

Mike Prasad tells e27 why foreign VCs need to look to events like Echelon to get a pulse on Southeast Asian startups Read More

“Cyber security is a cat-and-mouse game. Use Big Data to fight back”

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 11, 2015

LogRhythm's Bill Taylor-Mountford talks about issues with cyber security and why security analytics is not just an option, but a necessity Read More

As Qualcomm exec jumps ship to join Xiaomi, is it business as usual?

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 11, 2015

As the new senior VP of strategic cooperation at the five-year-old company, Wang will be helping realise Xiaomi's plans of becoming more than just a smartphone maker Read More

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