Formation 8 raising US$400M late-stage fund for Asia

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 30, 2015

A special focus of the fund will be Southeast Asia and South Korea, with the US$400M likely being spread across 10 gigantic investments Read More

3 critical steps to raising a seed round

By Young Entrepreneur Council | Jun 30, 2015

Make sure you have these three things in place before opening your seed round Read More

Singapore's Chope gobbles up US$8M investment

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 30, 2015

The restaurant reservation service's funding comes on the back of a reported doubling in revenue and a successful foray into China Read More

MENA is hot for travel startups

By geektime | Jun 29, 2015

For someone who’s been around the region, it’s clear that MENA as a whole tells an exciting story of growth that is waiting to be discovered Read More

"Indian startups aren’t ready for short-term incubation yet"

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jun 29, 2015

incub@TE partners with Get2Volume to nurture startups in Singapore and India. We chatted with Rajesh Kumar of Tata Elxsi, firm behind incub@TE, to know more about the initiative Read More

11 tools that will improve your landing pages

By Young Entrepreneur Council | Jun 29, 2015

Increase your leads with these simple tools 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

Asian investors jump in on Airbnb's US$1.5 billion funding round

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 29, 2015

Among venture-backed startups, only Xiaomi and Uber now carry higher valuations than Airbnb, which says China is its fastest growing market Read More

Didi Kuaidi is about to become China's second most valuable startup

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 29, 2015

If Didi Kuaidi manages to raise a US$2 billion round at a US$15 billion valuation, it would propel it to the number two spot behind smartphone maker Xiaomi Read More

Indian e-commerce market bitten by a new bug: Cashback

By Utkarsh Sahu | Jun 29, 2015

The Indian e-commerce market has found a new superhero -- cashback. Move over discounts, cashback is the hottest new trend in business Read More

Finding the right cultural fit for your next job just got easier

By Yon Heong Tung | Jun 29, 2015

Searching for the right job can be a long and painful affair. Social recruiting platform Wantedly intends to change that 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

From Archives: Op-Ed: Dear startup founders, don’t be thankless

By Twishy Shahi | Jun 27, 2015

Founders should not forget that along with the huge sums, comes an obligation to act responsibly Read More

How to build smart startup workspaces with the man behind Tencent's new building

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 27, 2015

Physical space should exist to help you innovate, said Eric Phillips, Principal at architectural firm NBBJ during his keynote at Echelon Asia Summit Read More

Alibaba’s affiliate launches digital-only bank for SMBs in China

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jun 26, 2015

MYbank’s initial strategy is to concentrate on issuing small loans of less than US$805,500 for SMBs, entrepreneurs and consumers Read More

Micromax in talks to sell one fourth stake to Alibaba

By Twishy Shahi | Jun 26, 2015

The deal is reportedly in the range of approximately US$700 million, according to The Economic Times Read More

8 pieces of entrepreneurial wisdom from my father

By Young Entrepreneur Council | Jun 26, 2015

Brittany Hodak applies the cardinal rules her dad taught her to her business and her daily life and urges you to do the same Read More

Australia is a nesting ground for Southeast Asia startups

By Ned Moorfield | Jun 26, 2015

Echelon Speaker Ned Moorfield, CEO & Co-founder, goCatch shares insights on what makes Australia attractive for startups and investors alike Read More

"Grocery e-tailing is a logical extension to a consumer's shopping cart"

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jun 26, 2015

Nitin Chhabra, CEO of Ace Turtle, says they’ve partnered with 12 brands including Flipkart and Myntra to offer omni-channel retailing solutions Read More

Everything you need to know to get the most out of your VCs

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 26, 2015

A panel at Echelon Asia Summit brought together five stalwart VCs to discuss how startups can build the best relationship with their VCs Read More

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