Why Asia needs Digital Jedis: Patrick Meier

By Patrick Meier | Mar 12, 2015

How does crowdsourcing coincide with humanitarian efforts and how can we step up as 'Digital Jedis' or digital first responders? Patrick Meier, an influential thought-leader on humanitarian tech and innovation, weighs in Read More

Asia may have lagged the tech world in the past — but a different future is already here

By Murli Ravi | May 27, 2014

Unicorn VC's Murli Ravi shares how, with increasing connectivity and rising incomes, Asia has come to its own with regards tech innovation Read More

Waygo raises US$900K to better translate Asian languages to English

By Jacky Yap | Jul 17, 2013

Waygo, a visual translator which translates Chinese into English in real time, has raised a US$900,000 seed round to improve its translation service. Read More

8 startups accepted into JFDI.Asia's second bootcamp, female entrepreneur participation doubles

By Jacky Yap | Feb 06, 2013

JFDI.Asia, a Singapore-based accelerator program has just unveiled the eight selected startup team for its second intake. Read More

Twitter partners SingTel for Southeast Asia's first promoted products campaign launch

By Joash Wee | Jan 25, 2013

SingTel launches its first Twitter campaign today in partnership with the microblogging service. Read More

Asia's top venture capitalists predict what's in store for 2013

By Jacky Yap | Jan 08, 2013

As the year 2013 kicks off, startups, companies and venture capital firms set new expectations and goals. What exactly does 2013 promise? We spoke to some of the more prominent venture capitalist around the region to find out their outlook for the new year. Read More

Golden Gate Ventures makes first three investments in Southeast Asia

By Joash Wee | Dec 18, 2012

Singapore-based incubator, Golden Gate Ventures, has announced its first three investments into TradeGecko, RedMart and Coda Payments. Read More

Golden Gate Ventures partners JFDI.Asia to fund and support startups

By Joash Wee | Dec 03, 2012

Golden Gate Ventures and JFDI.Asia forms new strategic alliance to offer digital startups seamless transition from idea to funding. Read More

Asia's Cubie and Cinemacraft among 33 companies for fifth 500 Startups batch

By Jacky Yap | Nov 01, 2012

500 Startups, an accelerator program founded by Dave McClure, has just announced their latest batch of 33 startups. Asia's representatives includes Cubie from Taiwan and Cinemacraft from Japan. Read More

Gimmie raises S$589,000 from Wavemaker Labs, aims to extend partnerships around Southeast Asia

By Jacky Yap | Oct 25, 2012

Echelon 2012 alumnus Gimmie has raised S$589,000 from Wavemaker Labs Singapore and an undisclosed portion of strategic angel investment led by Finn Evdemon Capital Partners. Read More

NetSuite partners Asian digital agencies The Egg, PointStar and I Concept

By Winnie Nelson | Oct 18, 2012

NetSuite collaborates with The Egg, PointStar and I Concept to combine creative design with SuiteCommerce platform. Read More

TaxiMonger to be sole Asian startup to pitch at SeedStartup Demo Day

By Jacky Yap | Sep 19, 2012

Malaysia's TaxiMonger is Asia's sole representative at SeedStartup accelerator programme. Read More

John Fearon talks about backing up the entire web with Dropmysite, Asia's fastest growing startup

By Bianca Zen | May 24, 2012

John Fearon will be discussing on Startup Growth and Scaling at Echelon 2012. Highlighting questions like What are key metrics that startups use in measuring growth? to What are key strategies in scaling/growing your startup once the product is launched? catch him live in discussion. Read More

Golden Gate Ventures founding partner, Vincent Lauria, shares his opinion on Asian startups

By Bianca Zen | May 20, 2012

Vincent Lauria spent more than half a decade  in Silicon Valley building two different startups, Meetro.com, a location-based chat service which was dissolved with many lessons learned in 2007; and Lefora.com, a hosted forum service which grew to over 100,000+ communities and was acquired in 2010. Read More

11 Digital startups 'graduate' at JFDI-Innov8 2012 Bootcamp Demo Day

By Joanna Yeo | May 04, 2012

100 days ago, 11 selected digital startups from all over the world made their way to Singapore to participate in the JFDI-Innov8 2012 Bootcamp. Co-founded by Wong Meng Wong and Hugh Mason, the bootcamp is an intensive accelerator program that is organized by JFDI.Asia and sponsored by SingTel Innov8. Read More

Kark Mobile secures investment from Ideosource during the JFDI-Inno8 2012 Bootcamp ahead of Investor Demo Day

By Kumes Balakrishnan | May 02, 2012

Singapore-based startup Kark Mobile Education Pte Ltd announced that Ideosource, a Jakarta-based investment firm incorporated in the British Virgin Islands, has invested an undisclosed sum to fund development of a new product tentatively called "Kark", a tablet-based edutainment platform for 5-12 year olds based on simulation and interactivity triggered by collectible cards. Read More