The early-stage startup’s guide to creating an online video presence

By geektime | May 25, 2015

When it comes to video marketing, it’s no longer a question of whether your company can afford it or not Read More

Netflix in talks with Jack Ma-backed Wasu to expand into China

By Donna Louisse | May 15, 2015

The online TV and video streaming platform looks to take on China's US$5.9B online video market; has plans to be nearly global by end of 2016 Read More

Go offline: Is YouTube's mantra in India to beat slow internet speed

By Twishy Shahi | Dec 11, 2014

Videos can now be viewed without an Internet connection for up to 48 hours; the offline feature will be rolled out in Indonesia and Philippines too Read More

Techventure 2014: Is Asia on track to rival the West in tech leadership?

By Terence Ng | Sep 11, 2014

Keen to know what excites a venture capitalist? Head to Techventure 2014, where leaders will provide insights on SEA's startup potential Read More

Culture Machine secures series A funding from Zodius Capital

By Twishy Shahi | Sep 03, 2014

The Indian digital video entertainment company will use the capital to expand its presence in international markets Read More

Veeroll to release a new platform for YouTube video ads at VidCon

By Twishy Shahi | Jun 26, 2014

The platform will help advertisers on YouTube to quickly find the right audience and create a compelling video ad to reach them Read More

iLathys to launch TubeTrackr at VidCon

By Twishy Shahi | Jun 26, 2014

The Singapore startup is to launch TubeTrackr, a platform for organic video marketing on YouTube, at the world’s largest conference for YouTubers Read More

Alibaba buys stake in local top soccer team for US$192M

By Jonathan Toyad | Jun 05, 2014

Chinese conglomerate has bought 50% stake in Guangzhou Evergrande Football Club. Why the sudden shift in focus from tech companies to a sports team? Read More

Google/YouTube to buy eSports-focussed channel

By Jonathan Toyad | May 19, 2014

Popular games-streaming channel, used mostly in Singapore and the Philippines, to be purchased for more than US$1 billion Read More

Tencent to buy stake in China's mapping service NavInfo

By Jonathan Toyad | May 06, 2014

The giant online publisher will spend US$187 million for an 11.3 per cent piece of NavInfo Read More

Yello Mobile buys out Indonesian price comparison site PriceArea

By Jonathan Toyad | May 05, 2014

The Korea-based mobile company has acquired PriceArea for an undisclosed seven-figure amount; going forward the site to focus on mobile Read More

Alibaba buys stake in China's equivalent of YouTube

By Jonathan Toyad | Apr 29, 2014

How much for Youku Tudou Inc? Try US$1.22 billion! Right now, it's the third biggest media acquisition by the company Read More

The Toad @ JFDI: Amazon's Dr Werner Vogels visits startups

By Theon Leong | Apr 24, 2014

Startup founders in Asia have an advantage over peers in US because they are brought up in a multi-cultural environment, said the CTO to a starstruck audience at JFDI Read More

Social music service Beatrobo raises US$1.1 million in Series A funding

By Theon Leong | Apr 21, 2014

The Echelon 2012 alumnus has received funding from Japanese convenience store chain Lawson and Genuine Startups Read More

Mobile games account for top global apps worldwide in Jan 2014

By Saloni Surti | Feb 10, 2014

Games are a clear hit, followed by mobile messengers, social networking apps and mobile security apps, says the latest Distimo report Read More

Breaker raises US$2M to launch new mobile video network for Japan

By Elaine Huang | Jan 03, 2014

Breaker will focus on entertainment, music and fashion content. It received funding from Dream Incubator, Siemer Ventures and other investors Read More

Startups, Luck and Poker

By Guest | Feb 03, 2013

Patrick Lee, co-founder of Rotten Tomatoes, talks about how luck and timing affect startups, similar to a game of poker. Read More

Viki's Tezuka anime channel now available on YouTube

By Winnie Nelson | Sep 18, 2012

A new Tezuka anime channel has been launched by Viki on YouTube. Read More