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“Why to not not start a startup”

- Paul Graham

The Story

From the moment of inception, it was very clear to us we as e27 had set out to do: give every startup a winning chance.

What started out as a blog to keep track of Singapore’s sprouting startups in 2007, has continued to evolve with time to ensure that we could continue to provide the relevant tools and resources to Asia’s tech ecosystem.

We know it’s hard to build a successful business, and this is compounded when you have to strike out alone. With e27, we envision you plugged into a community of people who can become mentors, partners, investors, colleagues, and customers.

e27 is your go-to platform for news, community, events, talent, funding and more. Everything you need to build a billion-dollar company.

Welcome to the community.

Mohan and Thaddeus
Co-Founders, e27

Meaning of e27

The "e" stands for entrepreneurs, the crazy bunch working towards groundbreaking innovations. We were inspired by Paul Graham's "Why to not not start a startup", and with 27 being the median age of entrepreneurs. With the stars aligned and motivations in place, e27 was born in 2007 in Singapore.

Our Vision

"We believe that every startup deserves a fair chance to succeed."

Our Mission

"To empower entrepreneurs with the tools to build and grow their companies."

Our Values

What do we do?

Media: Plug into the nexus of insights

e27's publishing arm produces content that covers news on funding, startup and entrepreneur profiles, product reviews, resource and thought leadership pieces to level-up you and your startup.

Events: Stay connected to the heartbeat of the community

e27 organises events across the region for participants to share industry trends, regulations, and examples of how you can overcome barriers so that everyone can leverage on the knowledge that rests within Asia’s brightest minds.


All year round, Asia's tech ecosystems gather on a digital platform and in conferences across Southeast Asia to celebrate startups at the forefront of disruption, and for thought leaders to convene and build relationships that transcends country borders.


A single day invite-only conference for investors to share industry trends, regulations in the region, and overcoming barriers so that everyone can leverage on the knowledge that rests within some of the brightest minds of the region.

Founders Drinks

e27's (past) monthly event where founders and industry thought leaders share their industry acumen with the startup community over a drink and good conversation.

Community Events

Everyday, dozens of events takes place across APAC that tech enthusiasts can attend.

Database: Connecting startups and investors

We know how taxing it can be when startups are raising funds. Trying to figure out which venture capital or private equity you should be reaching out to only compounds this problem. With e27’s database, startups and investors can now easily connect and do their due diligence!

Jobs & Talent: Connecting Tech Enthusiasts as Professionals to Asia's Leading and Emerging Companies

Asia's startups are on the hunt for the region's talent and the best fit for their company. With e27 Jobs, discover and be discovered across circles and geographical borders.

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