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Jonathan Toyad
If you want an elaborate answer on who would win in a fight between Ultraman and Godzilla, Jonathan Toyad is your man. A six-year veteran in the game journalism industry, he did words and videos for outlets such as GameSpot, GameAxis, IGN and Stuff.TV. Fears coyotes and scorched earths.
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This Singapore 'pre-incubator' teaches gamemakers to be entrepreneurs

This Singapore 'pre-incubator' teaches gamemakers to be entrepreneurs

TECHNOLOGY | 23 Jul, 2014

e27 talks to the creators of the Game Innovation Programme on the business of games and making them for today's market 

After getting US$280M from Alibaba, Tango wants to be the next LINE

After getting US$280M from Alibaba, Tango wants to be the next LINE

INVESTMENT | 22 Jul, 2014

How? By opening up a global game fund that looks like a good opportunity for game developers in Southeast Asia 

12 things you need to know about Japan's gaming mobile market

12 things you need to know about Japan's gaming mobile market

BUSINESS, NEWS | 21 Jul, 2014

e27 talks to the analyst and Kantan Games consultancy guru Dr Serkan Toto about the most noteworthy quirks of the Japanese mobile gaming industry 

Oaxis exceeds US$100K in three hours for its crowdfunded InkCase Plus

Oaxis exceeds US$100K in three hours for its crowdfunded InkCase Plus

NEWS | 18 Jul, 2014

How much has Singapore-based Oaxis raised so far via its Kickstarter project for its new E Ink casing? And what's new about the casing? 

How an artistic pursuit gave way to a promising startup

How an artistic pursuit gave way to a promising startup

NEWS, SINGAPORE, TECHNOLOGY | 18 Jul, 2014

Fancy having a kick-ass pop culture-related sculpture straight out of Singapore talent pool? e27 talks to the artists from Singapore-based Kinetiquettes about making it big in the art startup world 

The fight against revenge porn: Keep your private moments Disckreet

The fight against revenge porn: Keep your private moments Disckreet

AUSTRALIA, NEWS, TECHNOLOGY | 17 Jul, 2014

The app requires the couple to key in two passcodes -- one each from the two individuals -- to allow access to files which feature their private moments 

Global Brain and KDDI team up to invest US$8M in four startups

Global Brain and KDDI team up to invest US$8M in four startups

INVESTMENT, JAPAN | 17 Jul, 2014

Both companies' funding programme has US$49M fund size; startups being funded include VentureBeat and Issuu 

Can Soundwave change the way you share music?

Can Soundwave change the way you share music?

TECHNOLOGY | 17 Jul, 2014

Dubbed as the 'Instagram of music', the app Soundwave can help share songs instantly with friends in a group chat 

Softbank & Qualcomm's VC arms invest in delivery service Naldo

Softbank & Qualcomm's VC arms invest in delivery service Naldo

INVESTMENT, SOUTH KOREA | 16 Jul, 2014

This is the Korean startup's first major investment after its 2013 initial angel funding; instant delivery market in Korea is worth US$5B 

LINE to file for IPO on Tokyo Stock Exchange

LINE to file for IPO on Tokyo Stock Exchange

BUSINESS, INVESTMENT, IPO, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA | 15 Jul, 2014

The chat app player is going the initial public offering route that may be worth US$9.85 billion 

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