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This is the Indonesian healthtech startup that President Joko Widodo has been talking about

By Anisa Menur | Apr 29, 2016

HaloDoc recently raises pre-Series A round from Djarum, Go-Jek, and Mensa Group Read More

Is fatherhood the end of a man’s career? New roles for women and men at workplaces

By Flexing It | Apr 28, 2016

While the role of women at work has taken seed, changing the dynamics of their role as caregivers, the traditional role of men as sole breadwinners should be reviewed as well Read More

Hosting a party? This Malaysian startup makes booking venues as easy as booking flights

By Anisa Menur | Apr 28, 2016

VMO Chief ‘Eventgelist’ speaks to e27 about local trends, and the company’s next fundraising strategy Read More

Rakuten's Rakuma goes all-out for Taiwan expansion, appoints country manager

By Kevin McSpadden | Apr 27, 2016

Rakuma is popular amongst women in the country, and the plan is to localise the user experience strategy and integrate the new service into Taiwan's Rakuten Ichiba platform Read More

At the age of 8, he built a robot. By the time he turned 17, he was already a prolific inventor

By Sainul Abudheen K | Apr 27, 2016

The story of a young student entrepreneur, who has developed many low-cost technologies and loves to learn through practical experimentation Read More

iflix gets new Head of Asia, strengthens Indonesian presence with Indosat Ooredoo partnership

By Anisa Menur | Apr 27, 2016

David Goldstein previously served as as Special Advisor to CEO of Axiata, one of Asia’s largest telco companies Read More

It's Official: MaGIC appoints Ashran Dato' Ghazi as new CEO

By Kevin McSpadden | Apr 26, 2016

Ghazi was part of the founding team for social content networking site Joota and started the Rice Bowl Start-up Awards Read More

CompareAsia ropes in Prashant Aggarwal from Visa as Chief Commercial Officer

By Sainul Abudheen K | Apr 25, 2016

The development comes ahead of the fintech firm’s Series B financing round and two weeks after appointing former KKR executive Sam Allen as CEO Read More

Greg Patti: Hong Kong startups 'better off' raising funds from VCs, never mind govt

By Anisa Menur | Apr 22, 2016

The former GoPro VP of International Finance holds nothing back in this interview about Hong Kong startup scene Read More

After leading Victorious in Asia, Tony Zameczkowski joins Netflix

By Kevin McSpadden | Apr 20, 2016

As Netflix continues to deepen its 'international push' from January, Zameczkowski joins the team to leverage strategic partnerships Read More

This Hong Kong-based startup aims to make supply chain more open, efficient

By Anisa Menur | Apr 20, 2016

OpenPort currently has their eyes on Indonesian and Pakistani market Read More

Foreign early-stage funds in India lack execution capabilities: Venture Catalysts' Apoorv Ranjan Sharma

By Sainul Abudheen K | Apr 19, 2016

Many foreign VCs lack India connect and that’s why they are unable to solve good investment deals in India, he says Read More

Lazada is Alibaba’s big bet on m-commerce, but how hard it was for Lazada to be mobile-first?

By Paul Malicki | Apr 19, 2016

Lazada became the mobile-first company in 2014, and today it has more than 30 million downloads to its credit Read More

Effective marketing is about good storytelling: Pat Villaceran

By Yon Heong Tung | Apr 15, 2016

The CEO and Founder of AED Global is all about creating authenticity and longevity in customer engagement Read More

Vietnam-based e-learning startup Kyna.vn bags 7-digit seed funding from CyberAgent Ventures

By Yon Heong Tung | Apr 15, 2016

It will use newly-raised capital will accelerate the number of online programs to 1,000 courses this year Read More

Reflections and quips on entrepreneurship by Justin Kan

By Yon Heong Tung | Apr 14, 2016

The creator of Justin.tv, Twitch, and Partner at Y-Combinator shares his experiences and thoughts on entrepreneurship in a chat with e27 Read More

Indonesia's Startup Legal Clinic, a helping hand for startups' legal woes

By Anisa Menur | Apr 13, 2016

While they are still unable to provide legal service officially, the organisation can help point founders and investors to the right direction Read More

I don't want, can not, and have not changed the world by myself: Facebook Co-founder Eduardo Saverin

By Kevin McSpadden | Apr 12, 2016

In a conversation that began with humility and ended with modesty, Eduardo Saverin offered entrepreneurial advice and shed light on Facebook's early days Read More

At least one corporation is involved in majority of unicorns: Arnaud Bonzom of 500 Startups

By Bernard Leong | Apr 11, 2016

After explaining what he looks for in his angel investments, Bonzom breaks down how large corporations can integrate the startup culture Read More

Companies in APAC are more agile and innovative than those in Europe: Bart Bellers

By Yon Heong Tung | Apr 07, 2016

The Senior Advisor of Corporate Strategy, Asia Pacific at Amadeus, discusses how companies should pursue innovation; and why APAC is leading Read More

This Indonesian e-commerce platform is free-kicking into sports apparel category

By Anisa Menur | Apr 07, 2016

Jakarta-based Asports is also looking forward to setting up its own sports brand Read More

Manufacturing hardware in China from scratch: Q&A with Liam Bates, Co-founder of origins technology

By TechNode | Apr 07, 2016

Just because someone says, 'we can make it, no problem', does not make them the right person for the job Read More

Former KKR Director Sam Allen joins CompareAsiaGroup as its CEO

By Sainul Abudheen K | Apr 06, 2016

A year ago, CompareAsiaGroup had raised US$40M Series A led by Goldman Sachs, and is now on the verge of raising a large Series B funding Read More

Passports out, workers: This programme can help you work, learn, and travel to three countries

By Anisa Menur | Mar 31, 2016

Professional development programme YonderWork provides an opportunity to learn, network, and work in Bali, Chiang Mai, and Buenos Aires Read More


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