CATEGORY: People

He ran a makeshift grocery store from his bedroom at the age of 6 before building Thailand’s first cashback site

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 06, 2016

British citizen Anthony Quinn launched cashback site DeeDee in 2015 and has seen quite a decent growth, thanks to the shopping habits of Thai users Read More

HOOQ appoints OTT industry veteran as Country Manager for Singapore, bags Gold Award for branding

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 05, 2016

Michael D’Oliveiro will help the emerging Asia-based video streaming service in expanding its brand presence in the region Read More

Just for fun: 9GAG Co-Founder and CEO Ray Chan on harnessing user-generated content and engaging millennials

By Joey Alarilla | Nov 29, 2016

Millennials make great influencers, but you have to let them be co-creators of content Read More

After the deal: How one-year-old KFit managed to acquire O2O behemoth Groupon's Malaysian business

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 29, 2016

With this acquisition, we have a strong base to deliver on the value proposition of pricing and discounts, says KFit Founder Joel Neoh Read More

Should you become a unicorn or a cockroach? Sukan Makmuri shares his views for Indonesian startups

By Anisa Menur | Nov 29, 2016

The Kudo CTO returns to Indonesia after years of building, mentoring, and investing in Silicon Valley. Find out what he had learned along the journey Read More

Pro Bono: Practical fintech startup legal advice from lawyer WanHsi Yeong and Startupbootcamp fintech director Sam Hall

By Danon Gabriel The | Nov 29, 2016

Here is some legal advice for startups in one of the most exciting and fast-changing industries in 2016 to 2017 Read More

The first employee at VCNC (Between) has moved on, will join LINE

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 28, 2016

Edward Keonwoo Lee started out helping the company while preparing for law school in 2011 and went on to be a leader in the company as Head of Global Business Read More

Meet the VC: Mark Tluszcz on fake unicorns, Spanish wine, and why venture capital is the business of failing

By Anisa Menur | Nov 28, 2016

These were just of some the topics we discussed with the Mangrove Capital Partners CEO and Co-Founder Read More

Designer bags, a Ferrari and a submarine — just some of the luxury goods you can get on this online marketplace

By Anisa Menur | Nov 25, 2016

Maxuri aims to dispel the myth that one can never sell luxury goods online Read More

Pro bono: Singapore lawyer Samuel Ng gives practical legal tips for startups

By Danon Gabriel The | Nov 24, 2016

Legal advice is expensive, which is why the legal tips below are incredibly valuable Read More

Southeast Asia is the next e-commerce wonderland: DHL eCommerce CEO Charles Brewer

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 23, 2016

Globally, online sales represent approximately 9 per cent of retail sales whilst in Asia it is over 10 per cent, so Asia is a significant market for the company, says Brewer Read More

Catching up with the tech scene: how these 4 entrepreneurs are upgrading the Philippine HR practice

By Lyra Reyes | Nov 23, 2016

For decades, how the Philippines does human resources management mostly remain unchanged. They’re due an update. Read More

This bot will write you an Indonesian poem if you mention it on Twitter

By Anisa Menur | Nov 21, 2016

Called RobotPuisi, the project aims to entertain -- and encourage readers to think about the future of computing Read More

Faye Alund: Running a coworking space in Indonesia is like promoting a gym membership

By Anisa Menur | Nov 18, 2016

Coworking spaces play a crucial role in building the country’s 'Digital Energy of Asia' dream. But the Coworking Indonesia Chairwoman explains why there is still a lot of homework left to do Read More

This Indian teenager leverages moving train rooftops to produce electricity in the most unexpected way

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 16, 2016

Akash Singh is waiting for an approval from the government to install his device on trains in India Read More

7 Filipino social entrepreneurs who are making a difference in the community

By Lyra Reyes | Nov 16, 2016

Saving the world is not easy, but someone has to do it Read More

This startup just raised funding to use machine learning and automation to help startups and enterprises suck less

By J. Angelo Racoma | Nov 16, 2016

By leveraging on automation and machine learning, Imaginato wants to help startups and enterprises improve their products and services through better technology stacks Read More

The growing pains of a recruitment marketplace: An Interview with Upwork's Bonnie Sherman

By e27.co/clarissa.santoso | Nov 14, 2016

If you can’t build trust within the community, between the buyers and sellers, you’re not going to get very far Read More

Startups need to balance customer feedback with own vision: Stephanie Crespin of StyleTribute

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 14, 2016

Team is probably 50 per cent of the chances of your startup's success. You can only afford to have stars. Fire fast and don’t make up excuses like giving second chances, she says Read More

5 Fun Facts: ShopBack Singapore Country Head Josephine K. Chow on GoT and 'Pride and Prejudice'

By Joey Alarilla | Nov 14, 2016

With 5 Fun Facts, we will showcase the person behind the personality, as we interview different startup founders and executives and get them to show their lighter side Read More

Lagou Co-founder Ella Bao talks about how capital winter impacts startup recruitment

By TechNode | Nov 11, 2016

One of the hardest parts of hiring, according to Bao, is the high mobility of talent Read More

LeEco talks about its 'overstretched' overseas expansion

By TechNode | Nov 09, 2016

All eyes are on LeEco after the company had apparently expanded too fast for its resources. Brian Hui responds to questions Read More

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