Japan’s startup ecosystem has yet to fully mature, says Cool Japan Fund's Shinnosuke Watanabe

There definitely is potential for growth, but it will require time and a concerted effort from the local startup community and relevant organisations 

Zilingo names former Citigroup MD as first CFO

Zilingo has recently raised a US$226 million Series D funding round 

I don't think true-blue text-based digital media companies exist anymore: theAsianparent Founder Roshni Mahtani

Fighting to stay relevant means building omnichannel brands that deliver multimedia, hyper-localised content across any and every platform at optimal times 

This 16-year-old social entrepreneur wants to be the change she wishes to see in the world

Irawadee Thawornbut is Founder and CEO of SandeeForGood, an online marketplace for donors to order and pay for goods to be delivered to nonprofits 

Key lessons from Funding Societies's hyper-growth journey

Here is how the company scaled its culture and product and engineering teams 

To stay in power you need to be a detail oriented executor, says Wunder CEO Gunnar Froh

In this edition of Leader’s Talk, I interview Mr. Gunnar Froh, Founder and CEO at Wunder Carpool 

Natali Ardianto on his newfound passion for the healthtech sector

Tiket.com co-founder Natali Ardianto is now leading Indopasifik Teknologi Medika Indonesia as CEO and Co-Founder. However, its focus and branding remain a secret 

Meet Kaede Takenaka, the 10-year-old CEO of Thai blockchain startup KIDLetCoin

It enables kids to earn KID coins for chores, reaching new learning goals in reading/math, and buy stuff on online stores 

10 contributor articles that we think you should check out

Sifting through our e27 archives? If you’re looking for a good read, here are a few suggestions