A structured approach to finding the next big thing

The best ideas come from something you noticed that really sucks and you stop and think "why is the world this way? Could it be different?" then set out to validate the idea 

200M people and zero Unicorns? Here's to building the next great startup in Pakistan

The startup frenzy is real; Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad are all upwardly mobile cities with young graduates eager to grow and learn 

Models of entrepreneurship: How we invest in humans

Today I am going to talk about how ecosystems around the world are churning out models of entrepreneurship that are changing the world of work as we know it 

Cross-border payments firm InstaReM raises US$45M from Telkom's VC arm, Rocket Internet, others

This will accelerate growth in InstaReM’s existing markets and enable it to enter new markets in Japan and Indonesia; the company plans to launch an IPO in 2021 

Household services marketplace Helpling raises funding from Swiss media group

Helpling has also announced the acquisition of the Swiss business from its former rival Book a Tiger 

How to scale your e-commerce company from zero to $100M

We put the "perfect marketing mix" into 3 phases 

Today's top tech news, August 20: Rocket Internet loses CFO and Qutoutiao files for US IPO

Also, layoffs hit Tech In Asia and AirTrunk raises giant US$621 million round 

These infographics show how Vietnam's e-commerce industry got invested

What makes Vietnam's e-commerce scene attractive to investors, and which companies have put their money into this market? 

Is Indonesia a crystal ball? Take a look at 3 companies that may define the region's future

In short, the industries that will define Southeast Asia often get started or compete first in Indonesia 

This is why I choose the Venture Builder model in starting a new business

Their emphasis on talents and re-use of their startup experience and knowledge increases the chance of success in a long run