[Interview] Ryan Bonnici of HubSpot On Inbound Marketing In Asia
DECEMBER 28, 2015
According to the study, 3 out of 4 marketers in Asia use mostly inbound strategy, such as SEO, content creation, social media, and lead generation to drive ROI. Many of the respondents for Hubspot’s State of Inbound 2015 Asia report – in fact, almost half – comes from India.
8 Tips On Intercultural Communication And International Etiquette To Create Successful Business Relationships In Asia
MARCH 19, 2015
author of “ Access to Asia: Your Multicultural Guide to Building Trust, Inspiring Respect, and Creating Long-Lasting Business Relationships “ To succeed in the global economy, business leaders have to be culturally in tune with their Asian counterparts. By Sharon Schweitzer, J.D.,
[Event][Asia] Next Bank Asia 2015
MAY 10, 2015
“This is an exciting time to be in the banking industry in Asia and globally. Events & Happenings Asia banking industry banking technology financial services Next Bank Asia payments Singapore
5 reasons to move your startup to Southeast Asia
The Next Web
JUNE 10, 2014
Asia Entrepreneur Analysis and Opinion Thomas Clayton is the CEO of Bubbly, a social media startup backed by Sequoia Capital, SingTel Innov8, and JAFCO. Most entrepreneurs get caught up in Silicon Valley envy and decide to place their startup headquarters there without a second thought.
[Singapore][Event] Galboss Asia Symposium 2016
JULY 17, 2016
For tickets or more information, check out Galboss Asia Symposium 2016’s website.
2 Reasons Why Every Entrepreneur Should Be Looking At Asia
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
If you're not looking to bring your product to Asia, you're missing out
[Event] Tech In Asia Jakarta 2015
OCTOBER 21, 2015
Online platform for Asia’s tech community Tech in Asia will round off its highly vaunted Tech In Asia Conference series for this year with Tech In Asia Jakarta 2015 , which will take place on 11 and 12 November 2015 at Balai Kartini.
[Event] Hackatron Asia Singapore 2014
OCTOBER 19, 2014
If you do – and would like to showcase your coding chops to the world – you may want to participating in Hackatron Asia Singapore , and one and a half day hackathon that will bring brands, technologies and developers together to see what technological magic can ensue.
Asia Pacific’s Small Business Leaders Buoyed By Intra-Regional Trade
JANUARY 18, 2017
Reddington, president, FedEx Express Asia Pacific. Asia is on the verge of a transformation. The digital economy is so fundamentally changing how we work and live that tomorrow’s Asia will likely bear little resemblance to the region we see today. By Dr. Karen M.
[Asia] Tech In Asia Buys GameSaku In Acquisition Blitz
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013
Just a week after Tech in Asia ( Techinasia.com ) completed its acquisition of fellow Singapore-based blog SGEntrepreneurs (SGE) for an undisclosed sum, the startup and technology blog today announced that it has also acquired Indonesia-based gaming blog GameSaku from Apps Foundry.
[Singapore] Twitter Designates Singapore As Asia Pacific Headquarters
JUNE 16, 2015
Twitter last week announced that it has opened its office in Singapore, officially designating it as its headquarters for the Asia Pacific region. In the News Asia Pacific Singapore social media Twitter
Trade Deals - Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
NOVEMBER 19, 2016
Green = 3, Orange = 2, Red = 1 www.zermattresearch.com Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). If the USA steps out of TPP, APEC and RCEP will pick up the pace, and cover the gaps. How Many Deals?
7 trends fueling a blue ocean opportunity for SaaS companies in Asia
The Next Web
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
What do you get when you combine Asia’s fast-growing economies and the latest trends in enterprise software? billion of capital in the first 6 months of 2014, Asia-based VCs have been slow to jump on. Asia Entrepreneur Analysis and Opinion
Coping With Late Payment – Managing Asia’s Slow Payers
DECEMBER 22, 2014
Across Asia Pacific, the average number of days for an invoice to be paid rose from 48 to 56, compared to the same period in the previous year. net, Asia’s banks face $1 trillion Basel III capital shortfall, says DBS chief. Atradius, Payment Practices in Asia-Pacific, 2013.
Millennials In Asia Are Ambitious And Entrepreneurial: VISA Study
JULY 9, 2012
VISA, through research firm Milward Brown, recently conducted a study on this generation in Asia that found some interesting statistics which may surprise you. Perhaps closely related to entrepreneurship, 72-percent of Millennials in Asia said they were ambitious and have big dreams.
Book Review: How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia
Ben Casnocha: The Blog
JANUARY 13, 2014
Last week, I read Hamid’s latest novel, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia , lying next to a pool in Chiang Rai, Thailand. The self-help structure is a parody, but effectively conveys the underlying truth which is that only relentless do-anything go-getter win in “Rising Asia.” (The
[Asia] Revolver Asia Fires Its Way Into Regional F&B Scene
JULY 18, 2013
Singapore-based F&B veteran Michel Lu earlier this week launched Revolver Asia , a boutique corporate advisory that looks to provide business incubation and acceleration for startup lifestyle businesses in the food and beverage sector.
WineFamily – Connecting Wine People In Asia
OCTOBER 9, 2013
But newly-launched Asia-based online wine marketplace WineFamily instead aims to invite licensed wine retailers across the region to create virtual stores in an Etsy-style platform and sell directly online to consumers in Asia.
How to raise money for your startup from VCs and investors in Asia
The Next Web
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
The company is one of the largest VC–backed startups in Southeast Asia, having raised over $60M in funding. We’ve asked him to give us some insight into starting, building, and funding a company across Asia. Where are all of the VCs in Asia?
[Singapore] Startup Asia Singapore Back For 2013 Edition
JANUARY 2, 2013
After a series of successful startup events in Singapore, and Jakarta and Bandung in Indonesia last year, Asia-based online technology news site TechinAsia will be kicking off Startup Asia Singapore ‘s second edition later in April this year.
Viber Amasses Over 50 Million Users Across Asia
JANUARY 31, 2013
Mobile communications technology platform Viber , this week announced that it has hit 160 million users globally, of which over 50 million come from Asia and growing. “We are excited to see that our presence in Asia is spreading rapidly,” says Talmon Marco, CEO of Viber.
[Singapore][Event] Social Media World Forum Asia 2011 & Apps World Asia 2011
JULY 14, 2011
Social Media World Forum (SMWF) Asia is back for its third edition! Apps World Asia 2011. Also new for this year is the accompanying Apps World Asia 2011 , where you’ll find specific tracks applicable to developers and programmers working in the web and mobile application spaces.
?GameFounders Expansion To Asia
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
We looked at our own operations: Teams from Asia submitted a lot less applications since Estonia was too exotic ( sic! ) At the same time visiting trade shows showed good technical skills of the talent from Asia.
[Infographic] Five Long Term Recruitment Trends In Southeast Asia: LinkedIn
JULY 17, 2013
In Southeast Asia, having a pulse on those changes is getting increasingly important. According to LinkedIn’s recently released 2013 Global Recruiting Trends Report , the war for talent wages unabated across Southeast Asia.
Want To Launch The Next Unicorn? Move To Southeast Asia
MARCH 16, 2016
With a little bit of thought and local knowledge, bringing an American concept to Asia can generate huge returns. Lifestyle expat entrepreneurship Global Business global business travel global entrepreneurship global voices lifestyle entrepreneurs starting a business
40% Of Best Performing Companies In Asia Are US- Or UK-Based Businesses: Telstra Global
MAY 21, 2014
If you think that being an Asian company in Asia automatically conveys you home ground advantage, you may be in for a surprise, as the results of a recent study conducted by Telstra Global would show. In the News Asia business global economy
[Event] [Asia] Asian Startups Take Centrestage At Startups in Asia
FEBRUARY 5, 2012
The Startup Arena competition, part of Penn Olson ‘s two-day Startups in Asia Singapore conference, saw nineteen startups from all over Asia battle it out, with Singapore-based social collaborative learning platform Teamie emerging victorious. One stage. Two days. Four judges.
[Event] [Singapore] AppsWorld Asia: Rise Of The Planet Of The Apps
AUGUST 31, 2011
Social Media World Forum (SMWF) Asia is happening right now and the event space in Suntec City is buzzing with the chatter of the gathered social media glitterati, brand managers and communications professionals from Singapore and the region.
[Asia] Location-Aware Mobile Advertising Platform Launches In Southeast Asia
JULY 12, 2013
“The holy grail of digital advertising is providing advertisements that users actually want to see,” says Shobhit Shukla, vice president of Asia Pacific for AdNear. In the News AdNear Asia mobile advertising Southeast Asia
[Asia][Event] Startup Asia Jakarta 2013
AUGUST 14, 2013
Events & Happenings Asia Indonesia Jakarta Startup Arena Startup Asia startup launchpad startups Startups In Asia Tech In Asia
[Review] Startup Asia
DECEMBER 27, 2011
Asia – especially in countries such as India, China, Vietnam – is fast becoming the place where many entrepreneurs, whether locally born or lured back from Silicon Valley, are setting up shop. The second part covers the various sectors that have seen the biggest growth in Asia.
These Are the Best Cities in Asia to Start a Business
DECEMBER 17, 2015
These urban centers have amassive potential market reach, and major talent pools
[Event] WORKTECH15 Asia
JULY 19, 2015
Leading international workplace conference series WORKTECH will be returning this year to Singapore – the Asia edition has been held here since 2010 – and will be held on 22 and 23 September. Young|Upstarts is a media partner of WORTECH15 Asia.
9 things you can do to get international clients – Speaking at Entrepreneur Conf Asia
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
Anyway, the day before I left I spoke at the Entreprenur conf Asia in Shanghai . The last few weeks were very special for me. A week ago I came back from the first trip to China since we moved back to Israel. It was a hectic trip! Such a difference if you re-visiting vs. living in a place. Since Appinchina‘s clients are all international clients, I’ve been asked to speak about […]. China Insperation conference entrepreneurship getting clients insights
5 Mistakes We Made While Growing A Startup In Southeast Asia
OCTOBER 23, 2016
In March 2016, Rosanne Hortensius left the Netherlands to launch online couponing platform Saleduck in Southeast Asia. People place value on different things here in Southeast Asia so it’s always a good idea to determine what drives them.
[Event][Hong Kong] 2nd Cloud Computing World Forum Asia 2011
AUGUST 15, 2011
Taking place on November 30 to December 1, 2011 at The Mira, Hong Kong, the 2nd Cloud Computing World Forum Asia will feature all of the key players within the cloud computing and SaaS market providing an introduction, discussion and look into the future for the ICT industry. Young Upstarts is a 2nd Cloud Computing World Forum Asia media partner. Events & Happenings cloud computing Cloud Computing World Forum Asia conference event Hong Kong SaaS software-as-a-service
Why I Decided to Start a Business in Asia
AUGUST 5, 2014
Uncharted territory proved a wise move for the launch of the only female-led VC firm in Asia
China’s OPPO Sees Opportunity For Mobile In Southeast Asia
APRIL 1, 2014
If there’s any indication that the mobile handset markets in Southeast Asia is ripe for the taking, it’s the sudden interest from a number of China-based handset vendors that started to introduce their mobile products into the region’s markets.
[Asia] Kark Mobile Education Lands Funding From Indonesia’s Indeosource
APRIL 27, 2012
In the News Funding Ideosource JFDI Asia Kark Mobile Education startup investmentSingapore-based startup Kark Mobile Education today announced that Jakarta-based investment firm Ideosource has invested an undisclosed sum into the company.
Asia Pacific SMEs Must Look To Cross-Border Trade
APRIL 17, 2016
Reddington, president, FedEx Express Asia Pacific. E-commerce is growing faster in Asia Pacific than any other region  – in fact, Asia Pacific is already the world’s largest regional e-commerce market  – which creates amazing opportunities for so many SMEs.