[Event][Asia] Next Bank Asia 2015

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“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

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[Asia] [Competition] The Apprentice Asia 2012

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Asia, you’re fired. The Apprentice Asia will see various contestants from around Asia vie for a position with Malaysian entrepreneur Tony Fernandes of AirAsia fame. Currently living or working in Asia. What do you hope to achieve by being on Apprentice Asia 2012.

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[Asia][Event] Startup Asia Jakarta 2013

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Events & Happenings Asia Indonesia Jakarta Startup Arena Startup Asia startup launchpad startups Startups In Asia Tech In Asia

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[Asia] Tech In Asia Buys GameSaku In Acquisition Blitz

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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.

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[Event] WORKTECH15 Asia

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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.

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[Asia] [Event] Demo Asia 2012

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If you loved the emerging startup vibes of the DEMO conference, Asia will be getting its very own version with DEMO Asia 2012 slated for February 29 to March 2 in Singapore next year. DEMO Asia Singapore Audition.

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[Event] Hackatron Asia Singapore 2014

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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.

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[Asia][Event] ad:tech Introduces Roadshows Across Southeast Asia

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With more than 40 percent of Internet users coming from Asia Pacific (with 9.4 percent of total users from Southeast Asia), organizers believe that Jakarta, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur are natural choices to host the roadshows.

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[Asia] Revolver Asia Fires Its Way Into Regional F&B Scene

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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.

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[Event] Tech In Asia Jakarta 2015

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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.

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[Asia] Socialbakers Opens Asia Pacific HQ In Singapore

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Global social media analytics and optimization company Socialbakers has announced the opening of its new Asia-Pacific headquarters based in Singapore. ”By 2017, Asia-Pacific will have the largest social network population worldwide.

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WineFamily – Connecting Wine People In Asia

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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.

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Financial Literacy Across Asia Declining: Mastercard

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Financial services provider MasterCard has announced the results of its MasterCard Financial Literacy Index, which revealed that progress towards improving basic finance knowledge and skills across Asia Pacific has stalled as 12 of 16 countries record lower scores in financial literacy.

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[Event][Singapore] Finovate Asia 2012

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Financial and banking technology conference Finovate comes to Asia for the first time with Finovate Asia 2012. Finovate Asia 2012 will feature a demo-only format with 32 companies – each with only 7 minutes – to demo their latest innovations to the audience.

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[Asia] Online Social Stay Marketplace travelmob Continues Push Into Asia

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The company recently introduced an iOS app that helps hosts to manage their reservations and listings quickly, as well as assist travelers in booking their accommodations from more than 20,000 properties across Asia Pacific while on the move.

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[Event] [Asia] Asian Startups Take Centrestage At Startups in Asia

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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.

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[Review] Startup Asia

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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.

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5 Ways Venture Capital Is Shaking Up The Tech Startup Landscape In Asia

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With venture capitalists around the world shifting their focus to Asia, here are 5 ways the surge in venture capital fundraising is shaking up the startup landscape in the region. Thinking Aloud Asia business funding Marek Danyluk startup startup ecosystem tech startups venture capital

[Indonesia][Event] Startup Asia Jakarta 2012

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Earlier this year in February, the Startups in Asia conference in Singapore saw Singapore-based social collaborative learning platform Teamie emerging victorious from a pool of nineteen regional startups pitching in a ‘Startup Arena’ to win a US$10,000 prize.

­[Asia][Event] BlackBerry® JamHack To Hit Asia Pacific In November

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­. Hackathons – coding marathons, for the uninitiated – are increasingly getting popular across Asia, but here’s an upcoming one whose scale may boggle the mind.

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[Asia] Location-Aware Mobile Advertising Platform Launches In Southeast Asia

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“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

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Asia Pacific’s Small Business Leaders Buoyed By Intra-Regional Trade

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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.

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[Asia] Asia’s Top 50 Apps 2011 – Vote Now.

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Asia’s Top 50 Apps is back for the second year running and looks set to be bigger and better! 50 apps with the most votes will be shortlisted as this year’s Asia’s Top 50 Apps, while the app with the most votes will also be awarded the “People’s Choice Award”.

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[Singapore] [Event] Startup Asia Singapore 2012

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We’ve seen a slew of technology- and entrepreneur-focused conferences in Singapore over the past year or so, and the trend is set to continue in the coming year with Demo Asia , and now, Startup Asia Singapore. Young Upstarts is a Startup Asia Singapore media partner.

[Asia] JFDI Asia Bootcamp 2013 Applications Now Open

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Events & Happenings Asia JFDI Asia Joyful Frog Digital Incubator Singapore startup accelerator startup bootcamp technology startups

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[Asia] Lots of Buttons Sews Up Startup Asia’s Startup Arena Competition

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E-commerce in Asia is big , and rapidly growing. And judging by the newly announced winner of Tech in Asia ‘s Startup Arena winner Lots of Buttons , it can also grow in pretty quirky ways. Image credit: Tech In Asia ].

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[Singapore] Twitter Designates Singapore As Asia Pacific Headquarters

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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

Starting A Small Business In Asia

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As commercial growth in Asia continues unabated, there’s never been a better time to start a small business on the world’s most populous continent. Others Asia small business

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[Singapore][Event] Social Media World Forum Asia 2011 & Apps World Asia 2011

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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.

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8 Tips On Intercultural Communication And International Etiquette To Create Successful Business Relationships In Asia

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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.,

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[Asia] Tony Fernandes To (Finally) Tell You You’re Fired On The Apprentice Asia

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If you’re looking to work with – or get fired by – one of Asia’s billionaires, you may want to know that The Apprentice Asia is finally set to hit this part of the world.

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[Asia] Asian Attitudes Towards Creativity And Education Differ: Adobe Study

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That number is 66% in India and 62% in Southeast Asia but only 53% in Greater China and 50% in South Korea. This compares to Southeast Asia’s 62% and 58% in Australia-New Zealand, yet garnered only 45% in South Korea.

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5 Mistakes We Made While Growing A Startup In Southeast Asia

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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.

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[Interview] Ryan Bonnici of HubSpot On Inbound Marketing In Asia

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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.

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[Asia][Event] BroadcastAsia 2014 Brings Focus On OTT Content Revolution

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Not only will BroadcastAsia2014 showcase Asia’s potential and growth in the OTT market but it will reflect a global perspective and give us some insight into the future of OTT broadcasting.”

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[India] [Event] Click Asia Summit 2012

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If you’re looking to update your knowledge in these areas, wish to network with thought leaders in the industry, come away with some ideas that you can implement for your own businesses or simply grow your contacts and sales leads, do check Click Asia Summit 2012 out.

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Daily Deals Still A Big Deal In Asia; All Deals Asia Launches iPhone App

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The daily deals industry may be taking somewhat of a beating to its reputation in recent times – stories of deals gone bad abound – but according to All Deals Asia , this space is still growing rapidly in Southeast Asia. All Deals Asia iPhone App.

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[Event] [Singapore] DEMO Asia Starts This Week!

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This week will see DEMO Asia kick off in Singapore. Events & Happenings DEMO Asia event pitching Singapore startups

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[Asia] HKers, Singaporeans Eye Higher Salaries: jobsDB

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In the News Asia Asian Consumer Market Survey Hong Kong human resources jobsDB salary expectations Singapore It looks like the Singapore worker has a big and growing appetite when it comes to salary expectations.

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[Singapore] Beepmo Brings Mobile Networking To Next Bank Asia

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“We find attendees and sponsors demanding a fresh conference experience and more productive ways to network,” says Rob Findlay, founder of Next Bank Asia. “ Beepmo really comes alive at events and conferences and we’re thrilled to be partnering Next Bank Asia.”

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Adobe Systems Rolls Out Creative Cloud Over Asia

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” - Vicky Skipp, Adobe’s head for Southeast Asia. “In just seven months, we’ve seen an incredible take-up, with more than one million individuals in the US and globally joining Adobe Creative Cloud,” says Vicky Skipp, Adobe’s head for Southeast Asia.

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Millennials In Asia Are Ambitious And Entrepreneurial: VISA Study

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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.

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[Singapore] Startup Asia Singapore Back For 2013 Edition

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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.