[Event] Ukraine, Thailand And US Take Top Spots At Microsoft Imagine Cup 2012

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Thailand team TANG Thai and U.S. “Over the past 10 years, Imagine Cup participants have applied technology and minds to positively impact their local communities and change the world,” says Moorthy Uppaluri, general manager, Global Academic Programs, Microsoft.

4 Simple And Savvy Tips For Real Estate SMBs

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Global Property Guide reports that unlike other trends in large cities where smaller apartments have higher rental yields, the numbers in Bangkok have actually risen with the size of apartment. Thailand has a lot of restrictions on who can and own property and where.

[Review] The Rise Of The New East

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Asian Companies Going Global. Beneficiaries include ASEAN mainland cities like Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Are China and India still the “factory” and “outsourced service provider” of the world?

Asia Pacific SMEs Must Look To Cross-Border Trade

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For example, New Zealand and South Korea have 94 and 92 percent Internet penetration respectively, but Thailand is struggling to get to 30 percent [3]. Thinking Aloud business expansion business growth global trade Karen Reddington SMEBy Dr. Karen M.

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What it’s like to interview with Y Combinator

The Next Web

YogaTrail is a global yoga directory, created and maintained by a team that’s based in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Things are going well – but living and working in Northern Thailand occasionally has us wondering if perhaps ‘Team YogaTrail’ is a little bit isolated.

Asian Exporters Drive e-Commerce Growth: eBay

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According to the first-ever Asian Exporters’ Index launched by online auction and shopping platform eBay , Singapore-based exporters on the site have the second largest sales in Southeast Asia after Thailand.

Singapore Could Take Regional Lead In Social Enterprise: Mechai Viravaidya

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Singapore is the best Southeast Asian country to produce and promote social entrepreneurship in the region, according to Mr Mechai Viravaidya, founder of Thailand’s Population and Community Development Association (PDA).

[Singapore][Event] ad:tech Singapore 2012 Shows Digital Future For Asia

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billion sales leads globally in 2011; and. · To make an impact, businesses need to listen to conversations in which their brands might not necessarily be discussed and find opportunities. Regional Insights into Markets of Vietnam and Thailand.

Innovative Entrepreneur Creating The “Harry Potter of the Seas” Through Following Her Instincts and Vision

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Alessandra was originally raised in Rome, Italy where she lived until moving to Thailand at age 15, which has helped her shape Shipsomnia into a truly global experience, now bringing this to the United States. Traveling by sea doesn’t have to be boring.

Starting A Small Business In Asia

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With Asian firms weathering the global financial crisis resiliently, it’s left Western organisations keen to dip a tentative toe in foreign waters.

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[Singapore] GrabTaxi – Disrupting The Singapore Cab Industry, One Cab At A Time

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But the largest Southeast Asia-based taxi booking mobile application provider has set its sights on Singapore as its fourth market – Malaysia-based MyTeksi has announced the beta launch of its app GrabTaxi , after recent expansions to Philippines and Thailand.

Innovation: The Key To Entrepreneurial Success

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With Asia’s share of global research and development forecast to grow to 40% this year, the quest to drive innovation is at the forefront of conversation among business leaders and entrepreneurs in the region. By Dr. Karen Reddington, Regional Vice President of FedEx Express, South Pacific.

Is Outsourcing Exploitation?

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Even though $300 USD a month may not seem like much to someone living in a developed country, in Thailand, or Romania, the Philippines, or India, it’s above the average monthly wage. If $2 pays for a fantastic meal in Thailand, and the same meal costs $50 in Australia, yet the people who consume the meal all experience the same level of value – the satisfaction from a good meal – what’s the difference? I wasn’t going to write this article.

Franchises Finding International Niches

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia and Laos are all seeing rapid growth in American franchise restaurants. ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Tony Chew: KFC Vietnam.

[Interview] RIM Eyes Southeast Asia’s Developer Scene

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Aziz: RIM has over 300,000 registered developers globally. BlackBerry DevCon Asia 2011 will be held in Bangkok, Thailand this year. RIM has over 67 million subscribers to-date, which makes it easy for any developer to build an application for a global market.

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Adobe Systems Rolls Out Creative Cloud Over Asia

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“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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My Favorite Entrepreneur Story in a Long Time

Both Sides of the Table

It also chronicles the forces behind the decline of the American city (which has been revived in the past 10-15 years) and the rise of global manufacturing. Turns out it is a family-owned business started by a refugee from Vietnam and named after a small village in Thailand Si Racha.

[Interview] Amanda Mills, Founder Of Amanda Mills Los Angeles

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Amanda’s popular website is also much more than a fashion blog – the Amanda Mills Los Angeles site and brand is a reflection of some of her deepest passions, one of which is social responsibility and global awareness.

When Small Businesses Meet Big Opportunities

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by Raj Subramaniam, Executive Vice President, Global Marketing and Communications, FedEx Services. For many visitors to Thailand, a trip to Bangkok’s famed Chatuchak Weekend Market is one of the highlights of their holiday.

[Asia] HKers, Singaporeans Eye Higher Salaries: jobsDB

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It looks like the Singapore worker has a big and growing appetite when it comes to salary expectations.

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Financial Literacy Across Asia Declining: Mastercard

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Seshadri, Group Executive, Global Products and Solutions, MasterCard Asia Pacific.

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[Singapore] Daylight Studios To Tap Growing Mobile Games Market With Two New Titles

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But while most of the news revolve around the larger global industry games development, publishing and services-related companies such as Electronic Arts, LucasArts, Tecmo Koei, and Ubisoft, it’s the local homegrown talent that’s been quietly driving the scene.

[Review] How Asian Women Lead

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Subtitled Lessons for Global Corporations , the book embraces cross-cultural storytelling in its approach. In the future, an increasingly globalized and technology driven world will see greater prominence by economic powerhouses China, India and other Asian nations.

A dumb American’s perspective on investing in Southeast Asia

Hippoland

Here’s a concrete example: we met with a health company based in Thailand who flew to Singapore to pitch investors. I think it’s great if startups have large ambitious of serving audiences globally, but it’s really important to tackle one market first well.

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Clusters, Class, Culture and Unfair Advantages

Steve Blank

Forty years later when the Internet has made knowledge global, we’ve run into the second barrier – just knowing about things is not the great equalizer we expected. My first week on the base our shop chief announced: “We’re looking for some volunteers to go to Thailand.”

Clusters, Class, Culture and Unfair Advantages

Steve Blank

Forty years later when the Internet has made knowledge global, we’ve run into the second barrier – just knowing about things is not the great equalizer we expected. My first week on the base our shop chief announced: “We’re looking for some volunteers to go to Thailand.”

Ecosystem for success: the key ingredients to attract an early-stage investor

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It is recognized as the global heart of innovation. He is the Founder and former CEO of Wind Energy Holdings in Thailand. Only one in ten startups succeed.

[Singapore] Designs On A New Furniture Future

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Singapore’s furniture industry has evolved rather significantly from its humble beginnings in the 1960s when it comprised mainly of small family-run businesses, to a smaller number of players that are more professional and global in outlook that we have today.

27 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business

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I was doing freelance SEO consulting for e-commerce businesses and on my first trip to Thailand fell in love with the country and the culture. I wanted to support the local community and stay in Thailand and I’ve been able to keep living abroad and traveling for the past three years.

28 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being An Entrepreneur

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Thanks to Larry Namer, Metan Global Entertainment Group ! #4- Today I can write an article for my blog from a beach in Spain, and tomorrow I could fly to Thailand and shoot a video series for a new marketing course that I have in mind. Being in love is great.

10 Buddhist Maxims For Business

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This phrase is found, along with more than 50 others, in Wat Phra Singh, a large Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Every individual has a responsibility to help guide our global family in the right direction.

YouTube Marketing And Analytics: A Primer For Magnificent Success

Occam's Razor

The only reason my kids know Evian or Volvo Trucks or TrueMove (Thailand), among many other brands, is because of their work on YouTube. At its purest, YouTube is about: Reaching massive global audiences. Select if you want global, local, control the size of your audience.

What I Learned Buying, Growing, and Selling HitTail

Software By Rob

And it’s especially easier for a single founder given the power of outsourcing and today’s global labor pool. In early 2011 I was looking for my next thing. Long ago I learned that when I’m not learning I’m not happy.

How to build a Silicon Valley caliber product engineering team in Asia

The Next Web

Engineers and product folks there tend to know how to build products suitable for their respective market, but not necessarily something that can take off globally. Thomas Clayton has started and run numerous high-tech startups in Silicon Valley.

What I Learned Buying, Growing, and Selling HitTail

Software By Rob

And it’s especially easier for a single founder given the power of outsourcing and today’s global labor pool. In early 2011 I was looking for my next thing. Long ago I learned that when I’m not learning I’m not happy.