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

YoungUpstarts

Thailand team TANG Thai and U.S. First Place: TANG Thai (Thailand). They came, they saw, and they – well, some of them, at least – conquered.

Music Streaming Service Deezer Launches In Singapore and Malaysia

YoungUpstarts

Music streaming subscription provider Deezer has announced that it will be enlarging its Asia footprint by extending its services to Singapore and Malaysia, just a few days after launching in Thailand.

4 Simple And Savvy Tips For Real Estate SMBs

YoungUpstarts

Thailand has a lot of restrictions on who can and own property and where. Others property real estate ThailandImage credit: Real estate from Shutterstock.

Why buying land in Koh Samui is a good investment opportunity?

The Startup Magazine

Koh Samui, off the coast of Thailand, is one of the fastest growing islands in the world, it has over time been considered as a tourist attraction center due to its surroundings and how beautiful the place looks. Community Real Estate agriculture land thailand

Thirty-Six Years Later

Steve Blank

More innovation off the beaten path

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Innovations from various parts of the world we don’t usually expect innovation from Big Bertha – Seattle Aviation Powerhouse – Dubai Tweet Experience Hotel – Spain Starchase – various US police departments Breaking the mold – UK, Denmark, Thailand earlier.

Love/Hate Business Plan Competitions

Steve Blank

I Love Business Plan Competitions I had a breakfast with a friend who has founded a few companies in Thailand and started the New Ventures Program at one of their universities.

5 Ideal Locations For Young Startups

YoungUpstarts

Thailand. Young startups love Thailand. Anywhere can become an ideal location when in Thailand if the startup has access to the web. A startup may spark from a simple idea and quickly grow in momentum due to the ease of launching a product or service.

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.

SketchNotes of My 2014 DCBKK Talk: “Optimizing Lifetime Value: How to Make More Money from Your Business”

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In October I spoke at Dan & Ian’s DCBKK event in Bangkok, Thailand about how to make more money from your business. Through the mad illustration skills of one Maggie Appleton , here are SketchNotes summarizing my entire talk in a single image (click the image for a hi-res version).

5 Mistakes We Made While Growing A Startup In Southeast Asia

YoungUpstarts

The first platform we launched was our Singaporean site and we realised that most large companies there provide their staff with basic health insurance coverage and the same goes for Malaysia and Thailand.

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Asian Exporters Drive e-Commerce Growth: eBay

YoungUpstarts

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).

Why And How Your B2B eCommerce Start-up Should Work On Having A Strong Sales Team

YoungUpstarts

Gogoprint , a leading Southeast Asian online printing company founded in late 2015, has been working hard to do just that in Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore. In the world of e-commerce, online sales are the bread and butter for firms of any size.

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[Singapore] eBay And SingPost Introduces New ePAC Enhanced Shipping Service

YoungUpstarts

This is primarily why this market has the second largest sales in Southeast Asia after Thailand,” says Oliver Hua, Chief Operating Officer, Greater China, Southeast Asia and Japan, eBay Marketplaces. “We

The Path of Our Lives

Steve Blank

My roommate, Glen, would become my best friend in Florida and Thailand as we were sent to different air bases in Southeast Asia. “ Some men see things as they are and say, why; I dream things that never were and say, why not ?”. Robert Kennedy/George Bernard Shaw.

Entrepreneurship is hard but you can’t die

Steve Blank

Most of the fighter planes used to support the war were based in Thailand , or from aircraft carriers (or for some B-52 bombers, in Guam.) While we were living the good life in Thailand, the Army and Marines were pounding the jungle every day in Vietnam.

SketchNotes of My 2014 DCBKK Talk: “Optimizing Lifetime Value: How to Make More Money from Your Business”

Software By Rob

In October I spoke at Dan & Ian’s DCBKK event in Bangkok, Thailand about how to make more money from your business. Through the mad illustration skills of one Maggie Appleton , here are SketchNotes summarizing my entire talk in a single image (click the image for a hi-res version).

[Asia][Event] Echelon 2013 Agenda, Speaker Lineup And Pitching Startups Revealed

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NoonSwoon (Thailand). Stamp (Thailand). Echelon put out a call looking for more of Asia’s most promising startups earlier this year.

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[Malaysia] Startups Unite To Form Launchpad, An Intern Matching Platform

YoungUpstarts

The startup scenes in Southeast Asia – Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, among others – have been thriving, attracting scores of students and young graduates who want to be part of their local startup movement.

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

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Regional Insights into Markets of Vietnam and Thailand. Leading digital marketers from around the Asia Pacific and beyond gathered yesterday at ad:tech Singapore 2012 to share and discuss the continuing growth of the role of technology and digital media in marketing and advertising.

[Singapore] Startup Asia Singapore Back For 2013 Edition

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Speakers slated to present at the event include Jixun Foo of GGV Capital, Tetsuya Mori of DeNA Asia, Singapore’s Darius Cheung who sold his startup tenCube to McAfee, and Thailand’s Pawoot Pongvitayapanu, who likewise sold his startup Tarad.com to Rakuten.

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.

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

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Here’s a look at two infographic that compare the results of the study across Asia Pacific as well as one specific for Southeast Asia (covering educators in Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Philippines and Malaysia: In the News Adobe Asia creativity education infographic research stud

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Transportation, On-Demand And The Asian Economy – Asian Horizons

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Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam) We’ve identified some factors that set them apart from other ride-sharing outfits. by Samar Singla, founder of Click Labs.

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

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Thailand, ahead of its neighbouring countries in maturity and long term economic growth, has risen 33 percent to reach 24 million Facebook users over a quarter in 2013.

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Singapore Image Recognition Technology Used by Asia’s Newspapers

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A Singapore-based start-up company will soon have its technology adopted by a number of leading Asian newspapers, including Thailand’s The Nation , Hong Kong’s China Daily and The Star of Malaysia. by George Graver.

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Starting A Small Business In Asia

YoungUpstarts

Some areas won’t allow you to operate unless you have a business partner who’s a national of that country, with 51 per cent of company shares in Thailand expected to be in Thai hands, for example.

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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

YoungUpstarts

Based in Singapore, Dr Reddington leads the overall planning and implementation of corporate strategies and operations, and manages over 2,900 employees in Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

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.

Evernote Means Business In Asia Pacific, Rolls Out Evernote Business To More Countries

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Evernote launched Evernote Business back in December 2012, introducing a suite of tools and services that help organizations by more collaborative and effective through improved knowledge sharing and discovery between work teams.

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[Singapore] JFDI.Asia’s Second Accelerator Program This Year Receives Overwhelming Response

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Singapore-based accelerator Joyful Frog Digital Incubator ( JFDI Asia ) has revealed that over 300 digital startup teams have applied for its second accelerator program for this year, competing for just 12 places in this intake.

How Glenn Beck Won the Audience Over at the Upfront Summit

Both Sides of the Table

And then he talked about his charity to stop the sex slave trade in Thailand and they’re soon traveling out there together to raise money and awareness and do something about it.

Careers Start by Peeling Potatoes

Steve Blank

When I got to my first airbase my job was lugging electronics boxes on and off fighter planes under the broiling hot Thailand sun, to bring them into the technicians inside the air-conditioned shop, to troubleshoot and fix.

The Snap IPO Happened. What Next LA?

Both Sides of the Table

We are the most diverse city in America — perhaps the world — with 200 nationalities, 100 languages and the largest population outside of a home country for 39 nations around the world including Mexico, South Korea, Armenia, the Philippines, Thailand and many others.

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[Interview] Benjamin Yee of EMERGE App

YoungUpstarts

Navigating a rented motorbike through the winding hills of Vietnam and swimming in secret lagoons in Thailand are just some of the things that Benjamin Yee does when he’s not typing furiously away at this laptop.

Philadelphia University Commencement Speech – May 15th 2011

Steve Blank

My first week on the base… our shop chief announced: “We’re looking for some volunteers to go to Thailand.” Two weeks later I was lugging heavy boxes across the runway under the broiling Thailand sun.

The Secret To Content Marketing Success: Storytelling

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For example, “Giving” is a 3 minute commercial for Thailand mobile phone service provider True Move. Marketing is storytelling. Stories help shape beliefs and also help people remember the things you want them to remember. Authentic and compelling stories help build a brand.

Adobe Systems Rolls Out Creative Cloud Over Asia

YoungUpstarts

” Skipp says that the next markets to get access to Creative Cloud after Singapore will be Malaysia and Thailand next week, followed by Philippines and Indonesia, and later India and Korea.

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Ejection Seats

Steve Blank

In the year and a half I was in Thailand I climbed in and out of the cockpits of F-4’s , F-105 Wild Weasels and A-7’ s. And a few months later at my base in Thailand the same thing happened again. When I came home from Thailand I was stationed on a B-52 bomber base.

China’s OPPO Sees Opportunity For Mobile In Southeast Asia

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It’s previously opened up offices in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Phillippines, all before it did so in Singapore, a country with a mobile penetration rate of over 150% , and the world’s 4th largest in terms of smartphone penetration.

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

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They did everything from consulting in Thailand to volunteering at orphanages in southern India. Lifestyle curator is one of those terms that we hear a lot these days, but what does it really mean?