Why Boston is a great place to have a tech career

Boston, Silicon Valley

I’m often asked why I chose to live in Boston. In my daily conversations with people living outside of New England, especially outside of the US, I often hear: “Oh I didn’t know Boston was a great place to live.” Read more…

Moving to Boston became a no-brainer

Boston-StateHouseHave you ever thought about living in a different town or city, but you weren’t sure where you would go? Have you ever had to choose between 2 cities?

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WishFi weighed its final options with a fortuneteller, by Samson Chen

Samson Chen and Yvan having dinner in Taipei, Taiwan

In this post, we uncover the last act at Wishfi, i.e. how a fortuneteller helped them make their final decisions, and we will reveal some of his main lessons learned. Read more…

Wifi as a service was invented in Taiwan – Samson Chen from Wishfi

Wishfi cofounding team in Taipei Taiwan

Samson Chen is an inspiration for technical entrepreneurs in Asia. He pioneered free wifi as a service back home in Taiwan when founding Wishfi after many years mastering Internet technologies and living abroad in California. Read more…

Software outsourcing is promising for Vietnam, says Minh-Tuan VU from VietGest

The Vietgest team in Hanoi, Vietnam

Helping Vietnam to become a world-class startup destination is a dream that Minh-Tuan VU, co-founder of VietGest, is pursuing. Starting a software company in Hanoi has been a fulfilling experience for him. Read more…

JeeShen Lee’s journey: Starting an Internet business in Malaysia

JeeShen Lee from Bizvise, a Malaysian software entrepreneur in Malacca.

Interviewing serial entrepreneur JeeShen Lee in Malacca Malaysia (or Melaka) has shown me one thing: starting a tech company in a small industrial town requires lots of courage and determination. JeeShen has started a software solutions company called BizVise, Read more…

Meng Weng Wong’s story: Singapore will benefit from my Silicon Valley experience

Meng Weng Wong at JFDI in Block 71, Singapore

At JFDI, in block 71, Meng Weng Wong is bringing his Silicon Valley startup experience into Singapore. Building a high-tech business vs. a brick-and-mortar one takes a different perspective. Read more…

Scaling a mobile payment business is possible in Southeast Asia, Zi Yong CHUA, Stream Media

Zi Yong Chua from Movend (Stream Media) and I in front of Block 71 in SingaporeSingapore-born Zi Yong CHUA is an inspiration for those who want to start up a scalable company in Southeast Asia. He has overcome many challenges founding Stream Media, a company building the Movend payment platform for mobile gaming Read more…

Visas for Entrepreneurs are needed for Silicon Valley to keep the lead

Visas for entrepreneurs in select countries, Source: www.economist.com

According to the Economist, it is easier for entrepreneurs to immigrate to Australia, Canada, the New Zealand and Chile than in the United States. The article also hints that obtaining an immigration visa is more flexible in the UK, Singapore and Ireland.  Read more…

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