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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…

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…

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…

Block 71: Singapore’s innovation secret

Famous Block 71 in SingaporeThis post is for all of those who haven’t embraced Singapore‘s entrepreneurial ambition. Block 71, across the street from INSEAD, has a charm that is difficult to parallel in Singapore. Read more…

Mobileye, a successful Israeli start-up with a non-traditional VC model

Mobileye offices, Jerusalem, IsraelAs part of the course “Discover Israel, The Startup Nation,” I met many interesting start-ups there, each with a particular flavor of the Israeli start-up culture. I encountered a great company called MobileEye that is revolutionalizing how car collision detection is made. Read more…

The start-up culture of Israel is unique and memorable

Nice Tel Aviv View at the heart of the Startup NationWhat I experienced first hand was revealing: The breadth of high-tech companies that have scaled outside of Israel, in the US, Europe and Asia, and the ecosystem of sophisticated investors and universities has nothing to envy to Silicon Valley’s. The Startup Genome has ranked it the 2nd best ecosystem after Silicon Valley. In this post, I will describe what I saw there. Read more…

Product demo skills breed start-up success

I just want to take this time to reflect on the awesomeness of some the greatest speakers I have personally worked with. People Power Company‘s offerings will change the way people manage their energy at home. Read more…

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