Founder Chooses Crowdfunding Startup Over Birthday Party

Founder Chooses Crowdfunding Startup Over Birthday Party

Founder of Thai international startup #LINKS chose to get support crowdfunding his startup over a birthday party. Startups are known to work hard and maybe party less, but Djoann Fal, who also puts together a social tech event in Bangkok, ...

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DrinkEntrepreneurs Bangkok UpLifts Founders

DrinkEntrepreneurs Bangkok UpLifts Founders

Bangkok DrinkEntrepreneurs uplifts founders, investor, and corporate attendees at a cool rooftop venue. The seventh DrinkEntrepreneurs Bangkok (DEBKK) took place the last Thursday of January at roof top Octave Bar located at the Marriott Thong Lor. The networking/social event attracted ...

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Famous Pitch Decks & Some Templates

Famous Pitch Decks & Some Templates

Before AirBnB, Tinder, LinkedIn and all the other big tech names were big, they too were looking for money.  A crucial part to raising money is the pitch deck and VCs see plenty of them. Like with a resume, the ...

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Startup Weekend Education

Startup Weekend Education

Entrepreneurs and educators gathered at the Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University January 16-18 to develop ideas for Education businesses at Thailand’s first Startup Weekend Education event. Tokyo and Singapore previously held education themed events in late 2014 ...

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EmTech Singapore 2015

EmTech Singapore 2015

Global leaders in innovation and entrepreneurship convened in Singapore January 27th and 28th to discuss trends and opportunities in technology, science, and business at MIT Review’s annual EmTech Asia event.  With an emphasis on ideas, products, and solutions originating out ...

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Updates

Updates

Happy new year. I wish you all millions of funding in 2015 and lots of billion dollar (or at least THB) exits, plenty of happy customers and little to none bugs and bankruptcies. To kickstart the year, in mid-January, I ...

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Uber declared illegal in Thailand

Uber declared illegal in Thailand

The “startup” Uber has been declared illegal in Thailand and drivers will now face high fines if they continue to service passengers. Department of Land Transport director-general Teerapong Rodprasert said the reasons are that vehicles are improperly registered fares not ...

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New beginnings

New beginnings

It has been a while since the last post on this page, as you can see. From now on the focus of the page will shift a bit. Andrey and I originally had the idea to write comprehensive articles about the ...

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Marketplaces

Marketplaces

Marketplaces are on the most exciting business models out there, and not surprisingly one of the most profitable ones as well. A marketplace is effectively a platform that allows Party A to sell to Party B. What sounds simple is ...

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JetRadar – flight search engine for Thailand

JetRadar – flight search engine for Thailand

A wave came over South-East Asia in the last couple of years, that can probably be summed up in two words: Rocket Internet. While Rocket is all over the news, there are other tech companies that have set foot into the ...

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