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7 mistakes companies are making on social right now

Gone are the days when marketing professionals question the value of their company having a presence on social networks. Regardless of if the company is B2B, B2C, or any combination of the two – their customers are on social because EVERYONE is on social.<p>You would think, however, that at this point …

37 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us or …

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10 ways Japanese entrepreneurs are different from Silicon Valley entrepreneurs (#StartupAsia)

At Startup Asia Tokyo today, we had three big names on stage talking about the potential of Asia: Hiro Maeda, managing partner at Beenos, Taizo Son, …

What most people don’t tell you about how your startup can benefit from social media

<i>Marcus Ho is a social media strategist to best-in-class businesses in Asia. He has helped over 200 corporations ranging from MNCs to fast-emerging</i> …

3 points to consider before you make your first angel investment in China

<i>Rui Ma is the Greater China Venture Partner for the global seed fund and accelerator 500 Startups. She has been working in finance for over a decade</i> …

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Inside Your Social Media Posts' Invisible Audience

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Awesome news: 490 people saw a tweet I sent out this week! Awesomer still, 16 people either clicked the link, left a reply, or favorited the tweet.<p>We don't shill.Check out TNW's Hard Fork.TAKE ME THERE<p>And as for the other 474 people?<p>I couldn’t tell …

LinkedIn pays workers $6 million following labor law violations

LinkedIn has paid hundreds of its workers almost $6 million in back wages and damages following an investigation by the US Department of Labor (DoL) …

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EE Customers Can Now Use Their Phone to Pay for London Bus Travel

EE’s phone customers can now pay for travel on London buses simply by tapping their phone on the bus’s Oyster card reader.<p>In order to use your phone to pay for your journey, you’ll need to be a user of EE’s Cash on Tap app, which itself requires a compatible handset. Currently, newer devices like …

How Baidu Uses Deep Learning To Make Phones Smarter

Deep learning has been a hot topic in recent times, particularly after Google brought it to the forefront of the tech industry with Google Brain that started in 2011. Early this year, the internet giant went further to step up its efforts in deep learning with its acquisition of artificial …

8 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

Here’s our newest funding round-up. Are you an investor? You might want to check out 8 Securities. It has already raised 75 percent of its intended …

The Most Important M’s In M-Commerce

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Phil Carter is an associate at Trinity Ventures, where he focuses on early-stage consumer technology investments particularly in mobile-enabled marketplaces and services.</i><p>A few customer groups are driving a disproportionate share of growth in smartphone use and mobile transactions. For …

After first product failed to go global, BuzzElement turns to Malaysia’s shopping malls

What’s a startup to do after failing to take over the world with an ultra-global social network? In the case of BuzzElement, the answer is – pivot …

From small town to running Indonesia’s biggest price comparison site, here’s Andry Suhaili’s story

Having the mindset to start a business is good, but having the mental strength to bounce back after several failed ventures and really make it in the …

India has the world’s most upbeat consumers, followed by Indonesia and the Philippines

The consumer confidence level in India currently is the highest in the world, according to a survey conducted by research firm Nielsen in 60 …

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Kinomatic for iPhone Offers Pro-level Video Features Without the Complexity

Like many apps that at first appear to revisit the functionality of others in the same genre — which is especially true in the photo/video category — the new Kinomatic video app for iPhone was created to solve a problem that the developers encountered when trying to shoot their own stuff for …

12 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

This week is another big one as we saw 12 startups in Asia get funded.<p>24tidy, a startup that does your laundry for you, raised a funding round of …

Book review: How to Start a Business Without Any Money

Although <i>How To Start a Business Without Any Money</i> was published in 2012 (a lifetime ago in our frenetic, tech-driven existence), the book is aging …

14 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us or …

7 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

We’ve a few new additions to our Tech in Asia family in the past week: David Corbin who will cover Japan, Leighton Cosseboom in Indonesia , and Ezra …

After success with WeChat, here’s how Tencent is building up the rest of its online media empire

While everyone’s talking about Tencent’s recent social media success with WeChat, the 16-year-old internet giant still has a vast web empire it’s …

From hacker to hero to data legend: Juny “Acong” Maimun tells the story behind Indowebster

If nothing else, Juny “Acong” Maimun is a survivor. The 34-year-old founder and CEO of Indowebster sits relaxed on a chic blue sofa in the Indonesia …

Prezi: Building a Successful Startup From a Small Country

Building a startup anywhere is hard, but it’s especially difficult if you’re based in a country that isn’t a huge market itself. One company that has managed to make it big despite such a restriction is Prezi, which designs and creates ‘zooming’ presentation software – a cloud-based presentation …

The Publishing Industry Isn’t Dead, But It IS Evolving

<i>Joe Hyrkin is the CEO of Issuu, the world’s fastest growing digital publishing platform.</i><p>The rumors of the publishing industry’s death have been greatly exaggerated. Long-form content is experiencing a resurgence thanks to new technologies that create new monetization opportunities for the …

5 tips to avoid or bounce back from entrepreneurial failure

The possibility of failure is an unfortunate fact of life for those who decide to take the road less traveled and found or join a startup. Today …

The case for bootstrapping: building and selling a startup without a cent of funding

It is easy to get taken in by the allure of entrepreneurship. People gravitate towards visions of eight-digit seed funding sums, several additional …

How A Mobile App For Honesty Can Make You A Better Marketer

<i>Chris Bolman is the Director of Growth at Percolate. This post originally appeared on the Percolate blog.</i><p>Over the summer of 2013, David Byttow, a former Google software developer, started building a mobile app to solve a problem he had. Byttow noticed he and the engineers he worked with were bad at …

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