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[Malaysia] [Event] TEDxKL 2013 Focuses On “Life Hacking”

This year's TEDxKL - to be held on 3rd of August at the Mid Valley Exhibition Centre, Kuala Lumpur - will take an in-depth look at the trend of "life hacking".

[Competition] GIST Tech-I Competition

If you're an entrepreneur with a startup based in Africa, Asia, the Middle East or Turkey, check out the the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Initiative's GIST Tech-I Competition

[US] [Event] Launch Tennessee’s Southland Conference To Highlight South’s Top 50 Startup Companies

California's Silicon Valley and New York tend to hog the headlines as America's most lauded hotbeds of innovation, but Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) wants to prove that the country's South also features plenty of innovative startups that can challenge for dominance in the global marketplace with its Southland conference.

[Competition] Samsung Smart App Challenge 2013

Samsung Smart App Challenge 2013 is a global competition for mobile application developers aimed at finding new applications with a total of $800,000 in prize money.

[Singapore][Competition] Rakuten Startup Challenge

Rakuten has announced its first-ever Rakuten Startup Challenge in Singapore, a competition for Singapore-based entrepreneurs and developers to develop personalized e-commerce websites using Rakuten’s APIs.

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

Tech media and events platform e27 announces Echelon 2013's full speaker lineup, agenda and the participating startups pitching for the title of Echelon 2013's Most Promising Startup.

[Singapore] Microsoft Wants To Modernize Your Small Business With Get2Modern Contest

Microsoft has launched the Get2Modern SME IT Makeover Contest, where small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore will stand a chance to modernize their operations with products and services worth US$6,000.

[Singapore][Event] 15 Startups Selected For Asian Leg Of Innotribe Startup Challenge

Innotribe Startup Challenge has announced the selection of 15 Asia-based startups for its Asian leg, which will take place on 16 May 2013 at NUS Enteprise-run InnovFest 2013.

[Singapore][Event] Crowdsourcing Week

Crowdsourcing Week, a five-day conference to be held in Singapore on June 3-7, 2013, will explore everything crowdsourcing, open innovation and crowdfunding.

Top 3 Mistakes New Businesses Make

Here are the top 3 mistakes that Boyd Au, who started Enzer Electronics and is now an investor at 7 Notes Capital - sees many new businesses make, and what you should do to avoid them.

Startup Accelerator The Brandery Opens Applications For 2013

Cincinnati, Ohio-based startup accelerator the Brandery is currently accepting applications for its 2013 edition of its four-month acceleration program for brand-driven consumer Internet startups.

[Asia] Lots of Buttons Sews Up Startup Asia’s Startup Arena Competition

Buttons. They may be small, but they can win you a startup competition. Just ask Lots of Buttons, the winner of Tech in Asia's Startup Arena this year.

[Singapore][Event] How I Started A Business And Grew It To A Public Listed Company...

If you're an aspiring entrepreneur looking to start a business but have no idea how or where to start, you may want to consider attending this upcoming sharing session on May 3, 2013 called "How I Started A Business And Grew It To A Public Listed Company" by Boyd Au.

[Singapore] [Event] 20 Hottest Startups of 2013 Panel Luncheon

Singapore Business Review will be holding "20 Hottest Startups of 2013 Panel Luncheon" that will feature the founders of some exciting startups such as Luxola, All Deals Asia and, where you can learn about their business models, their growth opportunities, and challenges ahead.

2013 Innotribe Startup Challenge

The Asia Showcase, the Asian component of the Innotribe Startup Challenge, is supported by NUS Enterprise and will take place in Singapore on 16 May 2013 as part of NUS Enterprise’s flagship event InnovFest 2013.

Atlanta’s 6th Annual Startup Riot Throws Up Three Winners

Held as part of Atlanta's Tech & Startup Week, the 6th Annual Startup Riot featured 30 local entrepreneurs pitching their ideas for a chance to win huge cash prizes, thousands of dollars in professional services and meetings with top venture capitalists and investors.

YSN Launches Global “Build Your Own Virtual SUBWAY® Store” Campaign

If you have dreams of starting your own successful franchise restaurant chain, maybe you can participate in "Build Your Own Virtual SUBWAY® Store" and try starting a virtual store first.

[Hong Kong] Make a Difference Venture Fellows: A New Generation of Asian Entrepreneurs

A new Make a Difference (MaD) Venture Fellows Programme took place in Hong Kong from 24-27 January, selecting three winners to celebrate and support a new generation of entrepreneurs who seek to change the world for the better.

Safer Internet Day – Top 10 Tips For Younger Online Users

Today is the 10th anniversary of Safer Internet Day. Here's a list of top 10 tips from Norton by Symantec for parents and care givers for ensuring young people remain protected online.

[Singapore][Event] Social Media Week Singapore

Social Media Week Singapore 2013 will see over 30 free-to-participate events scheduled across 18-22 February.

[Hong Kong][Event] CARTES Asia And E-Commerce Asia Shed Light On Mobile Payment Revolution In...

The CARTES Asia and E-Commerce Asia in Hong Kong this coming March 27-28 will see key players in the mobile payments, electronic card technologies, and mobile marketing converge together to discuss these spaces as well as how markets in Asia have adopted them for use.

[Singapore][Competition] Applications For 14th Start-Up@Singapore Now Open

One of Singapore's oldest startup competitions - Start-Up@Singapore - is back, this time for its 14th edition.

[Singapore][Event] Office Hours Revealed With Jeffrey Paine

Ever wondered what a venture capitalist does and what that means for a startup seeking funding? If so, check out "Office Hours Revealed With Jeffrey Paine".

[Singapore][Event] Inaugural PlugFest International Programming Competition Launches

The inaugural PlugFest International Programming Competition (IPC) is a programming competition targeted at tertiary students and individuals to create complete, usable web applications that utilize publicly-available datasets from the Singapore government through

[Singapore][Event] Echelon 2013

Echelon is back for its 2013 edition - it takes place on 17 and 18 June this year - and it's currently on the hunt for more of Asia's most promising startups.

Amsterdam’s Rockstart Accelerator Sees Good First Year, Announces 2nd Edition

Amsterdam-based startup accelerator Rockstart last year launched a program to find and support ten teams of startup founders in Europe, and is now looking to sign up its second batch for 2013.

[Singapore][Event] How To Start And Own A Successful Business

Aspiring and new entrepreneurs should consider participating this one-day seminar on "How To Start and Own a Successful Business" by Singaporean serial entrepreneur Boyd Au.

[Singapore] Startup Asia Singapore Back For 2013 Edition

After a series of successful startup events in Singapore, and Jakarta and Bandung in Indonesia last year, Asia-based online technology news site TechinAsia will be kicking off Startup Asia Singapore's second edition later in April this year.

[Singapore][Event] Ideas.Inc 2013 Looks For New Aspiring Young Entrepreneurs

The Ideas Inc. Business Challenge, the annual business plan and startup competition that's organized by Nanyang Technological University (NTU), is back and looking for submissions.

[Asia] Tony Fernandes To (Finally) Tell You You’re Fired On The Apprentice Asia

Registrations for The Apprentice Asia ends this weekend, so if you're interested to potentially work for one of Asia's billionaires, here's your chance.