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This Week in Asia Episode 77: Flutterscape

This Week in Asia interviews Japan’s hot e-commence site for overseas otakus like myself, Flutterscape, with Dr. Serkan Toto of Asiajin and Techcrunch.

Reynolds Journalism Institute Lands US$100K To Advance Student Entrepreneurship

Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) has landed a US$100,000 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and aims to use that grant to advance student entrepreneurship.

This Week in Asia Episode 75: Sarah Lacy in Singapore

This Week In Asia caught Sarah Lacy of TechCrunch fame in Hackerspace Singapore for some drinks and talk about the growth and innovation of Asia.

6 Months and 1 Million Users, Koprol beats Multiply and Friendster by Pageviews

Last Friday, location-based service Koprol announced via their corporate blog that they have hit 1 million registered users on the location-based social networking service.

This Week in Asia Episode 74: The Indonesia Internet Juggernaut

With currently the second-largest Facebook users in the world and a thriving Internet community, Indonesia is a force to be reckoned with.

This Week in Asia Episode 73 : Everything Bad is Good for You

This week, This Week In Asia got John Berns the man behind BarCampBangkok. They talked about the startup and tech scene in Bangkok, the openness of the Asian Internet during a slow news week.

This Week in Asia Episode 71: Startup Organizer Summit with Marc Nager and Chris...

This Week In Asia host Daniel CerVentus is over in Kansas City, Missouri in America for Startup Organizer Summit where he is joined by Marc...

This Week in Asia Episode 67: Top 50 Apps in Asia

While the Apple keynote with new iPod designs flood the web-tech space, the TWIA crew are inundated with news from the upcoming conference Accelerate where the names of the top 50 apps are announced.

This Week in Asia Episode 65: Craig White from MIH Group

This Week In Asia invites Craig White, CEO of MIH Group, a division of Naspers, to join them in the TWIA virtual studio.

This Week in Asia Episode 66: The Worlds of Tencent & Sekai Camera

TWIA producer Mike Foong is finally back with the crew in the virtual studio after 3 months of hiatus, with also one of our highest recurring special guests, Serkan Toto (@serkantoto) from TechCrunch in Japan to talk about the top news that rocked the web and tech landscape in Asia this week.

This Week in Asia Episode 63: The End of Friendster

The This Week In Asia crew is back this week with a laser focus on acquisitions that are spreading across Asia.

This Week in Asia Episode 61: This is Social Media!

The TWIA crew is back to discuss the interesting stories that dominate the Asian mobile, web and technology landscape this week.

This Week in Asia Episode 57: Robert & Matthew from myGengo

This Week in Asia gets co-founders Robert Laing and Matthew Romaine of myGengo, a Japanese start-up which deliver value for users to order cheap and high quality translations on the web, into their virtual studioto talk about the company and the challenges in fund-raising and setting up in Japan.

This Week in Asia Episode 56: Attack of The Groupon Clones

This Week In Asia discusses the emergence of Groupon clones in Asia, Microsoft’s dropping of Kin, Froyo on Huawei's Chinese Android phones, Mixi making a minor Linkedin, Amazon’s acquisition of Woot and differences between e-commerce in Southeast Asia & East Asia.

This Week In Asia Episode 52: Asia Coming Of Age?

For Episode 52, TWIA has Akky Akimoto, the founder of is here with them as a special guest. Topics include Apple iPhone 4, Apple vs Google/Admob, Gree, Zynga, Google TV, etc.

This Week in Asia Episode 36: Daniel Raffel from Yahoo

TWIA asks Daniel Raffel, the senior product manager in Yahoo, how he has taken lessons as a professional cook (he worked as four-star chef in Thomas Keller’s NYC restaurant) and applied them to product management in Yahoo.

This Week in Asia Episode 33: Ian McKee from Vocanic

Ian McKee from Vocanic shares their story, and how it has deployed word of mouth marketing, social media and technology to help brands in spreading their word out to a market out there.

Chlkboard Opens APIs; Extends Ads To Other Mobile Services

Singapore-based mobile location-based marketing solutions provider Chlkboard last week opened its API to developers, allowing them to push contextual location-relevant ads into their own mobile services.

This Week in Asia Episode 30: Jeffrey Paine from Founder Institute

ThisWeekInAsia speaks to Jeffrey Paine, from Founder Institute and also a managing partner at Battle Ventures, regarding the opening of Founder Institute and how the course has been ongoing in Singapore for the past few weeks.

This Week in Asia Episode 35: Saumil Nanavati from Chlkboard

What’s the story behind Chlkboard and what followed after the launch of the first beta in 21 days? This Week in Asia has the story, in conjunction with Echelon 2010.

JamiQ Gets New CEO; Plans For Future Growth

Many startup founders find it very difficult to hand over the reins of their company into more seasoned hands, but Singapore-based startup JamiQ has done it not just once, but twice, in a year.

Founder Institute Singapore Extends Deadline; Adds New Mentors

Founder Institute has extended its application deadline for its program in Singapore to 7 March 2010 and has also added four new mentors to guide startup founders.

BT, SPRING And IE Announces New Magazine for SMEs

A new magazine that focuses on the needs of Singapore's small and medium-sized businesses, The SME Magazine, will be hitting the streets.

Founder Institute Launches In Singapore; Entrepreneurs Spoilt For Choice?

Founder's Institute, a seed-stage mentoring and incubator program, officially announces a Spring 2010 semester for Singapore.

2C2P In Prestigious Red Herring Global 1000 Award List

Singapore-based payment solutions provider 2C2P was declared one of the winners of the Red Herring Global 100 Award last Friday, out of 1,200 companies from North America, Europe, and Asia.

Angels Den Sets Up In Singapore

Angels Den, Europe's largest angel network with more than 3000 angels, has expanded to Singapore. Gets Smarter, Makes Money

Singapore startup, which caters to the Singapore property market, has made some massive changes to its online mortgage comparison service.

Singapore Startups Kick Ass Overseas, Gets Ignored At Home As Usual

Last week, Singapore's startup scene witnessed an amazing success streak.

Here’s A Pitch on 140 Characters Or Less

Never mind an elevator pitch, what about a micro-pitch on Twitter with 140 characters or less?

NRF Seeking Incubators To Nurture High Tech Startups

The National Research Foundation (NRF) recently announced its Technology Incubation Scheme (TIS) to attract both local and foreign technology incubator investors to set up in Singapore and spur the growth of early-stage, high-tech startups here.