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[Interview] Hitachi Data Systems’ Hu Yoshida On Startups And Storage Virtualization

We grab Hubert Yoshida, chief technology officer of Hitachi Data Systems, for a quick chat about storage virtualization and how trends around it would affect technology startups.

[Interview] Rajbir Singh Chopra, CEO of Weston Corporation

We speak to Rajbir Singh Chopra, the CEO of Weston Corporation, probably Singapore's most renowned sports apparel and merchandise company, about his business and the challenges of retailing online.

Maximizing Your Facebook Advertising

Facebook's Nicolas Franchet and Maz Sharafi share how small business owners, especially retailers, build an effective online strategy for Facebook.

[Singapore] IT Infrastructure For Small Business: In Conversation With NetGear

We chat with Tan Wee Fong, Asean Sales Manager for computer networking solutions provider Netgear - he handles sales for the Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines markets - on what small business owners need to look out for when choosing the right IT infrastructure for their business.

Adeo Ressi: Singapore Has The Highest Funding Rate, But That May Not Be A...

SGEntrepreneurs managed to catch Adeo Ressi, CEO of The Founder Institute and CEO of TheFunded.com briefly at the sidelines of DEMO Asia 2012 to get his views on the startup scene here in Asia.

The Case For Web-Based Mobile Apps – An Interview With UR Mobile

As small businesses increasingly look towards mobile applications as a marketing strategy to reach their customers, we ask Luke Lightfoot of UR Mobile why they think web-based mobile applications are better than native ones.

[Interview] Found: A New Found Startup

We ask founder Danny Tan of Singapore-based Found what's the deal with its new mobile location-based check-in app.

[Interview] Lockboxer CEO: You Don’t Need A Technical Co-Founder To Start A Web Business

We had the chance to ask Jenny Morehead, CEO of startup Lockboxer.com, some questions about starting up.

[Interview] RIM Eyes Southeast Asia’s Developer Scene

During the recent launch of Blackberry 7 OS in Singapore, Research In Motion (RIM) executives had shared that Southeast Asia was a potential hotbed of application developers with whom they were keen to work with. We took the opportunity to speak to Sarim Aziz, RIM's Team Lead for Developer Relations and ask more about the company's interest in the burgeoning developer ecosystem in this region.

[Interview] Pekka Viljakainen, Author of “No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age” (Part...

Leading business information architect and IT entrepreneur Pekka A. Viljakainen’s was recently in town to give a talk and promote his book “No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age", and we were fortunate enough to catch him for a short interview to talk about how business leadership in the new digital era.

[Interview] Pekka Viljakainen, Author Of “No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age” (Part...

Leading business information architect and IT entrepreneur Pekka A. Viljakainen’s was recently in town to give a talk and promote his book “No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age", and we were fortunate enough to catch him for a short interview to talk about how business leadership in the new digital era.

PayPal Co-Founder Peter Thiel On Facebook, Bubbles, And Innovation

In this exclusive interview Peter Thiel – co-founder of PayPal and managing partner of Founders Fund – discusses why he invested in Facebook, the differences between Wall Street and Silicon Valley, and why he would not start PayPal today knowing what he now knows.

A Conversation With John Bradberry, Author Of 6 Secrets To Startup Success (Part III)

This is Part Three of a three-part interview with Bradberry about how passionate entrepreneurs can channel their energies and focus into the right areas, as well as what to avoid, to improve their chances of success.

The Start-up Scene In India

Vijay Anand is an entrepreneurially-minded professional with more than 13 years of hands-on experience as an entrepreneur, an advisor, and a columnist at Entrepreneur magazine. Willis Wee of Penn-Olson.com has a chat with him about India's startup scene.

A Conversation With John Bradberry, Author Of 6 Secrets To Startup Success (Part II)

Here is part two of a three-part interview with John Bradberry, the author of “6 Secrets to Startup Success”, about how passionate entrepreneurs can channel their energies and focus into the right areas, as well as what to avoid, to improve their chances of success.

A Conversation With John Bradberry, Author Of 6 Secrets To Startup Success (Part I)

Here is part one of a three-part interview with John Bradberry, the author of "6 Secrets to Startup Success", about how passionate entrepreneurs can channel their energies and focus into the right areas, as well as what to avoid, to improve their chances of success.

[Interview] Yan Phun, Founder of FlickEvents

Mike Foong (@mikefoong) of theITChannel interviews Yan Phun, founder of Singapore-based startup FlickEvents. FlickEvents is a "one-stop" online event management platform that helps event organizers manage their events.

Hollywood Screenwriter, Pen Densham, Shares His Insights On Writing And Winning

Marsha Friedman interviews college dropout turned Hollywood screenwriter Pen Densham about his passion for writing and his advice to aspiring scribes.

[Interview] Neil Patel: Investor, Entrepreneur & Blogger Extraordinaire

Kristen Bradley sits down with Neil Patel - former top 100 blogger (a feat he achieved at the age of 21), investor, consultant and the co-founder of KISSmetrics - and finds out what he has been up to.

[Video] Mark Ong, SBTG

Mark Ong of SBTG (Sabotage) and Royalefam is one of most underrated young designers in Singapore. One of the reasons most Singaporeans wouldn't have heard of him is because he operates in a niche subculture - the world of sneakerheads.

[Interview] Wootfood

Mike Foong (@mikefoong) of theITChannel interviews TJ Tee, managing director of Malaysia-based startup Wootfood.

[Interview] Gambit Game Lab

Here's an interview with Gambit Game Lab, a collaboration between the MIT and the government of Singapore created to explore new directions for the development of games as a medium.

[Interview] Foldees.com Founder Chak Onn

We're introducing a whole new series of video interviews with startup entrepreneurs, and we kick it off with an interview with Lau Chak Onn, founder of Malaysia-based online greeting cards startup Foldees.com.