3 Pioneers Shaping the $60 billion Augmented Reality Market
3 Pioneers Shaping the $60 billion Augmented Reality Market featuring: Alvin Wang Graylin, Jakob Lykkegaard, Jun Yamadera>> Go to the full episode page
17 Entrepreneurs Building Hong Kong’s Startup Ecosystem
Hong Kong has emerged as one of the leading startup cities in Asia, its position as a market leader only challenged by Singapore. (Hong Kong and Singapore rank as our 2 strongest contenders for Best Startup City in Asia 2017). Today, with the growth of coworking spaces, accelerators and a whole host of exciting startups, Hong Kong’s startup ecosystem is flourishing.
Featuring: Angela Mackay, Arthur Hayes, Ashley Galina Dudarenok, Ba...>> Go to the full episode page
Tokyo isn’t the hottest city in the Asian Startup Ecosystem but it’s growing. While Japan has always been a leader in terms of global technology, it has been slow to convert that prowess into a tech ecosystem built from the grass roots up.
One of the challenges is attitude to risk. Why be a startup founder when you can go work for Sony for the rest of your life? That attitude is changing of course, and it’s the pioneering work of these entrepreneurs that helps gives a new generation of fou...>> Go to the full episode page
17 Entrepreneurs Who Set Up Businesses in New Countries
Moving to a new country is never easy - it’s a feat only a small % of people successfully achieve.
Moving to a new country with the goal of setting up a business there is only achieved by an even smaller subset of adventurous types.
Each story is a narrative of failure and success, and although each has its own unique outcome, they all blaze a trail for those that follow in their wake. Featuring: Rita Nguyen,Steven Liew,Bart Bellers, Bay McLaughlin,Kyle Ellicott,Thomas Pouplin,Jerome ...>> Go to the full episode page
3 Blockchain Pioneers to Watch Out for
The Cryptocurrency Blockchain isn’t just limited to storing financial transaction data. You can also use it to store other forms of valuable information. In these interviews with Crypto pioneers, we learn how the Blockchain can used to store data for customer loyalty, identity and also coding a better democracy. Featuring: Edmund Lowell,Greg Simon,Jamie Skella.>> Go to the full episode page
5 Hardware Entrepreneurs Shaping Asia’s Future
Asia is the home of hardware. Forrester estimates the global IT hardware market to be worth over $3 trillion in 2017. The vast majority of that market is manufactured, and increasingly consumed in Asia. It’s here every iPhone, Memory Card and PC are made. Experts say that 80% of the world's electronics goods have some element made in Shenzhen China. So, who are the people behind Asia’s hardware ecosystem? In this feature, we share the stories of 5 entrepreneurs who are helping shape Asia’s ha...>> Go to the full episode page
4 IoT Pioneers to Watch Out for in Asia
IoT: The internet of things. Here’s a market predicted to reach $267 Billion by 2020 (Source IDC). Factors such as the increasing adoption of connected devices across organizations and the evolution of high-speed networking technologies have encouraged organizations in every industry sector to adopt IoT solutions. In this article, we feature the entrepreneurs shaping IoT in Asia, a region that will be key to the growth of IoT globally. Our featured entrepreneurs range from regional experts to...>> Go to the full episode page
8 Asian Startup Accelerators with a Difference
Accelerators take early stage startups, often founders at the idea stage of their businesses, and accelerate them their growth. The goal is to graduate these startups ready to face the world and, importantly, investors. The rapid growth of the Asian Startup Ecosystem is providing founders with a wealth of diversified and unique Accelerator programs that offer specific skills for their sector. Here are just some of the people behind these unique accelerators in Asia. Featuring: Hugh Mason,Bay...>> Go to the full episode page
6 French Entrepreneurs Driving the Asian Startup Ecosystem
Asia is becoming an increasingly attractive option for adventurous French entrepreneurs. The number of French nationals living outside France has grown substantially over the past decade, increasing by over 60% since 2000 at an average annual growth rate of 4%. In this special feature we profile pioneering startup founders and investors who decided to set up new businesses in China,Japan and Thailand.
Featuring: Gregory Prudhommeaux,Thomas Pouplin,Jerome Le Carrou,Benjamin Joffe,Damien Ke...>> Go to the full episode page
10 Inspiring Women Shaping Asia’s Startup Ecosystem
There will come a time when we will stop talking about "female entrepreneurs" and only “entrepreneurs"... but we are not there yet. There is a long way to go. But here in Asia, we are seeing rapid progress.
It’s not a shortage of ambition or talent, it’s a shortage of media coverage. It’s all very organizing programs to support female entrepreneurs, but real change happens in the stories we share and tell to the next generation. The more successful female entrepreneurs we showcase, the mo...>> Go to the full episode page
6 Entrepreneurs Redefining the $100 Billion Fintech Market in Asia
The Asian fintech market was worth $100 billion in 2017. Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo compete to lead, even surpassing global fintech capitals of London, New York and Silicon Valley. With the emergence of large groups of middle class consumers combined with advanced payment systems, Asia is poised to become a global leader in fintech. From insurance to cryptocurrency to financial trading, we interview 6 Startup Founders who are redefining fintech in Asia today. Featuring: Ned Phillips,Mich...>> Go to the full episode page
3 Startup Entrepreneurs Pioneering Asia’s $100 Billion Health Tech Industry
Asia’s health tech industry is worth over $100 billion. With a combination of aging populations, an emerging wealthy middle class and populations of billions, Asia is a land of opportunity. In this feature, we highlight 3 startup entrepreneurs pioneering the Asian health tech industry - from redefining pharmaceutical field sales to patient-doctor interaction to genome science. Featuring: .>> Go to the full episode page
13 Foreign Startup Founders Thriving in China
From the early pioneers to more recent arrivals, these are the stories of entrepreneurs who have stepped out of their comfort zone and built businesses in China.
It’s easy to see why many entrepreneurs are setting up their businesses in China or over the border in Hong Kong: access to a large domestic market, advanced mobile technology (especially payments) and proximity to manufacturing hubs make cities like Shanghai and Shenzhen good choices for your startup.
Despite the rapid recent ...>> Go to the full episode page
11 Foreign Entrepreneurs Building Their Startups in Bangkok
A new generation of foreign entrepreneurs are choosing to make Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, their base. While Bangkok has been a relative newcomer to the Asian startup ecosystem, the last 5 years have seen rapid change - including startup-friendly coworking spaces, conferences and the emergence of angel investors. In this feature, we highlight the growing number of foreign entrepreneurs - in industries as diverse as Augmented Reality to Telematics - building their startups in Thailand. ...>> Go to the full episode page