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Vietnamese startup Lozi raises 8-digit funding from South Korea’s Smilegate Investment

Other investors participating in the funding include DTNI, Ascendo Ventures (South Korea), JC Capital (US), and Vietnam Silicon Valley.

Ismawati AsmatNov 06, 2019

It’s time to kill the idea of the ‘next Silicon Valley’

Silicon Valley rose to prominence over decades.

BEAMSTARTMar 08, 2018

How To Launch Your Very Own Silicon Valley Tech Startup

The thing to keep in mind here is that in order to succeed your idea doesn’t have to be brilliant, it only has to be better than what the market currently offers.

BEAM TeamJan 10, 2018

Here’s how Masayoshi Son became one of tech’s most powerful people

Masayoshi Son is shaking up Silicon Valley $1 billion at a time

BEAM TeamJan 02, 2018

China is right: The world doesn’t need Silicon Valley

The Chinese saw no advantages in letting a foreign company dominate their technology industry

BEAM TeamDec 14, 2017

Empathy – the latest gadget Silicon Valley wants to sell you

The tech world wants us to believe that virtual reality will unlock human understanding on a global scale. But it’s also a business strategy

BEAM TeamOct 28, 2017

Singapore's Rising Tech Stars

The international tech scene is no longer a private playground for Silicon Valley companies, with Asian players making waves on this side of the globe and beyond.

BEAM TeamOct 05, 2017

How Chinese Firms Went From Copycat to Copy That

Silicon Valley take note: in everything from mobile payment systems to news apps, businesses across Southeast Asia look to a new horizon for inspiration – China

BEAM TeamSep 17, 2017

Y Combinator bets startups solving boring business problems will mint its next great fortune

In a shift from its origins, the storied Silicon Valley accelerator that backed Airbnb and Reddit is now funding more business-to-business (B2B) startups than consumer startups.

BEAM TeamAug 25, 2017

Jawbone's demise a case of 'death by overfunding' in Silicon Valley

Lots of funding can be more harmful than good.

Kenneth HoJul 11, 2017

Tech investor Dave McClure explains what cities must do to compete with Silicon Valley

He explains that a city must help sponsor local tech conferences and events to create a thriving start-up scene.

BEAM TeamJun 17, 2017

A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Vinod Khosla

Founder of Khosla Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based Venture Capital firm.

BEAM TeamJun 08, 2017

'Silicon Valley' Actor Kumail Nanjiani on Failure, Purpose and Personal Growth

The actor-comedian in a commencement speech encouraged students to explore new ideas, be open to failure and meet different people.

BEAM TeamMay 29, 2017

Series B gap a pain point in SE Asia from a Silicon Valley perspective: Rakuten

Rakuten Ventures – which late last year doubled its Global Investment Fund to US$200 million – is a true-blue corporate VC that only commits capital into companies that can be profitable and can have a global play

BEAM TeamMay 29, 2017

Singapore overtakes tech mecca Silicon Valley as No. 1 for global start-up talent

The Chinese cities of Beijing and Shanghai, which debuted at No. 4 and No. 8 respectively, were absent from previous reports due to lack of data.

BEAM TeamMar 21, 2017

What I Learned From Developing Branding for Airbnb, Dropbox and Thumbtack

There are plenty of theories for why YouTube became one of the fastest growing startups in Silicon Valley history.

BEAM TeamMar 10, 2017

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