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  1. Entrepreneurship
  2. Startups
It was July 2006. Yahoo! had just offered to buy Facebook for $1 billion. Peter Thiel, Facebook’s first outside investor, thought the social network’s board of directors should at least consider the offer. But Mark Zuckerberg walked into the board meeting and announced, “Okay, guys, this is just a formality, it shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes. […]
  1. Entrepreneurship
  2. Startups
Tokyo, Terra Motors Corporation, Japan’s leading manufacturer of electric two-wheelers and three-wheelers, starts commercial sale of “A4000i” in European countries, the world’s first electric scooter with smartphone connection. Terra Motors displays A4000i at the International Motorcycle Exhibition in Milan, Italy in November and calls for distributors. Toru Tokushige, CEO of Terra Motors said,  “There has […]
  1. Startups
[Singapore, 8 September 2014] – The Chope Group, Asia’s premier restaurant reservations provider, today announced a strategic partnership with TripAdvisorTM, the world’s largest travel site*, enabling TripAdvisor travellers to book tables at 300 restaurants across Singapore via Chope. The partnership will see TripAdvisor offering its large travel community of 280 million unique monthly visitors** immediate […]
  1. Entrepreneurship
  2. Startups
Call it the paradox of entrepreneurship: The very thing it takes to start a business often ends up destroying it. I’ve spent the past 15 years researching people who start companies, and there’s a consistent theme among the 16,000 founders I’ve analyzed. It’s passion. Founders believe in their ideas so strongly they throw aside comfortable […]
  1. Entrepreneurship
Krishna Mishra, founder of eKutir, shares his insights into the agriculture sector in India with the Asian Entrepreneur. Krishna is a social entrepreneur running a for profit social business, eKutir, to work for the progress of small and marginal farmers and improve their socio-economic state. More than 54 per cent of Indian workforce as per 2011 […]

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