• Sun, 05 Nov 2017 13:37:03
    Dtac Accelerate still bets on a local start-up 'unicorn'
    THE Wallstreet Journal lists 168 "unicorns", a term venture capitalist Aileen Lee coined to describe start-ups valued at over US$1 billion (Bt33.21 billion). Why "unicorns"? Because they remain very rare. The US, of course, gets the lion's share, including giants like Uber, Airbnb and Snapchat. But Malaysia and Indonesia have recently entered the club. Thailand? Not yet.
  • Sat, 21 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Learning curve for Thai start-up drive
    MORE THAN 10 Thai financial technology (fintech) and related start-ups have learned the strengths of their Hong Kong counterparts during a recent visit to the Chinese special administrative region.
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has invited listed firms – those with venture capitals invested in startups and those planning to set up venture capitals, to join forces in setting up the Listed Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) Club.
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 09:04:12
    Corporates can help start-ups learn business skills they lack 
    DOING start-ups and conducting traditional corporate business requires explicitly different styles of doing business. The world of start-ups revolves around the concept of fast-paced growth as much as it does the rapid expansion of a customer base.
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 07:44:12
    The good, the bad and the ugly side of Initial Coin Offerings
    SINGAPORE - More start-ups are using initial coin offerings to raise funds. Investors, beware.In Singapore, more than 100 consumers have filed police reports over investment schemes.
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 13:40:42
    Global firms join rush to bet on Indonesia as next start-up frontier
    Jakarta - Big-name investors including Expedia and Alibaba are pumping billions of dollars into Indonesian tech start-ups in a bid to capitalise on the country's burgeoning digital economy and potential as Southeast Asia's largest online market.
  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 14:47:46
    TourKrub learns from world tech elite in Singapore
    Dtac's start-up incubator, dtac accelerate, held its fifth demo day last August, an event where 12 start-ups competed for three top prizes. Our start-up TourKrub won the trip to Digital Winners Asia, a pitch competition organised by Telenor in Singapore for Sep 19-21. We just got back and, despite the pressure, competing against seven start-ups from across the region taught us a lot.
  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Start-ups herald new trends in job markets
    New generation of job seekers embracing changes brought about by advanced technologies
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:52:17
    Corporates give start-ups much-needed boost in emerging markets
    Asia is radiant with entrepreneurial heat these days. Cities like Beijing and Singapore are showing up on lists of the top start-up ecosystems in the world (see Start-up Genome, 2017).
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:01:35
    Bangkok Bank, Thammasat to jointly support development of Thai start-ups
    Bangkok Bank and Thammasat University are together set to provide Thai start-ups with knowledge, experience, networks and funding, the bank’s senior executive vice president Siridej Aungudomsin said on Tuesday.
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:25:00
    Start-ups get a chance to shine
    The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, the University of California Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology are calling on next generation entrepreneurs and start-ups to submit entries for the Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurship (IDE) 2018 competition.
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Samsung to increase investment in autonomous driving
    SOUTH KOREAN tech giant Samsung Electronics will create a US$300 million (Bt9.9 billion) fund to strengthen its autonomous driving and related start-ups and technologies.
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 11:05:15
    Next up: 'Chat bots' in LINE set |to replace apps 
    LINE recently released the new LINE API for 100 Thai start-ups, in a move to scale new services and innovations, and support the Thai start-up ecosystem.
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 20:51:14
    Bigger not always better for business software 
    START-UPS and large enterprises operate with different management styles. Long-standing experience helps sizeable enterprises establish highly professional, well-regulated, and clearly stipulated procedures.
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 16:30:00
    What is fuelling bitcoin's astounding gains?
    SINGAPORE - One driver is rising demand as tech start-ups turn to the currency to finance projects.
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