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+Ben Bajarin  from Creative Strategies & Techpinions joins us in this episdode to discuss the important questions dominating mobile in the dynamic and vibrant Asian market and what matters in 2015. ‪#‎podcast‬
Ben Bajarin from Creative Strategies & Techpinions joins us in this episdode to discuss the important questions dominating mobile in the dynamic and vibrant Asian market and what matters in 2015.
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Hear Hans Tung from +GGV Capital  discuss his story as a venture capitalist from US to China and back. An early investor of Xiaomi & also well versed in China's Internet and mobile landscape, he discuss the evolution of Baidu-Alibaba-Tencent from 2004 to now, and the upstarts: Cheetah Mobile, Xiaomi and others. He also discuss the back story on how Xiaomi recruited +Hugo Barra  from Google.  #podcast 
Hans Tung, managing partner of GGV Capital joins us in the studio to discuss his journey as a venture capitalist, investing in US and China, and his reflections on Xiaomi and other interesting companies in his portfolio: Wish, Curse and Misfit.
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Here’s the question which I am being asked by many people who want to apply to accelerators or planning to start up new businesses. “Should I be the sole founder or find a co-founder?” The answer is not so straightforward. #startup  
Here’s the question which I am being asked by many people who want to apply to accelerators or planning to start up new businesses. “Should I be the sole founder or find a co-founder?” The answer is not so straightforward. Most accelerators often preached the need to have co-founders and tend to drop applications by single founders.There is justification in why they chose to do so. After all, 9 in 10 startups fail, and, following on with you get ...
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Casey Lau  from +StartupsHK shares with us the origins of HK nascent startup ecosystem, sharing with the top 5 startups in 2014, and also the notable companies like 9GAG. He also helps us to navigate the landscape with the investors, co-working spaces, networking groups & conferences that dominate the year of 2015 via +Analyse Asia. #podcast 
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Episode 16 Dim Sum & Startups In Hong Kong With Casey Lau
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“The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say “no” to almost everything.” – Warren Buffett #startups  
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The underlying problem with the media industry, is that they too have a technical debt problem similar to the mobile industry. The technology which they use to distribute and broadcast their content is totally deemed irrelevant by the Internet. At first, they thought that they can control the content but that is commoditised by people who are creating similar content for free.

Wrote this inspired after watching the last episode of Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" #media  
In this essay, I explain this conundrum between technology and media and provide a view in what is necessary for the future media barons to own in the world ahead.
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Learning Chinese with my daughter with the wooden bricks forming a house of cards with the year of the goat on top. #learning
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An organization's transformations will inevitably vary in scale, time to execute and impact on the business.

But, when taken together, a series of successful transformations — big or small — will meld over time into an overarching story of transformation and extended life expectancy.
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Casey Lau  from +StartupsHK  shares with us the origins of HK nascent startup ecosystem, sharing with the top 5 startups in 2014, and also the notable companies like 9GAG & Gogovan. He also helps us to navigate the landscape with the investors, co-working spaces, networking groups & conferences that dominate the year of 2015 for Hong Kong. #podcast
Casey Lau from StartupsHK discuss the state of Hong Kong startup ecosystem with the most interesting networks, co-working spaces and investors that are crucial to this nascent startup ecosystem.
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I know why I want to do so, I want to go beyond just being happy to do what I like but reach a kind of perfection that I am satisfied with in what I do. The state of flow is still far away which can inspire me to focus on what I do everyday. ‪#‎flow‬
I share the concept of flow here, and for those who might be interested, you can continuously pursue your passion and reaching flow in anything which you do.
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An interesting interview with +Vinnie Lauria from Golden Gate Ventures, discuss the interesting backstory about the founders of +RedMart pitching their first time to him, how he guided the founders of +Carousell to solve the retention issues, and then what kind of founders he will look to invest. We hear his perspective on the Southeast  Asia space. #podcast  
We interview Vinnie Lauria, founding partner from Golden Gate Ventures and the back stories behind their portfolio companies: Redmart, 99.co, Carousell, Bilna, Coda Payments, and the challenges of navigating the startup ecosystem across Southeast Asia.
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Catherine Shu from +TechCrunch joins us to discuss the interesting and emerging hardware startup system in +Analyse Asia  with a discussion on Gogoro, Flux and Jumpy, and also how FoxConn helps out the ecosystem much more than their counterparts Samsung in Korea and Rakuten in Japan. #podcast  
Catherine Shu from TechCrunch shares with us the state of startups & venture capital in Northeast Asia, with a focus on Taiwan & the major forces in China.
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A Pragmatic Idealist on Technology, Media & Entrepreneurship. Angel Investor & Fine Dining Critic
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A pragmatic idealist on technology, media and entrepreneurship. Angel Investor & Fine Dining Critic. You can read my personal blog: http://www.bernardleong.com
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This Year's 8 Smartest UI Design Ideas | WIRED
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With the rise of touchscreens, computers have become a lot less confounding. But that doesn't mean taps, swipes, and pinches-to-zoom are the

Is the IKEA Aesthetic Comfy or Creepy?
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Lauren Collins on the world of IKEA. “The company’s vision, one executive said, is ‘to create a better life for the many.’ ”

A Chair for Caelen
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A tool for the simplest tasks - to sit, play and learn. We ask not for a miracle but a possibility.

About - Analyse Asia with Bernard Leong
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Pulse of Technology, Media & Business in Asia

Uber, Self-Driving Cars and Google | Tech-Thoughts by Sameer Singh
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This is a topic I've briefly discussed on Twitter and then again on Bernard Leong's podcast, but I think it deserves a deeper look. Many are

Why Native Apps win the Mobile battle over Web Apps (at this moment) | B...
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In the digital realm, businesses are searching for a solution from the mobility space as an enabler for them to reach or acquire customers.