Last update on 3 June, 2013
Tech startup activity has intensified in Southeast Asia in the past few years as investors and entrepreneurs have started to look more seriously at opportunities in the region. Acquisition activity has increased too. To help you keep track of what’s happening, here’s a cheatsheet of exits in the past few years, covering Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, and Thailand. Let us know if we missed out on any company, or if you have any feedback on how to improve the list.
Last updated: 3rd October 2011
Where Google is, ClickTRUE follows.
The Singapore-based SEO company announced on 3rd October that the opening of offices in Malaysia and Thailand as part of its regional growth strategy. ClickTRUE, which is currently a Google Analytics Certified Partner in Singapore, will extend their analytics expertise to firms in both countries. Read more
Many of you would be familiar with HardwareZone, a popular tech media company that was bought by Singapore Press Holdings for S$7.1 million (US$5.8 million) in 2006. Read more
If you are starting up a new company that primarily goes from business to consumer, without a big budget in marketing or PR, your best chance for getting your message across will be via social media. Most start-ups or major corporations which adopt social media tools to market and engage their customers in Southeast Asia, are essentially in the IT, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG – for example, mobile phones, computers and gadgets) or online media space. Specifically in this article, we want to focus essentially on the start-ups space and offer 6 essential social media tools that a start-up will need. Read more