Asia’s startup news: Daily, monthly, quarterly

The aim with Startup News Asia is simple:

to provide an ongoing snapshot of startup news in Southeast Asia, South Asia, Australia and New Zealand, broadly spanning early-stage tech startups.

Our target audiences are:

readers who want headline-level knowledge, rather than in-depth analysis;
observers who need an overview, rather than drill-down detail; and
commentators who want at-a-glance, rather than deep industry expertise.


~ Components ~

There are currently 3 components
to Startup News Asia,
with a 4th – an email newsletter –
under consideration as a replacement for the monthly summaries from June-July 2017.

Daily startup news

Daily Asian startup news

via Twitter,
and Facebook



Monthly summaries

Monthly startup news summaries

in PDF and
via Issuu




Quarterly publications

Asia's startup news, quarterly

in hardcopy


= Current quarterly edition =
– Q1 2017 –

Q1 2017 Startup News for Asia

Startup News Asia: Q1 2017 Summary
94 pages
Professionally bound
• Offline-to-online
• Direct-to-source
Order online via MagCloud


~ Monthly news round-ups ~

Monthly startup news summaries are collated
at the close of the preceding month
and are available in two formats:


PDF download for printing

Download Startup News Asia

Startup News Asia: April 2017 in brief in PDF




Issuu flipbook for online reading

Startup news online

Startup News Asia: April 2017 in brief on Issuu


= Countries covered =

The countries we cover change each month, depending simply on the volume of English-language startup news reported in the preceding month.

Australia  /  Cambodia  /  China

Hong Kong  /  India  /  Indonesia  /  Japan  /  Philippines

South Korea  /  Malaysia  /  Myanmar

 New Zealand  /  Singapore  /  Taiwan

Thailand  /  Vietnam




- 1 hour ago

Cambodia: A look at the recent SmartStart Phase 2 final pitches #cambodia #startupKH #startups #startupAsia
h J R

- 3 hours ago

Malaysia: GEM to create regional links, launches ColossusINNO2017 challenge #malaysia #startups #entrepreneurs
h J R

- 5 hours ago

Indonesia: Modalku launches Merchant Cash Advance for underbanked MSMEs #indonesia #fintech #ecommerce #startupID
h J R

- 9 hours ago

Sri Lanka: Local startup ecosystem value US$30M; 300 active ventures #srilanka #startupLK #startups #startupAsia
h J R