Google In Asia

    • 11 announcements from Google for Indonesia

      We had a big day today in Jakarta, where we hosted the second annual Google for Indonesia event. From Google Station to YouTube Go, here’s a quick recap of the things we announced to make the internet more useful and relevant for Indonesians. Product features YouTube Go lets you preview videos and choose their file size before saving it offline to watch later 1.

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  • Take your startup on exchange to Campus Seoul

    Editor’s note: Campus Exchange is a startup exchange program hosted by Google for Entrepreneurs. This fall, Campus Seoul looks forward to welcoming the first-ever Asia-Pacific cohort for Campus Exchange: APAC Commerce from November 6-10, 2017. Startups in e-commerce and retail from across Asia-Pacific are encouraged to apply here by September 24, 2017.

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  • Take your startup on exchange to Campus Seoul

    … Editor’s note: Campus Exchange is a startup exchange program hosted by Google for Entrepreneurs. This fall, Campus Seoul looks forward to welcoming the first-ever Asia-Pacific cohort for Campus Exchange: APAC Commerce from November 6-10, 2017. Startups in e-commerce and retail from across Asia-Pacific are encouraged to apply here by September…

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  • From Uganda to Korea—teaching English, one chat at a time

    … As part of our series of interviews with entrepreneurs across Asia Pacific who use the internet to grow, we sat down with Tella founder and CEO, Yuha Jin. Tella provides one-on-one English-language tutoring through mobile chats for Korean students. Now in its third year, the startup teaches more than 2,000 Korean students while providing…

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  • Empowering Indonesian entrepreneurs to take action

    … Editor’s note: This post comes from Yansen Kamto, Chief Executive and Founder of KIBAR, which mentors and nurtures startups through tech incubator programs, and by building innovation hubs. Today, they’re officially joining the Google for Entrepreneurs partner network. Indonesia is home to 17,504 islands, 1,128 ethnic groups and 746 local…

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  • Ad X-Zyte’s story: All signs point to taking business online

    … As part of our series of interviews with entrepreneurs across Asia Pacific who use the internet to grow, we spoke with Norachai Lappiam, the founder, CEO, and owner of Ad X-Zyte, to find out how he operates a creative sign-making business with global customers — all without a physical storefront. Ad X-Zyte founder, CEO, and owner Norachai…

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  • Helping entrepreneurs in Singapore make a bigger global impact

    … countries in the world for startups, and ranks first in the world for startup talent. That’s why we’re extremely excited to join the global Google for Entrepreneurs partner network today, as the first member from Southeast Asia joining a worldwide community of 50 partners. As Singapore’s earliest and largest co-working community, our mission at Impact…

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  • Making it easier for publishers to share fact check content

    … With the spread of misinformation online, it’s become increasingly important for news publishers to have a way of communicating to users what information is verified. In 2016, we launched the Fact Check label in Google News and Search to make it easier for people to find articles that fact check public information, ranging from claims to public…

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  • Making time for change: Indonesian watchmaker’s risk pays off

    … Editor’s note: As part of our series of interviews with entrepreneurs across Asia Pacific who use the internet to grow their business, we caught up with Lucky D. Aria, the founder of Matoa, to find out how he went from working in a cookie factory to starting his own watchmaking enterprise. Matoa now exports their watches made from reclaimed…

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  • Big dreams and bright ideas from Singaporean kids who code

    … another. Celeste belongs to the first cohort of 500 kids to take part in Code in the Community, a program to bring coding to 3,000 youths from less well-to-do backgrounds across Singapore. The Google office recently came alive with their energy and the ideas they showcased at a graduation ceremony to celebrate their achievements. Celeste Low showed…

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