New media ventures and the entrepreneurs behind them
Informed by data, Taiwan’s female-focused media startup Womany preps Asia expansionThe 9-year-old company believes changes in Taiwan’s society could be a useful guide for other countries.
Tech In Asia is finally on a path to profitability after a decade of testing business models.Emerging from a series of painful layoffs, the Singapore-based startup finds its way forward.
Seeing a gap in Southeast Asia, India’s The Ken plots a regional expansion with local teamsThey now have reporters across Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
Chasing a regional profile, Rice Media’s Mark Tan plants his Singapore startup in Thailand.“Thailand has a mature media market and a population exposed to a wide spectrum of content."
Never mind the death of women’s magazines in Australia. Primer believes the money’s on digital — and enough to give away to charity.Started by ex-magazine editors, the Primer blends editorial work and social impact for women.
How Thailand’s Boonmee Lab uses impact-led design to drive election insights.The startup brought data, design, and a collaborative community together to create an interactive digital platform.
Kristofor Lawson is building a global media company around the seed of a single podcast, Moonshot.Scaling Australian media, one podcast at a time.
Local filmmakers, local stories on a regional video network: This is how Singapore’s Viddsee is meeting the demand for short videos.A far more compelling pivot-to-video strategy.
Japan’s Nordot is building a common publishing platform to unite media outlets — and lower their costs.Common plumbing is exactly what the media industry needs. This Japanese startup thinks it has the right solution.
This alternative news source from Indonesia’s largest Muslim organization is fighting hardline Islamism online.Moderate voices take centre stage at Islami.co, which is trying to appeal to Indonesia's urbane Muslim set.
I don’t like being told what to think, says founder of apolitical news site The Squiz.Former Tony Abbott spin doctor and now self-funded entrepreneur Claire Kimball has become one of Australia’s rising media stars with her quirky brand of daily news digests.
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