Stories Of Entrepreneurship from Asia

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The Digital Silk RoadStories of Entrepreneurshipfrom AsiaBenjamin Joffe, CEO | +8* | Plus Eight Star LtdGlobal Entrepreneurship Week| Singapore | November 20084 years1 year4 yearsChina | Japan | South KoreaInnovation ArbitrageMobile & Internet servicesThere are more ideas outside your country than insideTom KelleyThe 10 faces of Innovation3G users% of Internet connections measured above 5MbpsUSAJapanChina0%20%40%60%80%100%0% 20% 40% 60% 80%Source: +8* | www.plus8star.com#2 economy, #1 mobile society#1 mobile & Internet population#1 digital societySocial NetworkingIs Not a Business(but it might be soon)MIT Technology ReviewJuly/August 2008Starting date2004 1999 20041997 2006Revenues 2007 (USD)150 mln 520 mln ~200 mln 100 mln 150 mlnProfit 2007 (USD)(50 mln) 225 mln ~100 mln 35 mln ~60 mlnAverage Revenue From Users80% 5%87% 50%~0%Sharing storiesThanks!www.plus8star.combenjamin@plus8star.com benjamin0123http://twitter.com/plus8star www.linkedin.com/in/benjaminjoffe www.slideshare.net/plus8star