In this series, CNBC maps trends and ideas that have defined the entrepreneurial spirit in the region. Via profiles of successful entrepreneurs, slideshows and guest columns the special report tells the story of Asia's start-ups and risk-takers.
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Famed Japanese architect Tadao Ando talks to CNBC's Christine Tan about his creative vision. He discusses how the global economy is affecting his business.
James Yau, Founder and MD at Grocorp talks to CNBC's Christine Tan about his plans to build a sustainable agriculture business.
Despite losses caused by the Thailand floods in 2011, Joe Hinrichs, president, Asia, Pacific and Africa of Ford says the automaker remains committed to the country as a production hub.
As many governments struggle to provide quality in the classroom, global private education provider GEMS is looking to expand aggressively. The firm's chairman, Sunny Varkey, outlines the long-term goals and explains why making profit from running schools is not a bad thing.
Sub-Saharan Africa's real potential rests increasingly with the region's burgeoning middle class, top executives told CNBC.
In just two years, ADS Securities has become a major player in the region, trading in forex and commodities for a global clientele. In an exclusive interview with CNBC, Philippe Ghanem, Vice-Chairman and managing director of ADS Securities, talks long-term strategy, and why Abu Dhabi makes sense.
As Beijing turns vocal about consumer rights advocacy, does this spell trouble for foreign firms like Apple?
As Apple's sales outlook slows down, what happens to the tech giant's suppliers? Eunice Yoon has more.
In this segment of Inside China, CNBC's Eunice Yoon finds out if Xi Jinping can uphold his promises of reform.
One of the better-known foreign entrepreneurs in China is leaving China disillusioned with the country.
You might be surprised to hear that some Chinese entrepreneurs are suggesting that China has just come out of its own "lost decade".
Some of Asia's most successful entrepreneurs and risk-takers confess to their most common mistakes.
A young widow struggles with making ends meet.
Money mistakes when you don't like dealing with money. A woman is finally ready to face her compulsive shopping so and create a future for her daughter. Viewers ask if they can afford a Mercedes SLK 350, a pair of $11,000 diamond earrings.
Becky, who's 37, asks Suze if she can afford to spend $11,254 on a pair of diamond earrings.