• Delivery men sorting lunch boxes before delivery in front of Churchgate railway station in Mumbai, India.

    As India's home delivery model thrives everything from banking to medical services is being offered in consumers' homes.

  • A picture of an elementary school in Seongnam, south of Seoul, South Korea.

    South Korea's Kim Ki-hoon estimates he made about $14 million last year from his online language lessons and educational publishing company.

  • Promising startup hubs are springing up in Asia and it's only a matter of time before the local tech scene comes of age, one entrepreneur tells CNBC.

  • For 89-year-old Raj Kalaan, her caregiver's bi-weekly visits are cherished. A young lady companion spends three hours per week with her.

  • Mochtar Riady, chairman of Lippo Group

    The founder of major Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group tells CNBC he is eyeing the U.S. property market for the firm's next investment.

  • A celebration of failure: The phrase means not being afraid to fail and may be just what Asia needs to cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit.

  • The wealth of Asia's 10 richest businessmen jumped 52 percent in the past year to $169.9 billion, according to Wealth-X. Here's the full list of the wealthiest self-made billionaires in the region.

  • More members of the Chinese elite are eschewing flashy logos and big brands for more personal designs and subtly exquisite craft.

  • The corporate suite isn't a typical entrepreneurial breeding ground, but some executives find reasons to strike out on their own after climbing the ladder.

  • Pebble smart watch.

    When Singaporean sisters Hani and Aisah Dalduri decided to scale up their business Fictive Fingers, they opted to seek out strangers instead.

  • Makeshift co-founder Nick Marsh

    Start-ups often find it tough to protect their ideas, especially when faced with so-called "clone factories." But most are unfazed.

  • Ni-Night children's store, Singapore.

    A number of trailing spouses in Singapore are turning their hands to business, eschewing a common image of expat wives having coffee.

  • A mother takes picture of her daughter in front of the company's logo during the opening ceremony of the country's first McDonald's restaurant in Ho Chi Minh city on February 8, 2014.

    From his perch on the 57th floor of Ho Chi Minh City's tallest and most stylish office tower, Henry Nguyen is at the top of his game.

  • An office worker browses an on-line site in Manila.

    Running a business in Southeast Asia has thrown Maximilian Bittner, founder and CEO of e-commerce site Lazada, several curve balls over the past year.

  • A visitor browses through books of Indian online book retailer Flipkart on a screen at the New Delhi World Book Fair in New Delhi.

    India's online retailers have seen renewed interest with big names like Flipkart and Myntra attracting hundreds of millions of dollars in funding.

  • Indian businesses don't want to lose out on the opportunities provided by the burgeoning trade between China and India, and the first step is to start learning Mandarin.

  • Some of Asia's most successful entrepreneurs confess to their most common mistakes.

  • Is it possible that Asia will be the first region to build a truly mobile business environment? I would be surprised if this doesn't happen, says this expert.

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    The Chinese city of Guangzhou is home to an expanding community of entrepreneurs from economic rival, India, who have migrated there to share the fruits of China's stupendous growth.

  • Meet the dynamic duo behind Banyan Tree

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