Entrepreneur Asia: Power Players


  • Yangon, Myanmar.

    Myanmar's government has supported economic liberalization, but needs better planning, one of the country's top entrepreneurs told CNBC.

  • In 1990, annual milk consumption per person in Vietnam was half a liter. Today, the figure is 18 liters, and Vinamilk played a key part in the change.

  • As entrepreneurship increasingly drives the global economy, we took a look at the factors that helped some of the world's top self-starters.

  • Shoppers browse in a store in Miami, Florida.

    Being a good boyfriend helped Singapore's Cai Li realize he could make money while he vacationed. Now you can too.

  • Building a dairy empire in Vietnam

    Mai Kieu Lien, chairman and CEO of Vinamilk, discusses how she transformed the small, state-controlled dairy producer into Vietnam's second-largest company in terms of market capitalization.

  • Meet the men behind India's answer to Alibaba

    In this installment of CNBC's "Entrepreneur Asia: Power Players" series, Oriel Morrison spoke to the dynamic duo behind one of India's fastest growing tech start-ups - Snapdeal.

  • What it takes to run a business in EMs

    Serge Pun, executive chairman of Yoma Strategic, says one must have a lot of patience and determination to overcome the difficulties of operating a business in emerging markets.

  • For Mitsuru Izumo, founder and CEO of Euglena and Japan's start-up of the year, starting a business is like farming.

  • Indian Cricketer and cancer survivor Yuvraj Singh at a YouWeCan event.

    Inspiring sportsman, cancer survivor and now venture capitalist, Yuvraj Singh aims to fund India's next internet success story.

  • Filipino maids with food, hampers and bags reserve place to sit in Statue Square in central Hong Kong for a Sunday social function

    Frustration over how the recruitment industry treats Hong Kong's domestic helpers spurred entrepreneurs to found the Fair Employment Agency.

  • If there's one thing that frustrates Ajay Bijli, it is that movie screening business is not taken seriously enough by policymakers in the India.

  • Zhang Xin, chief executive officer of SOHO China.

    SOHO 3Q was is called the 'Uber for offices', allowing a tenant to rent on a flexible basis, with spaces as small as a desk.

  • Sung-joo Kim, CEO of MCM Holdings and founder of Sung-joo Group.

    Successful fashion entrepreneur Sung-joo Kim is constantly thinking about catering to the tastes of the next generation, which she dubs the 'TGIF generation'.

  • The "Uber for cleaners" has swept into Singapore, and it's planning to scrub up an industry it says is full of scams and black-market operators.

  • The Lola's Cafe located in the housing estate of Kovan, Singapore.

    Soaring rents and food costs, alongside labor shortages and stiff competition, are some challenges that young cafe owners face in Singapore.

  • When Chinese flight booking operator Baitour needed cash to grow its business last year, it turned to Internet finance startup Jimu Box.

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