Follow the trends

Every startup has its product. Its goal. Its vision.

But even with a unique idea, growing and getting stronger always happens within a community. To know what is going on in your industry seems to be the first step to stay up-to-date. Reading blogs, following the right twitter accounts and specific websites can help to keep track and to easily get in touch with like-minded.

Whether it’s breaking tech news, an insider’s point of view or irreverent humor you’re seeking, there are an infinite number of accounts. In today's blog post we want to introduce you to 5 websites that are worth following.

Tech in Asia (YC W15) is a media, events, and jobs platform for Asia’s tech communities. At Tech in Asia, you can keep abreast of the latest news, share your own thoughts, and find talent or jobs best suited to your needs. Connect with startups, investors, corporates and more, at their annual conferences held in Singapore, Bangalore, Tokyo, and Jakarta.

Thai community of tech professionals and the startup community from Bangkok, Thailand. Leading tech blog in Thailand, unfortunately written in Thai and unfortunately rarely posts content in English. Founded in 2011, Thumbs up reports on technology, social media and the Thai startup scene.

The “e” stands for entrepreneurs and also a statement that they are in the digital industry. e27 covers news on funding, startup and entrepreneur profiles, product reviews, and resource articles to level-up your startup. Their vision is to build one connected tech industry without borders and they have mission to become a one-stop resource platform for internet businesses, empowering them through knowledge, connection, and interactions.

Tech Crunch Asia is where you can find the latest news about Asian companies and startups.
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
Founded in June 2005, the TechCrunch community includes more than 2 million friends and followers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google and other social media. CrunchBase, TechCrunch's open database about start-up companies, people and investors, has become the leading statistical resource for technology companies and transactions.

The Next Web — colloquially named TNW — has been sharing, inventing and advancing tech developments since 2006 when the founders Boris and Patrick were looking for a tech event to showcase their new startup. When they couldn’t find one that checked all the boxes they decided to host their own. As they were organizing things, they soon realized they needed somewhere to promote the conference, and that’s how was launched.