Sydney

Aquabumps: Waves on the Web

Matt | February 16th, 2014

Eugene Tan wanted to combine his passion for photography and the ocean by providing an escape for his friends while at the office.

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Audio High School

Matt | December 31st, 2013

From a young age Nathan has always had a desire to run a business on his own. After graduating high school however, he fell on some hard times which ended with him losing the support of his family. He spent time living rough on the streets, and  ended up under the care of the Salvation Army where he was provided with crisis accommodation. Read More

Natalie Tran: From YouTube to Mainstream

Matt | November 20th, 2013

We all know that online video sharing has propelled some unlikely figures to fame, and in some cases this is turned into business success. Few young people have capitalized on this better than 24-year-old Natalie Tran.

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Sweet Tweets

Asia Scout | August 16th, 2013

How much can you say in 140 characters or less? This question is posed by Twitter, a community of micro-bloggers. Millions of users worldwide who detail their thoughts, feelings or actions. Read More

A ‘Fully Sick’ Concept

Matt | February 2nd, 2013

More than a year ago, Christian Van Vuuren, an account manager for outdoor company JCDecaux, found himself admitted to hospital with a hole in his lung. Further tests revealed he had a form of multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis, and was promptly placed in isolation in a Sydney hospital.

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FFFFound

Asia Scout | October 26th, 2009

If you’ve ever seen a picture online that you liked enough to save, bookmark, or even send to a friend, then FFFFOUND is for you. Read More

oOvOo

Asia Scout | September 28th, 2009

oOvOo not only provides us with amazing technology, but their business mentality ensures that their social community stays happy and willing to continue helping oOvOo grow its product.

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Fashion Networks

Asia Scout | September 28th, 2009

Fashion is always going to bring people together — even if it’s just you and a stranger judging someone else’s outfit together. Now, with internet communities growing around nearly everything, fashion is coming out on top. There are huge levels of engagement and passion from its members. Read More

Etsy

Asia Scout | September 25th, 2009

Etsy is an online marketplace with over three million registered users from at least 150 countries around the world. Of these members, over 250,000 are sellers — designers, artists and crafters who sell their handmade goods on the site, and an average of 15,000 items are sold every day. Read More

Jump, Jive & Wail

Asia Scout | September 25th, 2009

A new social network launching in Australia called Jive will be up soon. Read More

Parkour & Free Running

Asia Scout | September 1st, 2009

Founded in France and reflecting some strands of martial arts, parkouring is dubbed as “The Art of Movement” or “l’art du d’placement”. Read More

Snowboarding

Asia Scout | September 1st, 2009

With conflicting seasons around the world, it’s hard to always remember what’s going on elsewhere when the weather is hot and the sun is shining. But let’s not forget our winter wonderland. What do kids love to do when the days shorten and the mercury drops? Snowboard. Read More

Holeshot (BMX)

Asia Scout | August 17th, 2009

Although BMX has had its rise and fall since the 1980s, it is making a steady comeback in recent years. Read More

Fixed Up, Looking Sharp

Asia Scout | August 17th, 2009

photo: brent kerr

Originally used in the 1950s for winter training sessions by racing cyclists wanting to improve their pedaling style, fixed-gear bikes have recently made the transition from the velodrome to the streets. Read More

Skate or Die

Asia Scout | August 17th, 2009

Like in the rest of the world, skateboarding has captured the attention of much of the Australian youth. Read More