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This startup aims to empower Indonesian women as household CFOs

According to a McKinsey Global Institute report, consumer spending on savings and investment products in Indonesia is set to reach US$565 bi...

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 6:25 pm
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This 50-year-old Taiwanese man is making coloring cool enough for adults

Mozbii is a stylus for iPad and Android tablets that uses RGB sensors to detect colors. And it works.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 4:28 pm
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Wikileaks: Singapore firm with government ties bought cyber snooping software

Wikileaks: Singapore firm with government ties bought cyber snooping software

According to Wikileaks, the company purchased 19 licenses for the malware products in 2012.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 1:25 pm
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Mimopay wants to be the solution for Indonesia’s payment hassles

Mimopay believes that it has the widest epayment reach in Indonesia.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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JD invests in Daojia

Ecommerce titan JD cooks up $50 million in funding for startup food delivery service

Online food delivery service Daojia has pulled in US$50 million in series D funding from a major backer, the startup revealed today.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 10:58 am
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Envoy modernizes your front desk, and it already has superstar investors and customers

Envoy aims to make receiving guests at offices seamless. It already has a slate of superangels on board and over 250 paying customers.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 1:00 am
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Taking stock of Jakarta Founder Institute grads: Who’s still standing?

Now that the Jakarta Founder Institute (JFI) has been running since 2011, Tech in Asia feels its time to reflect on its progress, and take i...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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This woman left a corporate job to bootstrap a babysitting service in Japan

The babysitting website addresses a critical issue but it has a major rival in Gree.

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Seeing strong demand, Alibaba raises share price range for this week’s IPO

The 9-month bachelor party: here’s everything Alibaba invested in or acquired in 2014

Alibaba invested in or bought outright multiple companies, spending so much money that some have referred to 2014 thus far as Alibaba's "bac...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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How tax query to Amazon opens a Pandora’s box for ecommerce in India

Amazon, Flipkart, and other ecommerce players have enjoyed a merry ride in India, and investments have been pouring in. But now the honeymoo...

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 4:59 pm
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Alibaba IPO will make it biggest internet company in China and third biggest in the world

Alibaba will be the third-biggest internet company in the world by market cap if analysts' estimates hold up.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Pirate3D: our ship isn’t sinking

Yes, Singapore's most prominent 3D printing company made some mistakes with its refunding scheme. But it's far from done for.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 12:29 pm
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John Fearon: Singapore’s grasshopper entrepreneur

Fearon has another new gig. It's JF2 a startup studio that works on several ideas simultaneously.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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Here are all the must-see numbers on Alibaba ahead of record-breaking IPO

To get a sense of the scale of Alibaba – both in China and up against ecommerce titans like Amazon – we’ve put together this infograph...

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 10:20 am
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Unified Inbox acquires SocialGrow to make social networking even more seamless

This will help them become an even more comprehensive and seamless one-stop platform for communications.

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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10 sweet startup perks in the Philippines

The Philippine startup scene has more than just Foosball tables and beer.

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 7:26 pm
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BMW and Baidu team up to bring semi-autonomous car tech to China

In three years, you might see a partially self-driving BMW roaming about Beijing

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Will Vietnam ever take its internet seriously?

One of Vietnam’s five internet sea cables got cut once again this week, thus underlining the broken infrastructure that Vietnamese people ...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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