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Red Dot Payment raises Series A round to bring payment solution to Southeast Asia

Red Dot Payment raises Series A round to bring payment solution to Southeast Asia

They have secured an undisclosed amount of Series A funding from two investors - GMO Global Payment Fund and Wavemaker Pacific.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 11:51 pm
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Ola Prime debuts in 6 Indian cities to take on Uber

Olacabs in India now comes in three flavours: Mini, Sedan, and Prime. The Sedan and Mini were already running; now Prime targets an addition...

  • September 2, 2014
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In India, 4-second Redmi sellout shows again Xiaomi is too popular for its own comfort

It was another lottery in India for the sale of Xiaomi's Redmi 1S, just like it had been for the Mi 3 earlier. 40,000 units of Redmi 1S sold...

  • September 2, 2014
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Razer picks ecommerce partner to sell Nabu smartband in China

Razer picks ecommerce partner to sell Nabu smartband in China

The gaming ninjas at Razer revealed today that its Nabu smartband will arrive in China in Q4 with an exclusive online sales partner.

  • September 2, 2014
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With $33M funding, Sequoia-backed FreeCharge pivots to targeted advertising

FreeCharge, which gives freebies to users who recharge their phones on the platform, will now use that purchasing behavior data for targeted...

  • September 2, 2014
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This startup gives rural entrepreneurs the tech to operate their own mobile networks

Although the northernmost American state of Alaska is the largest US territory by size, its population is less than 732,000. With rugged wil...

  • September 2, 2014
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Indonesia’s Klik-Eat just got acquired by its Japanese stakeholder

The online food delivery business gets a nod in Indonesia with the acquisition of one of its bigger players.

  • September 2, 2014
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Chinese drone maker joins quadcopter craze with new $20M investment

China-based personal drone maker XAircraft today announced a US$20 million series A funding round led by Chengwei Capital.

  • September 2, 2014
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Cheatsheet of startup acquisitions in Southeast Asia

Here's a quick guide to the past exits that have happened in the region.

  • September 2, 2014
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Meizu MX4 specs and price

Meizu unveils new MX4 smartphone, drops the price to take on Xiaomi

After years of pricing its flagship phone at around the US$400 mark, Meizu is this time slashing the price-tag in an apparent attempt to com...

  • September 2, 2014
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This startup wants to bring every online store in Asia onto a single platform

This startup wants to bring every online store in Asia onto a single platform

In the last six months, they have seen a monthly user growth rate of 20 percent, with their users actively saving over 5,000 new products on...

  • September 2, 2014
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Tech in Asia moves into native advertising

Here's our policy on native ads.

  • September 2, 2014
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KreditGoGo is the latest online financial comparison site to enter the very hot Indonesian market

KreditGoGo is a financial comparison platform that helps people compare and apply for financial products in Indonesia.

  • September 2, 2014
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Why are so many Japanese investors coming to Southeast Asia? (#StartupAsia preview)

Hear from Batara Eto, co-founder and managing partner at East Ventures, Tatsuo Tsutsumi, partner at Gree Ventures, Tommy Matsuo, director of...

  • September 2, 2014
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12 Philippine companies that should really start accepting Bitcoin

Executives from four Bitcoin firms called out twelve Philippine companies to accept the cryptocurrency.

  • September 2, 2014
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This app brings traveling singles together, says it’s not for hooking up

Wander is all about creating a trusted, friendly singles community which is under-served in the travel market.

  • September 2, 2014
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Indonesia’s Valuklik gets seed funding from East Ventures

Ad spending in Indonesia is projected to reach $720 million in 2015. East Ventures and Valuklik want a slice of the pie.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 10:35 am
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We’re finding the next billion dollar startup at Arena Tokyo (#StartupAsia preview)

Eight startups will take the stage to present to a panel of judges at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 10:04 am
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