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Uber’s busiest market outside the US is now India

Uber is now active in 10 Indian cities, making it the company's busiest market outside the US. It al...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 19, 2014
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Hong Kong’s Bigcolors acquires Melbourne’s Get Viable as it gradually morphs into a seed fund for Asia

The crowdinvesting site has bought up a Melbourne-based startup that teaches founders how to think b...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 18, 2014
  • at 8:39 pm
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Hong Kong’s Gogovan nabs $6.5M in funding to make urban logistics uber efficient

GoGoVan, the Hong Kong-based startup that helps consumers and businesses get their stuff delivered q...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 15, 2014
  • at 6:35 pm
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How TouchTen touched the hearts of gamers and investors (#StartupAsia preview)

You may not have heard of TouchTen Games, but if you’ve spent an idle moment or two browsing t...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 15, 2014
  • at 5:33 pm

Shopline keeps it lean and mean as its three-man team takes on Shopify in Asia

With ecommerce sales in APAC set to reach US$525.2 billion this year, surpassing the US, more and mo...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 15, 2014
  • at 3:56 pm
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Finnish smartphone maker Jolla says holla to Hong Kong

Jolla, the Finnish smartphone maker best known for being Finnish, has begun selling devices in Hong ...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 12, 2014
  • at 6:13 pm
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Here are the four Asian companies that will join 500 Startups’ 10th batch

500 Startups, the San Francisco-based accelerator founded by serial entrepreneur and startup evangel...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 7, 2014
  • at 12:00 am

Lessons learned from CyberAgent’s trials in Asia (#StartupAsia preview)

Hayagushi will be giving a keynote speech at Tech in Asia's upcoming Startup Asia Tokyo 2014 on Sept...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 6, 2014
  • at 3:35 pm
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Line revenues spike 25% to $177 million as messaging app shotguns towards IPO

Japanese mobile messenger Line just keeps raking in cash.

By Josh Horwitz

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  • July 31, 2014
  • at 2:09 pm
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China’s popular WeChat messenger tests Facebook-esque “Like” button, and it looks strangely familiar

China's popular WeChat messenger introduced a "Like" button for articles that users read.

By Josh Horwitz

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  • July 30, 2014
  • at 12:58 pm
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Cool new app alert: Jink wants to prevent friends from getting lost and arriving late

Ever find yourself waiting for a friend who’s late? It stinks. As impatience mounts, you call ...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • July 29, 2014
  • at 7:05 pm
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China’s JD to take pre-orders for the country’s first official Xbox One shipments on WeChat

  This morning, Chinese e-retailer JD announced it has attained exclusive rights to accept Chin...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • July 28, 2014
  • at 11:33 am

How Luxola took Southeast Asia’s beauty industry by storm (#StartupAsia preview)

Founders make a million different decisions when planning an ecommerce startup. Go big, or go niche?...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • July 25, 2014
  • at 3:47 pm

Get the dirt on how little-known Metaps roped in Line and Zynga as clients (#StartupAsia preview)

Companies large and small are always eager to get their apps in front of eyeballs, and equally keen...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • July 24, 2014
  • at 6:18 pm
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Qualcomm launches $150 million fund to support startups based in China

More and more money is pouring into funds specifically for Asia-based startups. Today San Diego-base...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • July 24, 2014
  • at 3:57 pm
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The cat facial recognition startup is real, and they’re totally serious about reading cat faces

  Startups in consumer tech love solving first-world problems, and crowdfunding sites like Indi...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • July 23, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Xiaomi’s first batch of Mi 3 phones in India sells out in 38 minutes

Earlier this afternoon, China-based phonemaker Xiaomi announced the end of its first-ever flash sale...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • July 22, 2014
  • at 4:52 pm
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Line’s new ecommerce app for Thailand is the scruffy cousin to its shopping app in Japan

Thai shoppers, rejoice – popular Japanese chat app Line, which has 24 million registered users...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • July 16, 2014
  • at 6:09 pm