Posted by Steven Millward

VentureNursery season 3 startups

India’s VentureNursery Takes in 5 New Startups For Its Next Accelerator

We’ve seen two promising Indian startups get seed funding recently and both were graduates of Vent...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 19, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
WeChat launches for BB10

WeChat Launches For BB10, Ready With Support For Indonesian

As promised earlier this year, China-made messaging app WeChat has launched for BlackBerry 10. The n...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 19, 2013
  • at 9:31 am
Nokia sales in China and Asia, 2013

Struggling Nokia Sells Only 4.1M Phones in China in Q2, 20.2M Across Asia-Pacific

How low can Nokia go? Even lower, it seems. According to Nokia’s (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) newly relea...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 18, 2013
  • at 6:52 pm
Line News app launches

Not Content With Social Domination, Line Launches a News App

Korean-Japanese social messaging service Line is not so much a single app as it is a media empire. W...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 18, 2013
  • at 4:52 pm
WeChat and China Unicom

So It Begins: One Chinese Telco Confirms WeChat Subscription Plan to Launch August 8

We’ve heard rumbles of discontent from Chinese telcos for months about the wildly popular messagin...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 18, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
Redmart funding

Singapore’s RedMart Bags Huge Series A Funding to Expand Online Grocery Business

Grocery shopping site Redmart has secured series A funding to grow its Singapore-based business. The...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 18, 2013
  • at 10:20 am
China Has 460 Million Mobile Netizens

China Now Has 591 Million Internet Users, 460 Million Mobile Netizens (And More New Stats)

In new stats from the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), China now has 591 million i...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 17, 2013
  • at 4:47 pm
Alibaba financial results

Alibaba Sees Profits Hit $680 Million, Revenue $1.38 Billion in Latest Financials

Yahoo’s (NASDAQ:YHOO) Q2 financial report is out, which means we also get to see lots of data from...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 17, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm

E-Wheelchair Creators Raise $1 Million, Roll Closer to Shipping in 2014

While everyone’s talking about Tesla and Terra, there are plenty of other startups working on elec...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 17, 2013
  • at 11:49 am
HomeAway acquires Travelmob

Singaporean Startup Travelmob Acquired by HomeAway as US Firm Pushes Into Asia

Singapore-based home vacation rental startup Travelmob, which only launched into beta in early 2012,...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 17, 2013
  • at 9:55 am
Rocket Internet Gets $500 Million Funding

Watch Out Asia, Rocket Internet Reveals It Raised $1.3 Billion So Far This Year

Germany’s startup dynamo that’s plotting world domination, Rocket Internet, has netted $500 mill...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 16, 2013
  • at 5:07 pm
Zozotown

Japanese Fashion E-Commerce Site Zozotown Seeks a Boost in Merchant Numbers With New Acquisition

Fashion e-commerce is usually at the cutting-edge of online shopping. That’s again evident in Japa...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 16, 2013
  • at 4:25 pm
Xiaomi Mi2S launch

China’s Xiaomi Sells 7 Million Phones in First Half 2013, Pulls in $2.15 Billion Revenue

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi is only in its second full year of production but already it’s churning...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 16, 2013
  • at 12:31 pm
91Waijiao funding

91Waijiao Connects Chinese With Foreign English Teachers, Gets $4 Million Funding

Education site 91Waijiao is a learning platform that connects Chinese of all ages with foreign Engli...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 16, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
Google China Boss John Liu

Google China Boss John Liu Quits, New Successor Named

It’s all change at the top at Google China as current country head John Liu will step down aft...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 15, 2013
  • at 9:12 pm
Shifu app for getting things done

Shifu Apps Wants to Be Your Non-Nagging, Life-Fulfilling Smartphone Sidekick

If you’ve got an iPhone or an Android smartphone, you’ve probably already got a voice assistant ...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 15, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
Shanda Cloudary IPO 2013

Content With New Investment, Chinese E-Books Platform Cloudary Cancels US IPO Plan

We noted last week that Chinese e-books platform Cloudary wrapped up $110 million in funding. It see...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 15, 2013
  • at 3:15 pm
RajaPremi Indonesia acquisition

Singapore’s Fatfish Internet Drives Into Indonesia With RajaPremi Acquisition

Singaporean startup meisters Fatfish Internet have made a move into Indonesia by acquiring, it is re...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 15, 2013
  • at 2:06 pm