Posts Categorized: Announcements


VIPShop pays $112 million for controlling stake in cosmetics e-store

VIPShop pays $112 million for controlling stake in cosmetics e-store

Chinese flash sales site VIPShop (NYSE:VIPS) has paid $112.5 million in cash to acquire a majority stake of cosmetics e-store Lafaso. The de...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 5:11 pm
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Rocket Internet continues its tear through Asia with the launch of vehicle classifieds platform Carmudi

Rocket Internet, the self-proclaimed “world’s largest incubator,” announced the official launch of Carmudi, a platform for...

  • October 28, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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Japanese chat app Line rolls out prepaid cards in Japan, and yes, they look adorable

The Japanese team behind popular messaging app Line has rolled out prepaid cards that users can purchase offline and use to as credit for in...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 10:58 am
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Popular music-streaming app Spotify adds Taiwan to its roster of Asian countries

Spotify, the popular music-streaming service, has launched in Taiwan this morning. According to the www.spotify.com/tw site, the service h...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 10:59 am
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SGE launches VentureDex, an interactive directory of Asia’s startup investment firms

VentureDex serves as a signpost that assists startup founders in deciding which investors to reach out to.

  • March 5, 2013
  • at 10:10 am
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Stephanie Sutanto brings some SGE glam into Los Angeles

Sometime in the middle of last year, a certain Stephanie Sutanto emailed the early stage fund that I used to run, asking for internship posi...

  • January 17, 2013
  • at 12:04 am
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Albert Mai joins SGE, focused on the Vietnam startup scene

We love working with dynamic, talented and passionate folks and one of our latest additions to our team, Albert is just like that. SGE welco...

  • January 13, 2013
  • at 8:05 pm
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Our 7-year itch

7.4 years. That’s how long SGE has been covering the Singapore and Southeast Asia startup and entrepreneurship scene. Check out how ug...

  • November 5, 2012
  • at 6:28 pm
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SGE Brings TheStartupDigest To Singapore

We are happy to announce that we are curating the Singapore chapter of the StartupDigest!

  • April 4, 2010
  • at 12:13 am
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Happy New Year friends! Show some love for our newest baby, Techlist.Asia

To our beloved readers, It’s been an exciting 2013 for us. We’ve seen great additions to our Tech in Asia family, launched Games in Asia...

  • January 9, 2014
  • at 4:18 pm
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Alibaba officially sets up shop in San Francisco as it aims to invest in more US companies

Alibaba, the Chinese internet giant best known for its stronghold in e-commerce, just announced that it has established an office in the San...

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 6:08 pm
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Shanghai’s new free trade zone bans online gaming, internet cafes, and media businesses

Shanghai’s local government this morning announced a series of measures to control foreign investment in its newly-launched free trade zo...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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SGE acquired by Tech in Asia!

Some saw it coming, some didn’t think it could ever happen – am happy to announce today that SGE and Tech in Asia have joined fo...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 11:02 am
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Terence Lee is now Editor, manages growing team at SGE

For regular readers of SGE, this next person I want to highlight in our Faces of SGE series should be a very familiar face. It has been quit...

  • January 21, 2013
  • at 11:27 pm
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A sprinkle of European flavor, SGE partners with Polish VC HardGamma

At SGE, we always strive to unearth the most promising startups from around Asia and place it in front of you, our dear reader. At the same ...

  • January 13, 2013
  • at 11:36 pm
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ASK ACE with SGE: Mentors Are Here To Help You

ASK ACE is a way for start-ups and the general public to get advice from ACE Mentors.

  • November 19, 2012
  • at 1:11 pm
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Keeping The Playing Field Fair

Recently, I wrote a post announcing that Facebook has set up an office in Singapore and shared about the jobs they were hiring for. A reader...

  • April 11, 2010
  • at 5:00 am
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In Bed With The Right Investor

SGE And supperclub Gets You In Bed With The Right Investor

I’m looking forward to this Wednesday because we at SGEntrepreneurs have teamed up with supperclub Singapore to get entrepreneurs like...

  • March 8, 2010
  • at 2:11 am
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