Posts Categorized: Asia



Hold the pork – this app helps Muslims in Japan find often elusive halal products

HalalMinds uses a barcode scanner to let users verify if a product is halal - an especially useful feature for those who can't read Japanese...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 4:01 pm
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iChef is bringing startup savvy to Taiwan’s new class of food entrepreneurs

Startups in Asia are sometimes scolded for focusing on local issues rather than global ones. But a narrow vision can be an asset since busin...

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 4:41 pm
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Kids grow up fast, but Famm helps parents capture, save, and share memories along the way

Famm utilizes private chat and automatically-generated photo collages to ensure that parents never forget their child’s growth journey.

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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7 must-read tech stories in China this week

More Chinese companies head West this week as Alibaba files for IPO and dating app Momo preps for its own.

  • May 11, 2014
  • at 6:17 pm
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12 of our hottest tech stories, lists, and features for your weekend reading

Wanna catch up on Asia tech news? Worry not! Check out or list of the hottest stories from the past seven days on Tech In Asia!

  • May 10, 2014
  • at 10:52 am
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StudyPact wins Innovation Weekend Singapore’s “Road to Tokyo” pitch contest

StudyPact wins the first of a series of pitch contests hosted by Sunbridge Global Ventures.

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 9:41 pm
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Highlights from day 2 afternoon sessions at Startup Asia Singapore 2014

Debate: The future of bitcoin in Asia We kicked off our fourth and final quarter of Startup Asia with a debate on the future of bitcoin. Ric...

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 10:23 pm
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This Japanese startup makes a killer video conferencing service that aims to replace Skype

Fukuoka-based Glue believes that its new in-browser video chat service, 1meeting, could someday take on the likes of Skype.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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SOTW - weekend reading

11 of our hottest tech stories, lists, and features for your weekend reading

Wanna catch up on Asia tech news? Worry not! Check out or list of the hottest stories from the past seven days on Tech In Asia! 1. Chinese ...

  • May 3, 2014
  • at 4:15 pm
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asian startups weekly list

39 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • May 18, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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For Asia to leapfrog Silicon Valley, governments are a big piece of the puzzle

Wealth and talent are not lacking in the region. A mindset shift is needed, and governments can help.

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 10:33 am
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SMS Bitcoin wallets to Singapore and beyond

The state of Bitcoin in Southeast Asia

A look in how Bitcoin is doing in each market, save for Singapore.

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 9:01 am
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asian startups weekly list

50 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • May 11, 2014
  • at 6:07 pm
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The audience solves a mystery in this real-time interactive TV show powered by a South Korean startup

South Korea's first real-time interactive game show co-produced by Enswers, a startup focusing on content recognition tech.

  • May 10, 2014
  • at 9:48 am
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A middleman that actually benefits startups? That’s just SWELL

SWELL is a startup that helps other startups partner with with big private and public enterprises that need the agility and innovation of st...

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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This startup pays you to study – but not meeting your weekly goals will cost you

Money motivates us to do a variety of things, but can as little as one dollar a week motivate people to buckle down and study? Tobias Hoenis...

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 5:03 pm
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asian startups weekly list

30 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • May 4, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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10 signs you’re an Asia tech nerd (and that’s good)

When I looked around I found a little bit of this geeky nerdiness in almost everyone I know. So I compiled a list of characteristics we have...

  • April 30, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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