Posts Categorized: Asia


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ZAPtag Promises Discounts and Rewards for Philippine Shoppers, No Smartphone Needed

I’ll be honest, I once looked down or ignored store discounts or reward systems. They all seemed too contrived, so tedious, so totally not...

  • April 17, 2013
  • at 2:15 pm
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The Spark Project: Crowdfunding in the Philippines Lets Many Hands Make Light Work

If two is company, and three’s a crowd, does seven make it crowdfunding? The seven-man team at The Spark Project would like to make it so....

  • April 16, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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PropertyGuru Launches ‘Luxury Gallery’ for Classy Condos and Pricey Penthouses

PropertyGuru announced this afternoon that it has formed a strategic partnership with Far East Organization to launch a new site called Luxu...

  • April 16, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Indonesians Crack Down On Corruption with Crowd Reporting Site Lapor

Corruption is quite big in Indonesia. It’s very much normal – and even a habit – just to look the other way when we are dealin...

  • April 12, 2013
  • at 5:09 pm
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Junk Mail No More With Maskr

At present my personal mail sits close to 5,000 unread emails, the majority of which are junk mail that I have given up trying to clear. Pri...

  • April 10, 2013
  • at 10:23 pm
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KimZua.com: E-Commerce For Friends in The Other World

The Qingming Festival took place last Thursday, and for those who are unaware, it is when most Chinese would come together to celebrate and ...

  • April 10, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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33 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

We have a whole lot of startups this week, bumped up by our 20 Startup Arena participants. Despite this busy Startup Asia Singapore 2013 wee...

  • April 7, 2013
  • at 11:18 am
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Coffee Chat: MetroDeal – How to Build $18 Million Annual Revenue at Age 26 (Live Blog)

Next, for what promises to be a most entertaining session, Ralph Wunsch, founder of the Groupon-esque MetroDeal.com, talks about how they be...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 3:44 pm
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Coffee Chat: The Nuffnang Founders’ Story and The Lessons They Learned

Most bloggers in Singapore would have probably heard of Nuffnang. But little do we know that the co-founders of the blog ad network actually...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 2:42 pm
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Lean Startup Machine Goes to Tokyo, Launches #LeanTOKYO

Startup friends in Tokyo will be pleased to know that the Lean Startup Machine will be holding its first ever LeanTOKYO event this May 17 to...

  • April 17, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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CyberAgent Ventures to Increase Fund to US$20M With Strong Interest in Thailand

At the sidelines of the Startup Asia Singapore conference, I had the opportunity to meet Nobuaki Kitagawa (pictured above), CEO of CyberAgen...

  • April 16, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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19 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

Another really long list of startups this week from all across the region. Remember, for startup tips and story suggestions, feel free to em...

  • April 14, 2013
  • at 5:08 pm
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Google Apps for Education to Reach 10 Million Malaysians in New Education Program

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced yesterday that that its Google Apps will be used for educational purposes by 10 million Malaysian students, t...

  • April 12, 2013
  • at 1:17 am
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Peter Cauton: Inspiring Techpreneurs to Take One Great Leap

It’s rare to see people who are willing to offer inspiration and help, especially as we know sometimes the Internet is full of haters. But...

  • April 10, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Youtube Sitcom ‘My Best Gay Friends’ Goes Viral in Vietnam

Vietnam just might be the first Asian nation to legalize gay marriage later this year. The upper echelons have been discussing legalizing si...

  • April 8, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Cambodia’s Puddding Helps Women Crowd-Source the Perfect Pair of Jeans

The battle between “thigh and denim” ends today, apparently. Founder Janice Wilson’s new startup Puddding helps women find...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 4:51 pm
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Coffee Chat: How E-commerce King Taobao is Expanding Out of China (Live Blog)

Up next on stage at Startup Asia is Daphne Lee, director of international business for Chinese e-commerce giant Taobao. Daphne is responsibl...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 2:51 pm
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Sharing Session: An Introduction to Indonesia’s Startup Ecosystem (Live Blog)

Onto the next sharing session, we have Indonesia’s Andy Zain to share about his country’s startup ecosystem. Andy is the founder...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 12:52 pm
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