Posts Categorized: Asia

The change school

The Change School in Bali helps entrepreneurs slow down to speed up

Most entrepreneurs see a company with the word “ventures” tacked onto the end and naturally assume it’s a VC or private equity firm, a...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 5:33 pm
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Why online booking is Vietnam’s next tech startup frontier

Vietnam's got three categories of startup growth: gaming, ecommerce, and mobile. But there's one new wave coming and it's booking, here's wh...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Why did FPT just buy VNG’s dead ecommerce site for $500,000? [UPDATED]

Sendo, FPT's main ecommerce site, just acquired VNG's 123mua ecommerce site. These are Vietnam's two most massive tech companies exchanging ...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 1:20 pm
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asian startups weekly list

17 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • June 29, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Uber just got cheaper in India. Watch out Ola, Meru, and TaxiForSure

App-connected transportation service Uber has just launched its lower-cost UberX tier in Bangalore, Delhi and Hyderabad. This immediately i...

  • June 26, 2014
  • at 4:58 pm
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Uber finally arrives in Vietnam, a country that needs a major logistics overhaul

Most people in Vietnam never thought it would happen, but it has: Uber has arrived in the country today.

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 6:00 am
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ecommerce

Is this Flipkart’s secret weapon to beat Amazon?

The Indian ecommerce cauldron is simmering. On one hand, there’s market consolidation — Flipkart, the largest etailer in the cou...

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 12:13 pm
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China tech news this week

12 must-read tech stories in China this week

Chinese tech companies like Alibaba, Zhaopin, Qihoo, and Yongche continue their march overseas. Read on to find out what the top tech storie...

  • June 15, 2014
  • at 7:10 pm
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Walmart to join ecommerce war in India with launch of online marketplace in July

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) will launch a business-to-business (B2B) ecommerce site in Lucknow and Hyderabad in the first week of July, Reuters repor...

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 10:22 pm
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India sets up $1.6B fund for startups, backs a new era of software product innovation

The new Modi government's move to set aside INR 100 billion fund for startups exceeds expectations. This is the first fund of its kind in In...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 3:00 am
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Popular songs, videos that impacted Indonesian election top Google Trends

According to Google’s communication manager in Singapore Robin Moroney, Indonesia’s presidential election has created a noticeable stir ...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 3:21 pm
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asian startups weekly list

14 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • July 6, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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India snaps up 52.4 million smartphones in past year, but tablet boom slows dramatically

Thanks to the proliferation of low-cost phones and reduced data tariffs, smartphone sales more than trebled in India in the financial year 2...

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 11:58 am
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asian startups weekly list

21 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • June 22, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Japanese gaming giant GREE announces new hotel booking service

GREE (TYO: 3632), the Japanese internet services company best known for its games, revealed a new hotel booking service today. Known as Toni...

  • June 17, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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asian startups weekly list

26 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • June 15, 2014
  • at 7:40 pm
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SOTW - weekend reading

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

Two steps forward and one step back is how we would describe Asia's tech scene of late. Here are all our biggest stories from the past week.

  • June 14, 2014
  • at 4:51 pm
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asian startups weekly list

36 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • June 8, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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