Posts Categorized: Funding

jike xueyuan

Chinese IT education startup teaches you how to make your own Flappy Bird clone, gets $22M investment

Rather than dry and often theoretical university classes, Jike aims for a more applicable approach with instant gratification.

  • September 22, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Ardent Capital nabs US$12.7 million from huge Indonesian conglomerate Sinarmas

Two years ago Ardent Capital set out to create Southeast Asia's first trans-national ecommerce giants. Now, it just got funding from one of ...

  • September 22, 2014
  • at 12:26 pm
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Scale up your mind: How the smart startups get venture capital funding

How should entrepreneurs prepare themselves before going out to seek venture capital funding? Here are 10 questions, and some useful hints f...

  • September 22, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Indonesia’s “Yammer for education” receives seed funding

There isn’t a lot of investment happening for Indonesia’s education startups. This is one of them.

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 4:14 pm
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woqu

US tourism site for overseas Chinese gets $20M investment from Tencent

Woqu, an online travel agency for Chinese looking to make a trip to the US, has secured a US$20 million series B round of funding led by Ten...

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 3:31 pm
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Fun photo app MomentCam snags funding from Alibaba

Fun photo app MomentCam snags series A funding from Alibaba

Virally popular photo app MomentCam has secured series A funding led by ecommerce titan Alibaba.

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 12:17 pm
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Seeing strong demand, Alibaba raises share price range for this week’s IPO

The 9-month bachelor party: here’s everything Alibaba invested in or acquired in 2014

Alibaba invested in or bought outright multiple companies, spending so much money that some have referred to 2014 thus far as Alibaba's "bac...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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ejiajie

Startup makes it easy to hire a nearby housekeeper, secures funding from Tencent and Shanda

eJiaJie is a location-based service that helps customers find hourly-paid workers to clean their homes. It operates in 10 Chinese cities and...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 1:23 pm
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Bellabox raises $5.5M to send their beauty boxes across Asia Pacific

Bellabox raises $5.5 million to send their beauty boxes across Asia Pacific

Around A$3 million (US$2.7 million) of that will be going straight into the business, with the rest going to other channels such as outgoing...

  • September 15, 2014
  • at 10:00 pm
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NewsHunt, India's answer to Flipboard, gets $16 million funding

NewsHunt, India’s answer to Flipboard, gets $16 million funding

India’s top homegrown news reader app, NewsHunt, has secured INR 1 billion (US$16.5 million) in series B funding.

  • September 22, 2014
  • at 12:33 pm
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baidu finance movies

Baidu now lets anyone invest in movies, will make Chinese version of Gone with the Wind

Chinese web giant Baidu today launched a new personal investment fund that lets users crowd-invest in upcoming movies and television shows.

  • September 22, 2014
  • at 12:03 pm
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haptik

India’s ‘WhatsApp for mobile customer support’ Haptik bags $1M

Haptik lets users get instant help for queries regarding products and services of 180 companies using a WhatsApp-like messaging channel.

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 10:25 pm
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quikr

Classifieds portal Quikr gets $60M in fresh ammunition to take on OLX

Tiger Global coming on board as an investor will improve the odds of Indian startup Quikr in its battle with Argentina-based OLX.

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 4:03 pm
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ROCKIT ONLINE

Rockit Online secures $500K funding to tackle Vietnam’s education market

A new Vietnamese startup in the education space just secured funding from Silicon Valley-based investors.

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 2:28 pm
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JD invests in Daojia

Ecommerce titan JD cooks up $50 million in funding for startup food delivery service

Online food delivery service Daojia has pulled in US$50 million in series D funding from a major backer, the startup revealed today.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 10:58 am
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what is venture capital funding

Scale up your mind: What is venture capital funding and how does it work?

Venture capital funding can help a startup thrive, scale, and grow faster. But seeking it can be daunting for newbie entrepreneurs. Here's h...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 1:45 pm
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targetingmantra

They personalized Amazon. Now their startup has raised $1.1M to do it for other ecommerce sites

TargetingMantra, founded by former data scientists of Amazon, closed a seed funding of $1.1M from 500Startups, Nexus Venture Partners, and O...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 8:25 am
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trustedcompany raises $1 million

Online store reviews site TrustedCompany raises $1 million to expand to South Africa, Brazil

Already, the company has achieved a measure of success in both Southeast Asia and India, where most of their clients come from.

  • September 15, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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