Posts Categorized: Startups


JewelDistrict

This startup makes 3D-printed, one-of-a-kind jewelry

In personalization of jewelry, since some geometrically complex designs can only be achieved by 3D printing.

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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Former Apple chief evangelist Guy Kawasaki joins online design platform Canva

Today, the Sydney-based startup announced that Apple’s former chief evangelist Guy Kawasaki has finished his contract with Motorola and Go...

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 8:08 pm
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Manila culture

A peek into Philippines culture: what foreign investors and startups need to know

The “Culture” section in the World Startup Wiki aims to help foreign entrepreneurs, companies, and investors understand the market and ...

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
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Topica Founder Institute, the accelerator behind Appota’s rise

Topica Founder Institute is about to release its next batch, let's take a look at what it has achieved thus far. The big news? Appota just g...

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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This Japanese startup handles over 1 trillion bid requests every month

Geniee is a real-time bidding (RTB) ad network startup that serves up to 20 to 30 billion impressions per month.

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 9:58 am
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Doing a video effects app – the Asian way

Doing a startup in Asia - and we’re using that term broadly, while excluding the market-specific quirks of places like China and India - b...

  • April 14, 2014
  • at 4:26 pm
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PayrollHero-Krispy Kreme

PayrollHero gets Krispy Kreme and more food stores onto its employee-tracking service

Over 40 branches of Krispy Kreme in the Philippines will start to use PayrollHero

  • April 14, 2014
  • at 1:59 pm
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PapayaMobile office productivity

5 tweaks to boost productivity levels in your startup office

Don’t worry - you won’t have to bust out a Google-sized budget to create a productive working environment. Here are 5 simple fixes that ...

  • April 14, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Got swag? These 2 photo apps from China help you tag it, flaunt it

Want a photo app for selfies and showing off the stuff you own? China’s way ahead of you

Last year was the year of the selfie, and it’s clear to see that a lot of people like showing off what they have in photos – and so thes...

  • April 11, 2014
  • at 4:18 pm
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How well do you really understand Vietnam's market? (Startup Asia preview)

How well do you really understand Vietnam’s market? (Startup Asia preview)

For the MET Vietnam session we want to give startups, investors, and tech folks deeper insights into the overall Vietnamese market, legal la...

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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India, Dineout app

Indian media giant gobbles up restaurant booking startup to merge with online food portal

Times Internet announced this morning it has acquired the restaurant reservations startup Dineout, which covers a number of restaurants in D...

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 5:45 pm
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Crowdsourced homework helper Brainly brings the answers to Asia

Crowdsourced homework helper Brainly brings the answers to Asia

Crowdsourced homework helper Brainly is now rolling out country-specific sites for several Asian nations.

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 6:40 pm
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How stickers-as-a-service can change the way we communicate at work

How stickers-as-a-service can change the way we communicate at work

Stickers are certainly not frivolous. They're a multi-million-dollar industry, and this founder plans to take advantage of it with 'stickers...

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Meet Kensuke Furukawa, the serial entrepreneur who founded Japan’s hottest lifehacking site

Nanapi is Japan’s largest lifehack media site that has 28 million visitors and generates over 60 million pageviews every month.

  • April 14, 2014
  • at 7:29 pm
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Smartisan to launch phone

Tiny Chinese startup gets $29 million in funding to emulate Xiaomi, build a smartphone (UPDATED)

Smartisan announced today it closed the funding round at RMB 180 million (US$29 million), placing its overall valuation above the RMB 1 bill...

  • April 14, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Appota, Vietnamese mobile content platform, secures series B funding

Appota, one of Vietnam's leading mobile platforms, just received a series B funding from undisclosed investors. The deal will help Appota bu...

  • April 14, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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asian startups weekly list

23 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • April 13, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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From salaryman to entrepreneur: the man who made it easier to print stuff in Japan

“Why can’t small printing companies get printing orders in a more efficient manner?” Matsumoto, founder of Raksul.com thought.

  • April 11, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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