Posts Categorized: Startups

Asian tech startups list

25 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • September 21, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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VMoney CEO: Apple Pay is a cause for celebration, not fear, for Philippine payment startups

Ralph Santos thinks that Apple Pay will open up doors for all fin-tech companies in the Philippines.

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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Move over OLX. Indonesian ecommerce site Jualo is growing fast, invites new investors

Jualo is an Indonesian ecommerce business that launched in February 2013. The site lets users locate goods for sale that are just around the...

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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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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This Japanese app tells you which local stores hire hot men

When selecting which restaurant or store to visit, you need as many data points as possible.

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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South Korea’s SparkLabs accelerator reveals the startups joining its fourth batch

Get to know the teams joining the esteemed Seoul-based three-month accelerator. Including the one that makes flower pots.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Pirate3D: our ship isn’t sinking

Yes, Singapore's most prominent 3D printing company made some mistakes with its refunding scheme. But it's far from done for.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 12:29 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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Taking stock of Jakarta Founder Institute grads: Who’s still standing?

Now that the Jakarta Founder Institute (JFI) has been running since 2011, Tech in Asia feels its time to reflect on its progress, and take i...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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Former Huffington Post editor-in-chief joins Japan’s SmartNews

The hiring shows that SmartNews wants to be more than just another news app.

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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LifeOpp is a jobs site for a neglected group: service staff and odd job workers

Niche jobs sites are popping up. LinkedIn targets white collar workers. Dribbble caters to designers. And StackOverflow for programmers. Now...

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 7:06 pm
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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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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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Education startup company Mana.bo nets $3.07M to enter B2C sales

The cash will be used for marketing and tech development as well.

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 1:00 am
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This startup aims to empower Indonesian women as household CFOs

According to a McKinsey Global Institute report, consumer spending on savings and investment products in Indonesia is set to reach US$565 bi...

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 6:25 pm
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John Fearon: Singapore’s grasshopper entrepreneur

Fearon has another new gig. It's JF2 a startup studio that works on several ideas simultaneously.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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Envoy modernizes your front desk, and it already has superstar investors and customers

Envoy aims to make receiving guests at offices seamless. It already has a slate of superangels on board and over 250 paying customers.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 1:00 am
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10 sweet startup perks in the Philippines

The Philippine startup scene has more than just Foosball tables and beer.

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 7:26 pm
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