Posts Categorized: Startups


13 new Asian smartphone makers hoping to crush Samsung and Apple

15 new Asian smartphone makers hoping to crush Samsung and Apple

Samsung is the world’s – and Asia’s – top smartphone maker. But there are a lot of rival phone-makers out there aimi...

  • April 22, 2014
  • at 4:25 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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Award winning entrepreneur Kevin Mintaraga now wants to help couples plan their dream wedding

Indonesia’s wedding industry is huge. According to research firm Splendid Insight, weddings in Indonesia are worth US$7 billion in consume...

  • April 7, 2014
  • at 5:40 pm
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Taiwan’s Chocolabs tests Indonesia market with TV drama streaming app

Chocolabs, a Taiwan-based app developer and part of accelerator AppWorks’ family, announces the launch of its TV drama streaming app calle...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 11:38 am
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Build your own ecommerce website with Sirclo

As ecommerce grows, more and more startups want to jump on the bandwagon. A lot of businesses want to have e-commerce websites, whether to s...

  • March 17, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Berry Kitchen receives seed funding to deliver more food to hungry customers

Berry Kitchen, an online catering service in Indonesia, announced today that it received seed funding in the amount of IDR 500 million ($43,...

  • March 14, 2014
  • at 1:39 pm
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1cak, Indonesia’s version of 9gag, now has 9 million monthly pageviews

Did you know that 1cak is run by just one guy?

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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KelasCinta wants to teach Indonesians the art of love

Started in August 2013, KelasCinta has accumulated over 4.8 million page-views from 590,000 unique visitors so far. The startup currently mo...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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Jomblo wants to be Indonesia’s Facebook for singles

Jomblo wants to be a social dating site for singles, but at the same time it wants to be an online platform where single people can meet new...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 3:45 pm
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Do you think you have enough knowledge to dominate Indonesia’s market? (Startup Asia preview)

The startup ecosystem is still very young, but we are seeing healthy growth in investment and tech industry interest inside the country. But...

  • April 18, 2014
  • at 10:17 pm
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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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Here are the top 7 civic-minded startups at Indonesia’s GIST Startup Boot Camp

The top seven startups were selected to pitch at the demo day in front of the audience and a panel of judges.

  • April 7, 2014
  • at 2:50 pm
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A tech startup ecosystem in paradise

Andrea is the CEO and co-founder of Mailbird, an email tech startup based in Bali. She is half American and half Filipino, but having lived ...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Disdus co-founder: Whatever industry you’re in, you can be successful

Lamuda got two job offers: one on Wall Street in the US and one at McKinsey in Indonesia. Believing that there would be bigger opportunities...

  • March 14, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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7 interesting startups we met at Tech in Asia Meetup Bali

Last week we held our first Tech in Asia meetup in Bali. With the theme of understanding investors’ mindset in Indonesia, it was an intere...

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Expand to Asia’s biggest tech markets with Market Expansion Tracks

We at Tech in Asia receive many emails requesting introductions to possible partners across Asia and it is tough to answer them all one by o...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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Codemi brings online learning to Indonesia

Online learning has grown exponentially over the past few years, with western organizations like Codeacademy and Lynda.com ranking among som...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 9:11 pm
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Visa uses discounts to persuade more Indonesian e-shoppers to use credit cards

As e-commerce gains traction in Indonesia, more companies are beginning to see the potential for growth. Yesterday, Visa along with payment ...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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