Posts Categorized: Startups

Startups are Tech in Asia’s bread and butter. As Asia’s startup ecosystems grow, we’ll be here to document both their successes and failures. From seed-stage bootstrappers to multimillion-dollar exits, every startup worth its salt deserves a chance to be heard.

This US$100 billion Korean conglomerate has a plan to build the startup ecosystem in Asia

Hanwha, one of South Korea’s largest conglomerates is now quite keen on startups in Asia. It’s ready to put down more than $300,000 to m...

  • October 1, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Evernote now has more than 30 million users across Asia

Note-syncing app Evernote now has more than 30 million users in Asia, reveals the US startup’s CEO, Phil Libin.

  • September 25, 2014
  • at 5:20 pm
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13 new Asian smartphone makers hoping to crush Samsung and Apple

15 new Asian smartphone makers hoping to crush Samsung and Apple

Across Asia, there are a number of relatively new phone-makers playing to their strengths in home markets, aiming to steal sales away from ...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Appota debuts social mobile gaming app called onClan at #StartupAsia Arena

Appota debuts its new onClan app at Startup Asia’s Startup Arena competition. The app is a social mobile gaming platform that allows users...

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 3:49 pm
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20 things Vietnamese startups need to win

What does it take to be a great winning startup in Vietnam? Today, there's too many mediocre startups, they need more than just these 20 cri...

  • August 25, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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The Philippines is rallying to be the next big freelancing superpower (INFOGRAPHIC)

Philippines is locked in a three-way race with Indonesia and Vietnam to be the main freelancing hub in Southeast Asia.

  • August 19, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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Triip wins inaugural Tech in Asia Arena in Ho Chi Minh city

Of six startups, Triip made it out with the prize of the "most promising startup" from a batch of six at Tech In Asia Arena in Ho Chi Minh c...

  • July 25, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Awesome chart shows 50 countries with homegrown tech titans, but only 13 of those nations are in Asia

An interesting report from the Economist yesterday crunched data from the World Startup Report and lists the top three most valued tech comp...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 7:00 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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How Vietnam’s richest billionaire is secretly building Vietnam’s biggest ecommerce site

VinEcom is a US$50 million project under the auspices of Vingroup, Vietnam’s top real estate company. Vietnam's richest billionaire, Pham ...

  • October 1, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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A deeper look at Southeast Asia’s only two unicorns: VNG and Garena

VNG and Garena represent the two biggest tech companies out of Southeast Asia.

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Want to get to know Vietnam’s startup world? Check out this tour

Triip.me, one of Vietnam’s new promising tourism startups is offering a tour of Vietnam’s startups. Lead by Ngan Sau, it gives a nice pe...

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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This startup wants to solve the talent crunch in Asia

This startup wants to solve the talent crunch in Asia

Rather than an outsourced development shop, Chok Ooi describes Agility as a startup product development company that partners and works with...

  • September 1, 2014
  • at 4:10 pm
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10 years at VietnamWorks: the full story of Vietnam’s top online recruitment site

Tech In Asia takes a closer look at the detailed history of the founding and success of VietnamWorks. The company sold for about $22 million...

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Born in Vietnam and raised in Y Combinator, Kimono wants to API-ify the entire Internet

Kimono puts the power of data analysis into the hands of anyone. No coding required.

  • August 13, 2014
  • at 11:32 am
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The new frontiers of Vietnam’s premier chat app: VNG’s Zalo

VNG has made millions off of its desktop gaming platform, but now it faces the challenge of transitioning everything to mobile. How will thi...

  • July 21, 2014
  • at 3:35 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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Bet against your Facebook friends on this year’s World Cup with the help of Sepp.com

If you’re like some of us at Tech In Asia, you’re staying up late into the night (or early morning) to catch a glimpse of amazing goals ...

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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