Posts Categorized: Startups


omise payments

More payment startups in Southeast Asia: Thailand’s Omise gets $300k from East Ventures

Plenty of startups want to disrupt payments in Southeast Asia. Omise is trying too.

  • August 18, 2014
  • at 8:00 am
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WearYouWant funding

WearYouWant gets $1.5M funding to expand fashion estore from Thailand to Southeast Asia

Fashion estore WearYouWant has secured US$1.5 million in funding to help the startup grow and expand across Southeast Asia to rival Zalora.

  • August 4, 2014
  • at 9:45 am
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mseed accelerator

MSeed is Thailand’s first game startup accelerator

MSeed will give teams THB100,000 (US$3,145) in exchange for a small amount of equity, and they will get coaching from game industry veterans...

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 7:22 pm
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Pocket PlayLab acquires Anino Games

After being rescued by Rovio, Juice Cubes developer Pocket PlayLab acquires Philippine gaming startup

In a big deal for two Southeast Asia gaming startups, Thailand-based Pocket PlayLab today revealed that it’s acquiring Philippines-based A...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 10:16 am
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acommerce

aCommerce just raised one of Southeast Asia’s largest series A rounds

An ecommerce service provider aCommerce has just closed its series A venture capital round of US$10.7 million.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 8:50 am
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2C2P

Southeast Asia’s Paypal gets another round of funding from GMO Global Payment Fund

2C2P, a Bangkok-based online payment processing company, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from GMO Global Payment Fund, a sister...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Wongnai fund

Thailand’s Yelp-esque Wongnai gets more funding to expand into hair and beauty salon reviews

Thailand’s leading restaurant review site Wongnai has just secured funding from the investment subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.

  • May 16, 2014
  • at 2:01 pm
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Mergepay

Bookkeeping and payment startup MergePay soothes business owners’ headaches

Thailand-based startup MergePay took the stage today at Startup Asia Singapore 2014 to introduce its bookkeeping platform to investors.

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 5:50 pm
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Thai women crave Japanese cosmetics, and BuzzCommerce wants to satisfy them

Thai women love Japanese and international cosmetics. BuzzCommerce will make it easy for clients to sell beauty and health products to them.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 12:01 am
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pitchxo analytics slide deck

PitchXO: analytics for your slide deck

In a world where data analytics is the new god, the process of pitching to clients or investors is surprisingly primitive. PitchXO is changi...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 1:07 pm
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Taamkru preschool education app

Taamkru plans to fix Thailand’s ‘disgracefully bad’ education system, raises seed money

It makes learning fun for preschoolers through gamified web and mobile apps, hoping that they will absorb fundamentals better.

  • July 30, 2014
  • at 5:00 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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Fliplingo translates tweets

After lengthy beta and now with seed funding, Fliplingo launches Twitter translation service

After months of beta testing, today Fliplingo goes live to the public with its human-powered Twitter translation service.

  • June 26, 2014
  • at 11:00 pm
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zalora thailand

6 tactics Zalora is using to beat the fashion ecommerce competition

With these six strategies, Zalora hopes to fend off its many rivals in the fashion ecommerce space.

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 2:40 pm
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Here are the 5 startups fresh out of Thailand’s Dtac Accelerate program

In line with Dtac’s change of plan, the program is now divided into two tracks – the accelerator and incubator programs. Thus the finali...

  • May 28, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Hankster

Meet HanksterClub, a group dating site that bypasses the fear of one-on-one encounters

HanksterClub is a dating service that helps users meet new people, but in the much-less-intimidating setting of a group date.

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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juice cubes

One game saved Pocket PlayLab from the brink of disaster – and caught the eye of Rovio

The partnership between the Thailand-based game company and Rovio first came about last year but the path to becoming a Rovio Stars title wa...

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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WonderMe featured

WonderMe: a culture-focused jobs site that prevents applicants from resume-spamming

Thailand's job market is quite competitive and employees find it tough to hire the right talent. Thailand-based startup WonderMe aims to sol...

  • May 1, 2014
  • at 5:40 pm
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