Posts Categorized: Startups


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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Dtac Accelerate badge 2

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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soccer livescore champion app

Danish soccer fans head to Thailand to make a pretty awesome live game data app

Champion is a Thailand-made livescore app for all those fans soccer fans who want to stay updated with their favorite teams and players.

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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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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Ookbee games

Ookbee takes on Line in Thailand with new social gaming platform

It looks to be modeled after Line Games in that it features an array of social gaming titles from various developers that are integrated wit...

  • April 30, 2014
  • at 9:06 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

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

  • April 22, 2014
  • at 4:25 pm
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