Posts Categorized: Startups


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Singapore Bitcoin vending machine startup raises seed funding for expansion

Tembusu Terminals, a Singapore-based startup producing locally developed Bitcoin vending machines, has raised S$300,000 (US$237,000) worth o...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 8:58 am
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Greelane is the first beautiful magazine app in Vietnam

Greelane is a new magazine app for the iPad and iPhone from Vietnam. So far, it's got three magazines, and there are more coming.

  • March 11, 2014
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Made in China: one game company’s struggle to do what they love

You probably haven’t heard of Songtang Animations. It’s a small developer with a staff of just 25 operating out of Haicang, Xiamen. The ...

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 5:15 pm
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StudyPact motivates you to study by putting your money at stake

Founded by Tobias Hoenisch and later joined by Paul Kitti and Evan Grossman, StudyPact aims to motivate the world to study harder. How does ...

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 9:58 am
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Startup combines cute baby photos, a family social network and ecommerce all in one app

Founded by Hiromichi Ando and Sakurai Shoko, Kiddy is a photo diary social network targeted at families. The app, which was first launched o...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 9:42 pm
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Telenor and Dtac to invest $3 million in boosting Thailand’s startup ecosystem with new accelerator

Now all three of Thailand’s main telcos are helping the Thai startup ecosystem grow with their own accelerator programs. Today, Telenor’...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Haystakt Projects sample

This crowdfunding site also lets sellers crowd-price their products

Crowdfunding has become an important means for startups to gauge interest and to get capital. While there are many attempts to harness the i...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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A mobile app that emits smell, for real

Scentee is a Japanese mobile app that emits smells. To do that, users need to download the app and purchase a special device that attaches t...

  • March 6, 2014
  • at 11:31 am
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This Pakistani startup wants to replace much-hated customer service calls with an app

This Pakistani startup wants to replace much-hated customer service calls with an app

One Pakistani startup is looking to get companies around the world using its replacement for the much-hated customer service call system tha...

  • March 5, 2014
  • at 1:06 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
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Codoon Smartband - After a long wait, China's controversial Jawbone Up clone is up for pre-order

China’s top wearable tech startup nets $10 million in funding, but looks to be falling behind the competition

Codoon, the Chinese wearable tech maker, has received RMB 60 million – nearly $10 million – in series A funding. Local tech blog...

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 12:58 pm
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Japanese startup stitches together six GoPro cameras to make interactive panoramic video

The company has officially announced a new video solution, cleverly dubbed ‘Panomovie’, making it available to their clients in additio...

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 3:47 pm
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13 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • March 9, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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ALTITUDE GAMES

Philippine gaming startup Altitude Games nabs US$275,000 in seed funding

Philippine game development startup Altitude Games received US$275,000 seed funding from mobile content provider Xurpas founder Nix Nolledo,...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 5:43 pm
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GlassEgg, Vietnam’s number one games outsourcing company works with Microsoft, and EA

GlassEgg is not a very well known gaming company in Vietnam, but this company operates on the global level, outsourcing and doing 3D work fo...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 2:59 pm
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quipper mobile learning

Startup gets $5.8 million to make elearning fun, expands to Southeast Asia

Quipper, a London-based mobile learning company founded in 2010 by Masa Watanabe, co-founder of Japanese mobile social gaming giant DeNA, di...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 8:00 am
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Ron Hose: Bitcoin is great for all the ‘unbanked’ people in the Philippines

The majority of people in the Philippines don’t have bank accounts or credit cards. The largely ‘unbanked’ population is an issue that...

  • March 5, 2014
  • at 2:32 pm
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Tokopedia and new rival clash over battle for online merchants

“From my side, the unethical part is not stealing the [merchants] - the unethical part is luring our merchants with false information that...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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