Posts Categorized: Startups



Synclogue, a cloud-based app syncing service for Windows, launches in English

Synclogue, an app that allows Windows users to sync applications across multiple computers, is launching an English version of its service t...

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 4:21 pm
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Freshdesk becomes first Indian startup to get Google Capital backing with $31M series D funding

Helpdesk software company Freshdesk – an Indian startup that quickly scaled up to rub shoulders with the global leaders in its domain – ...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 9:41 pm
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Canadian founder of MySquar, Myanmar’s up and coming social network, claims she was ousted in ‘hostile takeover’

If you’ve been watching the startup space in Myanmar, you’ve probably heard of MySQUAR. It’s a social network that recently pivoted to...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 4:40 pm
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Meet Hope Technik, Singapore’s engineering commandos

Out of sight but not out of mind, Hope Technik is an exciting Singapore company that's solving problems in space flight, robotics, and logis...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 1:01 pm
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Japan’s number one social recruiting service receives more than $2 million from Global Brain

Social Recruiting, a Tokyo-based startup that claims to be Japan’s number one social recruiting service, received more than $2 million in...

  • June 11, 2014
  • at 6:12 pm
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Banking on iBeacon, this new startup helps businesses send alerts to passersby

Apple's iBeacon tech is largely untested and its realistic potential is unknown, but that’s not stopping a number of startups from trying...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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11 mobile apps that make commuting easier in Indonesia’s biggest cities

Indonesia can be really challenging when it comes to commuting as the country does not have a developed land transportation infrastructure. ...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou raises $10 million

India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou raises $10 million

India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou has raised $10 million in funding from new and existing investors.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 9:30 pm
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Here are the 4 graduate startups from Indosat’s first ever Ideabox

Telcos in Indonesia are starting to support the tech startup ecosystem, and that’s great. The recent one unveiling its progress is Indosat...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Softbank to invest $20 million in startups in the Philippines

Japanese telco Softbank will invest over $20 million in startups in the Philippines with the creation of a new fund.

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 12:53 pm
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Evictions? Regulations? Taxes? How can Singapore deal with sites like Airbnb?

Evictions? Regulations? Taxes? How can Singapore deal with sites like Airbnb?

Two flats have been confiscated by the authorities so far. What's next for sites like Airbnb in Singapore?

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 7:02 pm
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Berrybenka targets Muslim women in Indonesia, launches Hijabenka

Hijabenka has actually been operational since April. Within its short lifespan, the website already has accumulated over 1,000 products from...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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QuitBit is a smart lighter that helped its founder quit smoking, and it’s proving popular in Singapore

QuitBit is a smart lighter that quantifies how much you've been smoking with an LCD display.

  • June 11, 2014
  • at 6:25 pm
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Malaysia’s MobileAds nabs strategic investment, eyes US market

Penang-based rich media mobile ad creator startup, MobileAds has a received an undisclosed strategic investment from Seattle-headquartered H...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 11:27 pm
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Gong Haiyan: plain jane factory worker to founder of China’s biggest dating site

Gong is one of the most celebrated female tech entrepreneurs in China, having successfully founded Jiayuan, China’s answer to Match.com.

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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A/B testing startup Splitforce raises seed round, relocates from Beijing to New York

Auto-optimization uses a 'bandit algorithm' that lets Splitforce show which factors in the experiment are performing better and choose them ...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 2:44 pm
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A look inside Zhihu, China’s answer to Quora

Launched in January 2011, the team of around 70 is quickly outgrowing its office space in Beijing's student district. Tech in Asia stopped b...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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These 7 US startups show that your business can survive in China

These 7 US startups show that your business can survive in China

Twitter, Facebook, Dropbox, and nearly everything that Google produces – all blocked in China. But that’s not discouraging some US start...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 3:29 pm
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