Posts Categorized: Startups


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Softbank and Qualcomm-backed startup aims to take over Korea’s last-mile delivery industry

While Uber has hit its toughest regulatory road block yet in Seoul, last-mile delivery service Naldo pushes forward with its plan to upend S...

  • July 25, 2014
  • at 5:32 pm
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After first product failed to go global, BuzzElement turns to Malaysia’s shopping malls

What’s a startup to do after failing to take over the world with an ultra-global social network? In the case of BuzzElement, the answer is...

  • July 25, 2014
  • at 3:03 pm
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Crowdfunded in China: personal ECGs, Leap Motion clones, and kegel-controlled Temple Run

JD’s new crowdfunding site launched earlier this month, and two of its projects made our top five list of favorites.

  • July 25, 2014
  • at 1:19 pm
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It’s still sexy to invest in China (#StartupAsia preview)

There’s so much talk of China’s web giants – led by Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent – that’s it’s easy to forget that there’s stil...

  • July 24, 2014
  • at 4:45 pm
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Mitsubishi SVP: Our next fund will target American startups

Yoshihiko Kawamura lent his perspective on the challenges facing Japan’s startups in a frank, wide-ranging interview with Tech in Asia.

  • July 24, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Game devs, get ready to be part of InMobi’s $25 million gaming fund

Game devs, get ready to be part of InMobi’s $25 million gaming fund

InMobi's first-of-its-kind fund is dedicated to game devs – but it’s not really a traditional VC fund.

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 9:35 pm
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Do you ‘like’ your co-worker? PayrollHero encourages you to cast your vote

PayrollHero’s Daily Pulse feature transforms employee feedback by allowing them to “thumbs-up” their co-workers.

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Tesla rival? Japan’s coolest electric sports car is ready to roll

Japanese startup GLM partners with racing car manufacturer TommyKaira to create electronic sports cars.

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Digify, a Snapchat for documents, is an app Quentin Tarantino would love

Digify aims to make file sharing secure by storing documents only in the cloud and warning users if a screen capture was made while viewing ...

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 1:59 pm
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How Luxola took Southeast Asia’s beauty industry by storm (#StartupAsia preview)

Founders make a million different decisions when planning an ecommerce startup. Go big, or go niche? Narrow in on a specific market, or expa...

  • July 25, 2014
  • at 3:47 pm
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Klik-Eat’s challenges in scaling the food delivery business in Indonesia

Klik-Eat is one of Indonesia’s biggest online food delivery business. The team talks about their biggest challenge operating in the countr...

  • July 25, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Get the dirt on how little-known Metaps roped in Line and Zynga as clients (#StartupAsia preview)

Companies large and small are always eager to get their apps in front of eyeballs, and equally keen to measure how much money they’re...

  • July 24, 2014
  • at 6:18 pm
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As internet banking takes off in China, this financial product search engine secures $60M investment

It’s tough to sift through and distinguish what are the best deals and which companies can be trusted to handle their money. That’s wher...

  • July 24, 2014
  • at 4:27 pm
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New education site in China turns to students to make the lessons

China has a new, video-based online learning site that’s different to other startups in this burgeoning sector.

  • July 24, 2014
  • at 1:40 pm
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Deceler8 in Bali rescues international entrepreneurs from burning out

According to the founder of Bali’s Deceler8 program Michel Bachmann, the main difference between his paradise-based “decelerator” and ...

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 7:45 pm
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The cat facial recognition startup is real, and they’re totally serious about reading cat faces

  Startups in consumer tech love solving first-world problems, and crowdfunding sites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter are playgrounds fo...

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Zenius wants to put more tech into the way Indonesians learn online

July is a busy month for education institutions and education-related business in Indonesia. The country’s school year begins this month a...

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Call center agents can work from home in their pajamas with Kallfly

Philippine startup Kallfly enables call center agents to work from home in their pajamas.

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 12:52 pm
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