Posts Categorized: Startups

Image courtesy of the Make it Makati Facebook page

If you want to set up a startup, report suggests you do it in Area 55

Makati City, which houses the Philippine startup cluster known as Area 55, is the most economically competitive region in the nation.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 10:42 am
Read More
asian startups weekly list

34 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • August 10, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
Read More

6 innovative gadgets that are proudly designed in Singapore

It's Singapore's national day, so to celebrate, here are five cool gadgets that are designed in Singapore. You know you want to support them...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 8:12 pm
Read More

Carmudi managing director explains what Philippine business culture is really like

Carmudi Philippines’ new managing director is one of the few in Rocket Internet that isn’t parachuted into the market it intends to conq...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 4:22 pm
Read More
Guvera takes the fight to Spotify in Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Hong Kong

Guvera takes the fight to Spotify in Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Hong Kong

Music streaming service Guvera is taking the fight to Spotify in a bunch of Southeast Asian countries.

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 11:59 am
Read More

After US expansion, Japanese business card management service Sansan enters Singapore

Following a warm reception in the US, Sansan turns its gaze toward the lucrative ASEAN market.

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 7:00 am
Read More
brian lim australia space

This Singapore misfit is now kickstarting Australia’s space industry

Brian Lim was destined by the system as a bottom feeder in Singapore. But now, he is kickstarting Australia's space industry.

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 6:57 pm
Read More
skymet feature

In a dodgy monsoon season, it’s raining funds on Indian weather forecaster Skymet

Skymet, an Indian startup which gauges weather to measure agriculture risks, raises US$ 4.5 million in series B funding from a syndicate of ...

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 3:41 pm
Read More
500 startups logo

Here are the four Asian companies that will join 500 Startups’ 10th batch

500 Startups, the San Francisco-based accelerator founded by serial entrepreneur and startup evangelist Dave McClure, just unveiled the ros...

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 12:00 am
Read More
The fate of Singapore Inc in 2014

Launching a startup in Singapore? 4 things you need to know

Here's a look at the process behind incorporating a company, getting investments, protecting your IP, and securing your customer's privacy.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 9:01 am
Read More
KPK FI Flickr ivanatman

Endemic corruption in Indonesia galvanizes edtech startups

The World Bank calls Indonesia’s school system “immense and diverse.” With more than 50 million students and 2.6 million teachers, the...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 8:48 pm
Read More
Aiming to make biz loans as simple as shopping online, India's Capital Float raises $1 million

Aiming to make biz loans as simple as shopping online, India’s Capital Float raises $1 million

Started in 2013, Capital Float offers SMEs financial loans on the web. The idea is that getting a loan should be as simple as shopping onlin...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 4:42 pm
Read More
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
Read More

VMoney CEO feels PLDT buy-in to Rocket Internet skyrockets his company’s valuation

VMoney CEO Ralph Santos argues that the PLDT buy-in to Rocket Internet skyrockets his own company’s valuation.

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
Read More
durians FI

Kaspar Zhou, 500 Startups’ new guy in Jakarta, wants to get more aggressive in Indonesia

Kaspar Zhou does not look like an investment manager for one of the world’s largest venture capital and private equity firms. It’s a Wed...

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 9:59 pm
Read More

This Japanese entrepreneur left his wife and kids for 18 months in order to create a new education service

The company promises to educate students about their learning style and then give them access to notes of users who have already entered uni...

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
Read More
druva-logo

Corporate data is exploding. That’s good news for data protection startup Druva, which just raised US$25M

Business data is growing and getting harder to manage. This is an opportunity for Druva, which raised $25M from Sequoia Capital, Nexus Ventu...

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
Read More
Having sat over 10 million diners in Singapore and Hong Kong, Chope expands to mainland China

Having sat over 10 million diners in Singapore and Hong Kong, Chope expands to mainland China

As a start, Chope’s online reservation technology will be rolled out to the thousands of restaurants listed on City Weekend.

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 7:31 pm
Read More