Posts Categorized: Startups



Nepal Startup CloudFactory Raises $700,000 Round of Funding

We like to keep an eye on the really cool startups when we find them, and they don’t come much cooler than Nepal-based CloudFactory. T...

  • September 27, 2012
  • at 4:30 am
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India’s Capillary Technologies Raises $15.5 Million, Will Develop its Business in Asia

Capillary Technologies is announcing today that is has raised $15.5 million in series A funding. The investment was led by Sequoia Capital a...

  • September 26, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Viki Teams Up with Axis for Mobile Video in Indonesia

Viki, the social startup that shows videos, music, TV dramas, and music concerts around the world for free has announced that it has partner...

  • September 26, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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QLearnChinese: A Chinese Skype Teaching Service

There are a lot of web services promising to help you learn Chinese these days (recently we took a look at another cool one called FluentFli...

  • September 26, 2012
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Chinese Sex Toys Site Nails Year’s Biggest E-Commerce Funding Round

An obscure Chinese e-commerce site that sells sex toys has caused quite a shock in the industry by securing the biggest funding round for a ...

  • September 25, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Travelmob Aims to be Asia’s Airbnb, Snags $1 Million in Seed Funding

Earlier this year, the former managing director of Skype Asia, Turochas “T” Fuad, left to form a new startup called Travelmob. And today...

  • September 25, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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Indonesian Travel Company GONLA Looks to Beat Its International Competitors

Indonesian online travel agency GONLA.com officially launched today. The name GONLA simply means ‘GO Now, Later, Anytime.’ The company s...

  • September 24, 2012
  • at 10:20 pm
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Moodsee: A Social Way to Share Your Mood, Location and Weather

Happy because the weather is bad? Sad because the sun is too hot? We don’t all feel the same way about the weather. And most of the time w...

  • September 24, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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After Facelift, Sold.sg Looks to Raise Series A Funding

Singapore’s Sold.sg started as a penny auction site which saw it gain traction and raise almost S$1 million (US$817,000) last year. Bu...

  • September 22, 2012
  • at 8:00 am
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MapMyIndia’s Don’t Panic App Will Solve Your iOS 6 Maps Woes (If You’re in India)

Apple’s new Maps app — and the lack of Google Maps in iOS 6 — has caused a lot of consternation everywhere. But if youR...

  • September 27, 2012
  • at 2:30 am
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Appmazinc Offers Conference, Workshops, Competition, and More for Indonesian Mobile Developers

Digital content developer Kibar Kreasi looks to hold Appmazinc: Mobile Apps Camp 2012 on November 16 to 17 at Indonesia University, Depok. T...

  • September 26, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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V-Key Raises US$4 Million in Series A Funding

Singapore-based mobile security and intelligence startup, V-Key, has raised US$4 million from IPV Capital in its series A round. The funds w...

  • September 26, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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SingTel Invests $1.46 Million in TheMobileGamer

Singapore’s largest telco has invested $1.46 million in TheMobileGamer (TMG) for 35.54 percent equity. That puts TMG’s valuation...

  • September 25, 2012
  • at 7:45 pm
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SCOOP Releases New Update, Localized for Indonesia

We’ve just received news that SCOOP has released a new update. SCOOP is a mobile app created by Indonesian startup Apps Foundry [1] wh...

  • September 25, 2012
  • at 12:39 pm
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PixaRoll Offers Fast Prints of Your iPhone Photos (If You’re in Singapore)

Printed photos have fallen by the wayside a bit now that everyone and their grandmother is walking around with a digital camera in their pho...

  • September 25, 2012
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What’s Whatsapp? India’s Hike App Aims for Global Launch in October

As Korea gave birth to Kakaotalk, Japan to Line, and China to WeChat, an Indian startup is looking to have its own group messaging smash hit...

  • September 24, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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7 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

Another week has passed in Tech in Asia and below is the list of startups which we have covered. Besides covering startups this week, we hav...

  • September 23, 2012
  • at 10:08 pm
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Thai Tech Round-Up [September 21, 2012]

We are back with a new issue of our Thai tech round-up, brought to you by thumbsup. This time let’s focus on digital advertising, and the ...

  • September 21, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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