Posts Categorized: Startups


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Nonstop Games Raises $2.9 Million, Makes Singapore Home

Singapore-based Nonstop Games has raised a $2.9 million seed round led by Creandum and Lifeline Ventures. The investment allows Nonstop Game...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 10:46 am
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The new Global Founders Capital fund

Samwer Brothers Kickstart $193 Million Global Founders Capital

The makers of Rocket Internet, Oliver Samwer and Marc Samwer, together with Fabian Siegal, co-founder of ClickandBuy (sold to Deutsche Telek...

  • March 18, 2013
  • at 6:07 pm
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Restaurant Booking Site Chope Raises $2.5 Million Led By Singapore Press Holdings

Singapore’s restaurant booking site, Chope, has concluded a US$2.5 million round led by Singapore Press Holdings (h/t TechCrunch). Sin...

  • March 16, 2013
  • at 1:02 pm
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Agate Jogja Releases 23rd Titok Game Title, This Time Inspired by Russian Meteor

Indonesian game developer Agate Jogja, which is part of Agate Alliance, announced today that the company has released its twenty-third Titok...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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10 Step Guide to Running a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Yesterday marked the end of HelpLearn.Asia’s event. One of the topics that got me sitting up was crowdfunding – a relatively new concept...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 2:38 pm
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Games Still Going Strong, VNG Reports Over $90 million In Revenue For 2012

Vietnam’s VNG just reported that it hit a whopping VND 2 trillion ($90 million) in revenue for 2012. Yeah, that’s a lot. The company...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 1:01 pm
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You Can Now Subscribe to Indonesia’s Top Daily Newspaper on Scoop

Indonesian e-reader startup SCOOP has secured a distribution partnership with arguably Indonesia’s number one national newspaper, Kompas. ...

  • March 14, 2013
  • at 7:20 pm
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Why Asia Is More Innovative Than Silicon Valley

I grew up looking up to Bruce Lee, as does every Asian boy with a heart. He’s the quintessential modern-day Asian hero. And I’m ...

  • March 14, 2013
  • at 2:01 pm
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Ziuma is a Blatant, Broken Indonesian Facebook Clone

In the process of digging up interesting startups, we come across a lot of bad ones, and that includes a fair number of uncreative copies. B...

  • March 14, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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How To Get Featured On The Google Play Store: Lessons from Cubie Messenger

I’ve been watching the messaging app battle for a few months now and it’s really hard to say who will win out by the end of the ...

  • March 18, 2013
  • at 9:10 pm
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10 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

Here’s our newest weekly list featuring a bunch of hot startups from all over Asia. For tips and stories suggestions, feel free to email u...

  • March 17, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Backed By Japan’s WWS Corp, NusaResearch Aims to be Indonesia’s Top Online Research Firm

Indonesian online market research site NusaResearch is a startup that believes its Japanese expertise can spice up the Indonesian research e...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 10:46 pm
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Muslim Pro App Passes 4 Million Downloads, Now Available on the Web Too

It is said that there are currenly 2.1 billion muslims worldwide at the moment, and Singapore-based mobile developer Bitsmedia is one of the...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Vietnam’s Messaging App Battle Just Got Hotter: Zalo Reaches 1 Million Users

More good news for VNG today – after announcing record sales revenues – as its Vietnam-oriented Zalo messaging app has reached o...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 2:01 pm
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Medeel Helps Patients Compare Personalized Medical Options Without Setting Foot in a Hospital

When you get sick, all you want is to get better. But the reality, in India and almost anywhere else, is that different hospitals offer diff...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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OgahMahal Brings Hot Online Lingerie to Indonesian Women

We’ve covered a few notable lingerie e-commerce sites across Asia, but so far none were in Indonesia. While OgahMahal (sort of means “no...

  • March 14, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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The Biggest Problem Facing Southeast Asian Startups is Not the Bad Startup Ecosystem

There have been a couple of articles about issues in the Southeast Asia startup ecosystem recently, and I feel the need to join in the party...

  • March 14, 2013
  • at 11:45 am
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Indonesia’s Affiliate Market is About to Get a Big Push from IdBlogNetwork

I remember that during our Jakarta Meetup last month, Veritrans’ Ryu Kawano and Ideosource’s Andi Boediman said how they believe Indones...

  • March 14, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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