Posts Categorized: Startups



Foodie App Burpple Has Double Order of Good News, Including $500,000 Seed Funding

The social food app Burpple has been served a double order of good news today, the largest of which is $500,000 in seed funding, which is th...

  • December 12, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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Chinese Startup Fantibody is a Search Engine for Antibodies

In my line of work, you come across some unexpected startup ideas, but even I was a bit surprised by the idea of an antibody search engine. ...

  • December 12, 2012
  • at 1:30 am
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Zalora Joins Many Indonesian E-Commerce Sites in 12-12-12 Sales Spectacular

Tomorrow is the wonderful date of the triple twelves – 12-12-2012 – and to make sure the day becomes even more special, seven In...

  • December 11, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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Foody Fights to be Vietnam’s Best Food Recommendation Service

Food is one reason why I love Vietnam. It has lots of variety in its cuisine, and it’s always tough to decide what to eat. During my stay ...

  • December 11, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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Travel Discovery Startup Flocations Receives $573,000 in Funding

Type in your budget and Flocations will map your possible travel destinations within your price range. Ten months ago, the startup was pitch...

  • December 11, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Japan’s Phewtick Wants You to Scan QR Codes in Exchange for Rewards

Recently in Tokyo, I managed to catch up with Kaz Naya, CEO and co-founder of Phewtick, a startup we reported on earlier this year. Phewtick...

  • December 10, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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14 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

It’s been another busy week here at TechinAsia and we have for you a compilation of all the startups in Asia we have covered. For tips and...

  • December 9, 2012
  • at 7:29 pm
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Indonesian Design Service Sribu Partners with Visa to Help it Expand

Indonesian design crowdsourcing company Sribu [1] announced today that the company now accepts payments by Visa. Sribu also offers a 15 perc...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 5:45 pm
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Australia’s ‘Pushstart Mentor Live’ is Sort of Speed Dating for Startups and Mentors

‘Pushstart Mentor Live’ is a speed networking event that connects startups with tech industry mentors. Each startup team was able to mee...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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Multiply to Start iPhone 5 Pre-Orders in a Few Hours

A short time from now, at 12noon local time, Indonesian e-commerce store Multiply will start its iPhone 5 pre-orders. The site will sell two...

  • December 12, 2012
  • at 11:24 am
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iPad Mini Prices Drop in Vietnam

Contrary to what some analysts are seeing in the US, the iPad Mini isn’t doing too well in Vietnam. The consequences? Only 20 days aft...

  • December 11, 2012
  • at 6:30 pm
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Singapore-based FlowerAdvisor Has Big Plans for 2013

Flower and gift e-commerce service FlowerAdvisor.com just revamped its website interface last month, and things appear to be going well for ...

  • December 11, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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Japanese Travel Sharing Service Meetrip Releases 12 Android Apps

Creating unique travel experiences with Meetrip will now be a little easier, thanks to the release of 12 new Android apps. The apps were rel...

  • December 11, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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E-book Startup Ookbee Experiencing Huge Growth, Approaching 3 Million Users

Thai e-book startup Ookbee is about to reach three million users, and will probably hit the milestone in a couple of months time. CEO and fo...

  • December 10, 2012
  • at 12:58 pm
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Japan’s BizReach Proves that Top Jobs Listings are Worth Top Dollar [INTERVIEW]

Swimmy Minami (pictured right) is the co-founder of BizReach, a site that helps its users find senior level jobs that pay more than $100,000...

  • December 10, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Red Dot Ventures

Red Dot Ventures Wants to Help Startups Hire

Singapore based VC Red Dot Ventures has partnered with Lithan Hall Academy to launch a hiring and training plan that aims to help startups w...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 6:39 pm
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Oompr is A Social Alternative to Buying and Selling on Forums

I recently met up with the founders of Oompr! (pronounced ‘Oom-per’), Louis and Weikiat. Both are graduating next year and have done a f...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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EatAds, the Online Marketplace for Offline Ads, Raises Funds and Adds 2 New Co-Founders

We’re seeing a great proliferation in online marketplaces in Asia this year, and here’s another one that’s blossoming. Sin...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 7:25 pm
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