Posts Categorized: Startups

This is the Year that China’s Coolest Music Streaming Startup Should Come of Age [REVIEW]

Jing.fm was one of the coolest new startups to emerge in China in 2012, a music-streaming service sort of like Grooveshark. But I was so hap...

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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The PropertyGuru Story, as Told by Co-Founder Steve Melhuish

Singapore’s leading online property portal, PropertyGuru, was founded in May 2007 with its site officially launched in the following Decem...

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 12:08 pm
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Mobile App Qender Helps Users to Queue Virtually

Qender (pronounced as Ken-der) allows businesses to offer a virtual queue so users do not have to be physically present at a clinic or resta...

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 9:10 am
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From Foreplay to Foursquare: China’s Top Dating App Toys With Local Check-Ins

What do you do when your young app has 20 million users and you need a path towards monetization? Go local! That’s the approach that will ...

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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How To Juggle Being a Student and an Entrepreneur

I have met recently with a number of student entrepreneurs, and I heard one question over and over again: how do you juggle being a student ...

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 9:18 am
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Singaporean Fashion Network Clozette Ties Up with Local Portal InSing

Singapore-based online fashion network Clozette is not wasting any time getting things rolling in 2013, today announcing a partnership with ...

  • January 2, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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7 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

It’s just two more days until we start a brand new exciting year! But before we do, we have for you a compilation of all the Asian startup...

  • December 30, 2012
  • at 6:55 pm
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What Vietnamese Startups Should Do To Win in 2013

With 2013 just days away, startups in Vietnam are looking at an online tropical jungle: e-commerce battlefields, tons of new chat apps, frag...

  • December 28, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Looking to Stop Smoking on New Years Day? Try Quit Pro for iPhone

As the new year is almost upon us, most of us are likely pondering some resolutions for 2013. For those of you looking to quit smoking this ...

  • December 28, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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East Ventures on 3rd Anniversary: 26 Startup Investments, Big Focus on Indonesia [INFOGRAPHIC]

This month marks the third year of life for East Ventures, the early-stage fund that focuses on Singapore and Indonesia. So it’s a goo...

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Singapore’s Sprooki Hooks Up With YFind on Indoor Positioning Technology

We just received word from a representative of Singapore-based startup Sprooki that it will be partnering with YFind Technologies to offer i...

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Kleii, A Vietnamese Cloud Service Goes Global

I recently sat down with Nguyen Tuan Son, co-founder and CEO of Kleii, a cloud storage service that launched just six months ago. He was pro...

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Mobile Games Developer War 4: The Winners

Indonesian developer Agate Studio, Nokia Indonesia, and Universitas Indonesia’s computer faculty have wrapped up their game development co...

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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This Chinese Startup Wants to Bring You a 3D-Printed, Smartphone-Controlled Drone [VIDEO]

We don’t find hardware startups in China as often as we’d like – but we’ve stumbled across what looks like the coolest we’ve e...

  • January 2, 2013
  • at 9:58 pm
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How Has Apple Not Killed This? Chinese Startup Enables iOS App Piracy Without a Jailbreak

With the recent closure of the iOS jailbreak app Installous, the mischievous hive-mind of the web has been looking for an alternative way of...

  • January 2, 2013
  • at 12:42 pm
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E-commerce Startup Kumami Sells Imported Kids’ Products to Worried Chinese Mothers

Being a mother (or father) in China is not an easy thing these days. Numerous scandals involving everything from milk powder to clothing and...

  • December 29, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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The Rise and Fall of China’s First Hit Social Game (The One Zynga Ripped Off as FarmVille)

Remember FarmVille, the social game that put Zynga on the map? That was pretty much ripped off from a Chinese game named Happy Farm, made by...

  • December 28, 2012
  • at 1:33 pm
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Deep in Debt, Co-Founder Gone. Here’s How One Vietnamese Entrepreneur Fought Back

During my recent trip to Ho Chi Minh city, I met Loc, the founder of Aothun, a T-shirt design and printing startup which is now four years o...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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