Posts Categorized: Startups


asia startups weekly feature

8 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

This week we covered yet more startups, with all the glee and grinning satisfaction of Mitt Romney firing people. Entrepreneurs, remember th...

  • October 21, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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Is There Innovation in Asia?

We often see successful startups coming from the West, more particularly in Silicon Valley and sometimes it raises the question of whether t...

  • October 19, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Indonesian Lifestyle Portal Updaterus.com Talks About its Transformational Decision [INTERVIEW]

Seven months ago we talked about Updaterus.com after the rather unique news portal launched. Now the site has pivoted, ditching the format o...

  • October 19, 2012
  • at 2:46 pm
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Startup ‘Japan Healthcare Info’ Helps Keep Expats and Travelers Healthy

It’s no secret we love startups that solve an actual problem. And anyone who has lived in a foreign country where a different language...

  • October 18, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Indonesia Game Show 2012: Here are the Winning Game Developers

Last weekend, while we had our Startup Asia Bandung Hackathon, there was another interesting event taking place in over in Jakarta: the Indo...

  • October 17, 2012
  • at 8:20 pm
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Jungle Ventures Unveils New Asia-Focused Fund, Has $10 Million in its Pockets

The TechVenture 2012 conference is going on in Singapore right now, where e27 heard that Jungle Ventures is setting up a US$10 million ̶...

  • October 17, 2012
  • at 4:20 pm
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Beepmo Updates, Introduces Discovery Feature to Make Business Networking Easier

A couple of months back, my colleagues Willis and Rick wrote about Beepmo launching in public beta. Today, we’ve received word from Beepmo...

  • October 17, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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A Reader App From China Thinks It Knows What You Want to Read

One of China’s most innovative reading apps, Wumii Reader has just upgraded its Android app to version 2.0. In contrast to many other ...

  • October 16, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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Fusing Photos and Voice, PaPa is the Perfect Social App (or Just Nonsense)

Having resisted the temptation to use the tired “China’s something something” format for the headline, I’m going to ...

  • October 15, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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Kotagames Loves Sexy Girls: Beta Launches Hisho Collection Game

[Updated on October 23: I'd like to clarify that Hisho Collection Mall Empire was developed by Singapore’s Daylight Studios with Japan’s...

  • October 19, 2012
  • at 9:45 pm
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Startup Asia Bandung Hackathon in an Infographic

We can’t thank everyone enough for your support at last weekend’s Startup Asia Bandung Hackathon. We had great fun over the 24 hours tha...

  • October 19, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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6 Great Ideas from Open Network Lab’s Demo Day in Tokyo

Open Network Lab is a Tokyo-based incubator backed by Joi Ito (the director for MIT’s Media Lab) and two Japanese internet juggernauts...

  • October 18, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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Clozette Partners With Female Daily Network, Launches Clozette Daily

Ah, fashion. One of the many reasons why ladies flock to the internet to browse, comment, and sometimes buy. The entire experience can be fu...

  • October 18, 2012
  • at 10:08 am
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Kotagames’ Felix Ramli Shares his Recipe for Great Feature Phone Games

During the Startup Asia Bandung Hackathon, Felix Ramli, the director of feature phone game developer Kotagames and also the founder of Indon...

  • October 17, 2012
  • at 5:20 pm
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TickTok: Save time, Queue Smart

Imagine making a special trip all the way down to your favourite restaurant only to find yourself stuck in a horrendously long queue –...

  • October 17, 2012
  • at 10:40 am
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Food Recommendation App

Food Recommendation App Mines Weibo Data For Restaurant Tips

Where to eat? What to eat? These are the two questions that I ask myself every day. Most of the time, many of us run out of ideas about what...

  • October 16, 2012
  • at 7:03 pm
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Zhou Hongyi Talks Innovation, Destruction, and Defense

I have made no secret of my personal distaste for Qihoo 360 CEO Zhou Hongyi and his obnoxiously belligerent PR tactics. But whether I like i...

  • October 16, 2012
  • at 1:00 am
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Dropmyemail Set to Pursue Opportunities in Japan, Brings on New Country Manager

Readers may remember earlier in the year when we featured Singapore-based DropMySite, a startup that aims to back up various aspects of your...

  • October 15, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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