Posts Categorized: Startups



Lazada Receives $26M From Summit Partners, Has Now Raised Over $100M in 4 Months

Rocket Internet’s Asia-oriented e-commerce site Lazada announced yesterday that the company received $26 million in funding from equity in...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Touchten’s Infinite Sky Set to Launch for Chinese and Japanese Markets

Indonesian game developer Touchten’s flagship game, Infinite Sky, which has garnered more than one million downloads and 200,000 daily act...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Komli Media Partners with Yoose to Serve Geo-targeted Ads

Komli Media has announced its second deal in the last five days, this time a sales partnership with Singapore-based hyperlocal mobile ad net...

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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Red Dot Ventures Puts Seed Funding into Singapore’s ‘The Stakeholder Company’

Singapore-based incubator Red Dot Ventures has announced that it’s ploughing S$600,000 (US$490,000) of seed funding into compatriot st...

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Blackberry JamHack Asia Winner Talks Soccer, Apps, the Future of BB 10 in Indonesia

Blackberry JamHack Asia just finished a few days ago, with Indonesian web and app developers Inspira Solusi Indonesia emerging as the grand ...

  • December 4, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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China’s Momo App Chats Up 20 Million Users, Also Sees Traction in the US

China’s biggest flirty chat app, Momo, is still attracting new users at one hell of a rate. Today the startup’s app reached 20 m...

  • December 4, 2012
  • at 5:41 pm
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Angel Investor Xu Xiaoping: Great Companies Need a Soul

About a month ago, we took a look inside the mind of Chinese angel investor Xu Xiaoping. He is a pretty interesting guy, and last night, he ...

  • December 4, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Indonesian-Made ‘Soccer Ticker’ App Wins Blackberry JamHack Asia

The final round of this year’s Blackberry JamHack Asia wrapped up on Friday. The two-day event in Bangkok brought all the winning develope...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Why Has India Failed To Produce Tech Giants Like Apple, Google, Facebook, and Twitter?

This question originally appeared on Quora. The answers that follow were provided by users Joydeep Sen Sarma and Aashish Gupta respectively....

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 6:30 pm
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China-Based Wine E-Tailer Vinehoo Raises Funding For its Flash Sales

Being big fans of both alcohol and startups, we’re pleased to hear of yet more funding for a Chinese wine e-commerce site. This time i...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 1:42 pm
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HomeAway Brings its Vacation Rentals to Chinese Tourists in TuJia Tie-Up

One of the first Chinese startups I wrote about this year was TuJia, which is an online service for vacation home rentals. Then a few months...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 10:10 am
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Evolving at the Speed of Light, 2 Chinese Photo-Sharing Apps Add Voice Comments

That was fast. Just a few weeks after some ‘Instagram with voice’ startup apps emerged into the limelight, two of China’s ...

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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Suck It and See: Nightspade Explores Gaming Partnership with Candy Maker Chupa Chups

Indonesian game developer Nightspade together with candy brand Chupa Chups launched an iOS game called Give a Dam back in November. This kin...

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Association of E-Commerce Indonesia to Hold First Seminar in December

The Association of E-commerce Indonesia (IdEA) was assembled by heavyweight Indonesian e-commerce players back in May to help spur the growt...

  • December 4, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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China’s Priciest Wine E-Commerce Site Launches, Aims at $50M in 1st Year Sales

China’s wealthiest wine connoisseurs now have another option when trying to source the very best wines. Over the weekend, the new e-co...

  • December 4, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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The Impact of Vietnam’s Fallen Group Buying Star

Although Nhom Mua, Vietnam’s leading group-buying site, is finally back online, the news of its investigation by authorities – and t...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Singapore’s Cliquefund Takes a Different Approach to Crowdfunding

We recently wrote about Social Innovations Camp Asia, which was help in Kuala Lumpur last month. The event centered around developing a numb...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Multiply to Relaunch in 2013 as 100% E-Commerce Site After Total Blog Platform Shutdown

Earlier this year Multiply made the big decision to transform and dedicate the site entirely to e-commerce. In the process, the company anno...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 5:20 pm
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