Posts Categorized: Startups



Adways Indonesia Releases First Feature Phone Title on Kotagames

Adways Indonesia, a subsidiary of the Japanese advertising company Adways, released its first feature phone game with game publisher Kotagam...

  • November 15, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Kirim Offers More Than Just 24/7 Delivery Service to Jakarta Residents

Today Indonesian logistics service Kirim.co.id held a soft launch to introduce its broad range of delivery services to help individuals and ...

  • November 14, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Danger Maps Shows You How Safe Any Address in China Really Is

China can be a dangerous place to live. Sure, there’s not much in the way of violent crime, but the very air and water may be plotting...

  • November 13, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Xiaomi Confirms Acquisition of Duokan, Startup Maker of Kindle and Apple TV Apps

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi has today confirmed its acquisition of Duokan, a startup maker of e-reader and Apple TV apps. The financial detai...

  • November 13, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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Lazada Receives More Investment, This Time $40 Million from Kinnevik

Rocket Internet’s e-commerce site Lazada has received more investment today, this time from Swedish investment firm Kinnevik for a sum of ...

  • November 12, 2012
  • at 9:31 pm
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Korea’s Playnery Scores $3.7 Million in Funding, Aims to Make Social Gaming 3D

Korean game development studio Playnery has been growing quickly since it opened in October of last year. Already partnered up with Zynga to...

  • November 12, 2012
  • at 2:39 pm
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Flixy Wins Startup Weekend Sydney

Startup Weekend Sydney was held over the weekend with more than 100 entrepreneurs participating. This is the second event in Sydney and the ...

  • November 12, 2012
  • at 10:35 am
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12 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

Another week has gone by and here’s a compilation of the startups that we’ve covered. For tips and stories suggestions, feel free to ema...

  • November 11, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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Jukebox SMS Aims to Revive the Jukebox Era with a Modern Twist

Two Swedish entrepreneurs, Peder Wahlberg and Gustav Evertsson, are hoping to bring back the Jukebox era with Jukeboxsms.com. The startup, w...

  • November 9, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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5 Lessons Learned from Chinese Startup Failures

They say you learn more from failure than you do from success. And that appears to be the theory behind a new blog post from Sinobeat Capita...

  • November 15, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Your 25 Minutes Start NOW: Complete Your Tasks with Pomotodo

Lately, with many task-management tools and apps readily available in the market, it is definitely a tough task to stand out as a must-have ...

  • November 14, 2012
  • at 9:30 am
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10 Lessons Learned from the Decade-long Journey at FusionCharts

Pallav Nadhani is the co-founder and CEO of FusionCharts, who you may recall from a previous feature on this site. The company recently comp...

  • November 13, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Vromtu Offers Jakarta-Bandung Shuttle Bus Information Service for Windows Phone Users

Unlike most app developers these days, who prioritize building apps on iOS or Android, Vromtu chose to build its app on Windows Phone (WP). ...

  • November 13, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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The Gutsy Entrepreneur

I love listening to stories of successful entrepreneurs. Like with a movie superhero, they are always wracked by pain and struggles, battlin...

  • November 12, 2012
  • at 4:40 pm
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Indonesian Flight Search Engine Traveloka Receives Funding from East Ventures

It seems that 2012 is definitely the year for startups venturing into the Indonesian travel industry. Today, the Indonesian flight search en...

  • November 12, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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TMG Targets 10 Million Users By End of 2013

Big dreams, big targets: The Mobile Gamer (TMG), who boasted 3 million users when we heard from them earlier this year, is aiming to have 10...

  • November 12, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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TradeHero: Probably One of the Best Startup Ideas in Singapore

Good startup ideas aren’t so easy to come by in Singapore. So here’s one I really like: it’s called TradeHero, a mobile app th...

  • November 10, 2012
  • at 5:40 pm
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Gay Pick-Up App Hornet Sees 22% of Users in Mainland China

In the busy and very social world of flirtatious chat apps, it’s difficult to stand out. Hong Kong-based Hornet is doing so by not onl...

  • November 9, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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