Posts Categorized: Startups


nadiem makarim zalora

Nadiem Makarim Talks About Zalora Indonesia and Go-jek

There have been concerns about Zalora’s general performance since it launched. And the news of Nadiem Makarim, managing director at Zalora...

  • May 1, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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shopspot

ShopSpot Raises Angel Funding

ShopSpot, which was covered by my colleague Vanessa last week, has received seed funding from a group of angels and business entrepreneurs i...

  • April 30, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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female-daily

Female Daily: Founded By Female Entrepreneurs Especially For Females

The Indonesian community website Femaledaily.com has quite an interesting story behind it. It first began in 2007 as Fashionesedaily.com by ...

  • April 30, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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Stilomo and Ifetcha Raise Angel Funding

Stilomo and Ifetcha Raise Angel Funding, Both Launching Soon

Stilomo and Ifetcha have both successfully raised funding from angel investors. There hasn’t been a figure attached to the investments...

  • April 28, 2012
  • at 6:15 pm
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Game Ventures’ Howzat Hits 1 Million Active Gamers, Shares Some Secret Sauce

Today Zaki Mahomed, founder of Game Ventures, shared a graph on his Facebook showing that Howzat, a Facebook Cricket sport game, had crossed...

  • April 27, 2012
  • at 10:08 pm
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fighto!

A Memo To Entrepreneurs: Fight Hard With No Regrets

So recently a startup folded. And seriously it scared the shit out of me. I know startups tend to fail. But seeing someone close to me foldi...

  • April 27, 2012
  • at 11:01 am
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Buying and Selling on ShopSpot App As Easy As 123

According to research firm eMarketer, mobile commerce (m-commerce) is expected to hit US$31 billion in 2015, and with the increasing number ...

  • April 26, 2012
  • at 3:15 pm
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binumi

Binumi: Cheap Stock Footage For the Masses (But There’s a Catch)

It’s rare that I get the opportunity to write about a product that seems more or less targeted at me. But Binumi, a stock video, audio...

  • April 25, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Buykee Makes Pinterest Look Cheap, Launches a Luxury Brand Social Commerce Site

China’s already lively online shopping industry has a new challenger this week in the form of the luxury brand-oriented social commerc...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Camera360 Startup Clicks With Investors, Gets Nearly $10 Million in Funding

The Chinese startup behind the popular photographic app Camera360 has secured nearly US$10 million in series A funding, led by Singapore-bas...

  • May 1, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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Did Google Drive Copy its Icon From a Chinese App?

Chinese startups and apps often get a lot of flack – including from us – for cloning and copying, and generally coming up with i...

  • April 30, 2012
  • at 4:57 pm
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startups weekly feature

9 Asian Startups That Caught Our Eye This Week

In the last seven days, we have covered a couple of startups on Tech in Asia, specifically from Indonesia, China, Thailand, and Singapore. F...

  • April 29, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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APMF 2012 to Hold ‘Big Break Session’ For Startups

The Association of Asia Pacific Advertising Media (AAPAM) will hold what it has dubbed its “Big Break Session” for startups for ...

  • April 27, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Ideosource Invests in Singaporean Edutainment Startup

Jakarta-based incubator IdeoSource has made an investment in Kark Mobile Education, a Singaporean startup whose “edutainment” ta...

  • April 27, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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chalkboard

Chalkboard Closes Shop, Ends Its Startup Journey

Founded by Saumil Nanavati and Bernard Leong, Chalkboard was in my opinion one of the more promising startups in Singapore. But news about t...

  • April 26, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Juwai: Real Estate Listings for China’s Buying Spree of Overseas Property

“Mainland Chinese property buyers spent US$28.7 billion on residential property around the world in 2011, generating over $900 million...

  • April 26, 2012
  • at 1:18 pm
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rocket-kitty

For The Record, I Think Rocket Internet is Cool

I recently got back from Jakarta to settle some administrative matters in Singapore. While working on my pile of paperwork, I also got the c...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 8:38 pm
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chocoarts

Chocoarts Targets Football Fans in Indonesia, Launches Jago Kabo For Nokia S40

Indonesia-based Chocoarts has launched its long awaited mobile football game yesterday. The game, titled Jago Kabo, is built for Persikabo (...

  • April 23, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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