Posts Categorized: Startups



Easy as ABC: Help Kids Learn the Alphabet With the ABCDay Game

Recently I had the opportunity to meet with the folks at Hompimplay, a startup from Bandung, Indonesia, which develops educational mobile ap...

  • October 4, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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BingDian Hotels App Checks-In Some Series A Funding

The makers of the BingDian Hotels app, which we looked at earlier this year shortly after it launched, has checked-in some series A funding....

  • October 4, 2012
  • at 3:05 pm
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Angel’s Gate Startup Kit Gives Free Web Domains and Google Apps

Startup reality TV show, Angel’s Gate, just launched its “startup kit” today. Within that kit there are free .com domains,...

  • October 3, 2012
  • at 6:30 pm
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Railway Ministry Mobile App Fails to Materialize; Kaifu Lee Recommends Ikamobile App Instead

Back before China’s Railway Ministry launched its new site and the focus moved to how it was still broken and how it apparently cost $...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Celebrate Batik Day with Sandang Indonesia

If you happen to be in Jakarta today, you would likely see a lot of people wearing traditional batik. While most Indonesians are celebrating...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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iKnowEnglish: Learning English on the Move

In China, learning english as a language outside school curriculum is usually either too costly or too time consuming. Thanks to 36Kr for sp...

  • October 1, 2012
  • at 6:30 pm
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10 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

Every week, we dive into the rabbit hole of Asian startups and see which ones we get. This week, observe our spoils below! For tips and sto...

  • September 29, 2012
  • at 12:38 pm
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Ngomik: Working With Telcos to Sell Comics Makes Us Very Happy

Ngomik.com is one of the few Indonesian startups to focus on the low-end feature phone industry, and the company is making some cash from it...

  • September 28, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Google Dev Fest 2012 Shows the Future of Augmented Reality

Today Indonesian developers gathered at the Google Dev Fest in Jakarta. This is the place where they can share knowledge on how to work with...

  • September 27, 2012
  • at 11:17 pm
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9Gag, Meet 1Cak, Your Indonesian Partner in LOLs

We are familiar with the cloning strategy of some internet companies, made especially famous of late by Rocket Internet’s Samwer Brothers....

  • October 4, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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Loyalty Mobile Startup Perx Partners Up With SingTel

Update: Perx’s co-founder, Andrew Roth told me, “We are up to 400,000 chops now. :)” After generating over 260,000 chops i...

  • October 4, 2012
  • at 12:15 pm
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21 Finalists for Hack2Hatch Announced

After weeks of anticipation, 21 finalists have been announced for the PhilDevs 2012 Silicon Valley Comes to the Philippines (SVC2PH) event, ...

  • October 3, 2012
  • at 1:45 pm
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How BatikDay.com Makes Indonesian Batik Day Even Merrier

Batik is a traditional clothing style that originated from Indonesia, and the country officially celebrates the Batik Day today! And so it&#...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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A Chinese Startup Helps Chinese Kindle Owners Read the News, But is it Legal?

Amazon’s Kindle is a huge hit overseas, but it still hasn’t even been officially released in China. Of course, there are plenty ...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 4:30 am
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Indonesian Instagram Users Now Can Print Photos on Instalogi

How can you take Instagram photos to the next level? Print them. Instalogi is a local printing service for your Instagram photos. It not onl...

  • October 1, 2012
  • at 2:46 pm
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Indonesian Social Cooking Network DapurMasak Shares Its Recipe for Success

Previously we looked at Indonesian social cooking network DapurMasak and fresh food e-commerce service Sedapur — both created by the s...

  • September 28, 2012
  • at 11:40 pm
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ZaoZao, Asia’s First Crowdfunding Fashion Platform, Launches

Since Kickstarter blew up, crowdfunding has become the hottest way for would-be entrepreneurs to get their products in front of the masses a...

  • September 28, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Calling Budget Travellers: Telunjuk Now Compares Hotel Prices

After launching a price comparison site for cameras recently, Indonesia-based Telunjuk.com brings similar functionality to hotel reservation...

  • September 27, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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