Posts Categorized: Startups


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This Hawaii accelerator is helping American startups enter Asia and vice versa

Adding to the list of tropical destinations for entrepreneurs to grow their businesses, Blue Startups is a US-based tech accelerator that se...

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 3:45 pm
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Makers of Camera360 go for a fresh start with highly configurable Mix photo app

Makers of Camera360 go for a fresh start with highly configurable Mix photo app

Mix has lots of photo filters and several layers of special effects that can be applied on the same image (if you so wish).

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 8:58 am
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Saito Bros

How the crazy talented Saito brothers are giving back to Japan’s startup scene (#StartupAsia preview)

Daniel and William Saito, venture capitalists and serial entrepreneurs, will speak at Startup Asia Tokyo.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 8:23 pm
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EventRegist’s founder didn’t let a successful career stop him from starting up

EventRegist - co-founded by former Yahoo, Microsoft, and Google employees - is a one-stop-shop for event planning.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Why BizReach, the job placement service for executives, is not slowing down

Japan’s traditionally placid job market is heating up and BizReach is ready for a new wave of job-seekers.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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COMCAM Sailors Take On Tough Mudder

These numbers will remind you that doing a startup is brutal

Even among funded startups, the odds of you getting a decent exit are pretty low.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 4:38 pm
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Taiwan-based music streaming startup KKBox raises $104M from Singapore’s GIC

A whopping funding round for Asia's Spotify could help it strengthen its on the music streaming space in Southeast Asia

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 11:14 am
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Blogapalooza is planting the seeds of a revolt against old media

Blogapalooza promises to connect businesses with Filipino bloggers, but will the concept work?

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 8:59 pm
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Gamified and social trading platform Ayondo gets $4M from Luminor Capital

Ayondo expands to Singapore, gets US$4 million to give TradeHero some competition in Asia.

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 6:42 pm
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This beauty app lets you try out as many exotic makeup kits as you fancy before you buy one

Luxola’s makeover app lets you toy with foundation, blushers, lipsticks, nail colours, and even dabble in multiple eye-lining techniques v...

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 11:18 am
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Singapore telehealth startup MyDoc gets funding to tackle silver tsunami

MyDoc offers a web and mobile service where patients can consult doctors online and seamlessly share their personal health data.

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 12:53 am
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Patsnap   Patent Report serve

PatSnap, a search engine for patents, raises $3.6M round

The series A round is led by Vertex Venture Holdings, a subsidiary of the Singapore government-owned Temasek Holdings.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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The Bitcoin ATM that doubles as an evangelist

The Bitmarket.ph team uses their Bitcoin ATM to get people talking about the cryptocurrency.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Australia startup news roundup

5 top startup news stories in Australia (August edition)

August is almost over, but not before our monthly Australia startup news round-up pops up.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 4:58 pm
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Hailo, a well-funded taxi app from London, is expanding to Singapore

It faces competition from Uber, GrabTaxi, and Easy Taxi. But it'll have an easier ride than the US market.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 2:01 pm
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Singapore’s HipVan raises $1.4M from LionRock Capital and Toivo Annus

Singapore-based ecommerce startup HipVan has completed its $1.4M series A financing round led by LionRock Capital and Skype co-founder Toivo...

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 12:30 am
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Chinese social network for following celebs – or even becoming one – secures $6.5M funding

Xingyun, a Chinese niche social network, has just raised an RMB 40 million (US$6.5 million) series A round of funding led by Shenzhen Capita...

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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South Korea’s top Bitcoin exchange secures $3M investment to build an entire bitcoin ecosystem

Korbit, Korea’s leading Bitcoin exchange, wallet and merchant processor, has just closed a US$3 million series A funding round led by Soft...

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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