Posts Categorized: Startups



Mitsubishi SVP: Our next fund will target American startups

Yoshihiko Kawamura lent his perspective on the challenges facing Japan’s startups in a frank, wide-ranging interview with Tech in Asia.

  • July 24, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Game devs, get ready to be part of InMobi’s $25 million gaming fund

Game devs, get ready to be part of InMobi’s $25 million gaming fund

InMobi's first-of-its-kind fund is dedicated to game devs – but it’s not really a traditional VC fund.

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 9:35 pm
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Do you ‘like’ your co-worker? PayrollHero encourages you to cast your vote

PayrollHero’s Daily Pulse feature transforms employee feedback by allowing them to “thumbs-up” their co-workers.

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Tesla rival? Japan’s coolest electric sports car is ready to roll

Japanese startup GLM partners with racing car manufacturer TommyKaira to create electronic sports cars.

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Digify, a Snapchat for documents, is an app Quentin Tarantino would love

Digify aims to make file sharing secure by storing documents only in the cloud and warning users if a screen capture was made while viewing ...

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 1:59 pm
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Nabilah Alsagoff and the story behind Doku, Indonesia’s epayments pioneer

After a battle with Jakarta’s evening traffic, Doku founder and COO Nabilah Alsagoff steps into the city’s upscale Luna Negra rest...

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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StarHub’s crowdfunding site launches to the public; here are 5 of the best projects

Crowdtivate is a rewards-based crowdfunding site by StarHub where projects are selected by a team. The projects could receive further suppor...

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 12:28 pm
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Startup holidays increase in popularity, iLAB Express Accelerator launches in Bali

Roger Hamilton’s Entrepreneurs Institute launched its 15-day iLAB Express Accelerator program in Bali on July 20. Not to be confused with ...

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 11:22 am
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The new frontiers of Vietnam’s premier chat app: VNG’s Zalo

VNG has made millions off of its desktop gaming platform, but now it faces the challenge of transitioning everything to mobile. How will thi...

  • July 21, 2014
  • at 3:35 pm
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New education site in China turns to students to make the lessons

China has a new, video-based online learning site that’s different to other startups in this burgeoning sector.

  • July 24, 2014
  • at 1:40 pm
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Deceler8 in Bali rescues international entrepreneurs from burning out

According to the founder of Bali’s Deceler8 program Michel Bachmann, the main difference between his paradise-based “decelerator” and ...

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 7:45 pm
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The cat facial recognition startup is real, and they’re totally serious about reading cat faces

  Startups in consumer tech love solving first-world problems, and crowdfunding sites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter are playgrounds fo...

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Zenius wants to put more tech into the way Indonesians learn online

July is a busy month for education institutions and education-related business in Indonesia. The country’s school year begins this month a...

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Call center agents can work from home in their pajamas with Kallfly

Philippine startup Kallfly enables call center agents to work from home in their pajamas.

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 12:52 pm
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MSeed is Thailand’s first game startup accelerator

MSeed will give teams THB100,000 (US$3,145) in exchange for a small amount of equity, and they will get coaching from game industry veterans...

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 7:22 pm
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China Yo clone

Chinese developer clones Yo, but it’s just for laughs

And now here’s the Chinese version of Yo. It’s called Hehe, which is the sound of laughter in Chinese (just as it is in English).

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
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Canva secures $3 million funding to get more people using its online design tools

Canva secures $3.6 million funding to get more people using its online design tools

Canva revealed today that it’s grown to 600,000 registered users and now has US$3.6 million in fresh funds to help it grow.

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 2:00 am
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Chinese ecommerce site for babies that originated on Taobao secures $20M from Sequoia Capital

Miyabaobei originally opened its shop on Taobao, China's biggest online shopping marketplace.

  • July 21, 2014
  • at 12:31 pm
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