Posts Categorized: Startups

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This social network helps investors navigate China’s thorny stock market

Founded in 2012, Guangzhou-based iMaibo has cultivated its own community of nearly 100 homegrown investment professionals.

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 1:57 pm
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Send home your wages using Bitcoin and avoid hefty money transfer fees? That’s now a reality

On June 29, Philippines-based Bitcoin exchange Coins.ph launched its remittance service, SendMoney.ph. The service targets the $24.7 billio...

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Why global consulting firm Deloitte is the trusted godfather to 2,000 Japanese startups

Deloitte offers free consulting services to Japanese startups in order to kickstart the Japanese economy.

  • July 2, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Viddsee brands itself as a launchpad for Asian short films, adds web series to boot

Its first offering is a 20-episode mockumentary about a social media startup called Get Social.

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 7:42 pm
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How online classifieds are on the verge of a shake-up in Southeast Asia

Online classifieds, especially in the property vertical, sees new signs of life.

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 4:07 pm
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Bali’s not just for tourists: Here are 5 co-working spaces in paradise

As the ecosystem emerges, co-working spaces are popping up across Bali to facilitate startups’ growth and development. If you’re looking...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Indian big data innovator Mu Sigma acquires Singaporean social media analyzer Webfluenz

Big data analytics innovator Mu Sigma, based in Chicago and Bangalore, has acquired the Singapore-based social media analytics firm Webflu...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 11:13 am
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Japanese big data startup could be worth $200M – here’s why the founder won’t sell

Preferred Infrastructure, is a Japanese SaaS company focused on big data and natural language processing. The bootstrapped firm could be wor...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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7 essential roles you didn’t know you need in your startup

As a startup grows, it needs to think about hiring beyond the core functions of product and business development. Here's a look at some of t...

  • June 30, 2014
  • at 7:01 pm
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After sacrificing his car and all his assets, will the Crowdworks CEO be rewarded with a $100 million funding round?

After sacrificing his car and all his assets; will Koichiro Yoshida, the Crowdworks CEO, be rewarded with a $100 million funding round?

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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New Japanese VC Femto invests $1.5M in real-time web analytics firm

Japanese VC Femto invests $1.5M in real-time web analytics firm, Plaid. The company is still in private beta, targeting a fall release.

  • July 2, 2014
  • at 9:28 pm
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The Philippine economy’s secret weapon: Area 55

As early as January of 2014, the braintrust at Philippine investment firm - Minette Navarrete, Dan Siazon, Christian Besler, Pia Bernal - a...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 9:30 pm
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Cure your children’s smartphone addiction with this app that will drive them crazy

How can a parent effectively manage how their kids use a smartphone or tablet and get them to disconnect at appropriate times? TimeAway want...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 6:43 pm
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Crowdfunded in China: voice-controlled speakers, Google Glass knockoffs, and smart skip ropes

Crowdfunding projects in China are starting to receive more and bigger pledges than in the past, as exemplified by a couple of gadgets in th...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 3:48 pm
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Zomato makes first ever acquisition to boost its listings of New Zealand restaurants

Zomato makes first ever acquisition to boost listings of New Zealand restaurants

India-based startup Zomato has acquired New Zealand restaurant discovery site MenuMania for an undisclosed sum.

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 12:50 pm
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Pocket PlayLab acquires Anino Games

After being rescued by Rovio, Juice Cubes developer Pocket PlayLab acquires Philippine gaming startup

In a big deal for two Southeast Asia gaming startups, Thailand-based Pocket PlayLab today revealed that it’s acquiring Philippines-based A...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 10:16 am
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China startup Meitu makes Pomelo photo app

With new Pomelo photo app, successful Chinese startup goes after a global audience

You've already got over 200 million downloads and 10 million active users in China. What to do next? This Chinese startup is now trying to e...

  • June 30, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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BIZMO II

Terra Motors’ new $4,000 electric motorcycle can deliver a pizza from Tokyo to Mt. Fuji on a single charge

The Tokyo-based EV startup will start selling a commercial motorcycle tomorrow, dubbed the BIZMO II, with a 150-kilometer range and 30kg loa...

  • June 30, 2014
  • at 5:27 pm
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