Posts Categorized: Startups


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AbraResto hits 1.2 million monthly page-views, adds food listings for Bandung

AbraResto, Indonesia’s online food directory, announces today that it has expanded its service to Bandung.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 12:37 pm
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Thai women crave Japanese cosmetics, and BuzzCommerce wants to satisfy them

Thai women love Japanese and international cosmetics. BuzzCommerce will make it easy for clients to sell beauty and health products to them.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 12:01 am
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Need a house to live in? Here are 6 property marketplaces in Indonesia to jumpstart your search

In recent years, the real estate market in Indonesia has boomed rapidly, especially in big cities like Jakarta. A survey by The Urban Land I...

  • May 5, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Celebrities as tour guides? Locaruu makes it possible

Locaruu wants to give travelers a more immersive and personal experience by providing local guides.

  • May 5, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Yello Mobile acquires Indonesian price comparison site PriceArea

Today, Indonesian price comparison PriceArea 1 site confirmed that it has been acquired by Seoul-based Yello Mobile for an undisclosed sum. ...

  • May 5, 2014
  • at 6:45 am
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Bukalapak CEO: Start early, fail more

Achmad Zaky grew up wanting to having a good job with a large salary. He lived as a child in the small city of Solo in Indonesia, where his ...

  • May 2, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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For this startup, dominance of Japan’s $3.7 trillion personal finance market is not enough

Are people obsessed with money? No. People are obsessed with disposable income. Disposable income is the cash in your pocket after all legal...

  • May 2, 2014
  • at 5:48 pm
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Mysterious, Grammy-nominated music producer seeks to ‘revolutionize’ Singapore’s game industry

Some days ago, we received an email that told us the sender was creating “the strongest, most creative, and entertaining export out of Sou...

  • May 2, 2014
  • at 12:35 pm
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Want new games to download? Here’s 8 Indonesian mobile game developers to watch

It is estimated that 30 million (almost half) of Indonesia’s internet users are teenagers. They’d definitely love to find more new games...

  • May 2, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Waygo’s point-and-shoot translation app hits Android; next stop Google Glass?

Rogowski eventually wants to put Waygo on Google Glass - just look at text in a different language and the translation will pop up in front ...

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 12:10 pm
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Logistics-as-a-service startup raises money to deliver across Asia

Logistics is a living nightmare for many companies going into ecommerce. Anchanto makes it easier.

  • May 5, 2014
  • at 11:55 pm
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China loves QR codes, and this startup can make them more beautiful

VisualLead is now in its third generation, which means a QR code can even include video or GIF-style animation.

  • May 5, 2014
  • at 6:40 pm
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The Plan9 effect: how one startup incubator is shaping Pakistan

For better or worse, Plan9 has reshaped the startup ecosystem in Pakistan and might even help overhaul Pakistan’s economy into a more inno...

  • May 5, 2014
  • at 1:01 pm
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30 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • May 4, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Wing Up takes inspiration from Nintendo and Flappy Bird to make another addictive game from Vietnam

Wing Up is another addictive mobile game out of Hanoi, Vietnam. It's taken some inspiration from Flappy Bird but has carved out its own way ...

  • May 2, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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1337 ventures alpha startups early stage

This pre-accelerator wants to help nascent Malaysian startups cross the 1st hurdle

Alpha Startups, a pre-accelerator programme organized by 1337 Ventures, wants to help early stage startups go from a raw idea to validated m...

  • May 2, 2014
  • at 5:22 pm
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After Manila, car classifieds site Carmudi drives to other cities in the Philippines

Carmudi now has over 7,000 listings on its site within three months and is set to expand in other cities in the country.

  • May 2, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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WonderMe: a culture-focused jobs site that prevents applicants from resume-spamming

Thailand's job market is quite competitive and employees find it tough to hire the right talent. Thailand-based startup WonderMe aims to sol...

  • May 1, 2014
  • at 5:40 pm
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