Posts Categorized: Startups


Beacon-In startup

Banking on iBeacon, this new startup helps businesses send alerts to passersby

Apple's iBeacon tech is largely untested and its realistic potential is unknown, but that’s not stopping a number of startups from trying...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
Read More

commute apps thumbnail

11 mobile apps that make commuting easier in Indonesia’s biggest cities

Indonesia can be really challenging when it comes to commuting as the country does not have a developed land transportation infrastructure. ...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
Read More

India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou raises $10 million

India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou raises $10 million

India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou has raised $10 million in funding from new and existing investors.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 9:30 pm
Read More

ideabox-thumb

Here are the 4 graduate startups from Indosat’s first ever Ideabox

Telcos in Indonesia are starting to support the tech startup ecosystem, and that’s great. The recent one unveiling its progress is Indosat...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
Read More

This startup created a truly Asian solution for mobile payments, now claims largest client base in the region

This startup created a truly Asian solution for mobile payments, now claims largest client base in the region

Soft Space's solution allows merchants to accept card payments through their mobile devices, at a price that is far cheaper than a tradition...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
Read More

tips for startups recruiting new people

5 hacks every startup founder should know when recruiting key people

Now your startup can afford some expertise (well, almost) and you're looking to hire someone who’s been there, done that.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 10:28 am
Read More

The French Cellar uncorks series A funding to bring choice French wines to your doorstep

The French Cellar uncorks series A funding to bring choice French wines to your doorstep

The French Cellar, a Singapore-based online subscription service for wine, has received a seven-figure amount in series A funding from ESW M...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 12:00 am
Read More

grabtaxi

Cab booking app GrabTaxi now available in Indonesia

Following its recent US$15 million-series B funding led by GGV Capital, GrabTaxi, the fast-expanding taxi hailing app that’s serving users...

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
Read More

fastacash screen

Singapore’s Fastacash collects an extra $3.5M in funding to help make payments social

Fastacash, the Singapore-based payments startup, announced today it raised US$3.5 million in funding from Jagdish Chanrai, principal at the ...

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 4:52 pm
Read More

gong haiyan jiayuan

Gong Haiyan: plain jane factory worker to founder of China’s biggest dating site

Gong is one of the most celebrated female tech entrepreneurs in China, having successfully founded Jiayuan, China’s answer to Match.com.

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
Read More

splitforce logo

A/B testing startup Splitforce raises seed round, relocates from Beijing to New York

Auto-optimization uses a 'bandit algorithm' that lets Splitforce show which factors in the experiment are performing better and choose them ...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 2:44 pm
Read More

zhihu office 1

A look inside Zhihu, China’s answer to Quora

Launched in January 2011, the team of around 70 is quickly outgrowing its office space in Beijing's student district. Tech in Asia stopped b...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
Read More

These 7 US startups show that your business can survive in China

These 7 US startups show that your business can survive in China

Twitter, Facebook, Dropbox, and nearly everything that Google produces – all blocked in China. But that’s not discouraging some US start...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 3:29 pm
Read More

FoodPanda Asia

Foodpanda continues Asian expansion, brings online food delivery service to the Philippines

FoodPanda adds Philippines to the slate of Asian countries it has gone into.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
Read More

acommerce

aCommerce just raised one of Southeast Asia’s largest series A rounds

An ecommerce service provider aCommerce has just closed its series A venture capital round of US$10.7 million.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 8:50 am
Read More

asian startups weekly list

36 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • June 8, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
Read More


Philippine incubator Ideaspace reveals the 10 winners of its 2014 national startup competition

Philippine incubator Ideaspace Foundation announced the 10 winners of its second national startup competition yesterday.

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
Read More

A dating app for calling total strangers in your area? That's a real thing in China

A dating app for calling total strangers in your area? It’s real in China, and it just got $15 million in funding

This is the most bizarre twist that we’ve seen on a dating app all year. Bilin, a Chinese app that lets you call and chat with total stran...

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 4:33 pm
Read More