Posts Categorized: Startups

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Appota and mWork founders explain Vietnam’s mobile startup ecosystem (VIDEO)

Here's the video (with English subtitles) of our Meetup in Hanoi, Vietnam. It was our first time in the capital city and we hosted over 200 ...

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 11:51 am
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Cynical investors balked at accelerators in Asia. Here’s how JFDI got started anyway

JFDI is the leading startup accelerator in Southeast Asia. Here's the story of how it got started.

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 4:29 pm
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Big data and machine learning liven up the Indian online travel space

The travel industry in India is buzzing with startups and established players innovating quickly to get ahead of the pack. Portals like Make...

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 12:01 pm
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Phoney Girlfriend - Android Apps on Google Play

My fake girlfriend just died in a tragic zoo accident. But it’s OK, I bought another one

One of your first girlfriends (you can have several at once) is Brenda, a nose-pierced beauty whom you met "on a forum."

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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Foodie app Burpple gets major update, adds in ‘tastemakers’ and more personal curation

Burpple been cooking up a major revamp that’s available this afternoon as an update to the Burpple website and iOS app.

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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asian startups weekly list

21 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • June 22, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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This Taiwan startup beasted its Kickstarter campaign to fund its smart hub for the smart home.

Now that our cellular phones have effectively turned into internet-connected, touchscreen-enabled “smart” devices, many consume...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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$19M funding for Housing.com ups the ante in tech war between real estate portals in India

Housing.com, one of India’s leading real estate portals, raised US$19 million in its fourth round of funding from Helion Venture Partn...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 2:53 pm
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2014 World Cup app

Pakistan startup hopes for a global win with 2014 World Cup scoring and text commentary app

This new scoring and text commentary app for the 2014 World Cup touts itself as the best and most useful football app. Perhaps surprisingly,...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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Whill, an anti-wheelchair that’d make Professor X jealous, debuts on Kickstarter

Despite raising $1.75 million, Whill launched a Kickstarter campaign to generate buzz for its personal mobility device in the US.

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 9:14 pm
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Predictry aims to give smaller retailers access to Amazon-like predictive powers

Predictry aims to give small retailers Amazon-like predictive powers

Want the Amazon trick? Chua will give it to you at a price startups can actually afford.

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Akippa can reserve less than 1% of Japan’s parking spaces, secures funding from DeNA anyway

DeNA leads investment in parking space reservation service Akippa for undisclosed amount. Akippa can reserve less than 1 percent of Japan’...

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 6:54 pm
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We’re looking for Asia’s best growth-stage startups to battle at Arena Tokyo!

Startups in Asia, take note! Tech in Asia is looking for promising growth-stage startups to battle at Arena Tokyo on September 3 and 4, as p...

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 2:11 pm
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Armed with strong SEO and a good domain name, this one-man army is disrupting Indonesia’s real estate market

According to SimilarWeb’s estimates, RumahDijual generates more traffic than its two competitors: PropertyGuru’s Rumah and iProperty’s...

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Here are the top 3 startups from Innovation Weekend Tokyo

Innovation Weekend, the globe-trotting pitch contest, came to Tokyo tonight for its second installment.

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 11:53 pm
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darma

Darma is a smart cushion that corrects your posture and reminds you to meditate

Health advocates now promote the virtues of the standing desk, but there's another way. Sitting is inevitable, so why not teach people how t...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 3:24 pm
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‘China’s answer to Pixar’ raises US$20 million from GGV Capital, first movie to come in 2015

The self-proclaimed “China’s answer to Pixar” was founded by Tudor founder Gary Wang over a year ago after Tudou merged with Youku.

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 11:49 am
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yongfook

The case for bootstrapping: building and selling a startup without a cent of funding

In Yongfook’s opinion, bootstrapping is the fastest route to profitability.

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 11:21 am
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