Posts Categorized: Startups

wedding.com.my

This Malaysian site wants to clean up the ugly side of the wedding industry

The platform today actively plays a middleman role between vendors and the 300,000 or soon-to-be-married couples who tie the knot in Malaysi...

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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This rising customer care startup serves Flipboard, WordPress, and Supercell, and it just raised $10M

Helpshift, an Indian startup that pioneered customer support in mobile apps, has raised US$10 million in series A funding by Intel Capital. ...

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 11:54 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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jakarta-building

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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DeNA and Incubate Fund lead $500,000 investment into neighborhood crowdsourcing site

DeNA and Incubate Fund lead US$51 million investment into neighborhood crowdsourcing site, Any+Times.

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 7:02 pm
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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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jfdi

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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findmycarrots feature

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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Vietnamese food

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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real estate feature

$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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