Posts Categorized: Startups


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Southeast Asia’s Paypal gets another round of funding from GMO Global Payment Fund

2C2P, a Bangkok-based online payment processing company, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from GMO Global Payment Fund, a sister...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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The simple news reader app that’s taking China by storm just netted $100 million funding from Sequoia Capital

The news aggregator launched in August 2012 and now has more than 90 million registered users.

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 12:58 pm
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New bill in the Philippines aims to exempt startups from taxes for two years

Senator Bam Aquino has filed a measure to exempt startups from taxes for their first two years of operations.

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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These 5 Indonesia-based startups let you easily build your own online storefront

Indonesia holds a lot of promise for the ecommerce industry. The country has 74.6 million internet users so far, and online transaction volu...

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Economy class seats suck. Here’s one way to reinvent them

Airgo is designing economy class seats that could save airlines millions of dollars and make long haul flights less painful.

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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Singapore’s Corous360 buys Indonesian app store builder Maxitech for $3.35M

Singapore's Corous360, a gaming cloud service provider, announced its acquisition of Indonesia-based app store and content provider Maxitech...

  • May 31, 2014
  • at 11:08 pm
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India kirana store home deliveries to shoppers

Indian startup wants to complement family-run grocery stores, not replace them

India’s small neighborhood shops are resisting the slow rise of supermarket chains and the ecommerce industry by being remarkably efficien...

  • May 30, 2014
  • at 2:58 pm
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India’s PolicyBazaar raises $20 million to boost insurance products comparison portal

India’s PolicyBazaar raises $20 million to boost insurance products comparison portal

PolicyBazaar, an Indian portal offering price comparison and analysis of insurance products, now has US$20 million (INR Rs 119 crore) in fre...

  • May 29, 2014
  • at 9:57 pm
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GrabTaxi reveals growth plans after biggest ever funding round

GrabTaxi now has an extra $15 million to play with after its series B funding. We find out what's next in its battle to keep growing amidst ...

  • May 29, 2014
  • at 7:58 pm
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Mana.bo wants to shake up the $10 billion Japanese cram school industry with online tutoring

Tokyo-based online education startup Mana.bo is aiming to disrupt Japan’s deeply entrenched juku market by moving lessons online.

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 3:17 pm
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Filipinos living overseas now have a more convenient way to pay for their families’ education back home

PhilSmile taps on a potentially-huge market - overseas Filipino workers - for an educational payment system.

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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Indian media giant acquires India's CouponDunia

Indian media giant acquires eshopping discounts site CouponDunia

Times Internet, the online subsidiary of The Times of India Group, is expanding its web empire with yet another Indian startup acquisition.

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 7:52 pm
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Indonesian TV company makes first move into games, invests in gaming startup Artoncode

Today Tech in Asia receives word from Indonesian game developer Artoncode that it has just received seed funding from Indonesian media giant...

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 1:11 pm
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47 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • June 1, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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This startup taps into Bitcoin to offer better payment options for merchants in the Philippines

Bitmarket provides a wider market reach for merchants and promotes ease of payment for customers.

  • May 30, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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After shutdown of Pinoy Auto Trader, founders open a new car marketplace in the Philippines

Autodeal focuses on giving consumers information on current promotions and deals on brand new cars, motorcycles, and accessories.

  • May 30, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Kiwi Calendar iOS app

Major gaming company branches out into apps, launches socially-connected Kiwi Calendar app

The new Kiwi Calendar app promises to help users balance work and play with useful labels, like you see in Gmail, to help you separate out ...

  • May 29, 2014
  • at 8:55 pm
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Japan’s family-centric social network nets $500,000 in funding led by Venture United

Compath Me, the startup behind Kiddy, has completed a US$500,000 financing round led by Venture United.

  • May 29, 2014
  • at 6:54 pm
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