Posts Categorized: Startups



The number one thing Vietnamese startups need to learn in 2014: English

When asked about what Vietnam needs to improve, Joe Lonsdale said: "English is really important. I hope to come back here and speak English ...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Get your new year finances in shape with budgeting app Saved

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to manage your money better, you might turn to an app like Saved. It’s a new and very s...

  • January 6, 2014
  • at 5:05 pm
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Bitchemy Ventures seeks out a new wave of Indian startups that think different

Bitchemy Ventures seeks out a new wave of Indian startups that think different

Unlike most investors or venture funds that park money based on the bottom line, Bitchemy Ventures, an Indian technology incubator cum seed ...

  • January 6, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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India's Snapdeal launches Kilickpay

India’s online shoppers get another new e-payment option, this time from Snapdeal

Just a few weeks after India’s top e-store, Flipkart, rolled out its e-payment gateway to Indian e-shoppers, here comes a new option f...

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 10:17 pm
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This new startup wants to be both Indonesia’s LinkedIn and JobsDB

Meet KerjaDulu - meaning “work first” - which is a career social networking site. What does that mean exactly?

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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This app could save your family from an abduction and help nab kidnappers

To help parents and families keep in touch with their loved ones at all times, one Korean startup has built an Android app called Famy.

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 5:41 pm
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China’s top daily deals site doubles sales in 2013, now pulls in over $16 million each day

Meituan, China’s top daily deals startup, has managed to double its sales revenue during 2013. Meituan CEO Wang Xing took to Sina Weib...

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Vietnamese furniture site Ahometo receives seed funding from new Silicon Valley-backed VC

Furniture e-store Ahometo has some funding to boost its business in the new year. The investment comes from a freshly created seed fund name...

  • January 2, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Show me the money! Here are 30 funding rounds and acquisitions from Indonesia this year

We’ve rounded up the 30 funding rounds and acquisitions that happened in Indonesia in 2013.

  • December 31, 2013
  • at 11:58 am
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Bilna gets funding to give Indonesia’s babies more love and diapers

Baby care e-commerce site Bilna announced that it has closed series A funding to make sure it keeps pace with the growing industry.

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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What are Thai people digging on Facebook right now? Social.gg can reveal the answer

Social media is big in Thailand. Over 24 million Facebook users live in the country, and Bangkok has more Facebook users than any other city...

  • January 6, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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11 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • January 5, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Introducing Topkids.tv, a new children’s edutainment portal in Indonesia

In Indonesia, it’s hard for parents to find a good place for their children to watch age-appropriate programming unless they subscribe to ...

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Demohour, a Chinese version of Kickstarter, rakes in millions from Intel, Matrix Partners

Chinese crowdfunding site Demohour announced today it has received “millions” of US dollars in funding from Matrix Partners China and ...

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Watch out Snapchat, BeeTalk is here to take over the sexting market

It’s almost undeniable that one of the most talked about apps of last year was Snapchat. Apart from the photo messaging app’s saucy repu...

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 4:42 pm
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Join app wants to help you find and connect with old schoolmates

While Indonesians love to connect and socialize with friends on social networking sites and apps, there hasn’t been an app catered specifi...

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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This startup is chasing the next frontier of advertising – smartphone homescreens

Facebook is perhaps the most engaging app in the world, with 1.15 billion monthly active users and a staggering average daily usage of 20 mi...

  • January 2, 2014
  • at 11:32 am
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4 global tech influencers that gave the Philippines their blessing as a great place for startups

This year seems to be the start of a blossoming in the Philippines’ startup ecosystem. Global investors are slowly seeing the potential of...

  • December 30, 2013
  • at 9:24 pm
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