Posts Categorized: Startups


World Startup Wiki launches

Brand-new World Startup Wiki wants to be the Lonely Planet guide for entrepreneurs

At the start of 2013, American entrepreneur Bowei Gai embarked on a voyage across 36 cities in 29 countries as part of his World Startup Rep...

  • March 17, 2014
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Build your own ecommerce website with Sirclo

As ecommerce grows, more and more startups want to jump on the bandwagon. A lot of businesses want to have e-commerce websites, whether to s...

  • March 17, 2014
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With 8,000 designs in its portfolio, Japanese home design marketplace raises $1.2 million

Japanese home design marketplace Suvaco announced (PDF) over the weekend it raised about US$1.18 million from Fuji Startup Ventures and Mo...

  • March 17, 2014
  • at 11:51 am
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Asian tech startups list

31 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • March 16, 2014
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Japanese news reader app pulls in millions in funding because it can sell ads

Popular Japanese news reader app Gunosy has closed a funding round led by local telco KDDI, according to The Bridge. The amount was not di...

  • March 14, 2014
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Add a moment of zen to your gaming with Taijitu

The first game to blow my mind on a smartphone was Zen Bound, because it rewarded hours of gameplay with great visuals and an absorbing soun...

  • March 14, 2014
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Berry Kitchen receives seed funding to deliver more food to hungry customers

Berry Kitchen, an online catering service in Indonesia, announced today that it received seed funding in the amount of IDR 500 million ($43,...

  • March 14, 2014
  • at 1:39 pm
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Capy aims to be a billion-dollar company (and potentially it can)

Capy, a Tokyo-based startup founded by Mitsuo Okada and later joined by CTO Koki Shimada, is building a company that is disrupting online Ca...

  • March 14, 2014
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Echelon Thailand

5 startups to watch from Thailand’s Echelon Satellite

The Echelon Satellite Thailand event was held in Bangkok on Wednesday. It was refreshing to see 20 startups show up to pitch for a spot to r...

  • March 14, 2014
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How LifeisTech is breathing tech into students’ lives

Founded by Mizuno Yusuke, LifeisTech is a Tokyo-based company that teaches programming to junior high students. No, it isn’t like Code...

  • March 17, 2014
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India’s Teabox gets funding to ship tea direct to your doorstep

India is the world’s second largest tea producer, yet it lacks any homegrown premium global tea brand that truly puts the country on t...

  • March 17, 2014
  • at 12:33 pm
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Art of Click, a marketing agency and ad network that doesn’t charge for clicks

Founded by Emmanuel Allix, Singapore-based Art of Click, is a mobile marketing agency and ad network that insists on charging clients based ...

  • March 17, 2014
  • at 9:08 am
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India-based speech recognition experts get funding to add more languages

Speech recognition experts Uniphore have secured an undisclosed amount of funding, reports the Economic Times today. The investment comes fr...

  • March 14, 2014
  • at 5:32 pm
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Disdus co-founder: Whatever industry you’re in, you can be successful

Lamuda got two job offers: one on Wall Street in the US and one at McKinsey in Indonesia. Believing that there would be bigger opportunities...

  • March 14, 2014
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Thai women in tech: It’s good to overthink sometimes

We’ve got to admit, the tech industry is dominated by men. Even Google’s senior vice president wrote a letter  to women stating “the...

  • March 14, 2014
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Pugo, a Flappy Bird clone, gets over 100,000 players in the Philippines

Just a month back, Vietnamese Dong Nguyen created Flappy Bird, which became a global hit. Following its success, two Filipino developers cr...

  • March 14, 2014
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As Chinese snap up more overseas property, Juwai grows to 1.5 million active users

As Chinese snap up more overseas property, Juwai grows to 1.5 million active users

When we first looked at Juwai two years ago, we immediately thought, yes, this makes a lot of sense. It’s an online property marketpla...

  • March 14, 2014
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How a Vietnamese education startup uses Google Glass to teach English

Topica is pioneering a new method of using Google Glass to teach students English online. Finally, a practical use of Google Glass.

  • March 13, 2014
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