Posts Categorized: Startups

How the 8 Securities trading dashboard will look for Japanese users.

8securities, an online platform that makes stock trading transparent, launches in Japan

8securities, seeking US$5M Series B, launches in Japan and introduces new services.

  • May 19, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Hulu founding CTO and Flipboard CTO Eric Feng: Don’t listen to your investors, never stop recruiting

Eric Feng spoke to a packed house about the trials and tribulations of his entrepreneurial journey, and gave aspiring entrepreneurs his uniq...

  • May 19, 2014
  • at 12:56 pm
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Indonesia’s Ralali sells industrial products online, gets seed funding from East Ventures

East Ventures has invested in Indonesia’s Ralali, a B2C ecommerce site which focuses on selling industrial supplies, and MRO equipment.

  • May 19, 2014
  • at 9:51 am
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GrabTaxi challenges Uber with launch of new limo service called GrabCar

GrabTaxi challenges Uber in Asia with launch of new limo service called GrabCar

Malaysia-based startup GrabTaxi is trying something new for people who want something fancier than a grubby city cab. It’s called GrabCar.

  • May 16, 2014
  • at 9:32 pm
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Thailand’s Yelp-esque Wongnai gets more funding to expand into hair and beauty salon reviews

Thailand’s leading restaurant review site Wongnai has just secured funding from the investment subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.

  • May 16, 2014
  • at 2:01 pm
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In the wake of MH370, Flight Tracker wants to help families of passengers feel at ease

In the wake of MH370, Flight Tracker wants to help families of flyers feel at ease

In light of the tragedy of flight MH370, Flight Tracker might just be the app worried families need for reassurance.

  • May 16, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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ANTVR - This is China’s answer to the Oculus Rift, and it

This is China’s answer to the Oculus Rift, and it’s now on Kickstarter

On the optics front, ANTVR uses an aspherical lens, which produces a true 4:3 display without the edge distortion produced by spherical lens...

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 8:58 pm
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Pocari Sweat is putting the first ever ad on the lunar surface

Singapore startup Astroscale and Japanese sports drink company Pocari Sweat will deliver a time capsule to the moon next year.

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 2:27 pm
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5 entrepreneurial inspirations from Japanese anime

Achieving success as an entrepreneur anywhere is a challenge, so while I could understand the appeal of targeting Silicon Valley, there are ...

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 12:58 pm
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Too many business cards? Japan’s Sansan gets $14 million to bring its cloud-based contact manager to the US

Tokyo-based startup Sansan receives $14M from DCM to bring its cloud-based contact manager to the US.

  • May 19, 2014
  • at 3:15 pm
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Peatix founder talks about his one strategy for success

PeaTix’s growth is something its founders attribute to their ability to focus on customers’ needs.

  • May 19, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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39 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • May 18, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Here are the 3 winners from Thailand’s latest AIS startup contest

A Thai telco AIS has announced its three winners from its latest incubator program.

  • May 16, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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From small town to running Indonesia’s biggest price comparison site, here’s Andry Suhaili’s story

Having the mindset to start a business is good, but having the mental strength to bounce back after several failed ventures and really make ...

  • May 16, 2014
  • at 1:05 pm
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This startup converts small merchants’ Facebook pages into estores

Uniqly’s do-it-yourself website service allows merchants to create their own estore on multiple platforms.

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 9:30 pm
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Meet HanksterClub, a group dating site that bypasses the fear of one-on-one encounters

HanksterClub is a dating service that helps users meet new people, but in the much-less-intimidating setting of a group date.

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Japan’s BASE raises $3 million from Global Brain, eyes overseas expansion

Tokyo-based startup BASE, a company that aims to help users to create an ecommerce website within 30 seconds has raised $3 million from Glob...

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 1:11 pm
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Early for work? PayrollHero now lets you sing to clock in

Karaoke Clock-in will play a sample of a song which employees can sing along to.

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 12:35 pm
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