Posts Categorized: Startups


Love out Loud Asia

Love Out Loud Asia is an online dating app that takes couples offline

It’s lovely to see our past Startup Arena finalists scale to greater heights and return to our competition. Six months from their first ap...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 6:04 pm
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Candidly app

India’s answer to Snapchat wants you and your buddies to talk Candidly

A Snapchat-like app made in India has received angel funding to help it grow. Candidly lets users share photos, doodle on them, and send voi...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 12:51 pm
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Bio3D wants to print body parts and make prescription drugs cheaper and better

Mingwei Fan, co-founder of Bio3D Technologies, took the stage to pitch at this year’s Startup Arena competition. The startup is creating a...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 7:17 pm
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Can Bitcoin solve Southeast Asia’s electronic payment problems? Artabit says yes

The team from Artabit, a US and Indonesia based bitcoin startup, takes the stage at Startup Arena Jakarta 2013 today to discuss their plan...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 6:40 pm
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Life after exiting Tokobagus (LIVE BLOG)

Remco Lupker, co-founder of Indonesia’s biggest classifieds site Tokobagus, is one of the first foreign tech founders who has made it in I...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 3:31 pm
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picmix founder

Fireside chat: How Indonesia’s Picmix grew from zero to 15M users (LIVE BLOG)

Indonesia is no stranger to PicMix. As one of the country’s bigger social networks, it has garnered 15 million users worldwide and see...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Whizmeal wants to banish unhealthy food from school cafeterias

As with all developed countries, Singapore is stricken by the problem of obesity, especially among school children, who have easy access to ...

  • November 20, 2013
  • at 9:01 pm
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Adelaide accelerator ANZ Innovyz START spreads its wings to Sydney

Remember the Adelaide startup accelerator ANZ Innovyz START that recently graduated 10 startups from its program? Today it announced that th...

  • November 20, 2013
  • at 8:58 am
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Cloudphone: a phone that looks out for your children and grandparents

Cloudphone helps you to monitor your loved ones' activities via mobile. It's a new project that's on Indiegogo and it's from Australia. Chec...

  • November 19, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Fireside chat: Bringing Kaskus to the next level (LIVE BLOG)

Kaskus is well-known in Indonesia as a discussion forum, with over 28 million unique visits each month. In recent years however, it is evolv...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 3:15 pm
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Selalu Ada’s e-payment app wants to take hassle out of prepaid mobile top-ups

A number of e-payment providers have been popping up in Indonesia in recent years. Adding to this list is Selalu Ada, a new e-payment app...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 11:47 am
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SmartBike is making a device that allows users to track where their motorbikes are with a SIM card

SmartBike just pitched on stage today at Startup Asia's Startup Arena. It's a device that allows you to track and prevent theft of a motorbi...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 7:10 pm
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Fireside chat: What is 500 Durians looking for in Southeast Asia? (LIVE BLOG)

You may not be familiar with 500 Durians but you’ve almost certainly heard of 500 Startups. We got Khailee Ng, who manages 500 Durian...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 4:08 pm
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Indonesian fashion e-store Berrybenka gets merry with $5 million new funding in pocket

Indonesian e-store for women Berrybenka ushered in 2013 with series A investment from GREE Ventures. Today, it announced that it has raised ...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 1:15 pm
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Taamkru preps kindergarteners for their first grade school entrance exam

One of finalists of Thai telco True Corporation’s True Incube incubator program, Taamkru.com launched Taamkru app today in partnership wit...

  • November 20, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Pomelo Fashion aspires towards better e-commerce for the love of street chic fashion

E-commerce is one of the fastest growing sectors in Thailand, thanks to increasing internet penetration throughout the country. Meanwhile, y...

  • November 20, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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Medifund: Can We Crowdfund New Doctors?

Crowdfunding platform Medifund goes live to help medical students fund their education

A few months back, Philippine startup Medifund introduced the idea of helping medical students pursue their education through a crowdfun...

  • November 19, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Hub.IT opens, becoming a new center of startup activity in Vietnam capital Hanoi

Hub.IT is a new co-working space that just opened in Hanoi. It's a big step for the Hanoi and overall Vietnam startup scene, which is still ...

  • November 19, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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