Posts Categorized: Startups


Mojiken FI

As Indonesia’s gaming industry heats up, new startups enter

Today, mobile devices are the preferred channel for internet usage in Indonesia, and McKinsey Global Institute projects that with its curren...

  • August 5, 2014
  • at 9:10 pm
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This father-son duo just made free voice calls a reality

This father-son duo just made free voice calls a reality

What they did was to create an app that allows quality calls to be made even on 2G networks.

  • August 5, 2014
  • at 5:42 pm
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What’s the value of a domain name? Ask Philippine freelance portal Raket.ph

Raket.ph is leveraging the strength of its domain name and branding to quickly grow its number of users.

  • August 5, 2014
  • at 3:01 pm
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KL-meetup-2014

Looking beyond your local market – the ins and outs of regional expansion (Kuala Lumpur Meetup)

Tech in Asia, in partnership with MaGIC, are bringing together a group of startups - Carousell, Soft Space, and Uber - to discuss the best p...

  • August 5, 2014
  • at 11:36 am
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Crossing the Chasm is the bible for entrepreneurial marketing (book review)

Crossing the Chasm by Geoffrey Moore is one of those rare books that every aspiring tech entrepreneur should read right before going to that...

  • August 4, 2014
  • at 7:32 pm
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cellphone

New study predicts smartphone penetration in the Philippines will triple by next year

Smartphone penetration in the Philippines is rising fast, so enterprising entrepreneurs should take note.

  • August 4, 2014
  • at 2:21 pm
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This startup allows you to buy almost anything from across 9 countries - at a far cheaper price

This startup allows you to buy almost anything from across 9 countries – at a far cheaper price

The team’s mission is to enable shoppers to be able to buy items that are either unavailable in their country, or are far more expensive e...

  • August 4, 2014
  • at 12:24 pm
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asian startups weekly list

10 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • August 3, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Taking part in the discussion are Taizo Son, CEO at Movida, Kevin Hale, partner at Y Combinator, and Dave McClure, founding partner at 500 Startups.

How can the US and Japan embrace Asia? (#StartupAsia preview)

Taking part in the discussion are Taizo Son, CEO at Movida, Kevin Hale, partner at Y Combinator, and Dave McClure, founding partner at 500 S...

  • August 1, 2014
  • at 6:29 pm
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andy tian pengpeng

Gaming, dating, and chatting: former Zynga exec has created China’s most promising new social network

Tech in Asia sat down with founder Andy Tian to discuss Pengpeng, which he says already has 300,000 daily active users just two months after...

  • August 5, 2014
  • at 7:26 pm
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Men hate to shop. That’s no obstacle to a new breed of Singapore startups

By catering to men's online buying behavior, Packnada, Tate & Tonic, and Edit Suits hope to capture a lucrative niche.

  • August 5, 2014
  • at 4:11 pm
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xgimi

Smart home projector maker from China sells 50,000 units, gets $16M investment to meet demand

The latest model runs on Android 4.2, projects up to 180 inches diagonally at 1080p resolution, and offers 3D capabilities.

  • August 5, 2014
  • at 12:03 pm
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Luxury estore gets $100M funding to attack China’s big-bucks couture fashion market

Luxury estore gets $100M funding to attack China’s big-bucks couture fashion market

Consumers in China will account for about 20 percent of global luxury sales in 2015 - that's worth US$29.1 billion.

  • August 5, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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haha pinche

Chinese carpool app gets $10M investment to offer cheap rides and reduce congestion

Haha isn’t China’s first carpooling app, but it looks to be the most promising so far.

  • August 4, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Internet_of_Things

Future-proof your career by working with the internet of things or 3D printing

Freelancer.com data suggests that freelancers should look to the booming 3D printing and internet of things industries for more lucrative wo...

  • August 4, 2014
  • at 1:18 pm
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WearYouWant funding

WearYouWant gets $1.5M funding to expand fashion estore from Thailand to Southeast Asia

Fashion estore WearYouWant has secured US$1.5 million in funding to help the startup grow and expand across Southeast Asia to rival Zalora.

  • August 4, 2014
  • at 9:45 am
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Oi versus Yo

“Oi! Remove your app from the store,” says Apple following takedown order from Yo

“We think it’s a ridiculous accusation,” says one of the guys behind Oi, which is made by an Australian startup.

  • August 1, 2014
  • at 9:35 pm
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Why leading VC firm JAFCO is not giving up on Japan

Keisuke Miyoshi of JAFCO’s investment division is optimistic about local startups. JAFCO spends an average of $80M every year searching f...

  • August 1, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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