Posts Categorized: Startups


Urbanite Pakistan online food delivery

European online food delivery company makes first move into Asia with Pakistan deal

The online food ordering and delivery market in Pakistan is getting really hot and spicy. Today, Denmark-based online food delivery company ...

  • March 28, 2014
  • at 12:26 pm
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Australia startup news roundup

6 top startup news stories in Australia (March)

March is almost over, so let's jump right in.

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 6:09 pm
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Threatened by Instagram, photo app Molome survived thanks to a startup accelerator

Asians are kinda obsessed with taking photos – selfies, foodie pics, anything. Two cities in the Philippines are the two top spots in ...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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This app turns Twitter into a Quora-esque search engine for all your burning questions

God bless Twitter – it’s a breaking news haven, a 24-hour virtual networking event, a help-desk line, a job search tool, an RSS ...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 12:58 pm
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Ex-Facebook COO invests in GoCoin, a Singapore-based PayPal for digital currencies

GoCoin, a California and Singapore-based company that is creating a PayPal for digital currencies, has closed a US$1.5 million series A vent...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 10:19 am
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Tech In Asia Taipei Meetup: 5,000 miles to 500 Startups: an evening with Rui Ma

For our first Tech In Asia Meetup in Taipei for 2014, we will be inviting Rui Ma to lead a fireside chat with Hana Chang, co-founder of Bo...

  • March 26, 2014
  • at 4:16 pm
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Reaching Myanmar’s 60 million people (Startup Asia preview)

Building a startup is never easy regardless of what market it’s in. There will always be challenges – and the best thing any startup...

  • March 26, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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Goldman Sachs eyes China’s mobile content market with investment in Wandoujia

Chinese mobile content search engine and Android app store Wandoujia today announced it closed its series B round of financing with a follow...

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 12:09 pm
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How a high school dropout became a multi-millionaire entrepreneur

Haruhisa Okamura founder and CEO of Adways is one of the youngest founders to bring a company from zero to IPO in Japan.

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 11:08 am
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Why you need to pay attention to Japan’s startup ecosystem (Startup Asia)

Wantedly CEO Akiko Naka was born and raised in Japan. After a brief stint at Goldman Sachs right out of college, Naka returned to her home ...

  • March 28, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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East Ventures funds ecommerce website builder, first since launching new fund

Sirclo, an ecommerce website builder based in Indonesia and Singapore, today announces that it has received seed funding for an undisclosed ...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 5:28 pm
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12 tech entrepreneurs under 30 making awesome stuff in China

Inspired by a Forbes list of 30 entrepreneurs in China, we decided to pick out the most exciting-sounding and promising tech and web startup...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 4:03 pm
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Reprimanded by his manager, frustrated real estate agent left to start Japan’s largest property portal

Takashi Inoue, founder and CEO of NEXT, is responsible for HOME’S, one of Japan’s largest real estate listings and housing information s...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 11:08 am
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Hungry for music in the Philippines? Here are 6 streaming services to soothe your soul

Filipinos love to listen to both local and international music. But as technology evolves, streaming services have become a popular way to h...

  • March 26, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Mobile Movies goes off the beaten path to take entertainment and information to rural areas

In Vietnam, it’s not that easy to find tech projects that are addressing what people need in the countryside. Certainly, there has bee...

  • March 26, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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World Startup Wiki shines a light on fledgling startup ecosystem in the Philippines

For any individual who wants to build a startup or invest in a specific country, it’s fundamental to have the best knowledge and the right...

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Tech In Asia Meetup: The battle at the top of the daily deals market in Vietnam [VIDEO]

In Vietnam, it is quite arguable that the ecommerce market has been led in large part by daily deals companies. Back in early 2012, ecommerc...

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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ClassDo is a complete virtual classroom that gets out of the way

"ClassDo believes that technology cannot replace teachers, technology has to empower teachers instead," says ClassDo CEO Chiew Farn Chung.

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 9:08 am
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