Posts Categorized: Startups


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Indonesia’s social network for fitness freaks pivots to the beauty industry

With many startups popping up and seeing good growth in Indonesia, there are bound to be quite a few which do not reach their goals and make...

  • September 9, 2013
  • at 5:32 pm
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30 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • September 8, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Affle Group & MMA launch $3.3 million fund for mobile ads & entrepreneurs in South Asia

In a move that could give up further push to the mobile ecosystem, a Singapore based smart media firm Affle Group along with the Mobile Mark...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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European incubator sees potential of Japan’s startup scene, holds pitch event in Tokyo

Helsinki-based incubator Startup Sauna wants to see the startup scene in Japan in a pitch event that will be held at the Open Network Lab ...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Tech in Asia acquires SGE, welcomes Gwen and Terence to the team

You may have already heard this news, but if not, here you go: we here at Tech in Asia are announcing today (full press release below) that ...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 11:08 am
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PropertyGuru: 1 million downloads for mobile apps, 20 million monthly pageviews

Singapore’s leading online property portal, PropertyGuru, has hit 1 million downloads for its mobile apps. Most of the downloads come ...

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 5:23 pm
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India’s top online classifieds site looks to mobile, localized trade for growth

Online classified ads might seem like an easy digital replication of an old newspaper bulwark for the PC era, but it’s not quite as simple...

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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SmartBike and SmartLock: devices that answer Vietnam’s motorbike theft culture

There's another device competitor on the market for locking and tracking motorbikes. This one's called SmartBike, and they just won DEMO ASE...

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Sribu wins top e-commerce award, “proves crowdsourcing works in SEA”

Indonesian design crowdsourcing marketplace Sribu 1 won an INAICTA 2013 award in the e-commerce category. About 1,000 applicants across 21 c...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Singaporean kickstarts wafer-thin wireless battery booster for your smartphone

Battery packs for your phone usually come in the form of bulky cases or are attached perilously to your phone by a USB cable. But new batter...

  • September 9, 2013
  • at 10:40 am
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It’s Friday! So let’s find a date on lessworkmorelove.com

The thing about hiding behind those online profiles is that individuals tend to be hyperpersonal, meaning you are able to present yourself i...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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5 things successful Vietnamese founders are doing to be successful

Pham Minh Tuan from Topica breaks down for us 5 things that successful Vietnamese startup founders are doing.

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Kawo localizes your social media campaign for China

Kawo takes the content from your western social media – Facebook and Twitter – and puts it on Chinese social media – Weibo and Renren.

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 11:35 am
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KakaoTalk looks to keep groups in touch with new KakaoGroup app

Yesterday, KaKaoTalk got a major makeover, and today it launches a new app in the form of KakaoGroup, a private, mobile group service that ...

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 7:53 pm
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New Xiaomi Mi3 unveiled: here’s what you need to know

Following our live blog for the launch of Xiaomi’s latest phone, the Mi3, here’s some stuff that you need to know. Specs The Xiaomi Mi3 ...

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 4:36 pm
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Forget Microsoft’s Kinect, some students in Vietnam have a much better solution

MultiGlove is a new device that can gyroscopically control objects in 3D space with the gesture of your hands. And it's from a bunch of stud...

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Qraved raises seed funding from Rebright Partners, 500 Startups, and Skype co-founder Toivo Annus

It has only been ten days since Indonesia’s social dining directory Qraved was released to the public and we’ve already heard great news...

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 2:49 am
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INAICTA 2013 dominated by games, reaches 206 submissions

INAICTA (Indonesia ICT Award) 2013 has finally announced the winners. 21 champions from each of the 21 categories were chosen from more than...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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