Posts Categorized: Startups



Capital On Stage founder: Great entrepreneurs expect to be funded by great investors

Raising funds from the right investors is important because they will become a part of the company where you’ve put much sweat and tears. ...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Music is an inaccessible industry for tech startups

Here's why I think these startups won't succeed, and why I would advise any tech entrepreneur against the music industry.

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 11:13 am
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Should non-technical founders learn how to code?

Elisha Tan is the founder of Learnemy, a web application that finds you instructors for anything you want to learn. Find her on Twitter as @...

  • September 11, 2013
  • at 8:08 pm
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MUSiiCO aims to become a one-stop channel for Indonesian music videos

Youtube may provide all the video content you can mention. But if you are an Indonesian music video lover, you’re better off visiting MUSi...

  • September 11, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Through the dark times of Indonesia: the journey of Toto Sugiri

Toto Sugiri is a veteran in the Indonesia technology scene. But not many people know his story and the things he has done over the past thre...

  • September 11, 2013
  • at 1:02 pm
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Vault Dragon: Dropbox for physical things

You are a college student in Singapore who’s about to fly home during the term break. You sit in a bed in a rented apartment, and rea...

  • September 11, 2013
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5 interesting startups at Tech in Asia Bandung meetup

Bandung is the fourth city of our seven-city road trip. Five interesting startups pitched their ideas at the meetup in Bandung Digital Valle...

  • September 10, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Thai telco True invests in 500 Startups, unveils 6 startup finalists

True Corporation yesterday annouced an investment in 500 Startups. The investment sum, although undisclosed, apparently makes True one of t...

  • September 10, 2013
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Viki founder Razmig Hovaghimian’s winning bet

Some time before Rakuten’s acquisition of Singapore startup Viki for a reported $200 million, founder Razmig Hovaghimian and SingTel I...

  • September 9, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Tech in Asia acquires mobile game blog GameSaku

Earlier this morning, we released news (full release below) that we have acquired GameSaku from Apps Foundry Pte Ltd (1). We are excited to ...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 12:08 pm
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Instapps is customizing mobile stores on Facebook for the next generation of e-commerce merchants in Malaysia

Instead of building a dashboard for people selling straight from their Facebook Page, Instapps helps customize full-on stores via Facebook's...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Philippines’ agriculture-focused hackathon comes up with 6 ways to farm better

The agricultural sector tends to be one of the most neglected sectors in the Philippines. In fact, many people in urban areas work as farme...

  • September 11, 2013
  • at 5:01 pm
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Before succeeding, being a startup founder sucks big time

Update: For greater accuracy on facts, we made minor changes to the fourth paragraph based on information we learned from Alvin Yap. At the ...

  • September 11, 2013
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Thai telco True talks about 500 Startups investment, plans a VC group

Thai telco True Corporation is known for its phone business. Many consumers don’t realize that it also supports the Thai startup ecosy...

  • September 11, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Australia startup news roundup

Australian tech news round-up (September 10)

Here’s our second monthly roundup of the latest news in the Oz startup ecosystem, this time featuring Titstare, Smash Repair Bid, Canva, a...

  • September 10, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Rude taxi drivers, beware: GrabTaxi and TaxiKick sharing passenger feedback data

Malaysia-based startup GrabTaxi, the first taxi booking service to enter the Philippines, has partnered with local startup TaxiKick to n...

  • September 10, 2013
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Global Founders Capital makes its first Asia investment in Indonesian travel startup Traveloka

Indonesian flight search engine Traveloka 1 has made a very interesting announcement today: the company says it raised series A funding in m...

  • September 10, 2013
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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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