Posts Categorized: Startups


Redmart funding

Singapore’s RedMart Bags Huge Series A Funding to Expand Online Grocery Business

Grocery shopping site Redmart has secured series A funding to grow its Singapore-based business. The company says that the major new round a...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 10:20 am
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10 Actions Vietnamese People Need To Take To Save Their Startup Scene Today

The Vietnamese startup community is struggling to find its footing, but here are 10 things everybody in the community could do make it world...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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9 Travel featured

9 Top Web and Mobile Travel Startups in Indonesia

The holidays are approaching soon in Indonesia; Muslims are going to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr, on which they often travel to their relatives’...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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HomeAway acquires Travelmob

Singaporean Startup Travelmob Acquired by HomeAway as US Firm Pushes Into Asia

Singapore-based home vacation rental startup Travelmob, which only launched into beta in early 2012, has been acquired by HomeAway (NASDAQ:A...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 9:55 am
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Kucari is Earning $80,000 Revenue Per Month In Indonesia’s Less Crowded B2B E-Commerce Market

With the Indonesian C2C market crowded with big players like Kaskus, Tokobagus, Tokopedia and Rakuten, it may be rare for us to see it’s c...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 6:13 pm
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Zozotown

Japanese Fashion E-Commerce Site Zozotown Seeks a Boost in Merchant Numbers With New Acquisition

Fashion e-commerce is usually at the cutting-edge of online shopping. That’s again evident in Japan today with the company behind one of t...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 4:25 pm
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91Waijiao funding

91Waijiao Connects Chinese With Foreign English Teachers, Gets $4 Million Funding

Education site 91Waijiao is a learning platform that connects Chinese of all ages with foreign English teachers. It’s a neat idea to disru...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Four Eyes: Save Money at the Optometrist, Buy Glasses Online

Buying prescription glasses is now possible online. Check it out...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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wiki-triip

Wiki Triip: Bringing Crowdsourced Travel Data Into One App

Remember Triip? It’s a Vietnamese startup that is bringing the Airbnb concept to local tours and tour guides, and which recently did s...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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google education malaysia

Pearson, Village Capital Offer $75,000 Funding to Indian ‘Edupreneurs’

Pearson Affordable Learning Fund and Village Capital are putting $75,000 into funding Indian edupreneurs.

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 9:24 pm
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AngelHack CEO Wants To Work With Filipino Talent, Plans to Open Manila Office

Looks at that, seems like the AngelHack's founder got really impressed with the pool of talents in the Philippines

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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E-Wheelchair Creators Raise $1 Million, Roll Closer to Shipping in 2014

While everyone’s talking about Tesla and Terra, there are plenty of other startups working on electric vehicles. One such group of innovat...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 11:49 am
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iGrab.ph Joins the Philippines’ Daily Deals Battle

Check this out, there's a new daily deals site in the Philippines. Which means more options for customers!

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Rocket Internet Gets $500 Million Funding

Watch Out Asia, Rocket Internet Reveals It Raised $1.3 Billion So Far This Year

Germany’s startup dynamo that’s plotting world domination, Rocket Internet, has netted $500 million – yes, half a billion – ...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 5:07 pm
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Xiaomi Mi2S launch

China’s Xiaomi Sells 7 Million Phones in First Half 2013, Pulls in $2.15 Billion Revenue

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi is only in its second full year of production but already it’s churning out a lot of phones – and plenty ...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 12:31 pm
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Shifu app for getting things done

Shifu Apps Wants to Be Your Non-Nagging, Life-Fulfilling Smartphone Sidekick

If you’ve got an iPhone or an Android smartphone, you’ve probably already got a voice assistant in the form of Siri or Google Now. But t...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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RajaPremi Indonesia acquisition

Singapore’s Fatfish Internet Drives Into Indonesia With RajaPremi Acquisition

Singaporean startup meisters Fatfish Internet have made a move into Indonesia by acquiring, it is revealed today, a majority stake in car in...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 2:06 pm
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Burpple Launches Food Search Engine In Singapore, Finds New Monetization Model

Burpple launched its web seach engine for food called The Social Food Guide today in Singapore. It’s designed as a very visual way to help...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 12:58 pm
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