Posts Categorized: Startups


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Garuda Robotics wins Startup Arena Jakarta 2013 with coffee-delivering drones

It has been an exciting two days over here at Tech in Asia, as we saw eight startups take to the stage to battle at the Startup Arena Jakart...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 7:48 pm
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Zap lets consumers get discounts and connects merchants with more customers

Philippine startup Zap is a shopping loyalty program with a rewards system. This afternoon, the team pitched at our Startup Arena, hoping...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 7:11 pm
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Love out Loud Asia

Love Out Loud Asia is an online dating app that takes couples offline

It’s lovely to see our past Startup Arena finalists scale to greater heights and return to our competition. Six months from their first ap...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 6:04 pm
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Candidly app

India’s answer to Snapchat wants you and your buddies to talk Candidly

A Snapchat-like app made in India has received angel funding to help it grow. Candidly lets users share photos, doodle on them, and send voi...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 12:51 pm
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Bio3D wants to print body parts and make prescription drugs cheaper and better

Mingwei Fan, co-founder of Bio3D Technologies, took the stage to pitch at this year’s Startup Arena competition. The startup is creating a...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 7:17 pm
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Can Bitcoin solve Southeast Asia’s electronic payment problems? Artabit says yes

The team from Artabit, a US and Indonesia based bitcoin startup, takes the stage at Startup Arena Jakarta 2013 today to discuss their plan...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 6:40 pm
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Life after exiting Tokobagus (LIVE BLOG)

Remco Lupker, co-founder of Indonesia’s biggest classifieds site Tokobagus, is one of the first foreign tech founders who has made it in I...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 3:31 pm
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Fireside chat: How Indonesia’s Picmix grew from zero to 15M users (LIVE BLOG)

Indonesia is no stranger to PicMix. As one of the country’s bigger social networks, it has garnered 15 million users worldwide and see...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Whizmeal wants to banish unhealthy food from school cafeterias

As with all developed countries, Singapore is stricken by the problem of obesity, especially among school children, who have easy access to ...

  • November 20, 2013
  • at 9:01 pm
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Project Shoe wants to walk from East to West with customized, user-designed shoes

Asian startup Project Shoe took the stage today at Startup Asia Jakarta 2013 to introduce its online service for designing and buying pers...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 7:11 pm
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With Garuda Robotics, drones aren’t killing machines – they’re killer apps

Popular culture and news media have inculcated the masses with the image of drones as weapons of war. Depending on who you ask, they’r...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 7:03 pm
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Fireside chat: Bringing Kaskus to the next level (LIVE BLOG)

Kaskus is well-known in Indonesia as a discussion forum, with over 28 million unique visits each month. In recent years however, it is evolv...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 3:15 pm
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Selalu Ada’s e-payment app wants to take hassle out of prepaid mobile top-ups

A number of e-payment providers have been popping up in Indonesia in recent years. Adding to this list is Selalu Ada, a new e-payment app...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 11:47 am
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SmartBike is making a device that allows users to track where their motorbikes are with a SIM card

SmartBike just pitched on stage today at Startup Asia's Startup Arena. It's a device that allows you to track and prevent theft of a motorbi...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 7:10 pm
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Fireside chat: What is 500 Durians looking for in Southeast Asia? (LIVE BLOG)

You may not be familiar with 500 Durians but you’ve almost certainly heard of 500 Startups. We got Khailee Ng, who manages 500 Durian...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 4:08 pm
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Indonesian fashion e-store Berrybenka gets merry with $5 million new funding in pocket

Indonesian e-store for women Berrybenka ushered in 2013 with series A investment from GREE Ventures. Today, it announced that it has raised ...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 1:15 pm
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Taamkru preps kindergarteners for their first grade school entrance exam

One of finalists of Thai telco True Corporation’s True Incube incubator program, Taamkru.com launched Taamkru app today in partnership wit...

  • November 20, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Pomelo Fashion aspires towards better e-commerce for the love of street chic fashion

E-commerce is one of the fastest growing sectors in Thailand, thanks to increasing internet penetration throughout the country. Meanwhile, y...

  • November 20, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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