Posts Categorized: Startups


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Indonesia’s soccer and sexy ladies site DewiBola gets 9.3M monthly pageviews

DewiBola is an online soccer news site in Indonesia which also focuses on pictures of soccer-related sexy girls.

  • November 12, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Sisterhood kept founder of startup We Are Spaces going

At the absolute bottom of Singapore-based event venue aggregator We Are Spaces‘ existence, founder and director Sharon Paul wondered i...

  • November 11, 2013
  • at 1:33 pm
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Ministry of Science and Tech in Vietnam pours $110 million into startups

The Vietnamese government is ramping up its support for startups. This is potentially good news if the money goes to the right place.

  • November 9, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Indonesia’s Qraved now rewards you discounts for online restaurant bookings

Besides a new website interface, Qraved now offers incentives for users to start making online restaurant bookings in Indonesia: discounts.

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 6:03 pm
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LessWorkMoreLove adopts new name Love Out Loud Asia, sends love matches to your mobile at noon

While some of you are getting psyched for the weekends and planning date ideas with your other half, some of us are just dateless. While bei...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 11:29 am
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Failure to launch: 5 Rocket Internet misfires

Rocket Internet, to employ a tried-and-true cliche, is a company that many tech industry watchers love to hate. On the surface, one can easi...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Islamic fashion e-store HijUp records 12 million YouTube views; is it effective marketing?

HijUp is an e-commerce site that mainly sells Muslim fashion items for women in Indonesia.

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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Domain squatting controversy rocks e-commerce startup scene in the Philippines

A cybersquatting incident is causing a stir in the Philippine e-commerce industry. The Bobbery, a local blog covering tech startups, report...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 5:15 pm
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5 notable startup incubators in the Philippines

[UPDATE: fixed errors on number of portfolio startups under Kickstart Ventures, and amount of funding per startup for Ideaspace.] Although ...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Do startups in Asia interest investors more? (Startup Asia preview)

Fundraising often takes on a glamorous sheen of achievement — friends fawn over the entrepreneurs, we media entities clamor to intervi...

  • November 11, 2013
  • at 3:40 pm
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25 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • November 10, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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With app-controlled home gizmos, Phantom is China's answer to Nest

With app-controlled home gizmos, Phantom is China’s answer to Nest

Now that China’s urbanites have got into the swing of using smartphones for online shopping and gaming, the next frontier is using the...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Cybersquatting controversy hits Indonesia and Traveloka

We’ve been told that Indonesia’s flight search engine Traveloka has similarly been punked by a cybersquatter that’s tricking people in...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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HungryGoWhere now recommends food you like, delivers to your mobile

The Malaysian version of food portal HungryGoWhere has rolled out a new feature that makes personalized recommendations based on your palat...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Withlocals connects tourists with authentic local food, activities, and tours across Asia

Netherlands-based startup Withlocals is a peer-to-peer marketplace where local people offer home dining, tour experiences, and other local a...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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CEO of Vietnam’s biggest e-commerce site reveals his secrets to success (INTERVIEW)

We grabbed an in-depth interview with the CEO of Vat Gia, Vietnam's most successful e-commerce platform, to understand his insights into the...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 6:10 pm
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WearYouWant: cash on delivery is secret to success for e-commerce startups

Bangkok-based B2B2C fashion e-commerce site WearYouWant, backed by DMP and Asia Venture Group, has just discovered a business model that cou...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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How Tokopedia fought against the giants (Startup Asia preview)

Founded in 2009, Indonesian e-commerce marketplace Tokopedia has come a long way with quite a bit of good news to share this year. On its re...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 9:38 am
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