Posts Categorized: Startups



Thai telco AIS gets flirty with Noonswoon dating app

A dating app that matches you with one person a day at noon, Noonswoon has been in the spotlight a lot lately. First, it won this year’s A...

  • October 21, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Personal savings app Milefo takes first place at Beijing Tech Hive

The 10th edition of Beijing Tech Hive, the city’s premiere Startup Weekend-style 54-hour hackathon, came and passed. Six teams demoed the...

  • October 21, 2013
  • at 11:22 am
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32 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • October 20, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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M-DAQ raises $11.7 million from GSR and Citi to “transform the financial services industry”

Singapore- based financial tech startup M-DAQ today announced it raised a S$14.5 million ($11.7 million) Series B round of funding led by...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 9:15 pm
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This Korean startup made a music app so the founder could meet cute girls at concerts

MyMusicTaste and Mironi are two interesting music apps that come out of JJS Media, the apps have an interesting beginning, the founder wante...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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PiQx’s portable scanner could change the way books are digitized

Fired from Epson, five ex-employees decide to take matters into their own hands. Their product is Xcanex, a scanner that makes book digitiza...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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Bangalore-based trip planning startup Mygola raises $1.5 million in Series A funding

Mygola, the Bangalore-based trip planning startup, announced today that it has received $1.5 million in funding led by Helion Ventures, a Ba...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Uber hits yet another Asian city, launches today in Kuala Lumpur

Uber, the app-connected limo booking service, is rolling out into its sixth Asian city today (or the eighth if you include Australia). Uber&...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 2:48 pm
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Trends N’ Deals: another daily deals site emerge in the Philippines, aims to lead the space within a year

We’ve seen a number of daily deals site pop in the Philippine. Of these many sites, Metrodeal still leads the space. But not fearing the c...

  • October 17, 2013
  • at 5:44 pm
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Indonesia’s anti-corruption website is now getting 1,000 crowdsourced reports every day

The team behind Lapor, the President’s Delivery Unit of Development Monitoring and Oversight (UKP4), tells Tech in Asia that the site is p...

  • October 21, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Baby e-store Tororo is the new startup from Kaskus CEO Ken Dean Lawadinata

Tororo.com, an e-commerce site that sells baby products online, is Kaskus CEO’s Ken Dean Lawadinata new startup.

  • October 21, 2013
  • at 10:34 am
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Chinese makers of Fishing Joy raise $50 million in funding

Chinese mobile gaming company formerly called CocoaChina raises $50 million

Chinese mobile gaming giant Chukong Technologies – formerly called CocoaChina – revealed today it has secured $50 million in ser...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 10:19 pm
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Say goodbye to coffee shops, coworking spaces are here in the Philippines

Upon visiting a coffee shop in Manila, it’s very likely you’ll see a number of people with their laptops or tablets on their tableto...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Wishberg helps you make bucket lists, granted its wish for seed funding

Mumbai-based startup Wishberg is a place for people to make bucket lists of must-see, must-do things. After signing up via Facebook, users c...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 8:15 pm
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Can chat app Maaii v2.2 rival Line or Skype?

A Hong Kong-made mobile chat app Maaii led by former head of Skype Asia Chris Lewis has been making a name for its focus on voice calls and ...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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8 digital book apps and platforms in Indonesia

Since everything seems to be going digital, people now can store objects that used to be physical in their mobile devices. They carry their ...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Check out Beijing’s newest and biggest coworking space

In an old factory among the hutongs near Beijing’s city center lies a temple. No, it’s not the kind of temple where you worshi...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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BeMyGuest gets $402,000 to promote offbeat travel experiences

If you want to fly in a fighter jet in Germany, ride a hotair balloon in Myanmar, or swim with sharks in the Philippines, BeMyGuest has you ...

  • October 17, 2013
  • at 10:49 am
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