Posts Categorized: Startups


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Tech incubator Crystal Horse Investments exits from Gilcrux with return of 10 times

Update: We wrote that CHI invested $206,000 in Spawt. The amount is incorrect, and remains undisclosed. Singapore-based tech incubator Cryst...

  • October 16, 2013
  • at 3:34 pm
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India’s WoNoBo.com to take on Google Street View, Nokia Here

Indian geospatial technology solutions firm Genesys International Corporation has come up with WoNoBo.com – a first of its kind 360 de...

  • October 16, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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With Tripid’s new mobile app, carpooling in the Philippines can now be cashless

In last year’s Startup Arena, Philippine ride-sharing startup Tripid stated that it wanted to solve an endemic problem in Southeast As...

  • October 16, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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An overview of China’s tech and startup ecosystem in 20 slides

We came across this slideshow put together by Beijing-based Innovation Works partner Chris Evdemon yesterday. It’s one of the best s...

  • October 16, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Make money every time you use your phone with India’s Paisa Swipe

Have you ever looked at an advertisement that’s trying to sell you something and thought, “They should be paying me to look at th...

  • October 15, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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Can India’s startups beat their international counterparts to the punch?

Every day, more and more people in India gain access to broadband internet via either mobile or desktop. Because of its massive population...

  • October 15, 2013
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Anphabe’s CEO, one of Vietnam’s rare female tech founders, speaks out

Anphabe is a Vietnamese version of LinkedIn. The largest online network of management professionals in Vietnam at 85,000 registered users, t...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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The Philippine’s healthcare ecosystem still lags, Philippine telco Globe wants to help

Healthcare in the Philippines definitely needs attention. Apart from the lack of tools and facilities to cure patients in both urban and rur...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 5:31 pm
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Singapore Press Holdings loses 25% in profits, launches $80m New Media Fund

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), the country’s largest newspaper publisher, announced that its net profit has fallen 25 percent to S$43...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 1:33 pm
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Pilot puts aviation career on hold to work on Bitcoin startup

Sammel Nigel, a Singaporean pilot and data privacy advocate, is the founder of Find Your Bitcoin Sweden (FYB-SE), the European base of a Bit...

  • October 16, 2013
  • at 2:05 pm
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The News Lens, a Taiwanese media startup, wants to move the island away from gutter journalism

Consumers the world over often accuse their domestic media outlets of sensationalism. Political pundits hijack issues worthy of real debate,...

  • October 16, 2013
  • at 1:03 pm
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Scored an interview with a tech journalist? Here’s how to come out unscathed

So you’ve sent the perfect email pitch, and have set up an interview with the tech journalist. Now comes the next challenge: telling a...

  • October 16, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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5 cool apps to help you find your way in Philippines

A few months back, Tech in Asia enumerated some of the real-time traffic apps in the Philippines. Following this, we might see more apps t...

  • October 15, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Computerlogy’s Mimee: Aung San Suu Kyi and Sheryl Sandberg are my idols

If you follow Thailand’s startup scene, you have likely heard of Mimee. Besides running Thumbsup, a Thai tech blog, she has also been one ...

  • October 15, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Philippine startup Pinoy Travel helps travellers book their bus tickets online

Only months after taxi e-hailing apps landed in the Philippines, now comes Pinoy Travel, an online provincial bus booking service. A few ...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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PingTaxi adapts the Uber concept to Vietnam

PingTaxi is hoping to adapt the Uber model to Vietnam by adapting it local taxi culture. Unfortunately, it has quite a few hurdles it needs ...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Ubox has created a new way to chat online using memes

Ubox, a new startup out of Vietnam, is testing the boundaries on how to use memes on social networks. Instead of having them as the focus, h...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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55 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • October 13, 2013
  • at 6:27 pm
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