Posts Categorized: Startups


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Singapore-based Start Now changes business model, aims for employees to volunteer

This article is part of our coverage of 2012 Startup Arena participants. We’ve been tracking their progress since they pitched at last yea...

  • October 26, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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42 portfolio companies that IDG Ventures has invested in Vietnam

IDG Ventures Vietnam was the first venture capital firm to invest in Vietnam over nine years ago, and has since been the leader in investing...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 1:58 pm
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Milky Way founder: being a mother has made me a better businessperson

If there’s one thing you need to know about e-commerce in Singapore, it’s definitely booming in the past few years. Blogshops are hot, l...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Malaysian financial comparison startup iMoney raises $2 million

iMoney, a free online personal finance platform that helps users make comparisons between loans, credit cars, and other banking services, to...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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CricOut: A social network for cricket fans

CricOut is a new social network for cricket fans around the world. It's got expert commentary, live coverage, and ability to chat with fello...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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5 Chinese tech giants investing in Silicon Valley in 2013

Earlier this month, we predicted more Asian tech giants will try to acquire Silicon Valley startups. In China, that trend is already pickin...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Tokopedia finally monetizes through Gold Merchant program

(Update: William Tanuwijaya gives us more information about the new features for merchants.) Indonesian online marketplace Tokopedia1 today ...

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 7:21 pm
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App Annie Bertrand Schmitt Interview

App Annie CEO Bertrand Schmitt on starting up in China, scaling, and new funding

For those who are unfamiliar, App Annie is a data analytics tool for game and app developers that was launched as a free service in 2010. Th...

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 4:48 pm
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Intel Capital funding Asian startups

7 Asian startups get a boost with new Intel Capital funding

This morning, Intel Capital – the VC arm of chipmaker giant Intel – revealed that it has ploughed funding into seven Asian start...

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 12:04 pm
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Plateculture founders: the concept might be feminine but we’re a very masculine startup

Malaysia-based startup PlateCulture is an Airbnb for food. It allows users to eat home-cooked meals from someone’s home. The concept is as...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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New food discovery site Abraresto will find tough competition in Indonesia

Indonesia has no shortage of food discovery sites. Today we get one more in the form of Abraresto, which is built by the same team behind Si...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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The story of Qisahn, Singapore’s hottest video game shop

In the time between doing our interview with Qisahn’s owner Soon Qishan and writing this article (just four days, mind!), two members of o...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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New concert ticketing app GigOut is up all night to get lucky

New concert ticketing app GigOut is up all night to get lucky

Music lovers and concert goers across Asia have a new app in the form of GigOut. Made by a Singaporean startup, GigOut’s iPhone app ag...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Email app Mailbird launches support for more email services, shares progress

Lots of people (including me) spend hours every day sending emails, and there’s a group of people who believe they can make that process m...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Om nom nom! Takeaway.com acquires Vietnammm to take on Vietnam’s food delivery market

I’ve written about Vietnam’s four main players in the food delivery space and noted that Vietnammm was one of the key online ser...

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 8:55 pm
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BeautyTreats can’t rely on only beauty boxes in Indonesia, opens cosmetics e-store

BeautyTreats is one of the first startups testing the Indonesian market for monthly beauty box subscriptions. It’s been met with steady ye...

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 5:16 pm
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Driving fast in Asia, Easy Taxi now expands to Hong Kong

Months after Rocket Internet’s taxi booking app Easy Taxi introduced its service in the Philippines and Malaysia, the app now expands furt...

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 2:20 pm
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Singapore’s custom gaming PC startup Aftershock is 2 years old and profitable

From the start, Aftershock PC’s goal has been “to become the dominant brand in gaming notebooks in Singapore.”

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 9:38 am
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