Posts Categorized: Startups



Linqapp wants to save you from all your foreign language conundrums

Mobile technology has provided language learners with various apps to ease the awkwardness of practicing a foreign tongue. Waygo and Flitto...

  • September 28, 2013
  • at 12:28 pm
Read More


Computerlogy, with $1 million in hand, plans to expand social media management platform overseas

A few days ago, we’ve just talked about InVent, a venture capital firm born out of Thai telco AIS, and how it ploughed nearly $1.2 million...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
Read More


Do you know what’s on sale today? WhatsonSale app will answer that

People love buying discounted products and services, so it’s no surprise that daily deals sites have been just as well-received in Asia as...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
Read More

nitrous homeless

Programmer using Nitrous.IO and Chromebook to teach homeless New Yorker how to code

Patrick McConlogue, a Manhattan-based programmer, has embarked on an intriguing endeavor — that of teaching a homeless man how to code...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 11:17 pm
Read More

money creative commonsmoney creative commons

ApexPeak, a startup that turns invoices into cash, raises $1.84 million

Cashflow is king at many startups and enterprises. Entrepreneurs often find themselves living month-to-month before hitting their stride, wo...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
Read More

Builk-logo

Builk: Building its way into construction contractors’ hearts one brick at a time

Builk is rare among Asian startups in that it’s received acclaim within the startup community for tackling a segment that’s not easily u...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
Read More


True to partner with Binumi.com to modernize Thai educational system

True Click Life, a subsidiary of True Digital Content and Media, a company under Thai telco True Corporation has partnered with educational ...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
Read More


China’s new visa rules screw over startups and entrepreneurs

Foreign entrepreneurs constantly face the risk of being forced out of China. Visas have never been a ‘sure thing’ here, and the uncertai...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
Read More

Tripthirsty takes you off the beaten track, spices up your holiday in India

Tripthirsty takes you off the beaten track, spices up your holiday in India

If you want to do more on your holiday than just sit by a pool, there are a growing number of sites that can help you out. Travelers to Indi...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 3:45 pm
Read More

jalan tikus logo thumb

Forget the funny name, Jalan Tikus may be Indonesia’s biggest app store startup

Online piracy is rampant in Indonesia, and as a result, due to the ease of obtaining free content, few local sites cater users who prefer to...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
Read More

samurai-incubate-thumb

Samurai Incubate records 10 exits, 2 ready for IPO, plans for international expansion

Founded in 2008 by Kentaro Sakakibara, Samurai Incubate Inc. invests in early stage tech startups, typically $50,000 for a 15 percent share....

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 10:18 am
Read More


TradeHero raises $10 million in capital, with a keen eye on China

Singapore-based startup TradeHero today announced it has raised $10 million funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers China fund (KPCB Chi...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 8:59 am
Read More


BlackBerry Jam hackathon winner: augmented reality isn’t just for Google Glass

BlackBerry sponsored a regional hackathon put on by AngelHack at its Blackberry Jam conference in Hong Kong today. Eight teams qualif...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 10:58 pm
Read More


Wada, Vietnam’s homegrown search engine, partners with Lazada

Wada, one of Vietnam's leading search engines is partnering up with Lazada to serve e-commerce goods to customers on the search engine data.

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
Read More


iOS gallery app Cooliris teams up with Baidu for cloud storage

US-based mobile photo viewing and sharing app Cooliris announced it’s making further headway into the Chinese market today by partnering...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
Read More

kevin hale combinator

Y Combinator’s Kevin Hale: getting users is like dating, keeping them is like marriage

Analogies are rife in the startup world. Investing in startups has been likened to playing poker, while seeking a co-founder is like finding...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
Read More

sibejoo-thumb

Sibejoo bridges technology with education by providing free online lessons for Indonesian students

In Indonesia, many startups do their part to help improve the country’s education quality. Some of them have created networking platforms ...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
Read More


Fashion brands find it hard to grow in the Philippines, but e-store AVA wants to help

The fashion industry is the fastest growing segment in Asia’s e-commerce industry. One of the countries taking part in this growth is the ...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 3:10 pm
Read More