Posts Categorized: Startups


Simplilearn gets $10 million series B funding

Online edu-training startup Simplilearn gets $10 million funding

Indian online education and training startup Simplilearn has raised $10 million in series B funding from Helion Venture Partners and Kalaari...

  • September 18, 2013
  • at 9:39 pm
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App Annie raises $15 million from Sequoia Capital, sees Asia as important region

Data analytics tool App Annie today announced it has closed a $15 million funding round. The series C round was led by Sequoia Capital’s U...

  • September 18, 2013
  • at 7:29 pm
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Celebrating its first anniversary, Pulsk aims to tackle Pinterest in Indonesia

Indonesian social content platform Pulsk is revealing a few interesting stats about its progress. The Pinterest-like site, which was launche...

  • September 18, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Stylista’s maker Sandbox Global: it’s time for more funds and more games

Back in May 2012, Bangkok-based gaming company Sandbox Global was in the process of launching an English language version of its Facebook fa...

  • September 18, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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Office and service provider vOffice widens its Asian scope, lands in the Philippines

Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises make up 99.6 percent of all businesses in the Philippines. Keen to tap into this huge number of sm...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Zenius aims to reach Indonesia’s 60 million schoolkids with its e-learning platform

Giving Indonesian students new ways of learning by providing them with fun yet effective educational material – that’s the idea behind Z...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Freelancing in emerging markets can suck, but payments startup Qwikwire wants to help

Qwikwire co-founder Ray Refundo understands the frustrations of being a freelancer in the Philippines, especially when using US-based servi...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 4:02 pm
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India’s e-shopping discount site CouponDunia expands globally, including to Indonesia

We’ve seen e-shopping discount sites do well in Europe and India, but one of those companies is now looking to push this concept into Indo...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Indian adventure tours site Thrillophilia gets seed funding

Last month we looked at Thrillophilia, a marketplace for operators of adventure tours in India. Now the startup has a new round of seed fund...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Kareerko: Jobstreet-like career builder helps users find fitting jobs

Through the internet and career listing sites, people are able to find a job that fits their skills. In the Philippines, the new jobs portal...

  • September 18, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Fired TheMobileGamer staff voice grievances online, CEO Alvin Yap responds

Update: Elaboration from Vichi Lestari about Indonesian labor law and whether companies are obliged to follow it. Singapore startup TheMobil...

  • September 18, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Swearing, nudity, and language barriers: one startup’s baptism of fire in Myanmar

Squar is at the cutting edge of Myanmar's internet evolution. It's bore witness to the swearing, nudity, and more out of the new internet us...

  • September 18, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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‘Infectonator: Hot Chase’ is infectious in every sense of the word

Infectonator: Hot Chase has made our Indonesian team crazy with its addictive yet simple gameplay. Indonesian indie game developer Toge Prod...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Paktor: meet your date in 15 seconds

Thailand must be a land of lonely souls. I’m judging this based solely on the fact that I’m about to introduce you to yet another dating...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Evernote syncs up with 1 million users in Taiwan

Evernote syncs up with 1 million users in Taiwan

US-based startup Evernote has cracked a major milestone in Taiwan, where it now has just over one million registered users. The Evernote Tai...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 5:15 pm
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4 interesting startups and tech communities we met in Yogyakarta and Bekasi

In the middle of our seven-city trip across Indonesia’s Java Island, we arrived in the cities of Bekasi and Yogyakarta (pictured above) to...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Prodigy aims to become Indonesia’s number one game publisher

The online gaming industry in Indonesia is growing rapidly. As a result, lots of new game publishing companies are trying to get a chunk of ...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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VNG’s former CEO starts Klamr, a mobile app to schedule meetings with friends

Klamr finally releases on iOS and Android. The app is designed to hit the US market, but the development team is in Vietnam.

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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