Posts Categorized: Startups

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Hamvuivn takes on HaiVL: a battle for Vietnam’s top 9gag?

HaiVL is now not the only funny photos site in Vietnam, Hamvuivn is the new lackluster contender.

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 8:13 pm
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ShopGuru combines inaudible sound and mobile tech to reward shoppers as they enter a store

It’s an app that knows exactly when you’ve walked into a store, and rewards you simply for doing so. ShopGuru, a customer loyalt...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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India’s Zoom gets extra $1 million seed funding to accelerate car rental business

Self-drive car rental service Zoom has revealed today that it now has an extra $1 million in seed funding to accelerate its business. Now Zo...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Indonesia’s Zocko integrates e-commerce and social media, shows ‘buzzers’ how to monetize their influence

As social media continues to grow in popularity, many brands have attempted to use influential users as channels through which they can adve...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Gadget portal and e-store JerukNipis preps 2 exciting offline businesses

JerukNipis (meaning “key lime”) is an Indonesian gadget news and e-commerce site that’s well known locally and is one of the few trust...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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With $550,000 in pocket, Zookal aims for a slice of Asia’s $12 billion education sector

Zookal, an Australia-based platform providing digital textbooks, course notes, online tutoring, and internship opportunities, has raised $55...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Phlo app: save time by searching different sites at once

Google is a part of every internet user’s life, occupying 70 percent of the global market share for search. But Google is not the on...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Facing strong rivals, OpenRice Indonesia tries to serve up best restaurant listings

Many of you might know the well-established Hong Kong-based online dining guide OpenRice. Founded by Ray Chung in 1999, the site was acquire...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 3:10 pm
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Apps Foundry’s Scoop News generates Indonesian local news in a smart way

(Updated on January 27th: Scoop News is now available for iPhone.) Following the popularity of e-Reader Scoop, Apps Foundry1 launches Scoop ...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 10:05 am
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The necessary evils of fixing Singapore’s engineering talent shortage

Derrick is the first employee at Kicksend, a Y Combinator-backed startup based in Silicon Valley. This article is a combination of two of hi...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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How to use crowdsourced design to boost your startup’s productivity

DesignCrowd is an online crowdsourcing marketplace for design. You set a reward and post a pitch for different types of design projects: a l...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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PricePanda now lets you compare prices through Android devices

Price comparison sites are slowly heating up in Southeast Asia. So Rocket Internet’s PricePanda has upped its game a notch by launching a ...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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‘Human-powered’ search engine Verbase favors users over advertisers

According to a 2012 survey conducted by the Pew research center, users are more satisfied than ever with the quality of search results, bu...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Multimedia library Binumi shifts to an educational focus

Binumi, an online multimedia library and video editing platform, officially launched in Thailand about a month ago. Before that, it was in p...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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You are not alone: Indotable will help you connect over food

Forever alone? Not anymore. Now is the time for you to mingle over food with the help of Indotable. Indotable has two main features: an onli...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Microsoft Accelerator in India seeks spring 2014 startup batch

Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in India opens applications for spring 2014 batch of startups

After reorganizing all its startup programs under one roof this summer, Microsoft India today called for fresh applications from technology ...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 6:50 pm
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Builk’s Linna Kanoknitanan: a COO is like a midfielder in a soccer team

A Thai startup Builk is known for its uniqueness in tackling an industry – one of the world’s biggest – that’s so un-techie, un-star...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Singapore’s Sprooki expands to Philippines to fuel the country’s mall obsession

Update: Added more clarification about Sprooki’s fundraising efforts Shoppers in the Philippines will soon be notified about promotion...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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