Posts Categorized: Web

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China’s Boldest Groupon Clone to Launch Open Group Buying Platform: a World First?

Innovation isn’t something you would normally expect fron Tuanbao, China’s most blatant Groupon clone. After all, Tuanbao CEO Re...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Growing with its Baby Boomer Users, Kaixin Launches a Baby Photo Diary App

Kaixin, one of China’s earliest Facebook-style social networks, might be struggling to stay relevant, but at least it’s growing ...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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In Asia, beauty box companies are the next Clone Rush

Many beauty box companies in Asia have risen to prominence. The question is whether they can sustain their momentum.

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 7:26 pm
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Revitalized EatAds, with new funding and co-founders, looks to disrupt traditional advertising in Asia

EatAds cuts through the opacity in the traditional advertising market by letting marketers view media properties and details like pricing, l...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 4:52 pm
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Lazada Receives $26M From Summit Partners, Has Now Raised Over $100M in 4 Months

Rocket Internet’s Asia-oriented e-commerce site Lazada announced yesterday that the company received $26 million in funding from equity in...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Touchten’s Infinite Sky Set to Launch for Chinese and Japanese Markets

Indonesian game developer Touchten’s flagship game, Infinite Sky, which has garnered more than one million downloads and 200,000 daily act...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Rocket Internet’s Lazada raises money again, gets USD26M from Summit Partners

Lazada, which is Rocket Internet's version of Amazon, claims to be the largest online department store in Southeast Asia.

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 1:12 am
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Take Note, Evernote: Netease’s Cloud Notes App Hits 8 Million Users

Chinese web portal Netease (NASDAQ:NTES) is making good progress with its Evernote-like cloud notes service, Youdao YunBiJi, which has just ...

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 4:23 pm
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Komli Media Partners with Yoose to Serve Geo-targeted Ads

Komli Media has announced its second deal in the last five days, this time a sales partnership with Singapore-based hyperlocal mobile ad net...

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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China’s WineNice Raises Over $15M in Funding, Rumored to Involve Rothschild Support

Yes, this is the third bit of news for a China-based wine e-commerce site in as many days. This time it’s the turn of WineNice to coun...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 11:59 am
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Telkomsel and Google Bring Free Mobile Internet to Indonesia

Yesterday Indonesian telco Telkomsel and Google launched a free mobile internet feature called Free Zone. This new feature allows Telkomsel ...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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EatAds, the Online Marketplace for Offline Ads, Raises Funds and Adds 2 New Co-Founders

We’re seeing a great proliferation in online marketplaces in Asia this year, and here’s another one that’s blossoming. Sin...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 7:25 pm
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A Vision of Vietnam’s Internet Future?

In dusty, cramped rooms across Vietnam, kids and adults log on to the web in internet shops. It’s a common sight on every other street...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 4:41 pm
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China-Based Wine E-Tailer Vinehoo Raises Funding For its Flash Sales

Being big fans of both alcohol and startups, we’re pleased to hear of yet more funding for a Chinese wine e-commerce site. This time i...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 1:42 pm
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HomeAway Brings its Vacation Rentals to Chinese Tourists in TuJia Tie-Up

One of the first Chinese startups I wrote about this year was TuJia, which is an online service for vacation home rentals. Then a few months...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 10:10 am
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China Internet Report Gives a Glimpse of Tencent’s Dominance

IDG Capital Partners released an interesting white paper on the Chinese internet back in October. As a whole, it’s a little fragmented...

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Australia’s Flippa Helps You Flip Websites Quicker than Ever

While I’ve never ventured into the business of buying and flipping domain names or websites myself, it seems like an intriguing busine...

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 3:15 pm
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Google's Crisis Response map for Typhoon Pablo

Government, Google, and Citizens Come Together for Crisis Response in the Philippines

Folks in the Philippines have been hit by another typhoon over the past few days, as Typhoon Pablo hit on Monday. More than 40,000 people we...

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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