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Discussion: Is it time for Japanese corporations to get involved in the startup scene? (#StartupAsia preview)

Where is Japan’s startup ecosystem heading? Find out here!

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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Makers of Camera360 go for a fresh start with highly configurable Mix photo app

Makers of Camera360 go for a fresh start with highly configurable Mix photo app

Mix has lots of photo filters and several layers of special effects that can be applied on the same image (if you so wish).

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 8:58 am
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Malaysian taxi association calls for action against Uber

An association representing the local taxi industry is calling for action against Uber.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 11:10 pm
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PatSnap, a search engine for patents, raises $3.6M round

The series A round is led by Vertex Venture Holdings, a subsidiary of the Singapore government-owned Temasek Holdings.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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The Bitcoin ATM that doubles as an evangelist

The Bitmarket.ph team uses their Bitcoin ATM to get people talking about the cryptocurrency.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Australia startup news roundup

5 top startup news stories in Australia (August edition)

August is almost over, but not before our monthly Australia startup news round-up pops up.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 4:58 pm
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COMCAM Sailors Take On Tough Mudder

These numbers will remind you that doing a startup is brutal

Even among funded startups, the odds of you getting a decent exit are pretty low.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 4:38 pm
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ybrain

Ybrain gets $3.5M funding to make wearable tech that tackles Alzheimer’s disease

There's still no cure for Alzheimer's disease, but Ybrain claims its wearable tech is the most effective treatment so far.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 2:15 pm
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Uber ignores possible government crackdown, test launches UberX in Korean capital

Starting today, Seoul residents looking to ferry passengers around the city can sign up to become an UberX driver during a temporary testing...

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 1:43 pm
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luxola beauty app makeover

This beauty app lets you try out as many exotic makeup kits as you fancy before you buy one

Luxola’s makeover app lets you toy with foundation, blushers, lipsticks, nail colours, and even dabble in multiple eye-lining techniques v...

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 11:18 am
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mydoc

Singapore telehealth startup MyDoc gets funding to tackle silver tsunami

MyDoc offers a web and mobile service where patients can consult doctors online and seamlessly share their personal health data.

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 12:53 am
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Saito Bros

How the crazy talented Saito brothers are giving back to Japan’s startup scene (#StartupAsia preview)

Daniel and William Saito, venture capitalists and serial entrepreneurs, will speak at Startup Asia Tokyo.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 8:23 pm
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EventRegist Hirayama

EventRegist’s founder didn’t let a successful career stop him from starting up

EventRegist - co-founded by former Yahoo, Microsoft, and Google employees - is a one-stop-shop for event planning.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Why BizReach, the job placement service for executives, is not slowing down

Japan’s traditionally placid job market is heating up and BizReach is ready for a new wave of job-seekers.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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China’s favorite video site Youku gets into the movie making business

Youku says Heyi Films will produce films "to the tastes of the Chinese audience" and "improve film marketing and distribution."

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 4:53 pm
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Renren, once hailed as China’s Facebook, is dead in the water as active user numbers drop

Renren, the social network once lauded as “China’s Facebook”, is on a slow and agonizing path towards its own vanishing point.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 3:11 pm
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taxi app hailo

Hailo, a well-funded taxi app from London, is expanding to Singapore

It faces competition from Uber, GrabTaxi, and Easy Taxi. But it'll have an easier ride than the US market.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 2:01 pm
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Jack Ma is now China’s richest person. How far is he from becoming the richest on earth?

Ma's net worth is now $21.8 billion, even before his company goes public in what's expected to be the biggest IPO for an internet company in...

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 11:44 am
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