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Weibo Payment

Weibo’s mobile wallet will soon allow friends to send money to each other

More than six months after China’s Twitter-esque Sina Weibo launched a mobile wallet, the social network is about to roll out user-to-user...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 1:42 pm
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2014 World Cup app

Pakistan startup hopes for a global win with 2014 World Cup scoring and text commentary app

This new scoring and text commentary app for the 2014 World Cup touts itself as the best and most useful football app. Perhaps surprisingly,...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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Uber finally arrives in Vietnam, a country that needs a major logistics overhaul

Most people in Vietnam never thought it would happen, but it has: Uber has arrived in the country today.

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 6:00 am
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Korean travel guide marketplace MyRealTrip finds $1 million investment, plans to embrace Chinese tourists

After new $1 million investment, Korean travel guide marketplace MyRealTrip plans to embrace Chinese tourists

MyRealTrip, a Korea-based startup that provides the country's overseas travelers with personalized guided tours in Korean, today announced i...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 7:25 pm
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This entrepreneur wants to set chefs free by making them their own boss (VIDEO)

We continue our Lady E series this month, featuring the founder of Clubvivre, Maria Kuvshinova. In essence, Clubvivre is a platform for user...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Depth-VR 3D glasses

With Depth-VR, a Chinese startup wants to bring 3D and motion detection for cheap into gaming

A Chinese startup is working on a gadget that will bring an immersive, 3D experience to gaming for a very low price – for less than US$70....

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 4:22 pm
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HotelQuickly adds an extra 24 hours to last-minute hotel booking app

Last-minute hotel booking app HotelQuickly is no longer so last minute

Users of HotelQuickly, a popular last-minute hotel booking app, can now book one day ahead. The change comes in a major app update rolling o...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 8:59 am
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3 epic entrepreneurial failures to learn from

Entrepreneurs share their most embarrassing failures at Failcon Tokyo. These are funny ones.

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 8:43 pm
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Yu-Link co-working space in Shanghai

Shanghai’s Yu-Link is a co-working space that helps startups cut through China’s red tape

Not far from the bustle of Shanghai’s main railway station there’s a co-working space dedicated to the hustle of tech entrepreneurs.

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 7:59 pm
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‘China’s answer to Pixar’ raises US$20 million from GGV Capital, first movie to come in 2015

The self-proclaimed “China’s answer to Pixar” was founded by Tudor founder Gary Wang over a year ago after Tudou merged with Youku.

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 11:49 am
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The case for bootstrapping: building and selling a startup without a cent of funding

In Yongfook’s opinion, bootstrapping is the fastest route to profitability.

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 11:21 am
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After global success with clever photo app, Pakistan startup Groopic gets funding

After global success with clever photo app, Pakistan startup Groopic gets funding

The startup team behind Groopic, the clever photo app that puts the photographer back into the picture, has secured funding to help it build...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 9:49 pm
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Google’s new Boat Trekkers will capture images of recovery from Japan’s tsunami-ravaged coastline

Google Japan’s “Street View from the sea" project aims to document the coastal areas hit hardest by the country’s March 11, 2011 earth...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Are the savings habits of Japanese corporations creating opportunities for foreign investors?

The prudent saving habits of Japanese corporations are complicating Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s bid to revitalize the country’s economy....

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 4:59 pm
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Unicommerce is on a mission to help sellers navigate India’s ecommerce labyrinth

Ever since Amazon entered the country in June last year, ecommerce in India has shifted dramatically towards the online marketplace model. B...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Tujia series C funding

Tujia gets cozy $100 million funding to grow holiday home rental site in China and overseas

The Airbnb-esque Tujia got a monster series C funding to help grow its business in China and overseas.

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 9:37 pm
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Taiwan’s Appier nets $6M investment from Sequoia Capital

Appier, a Taipei-based company that leverages artificial intelligence to help businesses and brands push their ads to the right people, has...

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 8:09 pm
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Tinker Games raises $52,700 in Indonesia’s biggest game-related crowdfunding campaign

Tinker Games launched its Kickstarter project for a PC game called Pale Blue a month ago, and recently passed its US$48,000 goal.

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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