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Look out Oculus Rift, China’s rival virtual reality headset goes on sale next month

ANTVR was clearly designed for Asian faces with flatter noses. I could see the bottom edge of the screen, and I noticed some distortion in t...

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 11:32 am
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Starting a dating service carried a stigma. That didn’t stop this entrepreneur from succeeding (VIDEO)

When Lunch Actually co-founder and CEO Violet Lim graduated with a law degree from the University of Manchester and a masters degree from Lo...

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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After helping Skype and Box, Itochu Technology Ventures wants your startup to win in Japan

ITV is earmarking 30% of it’s next fund for Southeast Asia. The firm says its ability to bring foreign firms into Japan is the key.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Good news for hardware startups: VCs like Sequoia, Andreessen are hunting for them on crowdfunding platforms

443 hardware startups have raised US$100,000 or more on Kickstarter and Indiegogo, and one out of every 10 went on to get VC funding, says a...

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Changsu Lee from 5Rocks gives you app engagement tips and tricks (#StartupAsia preview)

Changsu Lee from 5Rocks gives you app engagement tips and tricks (#StartupAsia preview)

A complex nexus of app discovery, engagement, and monetization - those are the main challenges facing startups and smaller app developers.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 4:28 pm
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The wizards who personalized Amazon now have a Dave McClure-backed startup offering it to etailers big and small

Gurgaon-based TargetingMantra, a 500Strong startup, has a SaaS-based tech tool to figure out what ecommerce consumers are interested in and ...

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 1:11 pm
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Migme lists on the Australian Securities Exchange

Update (11 August): Migme (formerly mig33) has listed on the ASX under the ticker “MIG”. It currently has 5 million monthly acti...

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 12:56 pm
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12 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

The biggest winner last week has got to be China-based luxury estore site Secoo as it raised US$100 million in funding. That was also the la...

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 10:31 am
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34 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • August 10, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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MapmyIndia, Pioneer join hands to create in-car entertainment system that doubles as navigation assistant

MapmyIndia’s navigation system will piggy-back on the latest in-car entertainment system manufactured by Japanese giant Pioneer

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Master anything from songwriting to Swahili with ClassDo – now in more than 100 countries

The platform's all-in-one interface offers a collaborative whiteboard, video, and text chat - without downloads or installs.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 9:17 pm
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Indonesian estore Blibli, impatient for Xiaomi’s official launch, starts selling Mi 3 smartphone

Indonesia’s top online store Blibli is beating the much-anticipated official Xiaomi launch by selling the Xiaomi Mi 3.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 8:08 pm
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$2.8 billion spent on Southeast Asian startup acquisitions since 2008: report

In a report released today by Singapore-based venture capital firm Monk’s Hill Ventures, contributing writer Cheryl Ho claims more than US...

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 6:21 pm
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Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda raises an additional $60M in funding

Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda announces its second funding of the year, it’s worth $60 million from several investors.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 3:10 pm
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Singapore startup Bubbly is liquidating

Bubbly received US$39 million from Sequoia Capital, Singtel Innov8, JAFCO Asia, and others.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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If you want to set up a startup, report suggests you do it in Area 55

Makati City, which houses the Philippine startup cluster known as Area 55, is the most economically competitive region in the nation.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 10:42 am
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The fate of Singapore Inc in 2014

Launching a startup in Singapore? 4 things you need to know

Here's a look at the process behind incorporating a company, getting investments, protecting your IP, and securing your customer's privacy.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 9:01 am
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Uber’s competitors throw a spanner in its works, cry it’s violating Indian law

Radio taxi services, chafing at the popularity of Uber, have complained to the Reserve Bank of India that the Uber app violates India’s fo...

  • August 9, 2014
  • at 10:37 am
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