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Domestic helper marketplace Cabara gets $50,000 seed funding, preps Middle East expansion

Is there demand for an online marketplace for domestic helpers in Indonesia? Cabara thinks so. The team has received a fresh US$50,000 of se...

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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This startup wants to make Singapore’s rigid, expensive education system accessible and free to everyone

This startup wants to make Singapore’s rigid, expensive education system accessible and free to everyone

Edusnap wants to make the simple act of asking questions free of charge for all students.

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 10:25 am
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Tech in Asia Bangkok Meetup: ecommerce is sexy, even during a coup

At the event, aCommerce CEO Paul Srivorakul gave a keynote covering ecommerce trends in Thailand.

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 9:15 pm
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Southeast Asia’s Paypal gets another round of funding from GMO Global Payment Fund

2C2P, a Bangkok-based online payment processing company, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from GMO Global Payment Fund, a sister...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Indonesian is top WordPress language in Asia, gets 200 million pageviews every month

CEO Matt Mullenweg says that Indonesian is Wordpress’ third most used language around the world, behind English and Spanish.

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 3:44 pm
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Mana.bo wants to shake up the $10 billion Japanese cram school industry with online tutoring

Tokyo-based online education startup Mana.bo is aiming to disrupt Japan’s deeply entrenched juku market by moving lessons online.

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 3:17 pm
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GMO Payment Gateway partners with 2C2P to launch in Thailand

GMO Internet Group online payment service provider, GMO Payment Gateway Inc. has announced the Thai launch of its of global payment processi...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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5 Twitter accounts to follow for updates on Thailand’s coup

here are five Twitter users we’ve handpicked as reliable sources of information about what’s happening in Thailand as the coup rumbles o...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
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Filipinos living overseas now have a more convenient way to pay for their families’ education back home

PhilSmile taps on a potentially-huge market - overseas Filipino workers - for an educational payment system.

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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Bandung Meetup: The journey from fundraising to acquisition

While building your startup from the ground up is quite tough already, deciding to sell the business in the end might also be one of the tou...

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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Startup Asia Tokyo city guide

Preparing for Startup Asia Tokyo: where to eat, sleep, and stay connected

Startup Asia Tokyo is months away - in September - but now's the right time to prepare if you're attending our first ever Japan event.

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 8:58 am
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Evernote adds a new way for people in Indonesia to pay for premium

Evernote users in Indonesia now have an additional payment method if they wish to purchase Evernote Premium. In a surprise partnership, Ever...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 6:05 pm
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Japanese gaming giant DeNA ventures into DNA with new genetic testing service

Japan’s DeNA built its empire from games for feature phones and desktop PCs, but its legacy in leisure isn’t stopping it from ta...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 4:31 pm
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As June 4th approaches, Google services in China grind to a halt

GreatFire reports Google services have been almost completely cut off in the last four days, with no indication of if or when they might ret...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 3:37 pm
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10 alternative Android app stores in China

10 alternative Android app stores in China

There are an estimated 700 million active smartphones and tablets in China – most of them on Android. That's a huge business opportunity f...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 3:08 pm
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The simple news reader app that’s taking China by storm just netted $100 million funding from Sequoia Capital

The news aggregator launched in August 2012 and now has more than 90 million registered users.

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 12:58 pm
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Games in Asia meetup Singapore: what really is the problem with eSports here?

It’s an issue that has stretched across almost a decade, ever since Singapore's eSports prowess went into decline following the golden ye...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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China gets key iOS 8 upgrades and QuickType love from Apple

Apple’s Tim Cook at WWDC today just announced that nearly half of China’s new iOS users switched away from Android. But this small c...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 2:40 am
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