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Japanese news app Gunosy lands second $12M investment from KDDI in just 4 months

KDDI is betting on the success of news curation app Gunosy after leading a second $12 million round of funding in just four months.

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 11:22 am
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13 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

Here are 13 lucky startups that got funding in the past week, from areas such as travel, finance, and the entertainment industries. 1. MyRea...

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 10:24 am
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China tech news this week

13 must-read tech stories in China this week

Need to catch up on the Middle Kindgom's most recent tech happenings? We've rounded up the week's top stories for your weekend reading pleas...

  • June 22, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Here are the top 3 startups from Innovation Weekend Tokyo

Innovation Weekend, the globe-trotting pitch contest, came to Tokyo tonight for its second installment.

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 11:53 pm
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Darma is a smart cushion that corrects your posture and reminds you to meditate

Health advocates now promote the virtues of the standing desk, but there's another way. Sitting is inevitable, so why not teach people how t...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 3:24 pm
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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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Berry Kitchen cooks up seed funding to deliver more bento boxes

Indonesia’s online food catering industry gets some attention today as Berry Kitchen announces that it has received an undisclosed amount ...

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 10:54 am
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asian startups weekly list

21 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • June 22, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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SOTW - weekend reading

14 of our hottest tech stories, lists, and features for your weekend reading

Here's your weekly cheat-sheet of all of the major happenings in the Asian tech scene, condensed into a single post to enjoy by the poolside...

  • June 21, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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This Taiwan startup beasted its Kickstarter campaign to fund its smart hub for the smart home.

Now that our cellular phones have effectively turned into internet-connected, touchscreen-enabled “smart” devices, many consume...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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$19M funding for Housing.com ups the ante in tech war between real estate portals in India

Housing.com, one of India’s leading real estate portals, raised US$19 million in its fourth round of funding from Helion Venture Partn...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 2:53 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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