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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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6 innovative gadgets that are proudly designed in Singapore

It's Singapore's national day, so to celebrate, here are five cool gadgets that are designed in Singapore. You know you want to support them...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 8:12 pm
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Indonesian government ramps up transparency efforts with new websites and online services

Good news for Indonesia. Citizens can access public information much easier from the internet, and be more proactive in utilizing it.

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Aiming to make biz loans as simple as shopping online, India's Capital Float raises $1 million

Aiming to make biz loans as simple as shopping online, India’s Capital Float raises $1 million

Started in 2013, Capital Float offers SMEs financial loans on the web. The idea is that getting a loan should be as simple as shopping onlin...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 4:42 pm
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Gree leads $36M investment in Japan’s SmartNews

The investment will diversify Gree's mobile holdings as it looks to supplement lost gaming revenue.

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 3:15 pm
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WhatsApp, Hike, and Skype could be forced to pay up in India

Telecom companies in India want regulatory body to bring back the revenue they're losing out as users shift to free apps like WhatsApp, Hike...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 1:20 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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Endemic corruption in Indonesia galvanizes edtech startups

The World Bank calls Indonesia’s school system “immense and diverse.” With more than 50 million students and 2.6 million teachers, the...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 8:48 pm
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Southeast Asia is the next hot spot for Japanese businesses (#StartupAsia preview)

Southeast Asia is the next hot spot for Japanese businesses (#StartupAsia preview)

As the saying goes, it’s always wise to follow the money, and this is only one of many reasons why Southeast Asia is such an incredibly ho...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 6:43 pm
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This startup turns your Android phone into a fully programmable robot

Hippo-ADK plugs into a user’s Android phone, allowing it to utilize the phone’s proximity sensor, gyroscope, Bluetooth, camera, and othe...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 5:15 pm
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Carmudi managing director explains what Philippine business culture is really like

Carmudi Philippines’ new managing director is one of the few in Rocket Internet that isn’t parachuted into the market it intends to conq...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 4:22 pm
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Sina Weibo updates iOS app, now supports video uploads

Weibo updates iOS app, now supports video uploads

Today the Weibo app got an update on iOS that enables video recording, uploading, and playing those videos directly in Weibo.

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 1:39 pm
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PitchXO: analytics for your slide deck

In a world where data analytics is the new god, the process of pitching to clients or investors is surprisingly primitive. PitchXO is changi...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 1:07 pm
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