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Cab booking app GrabTaxi now available in Indonesia

Following its recent US$15 million-series B funding led by GGV Capital, GrabTaxi, the fast-expanding taxi hailing app that’s serving users...

  • June 6, 2014
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Umeng: 58% of China’s active smart devices are distributed in third-tier cities and below

Umeng, the Beijing-based mobile analytics firm, just released a report comparing smartphone usage in China’s first, second, and third-...

  • June 6, 2014
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A dating app for calling total strangers in your area? That's a real thing in China

A dating app for calling total strangers in your area? It’s real in China, and it just got $15 million in funding

This is the most bizarre twist that we’ve seen on a dating app all year. Bilin, a Chinese app that lets you call and chat with total stran...

  • June 6, 2014
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35 million active users strong, China’s Pinterest look-alike raises US$200 million funding

Goldman Sachs' Magnolia Fund led the investment followed by Zhixin Capital, Qiming Ventures, IDG, and Banyan Fund.

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 3:32 pm
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6 tactics Zalora is using to beat the fashion ecommerce competition

With these six strategies, Zalora hopes to fend off its many rivals in the fashion ecommerce space.

  • June 6, 2014
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Consumer rewards service ZAP secures $850,000 funding, set to expand across Southeast Asia in 2015

Philippines-based consumer rewards startup ZAP has secured US$850,000 in funding.

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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With new investment, Dentsu wants to make it easier to manage an ecommerce site

Dentsu Digital Holdings, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japanese advertising giant Dentsu, announced a $2 million investment in internet infra...

  • June 6, 2014
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Japanese 3D printing service receives $2 million to boost its online creators’ marketplace

Japanese 3D printing service Kabuku has announced $2 million in series A funding led by CyberAgent Ventures.

  • June 6, 2014
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luxury ecommerce sales in China include a rare Maserati

Flash sales site in China looks for a luxury boost from a rare Maserati

Chinese luxury flash sales website Glamour Sales has teamed up with Italian auto-maker Maserati to sell a special edition car online.

  • June 5, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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Philippine incubator Ideaspace reveals the 10 winners of its 2014 national startup competition

Philippine incubator Ideaspace Foundation announced the 10 winners of its second national startup competition yesterday.

  • June 6, 2014
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Singapore’s Fastacash collects an extra $3.5M in funding to help make payments social

Fastacash, the Singapore-based payments startup, announced today it raised US$3.5 million in funding from Jagdish Chanrai, principal at the ...

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 4:52 pm
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WordPress hosting startup raises $3 million in seed funding

Dedicated Wordpress cloud hosting startup Sova raised about $3 million in seed funding.

  • June 6, 2014
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Who’s China’s top retailer? It’s actually an ecommerce site that doesn’t own a single store

Who’s China’s top retailer? It’s actually an ecommerce site that doesn’t own a single store

Alibaba’s Tmall, China’s largest online retail marketplace, beat all traditional retail giants to head a new list of China’s top retai...

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 3:16 pm
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A menstruation app that’s not just for ladies – China’s Dayima nets $30 million in funding

Menstruation-tracking apps might not seem like like a goldmine waiting to be unearthed, but in China, investors are hedging their bets on th...

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 1:24 pm
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Car sharing startup iCarsClub raises $10 million to accelerate roll-out in Singapore and China

Car sharing app iCarsClub has secured $10 million in series A funding, the startup revealed today. The startup also operates in China as PPZ...

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 11:55 am
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This 7-year old girl created an app to help parents spend more quality time with their kids

She wants to help other children to increase their own family time.

  • June 6, 2014
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Fresh off its latest funding boost, Korea-based couples app Between sets up shop in Taiwan

We’ve been following South Korea’s VCNC, creator of the for-couples chat app Between, since its early days as a bootstrapped startup, tr...

  • June 6, 2014
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Xiaomi's Hugo Barra speaking at Startup Asia Singapore 2014.

Xiaomi looks set to enter Indonesia in August

Xiaomi indicated today that it will most likely start selling its phones in Indonesia in August.

  • June 5, 2014
  • at 5:31 pm
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