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One game saved Pocket PlayLab from the brink of disaster – and caught the eye of Rovio

The partnership between the Thailand-based game company and Rovio first came about last year but the path to becoming a Rovio Stars title wa...

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Food-and money-saving app Food Loop wins G-Startup at GMIC 2014

"We significantly contribute to the avoidance of food waste on a retail level," said founder Christoph Müller-Dechent.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 5:58 pm
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SendAnywhere

This startup lets you share files safely and anonymously, and it’s easier than Dropbox

Five years after Dropbox took the internet by storm, sharing files with peers has become easier than ever, and startups have competed with g...

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 4:38 pm
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8pip launches Bitcoin prepaid card to make Bitcoin more accessible to the public

Singapore-based startup 8pip wants to make Bitcoin more easily accessible by introducing what it claims are the world’s first Bitcoin prep...

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 12:41 pm
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Waygo’s point-and-shoot translation app hits Android; next stop Google Glass?

Rogowski eventually wants to put Waygo on Google Glass - just look at text in a different language and the translation will pop up in front ...

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 12:10 pm
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14 popular ecommerce sites in Singapore

Singapore has seen a huge rise in online shopping activity over the past few years. Here’s a list of what we think are up-and-rising and p...

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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Coursera picks up steam in China as more students take MOOCs on mobile

China downloads the Coursera Android app more than any other country, and it's the number two country in terms of iOS download apps.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Logistics-as-a-service startup raises money to deliver across Asia

Logistics is a living nightmare for many companies going into ecommerce. Anchanto makes it easier.

  • May 5, 2014
  • at 11:55 pm
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China loves QR codes, and this startup can make them more beautiful

VisualLead is now in its third generation, which means a QR code can even include video or GIF-style animation.

  • May 5, 2014
  • at 6:40 pm
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99co darius property rental startup singapore

With $560,000 in hand, 99.co is the Airbnb for long-term property rental

99.co is a property search website that promises a transparent and easy-to-use search experience and interface - what you see is what you ge...

  • May 6, 2014
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Chinese food app

China’s top food listings site boosts takeaway service with $80 million investment in startup

There are a number of online food ordering services in China, but only one stands out for focusing on delivering food to students living on ...

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 5:17 pm
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Beauty boxes, a once great ecommerce trend in Asia, has unraveled

Beauty boxes may have stagnated, but the story may have just begun for subscription commerce.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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AbraResto hits 1.2 million monthly page-views, adds food listings for Bandung

AbraResto, Indonesia’s online food directory, announces today that it has expanded its service to Bandung.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 12:37 pm
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Thailand hit by earthquake, but telcos promise mobile networks still work

An earthquake with magnitude 6.0 occurred near Chiang Rai, the northernmost city in Thailand.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 11:42 am
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Startup Asia says konnichiwa to Tokyo

Make September 3 and 4 available because Startup Asia Tokyo 2014 is on.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 9:58 am
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Thai women crave Japanese cosmetics, and BuzzCommerce wants to satisfy them

Thai women love Japanese and international cosmetics. BuzzCommerce will make it easy for clients to sell beauty and health products to them.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 12:01 am
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Need a house to live in? Here are 6 property marketplaces in Indonesia to jumpstart your search

In recent years, the real estate market in Indonesia has boomed rapidly, especially in big cities like Jakarta. A survey by The Urban Land I...

  • May 5, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Japan’s CyberAgent Ventures expands into Thailand with new office in Bangkok

Japan's CyberAgent Ventures, which already invests in 23 companies across Southeast Asia (including Priceza), has expanded into Thailand.

  • May 5, 2014
  • at 4:03 pm
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