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Teamo.ru, Dating Site for Serious Relationships, Attracts Japanese VC Investment

Teamo.ru, a Russian dating website with over a million users, has attracted investment from United Managers Japan, Inc, via its UMJ Russia F...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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Adeo Ressi: Singapore has the highest funding rate, but that may not be a good thing

We managed to catch Adeo Ressi, CEO of The Founder Institute and CEO of TheFunded.com briefly at the sidelines of DEMO Asia 2012 to get his ...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 3:48 pm
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Live blog: DEMO Asia pitches by mobile tech startups

Witness the new products that hope to define the mobile landscape. In this session, Asial Corporation, Evvolution Technologies, Mobilewalla...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 3:20 pm
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Amiando Co-Founder Marc Bernegger: Key Insights as a Serial Internet Entrepreneur

Just last Wednesday, we caught up with Marc P. Bernegger (pictured below) down at NUS’ N-House where he talked to students about his k...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 2:33 pm
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Are Pinterest Clones the New Groupon Clones in China?

What a difference a year makes! A year ago, inspired by the success of Groupon in the US, group buy clones were spreading across the Chinese...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Baidu Puts Tweets In Its Search With New Sina Weibo Deal

Starting this morning, Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) is adding search results from Chinese microblog site Sina Weibo, giving its search engine users q...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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GameMaki Creates Gamified Campaigns for Brands and Friends

Do this, win that. Now, anyone can create gamified campaigns on their mobile using GameMaki’s newly launched iPhone app (iTunes link). Bra...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 10:58 am
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QQBrowser for Mac Launches, Goes Where Other Chinese Browsers Fear to Tread

Even though there are remarkably few people in China who use Apple’s Mac OS X, local social media giant Tencent (HKG:0700) has done wh...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Live blog: One-on-one with Adeo Ressi, co-founder of TheFunded.com

From his blog: Adeo Ressi is Founding Member of TheFunded.com, an online community of 12,000 CEOs to research, rate, and review funding sou...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 9:20 am
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Live blog: DEMO Alumni panel — Where are they today?

Steven Goh, founder of mig33; Mario Jobbe, co-founder of Circos; and Jerry Kuo, co-founder and CEO of Atlas Post, will share with the audien...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 4:50 pm
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More quick and dirty video interviews with DEMO Asia companies

We’ve done more on the ground short video interviews with teams that launched or pitched, investors looking to find the next big thing...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 3:39 pm
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Vickers Venture Partners’ Jeff Chi seeks young, talented, world-changing entrepreneurs

Gwen and I caught up with Dr Jeff Chi of Vickers Venture Partners (VVP) at the sidelines of DEMO Asia to catch his views on the startup scen...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 3:10 pm
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Live blog: DEMO Asia pitches by innovative tech startups

Take a look at promising technologies set to change the market. The companies that are launching products in this session are: 3D Internati...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 2:20 pm
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Live blog: One-on-one with Philip Lim, CEO of Exploit Technologies

Exploit Technologies is the commercialization arm of A*STAR, a research agency of the Singapore government. Philip Lim joined Exploit Techn...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Rumor: China Mobile VP Under Investigation for Corruption

Is China Mobile (HKG:0941, NASDAQ:CHL) in trouble for corruption again? After several recent rounds of restructuring, it appears the company...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Live blog: One-on-one with Simone Brunozzi, tech evangelist from Amazon Web Services

From his blog: Simone Brunozzi is a truly passionate technologist. After being an entrepreneur, a professor, a CTO, and after writing two te...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 10:50 am
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Live blog: DEMO Asia pitches by consumer technology startups

Take a look at promising technologies that intend to break out big with consumers. In this session, Qooco, Innova Technology, Business.me, ...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 9:40 am
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Siri, You’ve Got Company. And it’s a Talking Sheep from Japan.

A few days back Docomo (NYSE:DCM) announced its voice-agent application, Shabette Concier, an app that immediately draws comparisons to Appl...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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