A Window into the Demise and Bizarre Rebirth of TuanBao

Chinese magazine The Founder (创业家) ran an interesting in-depth feature today on TuanBao, also known as Groupon.cn, the group buy compa...

  • March 6, 2012
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Eight: A Business Card Contact Management Platform from Japan

Exchanging cards is a big part of business etiquette, especially in Japan. A Tokyo-based venture company called Sansan is known for providin...

  • March 6, 2012
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ThoughtBuzz Expanding to Philippines and Indonesia [INTERVIEW]

ThoughtBuzz is expanding its presence to both the Philippines and Indonesia. The Singapore-based startup, which makes a web app for monitori...

  • March 6, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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Apple’s 25 Billionth App Download Fittingly from China

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced today [1] that its App Store has reached the 25 billion downloads mark. And perhaps its not surprising that th...

  • March 6, 2012
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Social Media Dominated By American Platforms, But China a Strong Second

Swiss brand value rating agency BV4 has just released a report ranking what it says are the world’s top social brands. Not surprisingl...

  • March 6, 2012
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Microsoft launches BizSpark Plus for investors and startups in Singapore

Microsoft announced on 1st March the launch of BizSpark Plus, a program for business investors and startups in Singapore. This enhanced prog...

  • March 6, 2012
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Indian Online Baby Product Store, Pre Cared, Gets Funded

MyFirstCheque, an India-based seed fund, is today announcing that it has invested in Pre Cared, a Mumbai-based online store for used baby pr...

  • March 5, 2012
  • at 9:13 pm
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Miliao Group Messaging App Adds Music Sharing Between Buddies

Two of China’s coolest startups have joined hands to make it easier for friends to share music via mobile messaging. In the deal, song...

  • March 5, 2012
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Taiwan’s Weibao Digital Spends $2 Million, Becomes Exclusive Operator of Shenxian Zhuan

China’s The9 (NASDAQ:NCTY) announced this morning that Taiwan Weibao Digital has purchased the rights to be the exclusive Taiwan and H...

  • March 5, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Product Search Engine Reveals the Rate of Price Inflation on Chinese E-Commerce Sites

Chinese product search engine eTao, which is run by Alibaba, has revealed the rate of price inflation on China’s top e-commerce sites....

  • March 6, 2012
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Chinese Shanzhai Phone Sales in India are Nose-Diving

Indian consumers’ love affair with cheap and gimmick-packed Chinese phones seems to be over, as reports emerge that all ‘shanzha...

  • March 6, 2012
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NPC Rep: Chinese Telecoms Make $17.9 Billion Extra By Charging Per-Minute For Calls

A few weeks ago, a government department up in Harbin called on Chinese telecoms to stop fleecing customers by charging for seconds those cu...

  • March 6, 2012
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TMG’s SuperSlank Hits Over 300,000 Gamers On mig33 in 2 Weeks

Building games on Facebook or even Sina Weibo can bring you plenty of users. But TheMobileGamer (TMG) has found success by planting its game...

  • March 6, 2012
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Four things you must know about Indonesia, the Wild West of tech entrepreneurship

The oft-repeated mantra at DEMO Asia 2012 is that the Singapore market is too tiny for local entrepreneurs who want to build a sustainable b...

  • March 6, 2012
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As Real-name Registration Looms, Chinese Microblogger Registers with GFW Creator’s Name

Real-name registration is coming to Chinese microblogs. Perhaps in protest of that, or just in protest of China’s internet situation i...

  • March 5, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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Check-In to China’s Pinterest For Foodies

Amid the glut of Pinterest clones in China, there are some interesting such social pinboard sites that are highly specialist – such as...

  • March 5, 2012
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Startup Weekend Singapore – 9-11 Mar

This upcoming weekend, NUS Overseas College (NOC) alumni members will be organizing Startup Weekend Singapore. The attendees of Startup Week...

  • March 5, 2012
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Silicon Valley’s Singularity University Offering One Chinese Innovator a $25,000 Scholarship

Silicon Valley’s Singularity University is giving one Chinese national the chance to win a program scholarship worth US$25,000 to its ...

  • March 5, 2012
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