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Make a $2,000 purchase using only your name and email address with this Japanese startup

Paidy is diving into the risky side of payments by vouching for customer purchases.

  • September 12, 2014
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Bigbasket gets $32 million funding ahead of India’s online grocery shopping boom

India’s ecommerce boom is at high velocity, but the nation’s online groceries sector has been a lot slower to take off.

  • September 12, 2014
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How face recognition can help bring brick-and-mortar retail stores on par with the online world

Big data and face recognition are two tech sectors that had nothing in common a few years ago, but soon they will converge in more ways than...

  • September 12, 2014
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Lazada’s former Indonesia CEO has ditched ecommerce for this live video streaming site

“We’re different from YouTube because you dictate what’s going to happen,” explains Thomas Damek, founder of Zeemi.tv, which went li...

  • September 11, 2014
  • at 9:36 pm
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How quitting my corporate job for my startup dream f*cked up my life

Working in a fancy consulting job didn't make Ali Mese happy, but starting a company wasn't easy too.

  • September 11, 2014
  • at 6:41 pm
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8 emerging technologies that kids born today will take for granted

We've compiled a list of eight consumer-facing emerging technologies that kids born today will take for granted by the time they're adults.

  • September 11, 2014
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15 entrepreneurs share what they think will be the Philippines’ flagship startup

Fifteen entrepreneurs share what they think will be the flagship startup to arise out of the Philippines.

  • September 11, 2014
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China can’t wait. Grey market iPhone 6 selling for $5,000 with no official release date in sight

The new iPhone 6 models didn't get a simultaneous release in China this year, which has already created a lucrative grey market for Apple's ...

  • September 11, 2014
  • at 11:48 am
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eFishery, a smart aqualife feeding system, wins Jakarta’s Get in the Ring pitch competition

Eight Indonesian startups squared off today in Jakarta’s Get in the Ring (GITR) pitch competition at Pacific Place mall. The crowned winne...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 10:49 pm
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There’s a need for entrepreneur porn, too. Here’s why.

There’s a need for ‘entrepreneur porn’. Here’s why.

There is a need for ‘inspirational literature’ to give would-be entrepreneurs the nudge they need.

  • September 12, 2014
  • at 2:46 pm
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11 options for Japanese online shopping that aren’t Rakuten or Yahoo

There are many more options than just Rakuten and Yahoo.

  • September 12, 2014
  • at 11:25 am
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Startup Asia Jakarta: Event highlights that you can’t miss!

Register now with the early bird discount code!

  • September 12, 2014
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Alibaba issues new IPO filing, reveals people spent $272 billion on Taobao and Tmall in past year

Alibaba’s pre-IPO roadshow videos are a must-watch

If you're confused about the ecommerce giant's business model as it prepares to go public in the US, watch these clips.

  • September 11, 2014
  • at 8:20 pm
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World Bank report on Pakistan's startup opportunities

New report shines a light on Pakistan’s startup opportunities

The report details the Pakistan startup ecosystem and the key players to whom entrepreneurs can turn for things like mentorship, workshops, ...

  • September 11, 2014
  • at 5:59 pm
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Singapore’s hot online grocer RedMart sets foot in India

Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten opened a development center in Bangalore in June. Now, so has Redmart from Singapore.

  • September 11, 2014
  • at 2:44 pm
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Filing for patents in India gets simpler

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) in India is attempting to cut short the redtape around filing for patents and trademarks through an e...

  • September 11, 2014
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3 entrepreneurs give their take on the why and how of regional expansion (VIDEO)

They each brought their respective expansion stories and experiences to the table.

  • September 11, 2014
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PayrollHero and GrabTaxi founders on the challenges of building a startup in Southeast Asia (VIDEO)

Back in July, Tech in Asia invited Stephen Jagger, founder of Manila-based PayrollHero, and Anthony Tan, founder of Kuala Lumpur-based Gr...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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