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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
  • at 11:00 am
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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
  • at 3:00 pm
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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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Alibaba and Tencent are beating Apple Pay to the punch in China

Two of China's internet giants are already investing money to merge their e-commerce businesses with the country's retail vendors.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 7:15 pm
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This Indonesian ecommerce site helps retailers ship away past season’s goods fast

VIP Plaza is moving really fast in Indonesia. In just six months, the team has grown to a 75-man team. And they’re still aggressively hiri...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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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
  • at 9:00 am
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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
  • at 12:10 pm
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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
  • at 9:00 am
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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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Chelaile could be China’s best bus tracking app, but limited cities are a dealbreaker

The Chinese startup just received a US$5 million series A round of funding from undisclosed investors.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 6:45 pm
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Xiaomi's investment in startup suggests you could soon get a loan from your phone

Xiaomi’s investment in microfinance startup suggests you could soon get a loan from your phone

This microfinance startup offers business loans for small and medium-sized businesses and consumer loans for individuals.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 6:14 pm
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