Recent Posts


indonesia-election-thumb

Indonesian voters are crowdsourcing ballot counts to protect against election fraud

This is the first time ever Indonesia has ever really used technology to safeguard the country’s future: the voice of the people.

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
Read More


13 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

Last week was a big week as we saw 13 startups get funded. Some of these are hoping to disrupt their own industries with the new funds in th...

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
Read More

Asian tech startups list

24 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • July 13, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
Read More

Facebook Indo election

Facebook interactions more than double tweets during Indonesian presidential elections

These days, everyone is curious to know the impact that the world’s social networking behemoths have on political campaigns. Earlier this ...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 8:41 pm
Read More

Tech in Asia Arena Ho Chi Minh city

Tech in Asia Arena goes to Ho Chi Minh city: pitching and learn how to scale in Southeast Asia

If you’re an entrepreneur in Vietnam working on the next big thing, we want to hear from you. Our next event in Ho Chi Minh city on Tu...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 7:25 pm
Read More

The change school

The Change School in Bali helps entrepreneurs slow down to speed up

Most entrepreneurs see a company with the word “ventures” tacked onto the end and naturally assume it’s a VC or private equity firm, a...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 5:33 pm
Read More

A snapshot of smartphone usage in Pakistan in 2014

A snapshot of smartphone usage in Pakistan in 2014 (INFOGRAPHIC)

Pakistan's smartphone adoption has reached between 7 and 10 percent of the population. And Android is top. See more data for 2014 in this in...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 2:46 pm
Read More

China ecommerce

The power of women in China’s booming ecommerce market

In China, there are more male online shoppers than female online shoppers. However, women are the ones really shaping the thriving Chinese e...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 11:25 am
Read More


This new app helps Indonesians get the most out of their used cars

Car classifieds portal Carmudi announced its new app for the Indonesian market last night, throwing its hat into the country’s mobile ring...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
Read More

ladooo airloyal

Airloyal pays consumers to engage with brands like Flipkart, Goibibo, Vodafone

Mobile reward platform Airloyal boasts of a million instances of brand engagement in 90 days and has given away rewards worth US$50,000 to i...

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
Read More


Can Japan’s KLab prove it is capable of competing with DeNA and Gree?

Japanese gaming company KLab is trying to recover from a disastrous 2014. Will the market allow it?

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
Read More


Personal finance app Moneytree adds point card tracking

Japan-based Moneytree will add point tracking support to its personal finance app, alerting users before their free money expires.

  • July 13, 2014
  • at 9:15 am
Read More

favechic-thumb-350x150

Former Catcha exec starts new fashion site, lets you shop directly from overseas marketplaces

Fashion marketplace FaveChic believes it can compete with the big boys in multiple markets in Southeast Asia.

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
Read More

apple store beijing 2

Rough week for Apple in China: court case tanks, media brands it a national security threat

Chinese authorities delivered a stiff one-two punch this week to their favorite foreign punching bag, Apple.

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 6:19 pm
Read More

twitter

10 must-follow thought leaders in the Philippine tech scene

Following these business thought leaders will improve your Twitter experience.

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
Read More

momo screens

China’s top flirting app Momo passes 52 million active users, lets members rate each other

China's top flirting app released version 5.0 this week, adding a new user rating system that lets users rank their peers based on a 5-star,...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 11:50 am
Read More

despicable me minions man on phone

How deliberately crippling its 4G rollout will help China bust a global monopoly and make billions

Hundreds of millions of people in China still have no 4G thanks to blatant protectionism. This is why the rest of the world should care.

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
Read More


This bootstrapped Japanese startup is proof that you don’t need to be in Tokyo to go global

Nulab, a collaborative software startup from Fukuoka, went global without traditional marketing or investors.

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
Read More