Posts Tagged: 500 startups



Thai telco True talks about 500 Startups investment, plans a VC group

Thai telco True Corporation is known for its phone business. Many consumers don’t realize that it also supports the Thai startup ecosy...

  • September 11, 2013
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Qraved raises seed funding from Rebright Partners, 500 Startups, and Skype co-founder Toivo Annus

It has only been ten days since Indonesia’s social dining directory Qraved was released to the public and we’ve already heard great news...

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 2:49 am
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E-Wheelchair Creators Raise $1 Million, Roll Closer to Shipping in 2014

While everyone’s talking about Tesla and Terra, there are plenty of other startups working on electric vehicles. One such group of innovat...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 11:49 am
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JFDI’s Demo Day: Over 100 Investors, One Dave McClure, and 7 Startup Pitches

JFDI, the Singapore based startup incubator, had its Demo Day yesterday and it attracted more than 200 attendees. Many of those present were...

  • June 4, 2013
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VC Panel: New Angels in China will Waste a Ton of Money … but that’s OK

The panel at Silicon Dragon Beijing on Wednesday night brought together five prominent venture capitalists to butt heads over several topi...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 9:38 am
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Insights in Insults: Dave McClure Speaks in Beijing

Both entrepreneurs and investors can probably learn a lot from 500 Startups founder Dave McClure, but it takes a thick skin. He doesnR...

  • May 28, 2013
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What 500 Startups Sees in Southeast Asia

Bangkok Meetup: What 500 Startups Sees in Southeast Asia?

For our upcoming Bangkok Meetup, we have Dave McClure, a venture capitalist and founding partner at 500 Startups to share with us what he se...

  • May 17, 2013
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Videogram's New iPhone App

Playing Around with Videogram’s New iPhone App

Will Bohn is an entrepreneur working in Tokyo for a digital marketing firm. He loves startups, Asia, and all things tech. We’ve been f...

  • May 13, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Singapore’s Dropmysite Drops a Bomb, Now Funded By 500 Startups

We’ve been following the progress of Singapore-based Dropmysite pretty closely in the past year. In that time, the website and email c...

  • April 25, 2013
  • at 12:05 pm
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Thai telco True invests in 500 Startups, unveils 6 startup finalists

True Corporation yesterday annouced an investment in 500 Startups. The investment sum, although undisclosed, apparently makes True one of t...

  • September 10, 2013
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Indian accelerator combines running 10km with a startup conference

In an ambitious fitness twist on a startup conference, the GSF accelerator in India is pushing entrepreneurs to run 10 kilometers.

  • August 15, 2013
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DocDoc and DoctorPage Merge, Form New Company Called DocDoc

Instead of competing head on, doctor booking portals DocDoc (1) and DoctorPage have decided to merge with a common goal in mind: To become A...

  • June 12, 2013
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500 Startups Eyes Southeast Asian Startups with $10 Million ’500 Durians’ Fund (UPDATED)

Earlier today TechCrunch reports that 500 Startups has raised $10 million micro fund dedicated to startups in Southeast Asia, as well as hir...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 12:02 pm
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Australia’s Kickfolio Rebrands as App.io, Raises Over $1 Million to Aid Global Expansion

We’ve been following Melbourne-based startup Kickfolio pretty closely, from its humble beginnings, to raising its first $100,000 and enter...

  • May 28, 2013
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JFDI Startups

JFDI Unveils 7 Startups for Its Demo Day on June 3

Singapore-based incubator JFDI.Asia today unveils its seven startups that have graduated from its 100-day accelerator program. It is down fr...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 5:42 pm
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500 Startups’s New Batch Includes Plenty of Asian Startups

500 Startups’ Newest Batch Includes Plenty of Asian Startups

Silicon Valley-based Accelerator 500 Startups has released the list of its Batch 6 startups, and it’s Asia-tastic. Here are the Asia-b...

  • May 15, 2013
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5 Interesting Startups That Pitched at IDByte Jakarta Roadshow

The startup pitching session of Indonesia Digital Byte (IDByte) 2013 kicked off with startup hunts in four cities in Indonesia.

  • April 30, 2013
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WalletKit makes Passbook cards

Fresh Out of 500 Startups, India’s WalletKit Wants to Make the World’s Passbook Cards

WalletKit was one of the most recent batch of 500 Startups graduates, emerging from the incubator with some funding and renewed conviction a...

  • February 21, 2013
  • at 10:13 pm
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