Posts Tagged: australia


Canva secures $3 million funding to get more people using its online design tools

Canva secures $3.6 million funding to get more people using its online design tools

Canva revealed today that it’s grown to 600,000 registered users and now has US$3.6 million in fresh funds to help it grow.

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 2:00 am
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Natali Ardianto Tiket

How Tiket became Indonesia’s booking champion and now plans for overseas expansion

Natali Ardianto used to be bad with people. But you would never guess it from the way he carries himself today. The loquacious, well-groomed...

  • July 15, 2014
  • at 11:14 am
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Australia startup news roundup

6 top startup news stories in Australia (May edition)

As May draws to a close, here’s our round-up of the top tech action in Australia.

  • May 29, 2014
  • at 5:17 pm
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Notivo keeps track of future events, notifies you when they arrive

Notivo keeps track of future events, notifies you when they arrive

What it does is to help you to track any future event that you log into the mobile app, and you will receive a notification when they happen...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Australia startup news roundup

6 top startup news stories in Australia (April edition)

April saw some neat startups launch in Australia and also huge funding news for one well-established name. 1. Record funding for email marke...

  • April 25, 2014
  • at 6:01 pm
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Who we are - Ooredoo Group

Rocket Internet and Qatar’s Ooredoo team up to create an ecommerce empire in Asia

The two companies will join forces to create Asia Internet Holding, which will cover Pakistan, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indon...

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Former Apple chief evangelist Guy Kawasaki joins online design platform Canva

Today, the Sydney-based startup announced that Apple’s former chief evangelist Guy Kawasaki has finished his contract with Motorola and Go...

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 8:08 pm
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Australia startup news roundup

6 top startup news stories in Australia (March)

March is almost over, so let's jump right in.

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 6:09 pm
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Bitcoin

Bitcoin startup to go public in Australia via reverse merger with dying oil and gas firm

Perth-based Bitcoin mining and trading startup digitalBTC is going public on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). This was done through...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 4:18 pm
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fatfish internet

Singapore incubator Fatfish Internet raises $3.2M, will list in Australia

Fatfish calls itself an "internet ventures accelerator". It acts as a strategic investor in companies by providing funding, network, and res...

  • July 21, 2014
  • at 3:23 pm
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expedia in Asia

Expedia makes a big push for Asia with $659 million acquisition

Travel booking titan Expedia (NASDAQ:EXPE) is making a big push for new users and revenue streams in Asia today with the A$703 million (US$6...

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 3:05 pm
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10 taxi apps for Asia - 2014 list

10 taxi apps you can use across Asia

Standing on the curb with your arm flapping in the air is so last century. The best way to grab a cab now is to reach into your pocket and l...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 10:10 am
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keyboard

Amidst boom in Aussie outsourcing and freelancing, Elance-oDesk launches in Australia

Australia is the second largest client market in total value globally, and is the top online hiring country per capita.

  • May 3, 2014
  • at 1:53 pm
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DesignCrowd

Crowdsourcing marketplace DesignCrowd expands to Philippines, aims to woo small businesses

DesignCrowd has opened an office in the Philippines and launched the DesignCrowd Philippines site.

  • April 24, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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SOTW - weekend reading

10 of our hottest tech stories, lists, and features for your weekend reading

Here’s a mix of the most popular tech news, features, and lists from the site this week.

  • April 19, 2014
  • at 12:20 pm
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livingsocial sells to ibuy group

LivingSocial quits Southeast Asia with $18.5 million sale of regional business to iBuy Group

Malaysia and Singapore-based entrepreneur Patrick Grove’s flash sales business shopping spree continued its onwards march as iBuy Group (A...

  • April 2, 2014
  • at 1:33 pm
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Meiaoju - New startup joins China's overseas property gold rush, nabs series A funding just weeks after launch

New startup joins China’s overseas property gold rush, nabs series A funding just weeks after launch

Earlier this month, a new site launched in China that helps eager buyers find overseas property. That site, Meiaoju, has already secured RMB...

  • March 24, 2014
  • at 12:26 pm
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Australia startup news roundup

Australia tech news round-up (February 2014)

I’m currently in San Francisco and meeting up with lots of Australian founders over here. I’ve been catching up with them on the latest ...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 2:42 pm
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