Posts Tagged: airbnb



Why Asia still has at least 10 years before it leads the tech world

Asia still has at least a decade to go before it's leading the world in innovation. That's because it's hampered by focusing all its innovat...

  • November 27, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Withlocals connects tourists with authentic local food, activities, and tours across Asia

Netherlands-based startup Withlocals is a peer-to-peer marketplace where local people offer home dining, tour experiences, and other local a...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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Don’t eat at a restaurant, use PlateCulture and eat at someone’s house

Instead of going to a restaurant to eat, use PlateCulture to fine dine with a local chef. It's like an Airbnb for home-cooked food.

  • October 8, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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MyRealTrip Builds A Platform For Tour Guides in South Korea

MyRealTrip is bringing the concept of Airbnb to travel tours, but they're also hoping to expand into a handful of other travel booking servi...

  • August 8, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Wiki Triip: Bringing Crowdsourced Travel Data Into One App

Remember Triip? It’s a Vietnamese startup that is bringing the Airbnb concept to local tours and tour guides, and which recently did s...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Airbnb Launches ‘Neighborhoods’ in Asia, Starting with Bangkok

Home-booking service Airbnb has been in Southeast Asia since late last year, but now the company is diving deeper into the region with its N...

  • June 14, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Vietnamese Startup Triip Crowdsources For the Best Tour Guides in Asia

I’m a big fan of collaborative consumption startups like Airbnb, Zipcar, and Coursera because of their disruptive potential in incumbent m...

  • April 25, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Airbnb’s Voyage Into Asia (Startup Asia Preview)

Airbnb is one of my favorite startups out of the Silicon Valley because I think it’s one of the leaders in collaborative consumption and i...

  • March 9, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Airbnb Focuses on Southeast Asia, Expands into Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia

While you were sitting in your room doing nothing the past couple of months, Airbnb was busy renting your room to other people, because that...

  • December 20, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Asia online money transaction ecosystem from the eye of a PayPal competitor

Payoneer is a leading provider of global payout solutions, offering a simple way for individuals or businesses to send money to other people...

  • November 18, 2013
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Airbnb co-founder Brian Chesky: make 100 people love your product

Brian Chesky, co-founder and CEO at Airbnb was onstage last Friday with Sequoia Capital’s Yinglan Tan as moderator at the National Univers...

  • October 28, 2013
  • at 9:38 am
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Top 10 Asian travel startups that crowdsource tours from local guides

Crowdsourcing tours are a quiet new trend gaining steam across Asia, here's our list of the top ten startups in this new competitive space.

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 5:58 pm
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5 Reasons Why There Is No Southeast Asia Kool Aid

So it seems we got us a little debate here on the topic of startups in Southeast Asia, so I’d like to add some fuel to the flame. Oliver S...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 3:42 pm
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Rocket Internet’s Chinese Airbnb Clone Closes

In an entirely unsurprising move, Rocket Internet’s Airbnb clone for China, Airizu, has closed. The Airizu URL now redirects to Wimdu....

  • July 11, 2013
  • at 12:48 pm
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Star Publication To Acquire 90% Stake in Ocision for $4.36 Million

Malaysian media giant Star Publication has agreed to acquire 90 percent of the startup Ocision, which runs Airbnb-like service iBilik, prope...

  • June 1, 2013
  • at 7:07 pm
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Interview: Airbnb’s Plans in Southeast Asia (Live Blog)

We’ve seen US-based vacation home rentals site Airbnb pushing into Southeast Asia recently, so Jia Jih Chai has some ‘splaining ...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 10:05 am
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Airbnb Completes its Southeast Asian Adventure with Launch in the Philippines

We noted earlier that US-based holiday home rentals platform Airbnb had expanded into three countries in Southeast Asia – and now the ...

  • December 20, 2012
  • at 9:03 pm
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Create your own Airbnb with The Sharing Engine

The Sharing Engine has all the trendy buzzwords: Social commerce, sharing economy, peer-to-peer rentals. Put them all together, and you have...

  • June 14, 2012
  • at 4:33 pm
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