Posts Tagged: around asia



IndoTrading Plans to Emulate the Success of China’s Alibaba in Indonesia

Conducting business in any part of the world looks much easier as new technologies become available, and Indonesia is taking part in that re...

  • September 11, 2012
  • at 3:20 pm
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Meet the Company That’s Building Asia’s Startup Database

I was lucky to have been recently introduced to the folks at Creww.me here in Tokyo [1]. The Japan-based company has some big goals, aiming ...

  • September 11, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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From Rockstars to Journalists, Change.org Indonesia Reaches Almost 50,000 Members in 3 Months

Change.org Indonesia started its operations at the beginning of June 2012. This Indonesian version of the global social activism website is ...

  • September 10, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Indonesia Mobile Premium Content Regulation Expected to be Completed Next Month

Indonesia’s Ministry of Communication and Information Technology has predicted that regulations concerning premium content for mobiles wil...

  • September 10, 2012
  • at 4:33 pm
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13 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

Another week has passed in Tech in Asia and below is the list of startups which we have covered. Somehow, a lot of them are from China. For ...

  • September 9, 2012
  • at 11:08 am
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Startup ContractIQ Aims To Curate Expert Developers in Real-Time

From time to time, startups do have to outsource some work to third-party vendors. It could be design, backend, or mobile expertise that a s...

  • September 7, 2012
  • at 7:17 pm
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CEO and founder of TMG, Alvin Yap

Alvin Yap Talks about Monetizing the Feature Phone Industry [INTERVIEW]

Readers may recall when we discussed feature phone business opportunities in Indonesia with Andy Zain. Continuing that discussion, we spoke ...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 5:04 pm
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Disruption of Travel: Why Indian Startups are Creating Global Waves

Sangeet Paul Choudary writes regularly on strategies for online two-sided markets: platforms, marketplaces, and communities, at platformed.i...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 11:15 am
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SimPATI Video Competition Gets Instant Hype, Asks You to Dance Like Agnes [VIDEO]

The Indonesian mobile service SimPATI launched a dance video competition today. It’s called Dance Like Agnes. SimPATI is a product of the ...

  • September 5, 2012
  • at 9:53 pm
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GREE Ventures Invests in Indonesian E-commerce Company Bukalapak

We’re seeing a couple of reports today (from Daily Social and from NNA.asia) that GREE Ventures has invested in Indonesian e-commerce ...

  • September 11, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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Say Cheese: Telunjuk.com Compares Cameras and Recommends the Best

Indonesians sure love to take pictures, from their holidays to the food they eat. Because of the need to share, this photo addiction has gro...

  • September 10, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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MRTtrackr: An Android App for Train Commuters in Manila

If you’re anything but patient and waiting is the bane of your existence, you know how hard it is to patiently wait for the next train ...

  • September 10, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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Myojo Waraku: Startups Converge on Fukuoka for Japan’s Rendition of South By Southwest

This weekend in Fukuoka, Japan’s answer to South by South West, Myojo Waraku, took place, spotlighting artists, music, and up-and-comi...

  • September 10, 2012
  • at 9:10 am
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Tech in Asia: Our Picks for News of the Week [Sept 7, 2012]

In homage to the 100th birthday – if he were here – of the iconic American composer John Cage, let’s sit in silence for fo...

  • September 8, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Calling Amateur Film-Makers: Canon is Giving Out $30,000 for Your Drama

Canon has started an online video contest for the Southeast Asia region to celebrate the launch of the Legria HD camcorder. The Legria compe...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 9:50 pm
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Bubbly 2.0: An Instagram for Voice Messages?

It was just two weeks ago Bubble Motion, the Singapore-based company which makes the popular Bubbly app, raised $5 million in funding from J...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 3:14 pm
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Yahoo Boosts Social Activism, Launches “Internet for Good” Awards

Yahoo and Public Affairs Asia have launched the Yahoo Gold Standard Internet for Good Awards, which recognizes excellence in internet usage ...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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Google Maps Brings Live Traffic Data, In-Car Navigation, to India

Google Maps users in India can now be fore-warned of awful traffic on the roads – either via their computers, or in the Google Maps ap...

  • September 5, 2012
  • at 7:40 pm
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