Posts Tagged: australia


Australia’s Seek seeks to buy JobStreet for $524 million

Australia’s Seek seeks to buy JobStreet for $524 million

Australia’s online employment marketplace Seek is looking to fully acquire its pan-Asian counterpart Jobstreet for US$523.5 million, a...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 4:23 pm
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A win for Asia at Seedstars World event thanks to Korea-made app Flitto

A win for Asia at Seedstars World event thanks to Korea-made app Flitto

Seedstars World, a global startup competition that focuses on emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, has crowned its newest winne...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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Zalora preps marketplace launch later this year, calls out for fashionable merchants

Rocket Internet’s fashion e-commerce site Zalora is announcing today that it’s going to roll out its open marketplace across Asia in...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 11:15 am
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All you need to know about the world’s 2.5 billion web users (SLIDESHOW)

Let’s start the new year by looking at the big picture – at the world’s wired citizens and what they’re doing on the...

  • January 9, 2014
  • at 12:46 pm
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Australia startup news roundup

Australian tech news round-up (December 2013)

I can’t believe the year is coming to a close already! The year has been an exciting one for Australian tech startups and this will be my ...

  • December 17, 2013
  • at 2:20 pm
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VentureCrowd aims to open equity crowdfunding to early stage Australian startups

Equity crowdfunding websites are taking off in the US, and Australia wants a piece of the action. A movement to give the country’s entrep...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 10:08 am
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Patrick Grove’s iBuy to acquire 3 daily deals sites, IPO in Australia

Malaysia and Singapore-based entrepreneur Patrick Grove is on a shopping spree where he will acquire a number of flash sales businesses in H...

  • December 7, 2013
  • at 1:31 pm
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MoneyTree Japan

After massive seed funding, Japan’s Moneytree plans to leap into pockets around the world

Moneytree app is all about knowing where you’re spending. The app’s makers, too, are being careful how they’re spending th...

  • December 2, 2013
  • at 2:59 pm
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Cloudphone: a phone that looks out for your children and grandparents

Cloudphone helps you to monitor your loved ones' activities via mobile. It's a new project that's on Indiegogo and it's from Australia. Chec...

  • November 19, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Australia gets to dive into streaming music on Apple’s iTunes Radio

Australia gets to dive into streaming music on Apple’s iTunes Radio

Nearly five months after Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) launched iTunes Radio in the US, the music streaming service has finally rolled out to a second...

  • February 11, 2014
  • at 6:50 pm
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Australia startup news roundup

Australian tech news round-up (January 2014)

It’s shaping up to be a great year for the Australian startup ecosystem. Hopefully you are recharged and ready for 2014!

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 6:58 pm
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Finally, an accelerator just for enterprise startups in Asia

Startup accelerators, which offer founders a bootcamp and funding to refine their ideas and get up to speed on the finer points of tech entr...

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 11:31 am
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Intel Capital has so far invested over $2 billion in Asian startups

Intel Capital has so far invested over $2 billion in Asian startups

There are a lot of venture capital funds out there, many of whom are playing close attention to what’s happening with startups in Asia. Pe...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 11:42 am
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Blacklane arrives in 18th Asian city

Aiming to usurp Uber, Blacklane arrives in 18th Asian city with Tokyo roll-out

While tech blogs are swooning over Uber and everything it does, there’s another app-connected limo service out there that’s actually pus...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 2:01 pm
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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

Staff picks: 7 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

This week, Bitcoin bites the bullet in China, while in Australia an upcoming IPO will mark a maturing of the daily deals industry in Southea...

  • December 7, 2013
  • at 2:05 pm
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China overtakes Taiwan with largest number of fast-growing companies

UK-based consulting firm Deloitte says China surpassed Taiwan with the most ranked companies on its annual list of the top 500 fastest-grow...

  • December 6, 2013
  • at 5:45 pm
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Adelaide accelerator ANZ Innovyz START spreads its wings to Sydney

Remember the Adelaide startup accelerator ANZ Innovyz START that recently graduated 10 startups from its program? Today it announced that th...

  • November 20, 2013
  • at 8:58 am
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Australia startup news roundup

Australian tech news round-up (November 2013)

I’ve realized something recently – many of my friends and peers in the startup industry are doing awesome things from winning pitching c...

  • November 18, 2013
  • at 11:57 am
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