Posts Tagged: australia


World’s first Coca-Cola Accelerator launches in Sydney

If you are a fan of StartupDigest, you may have been aware of Coca-Cola’s recent presence in the weekly newsletter. You must have wond...

  • August 12, 2013
  • at 11:03 am
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Australian startup news round-up (August 4)

In the first of a new monthly feature, Australian entrepreneur Matthew Ho looks into the latest news in the Australian startup ecosystem. 1....

  • August 5, 2013
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This Indo-Australian E-Commerce Startup Takes Indian Fashion to the World

Fashion e-commerce is as endlessly diverse as clothing itself. It means that sites can explore lots of fashionable niches in search of a spe...

  • July 23, 2013
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Nokia sales in China and Asia, 2013

Struggling Nokia Sells Only 4.1M Phones in China in Q2, 20.2M Across Asia-Pacific

How low can Nokia go? Even lower, it seems. According to Nokia’s (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) newly released Q2 2013 financials, Greater China an...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 6:52 pm
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Cheapest and Priciest Countries in Asia For Apple Gadgets 2013

Check Out the Cheapest (and Priciest) Countries in Asia For Apple Gadgets

Our buddies on the design-oriented Hongkiat blog have done lots of number crunching and figured out the cheapest – and priciest –...

  • July 11, 2013
  • at 11:35 am
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Melbourne Accelerator Program Hands $110,000 to 6 Promising Australian Startups

Today, Melbourne Accelerator Program officially unveils the six teams who have been selected for its 2013 intake.

  • July 1, 2013
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Australia’s OneFlare Raises $500,000, Will Launch in Singapore in 2014

Local services listings startup OneFlare revealed today that it has raised $500,000 from three Australian angel investors: Les Szekely from ...

  • June 19, 2013
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99designs: “There’s raw talent in Indonesia and Philippines”

Founded in 2008 by Mark Harbottle and Matt Mickiewicz, Australian crowdsourcing design site 99designs has grown to become the go-to site for...

  • June 11, 2013
  • at 9:08 am
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Bitfash is the Fashion E-Store for Shoppers With Bitcoins in Their Pockets

Despite all the hype that Bitcoin is some magical new non-governmental global currency of the future, not many people are really, actively u...

  • June 4, 2013
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In Sydney, winner of Rackspace startup competition gets interviewed by Robert Scoble

The Rackspace Small Team Big Impact startup competition was first organized in Australia and New Zealand last week to continue their journey...

  • August 10, 2013
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Sydney’s Incubate Program Cherry-Picks 8 Startups For Winter Intake

Today, the Australia-based student union backed startup program has revealed the eight startups for its winter 2013 intake, and is currently...

  • July 30, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Battling Against Naspers-Backed Sulit and TokoBagus, 701Search Looks to be Southeast Asia’s Largest Classifieds Player

Asia’s startup scene is growing fast, especially in its e-commerce sector. One of the major players spearheading that industry is product ...

  • July 19, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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The Iconic, Rocket Internet’s Australian fashion e-tailer, raises USD 26M

By Jessie Jiang The Iconic, Rocket Internet’s Syndey-based fashion e-commerce venture, announced last Thursday that it has raised US$26 mi...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 11:56 am
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Rocket Internet’s Australian Fashion E-Store Pockets $26 Million in Funding

We often see Rocket Internet, the German startup dynamo, in action in Southeast Asia, but it’s worth remembering that it has ventures ...

  • July 11, 2013
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Oneflare Founder on Building a Marketplace, Raising Money, and Being a First-Time CEO

I caught up with Marcus Lim, founder and CEO of Oneflare, after the startup’s recent capital raise of A$500,000 ($461,000). Oneflare is a ...

  • June 24, 2013
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Kickstart and Pollenizer seek hidden entrepreneurs in the Philippines

The Philippines startup scene has been out in full force recently to raise awareness about the country’s ascendance as a tech business...

  • June 14, 2013
  • at 1:22 pm
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Waygo is most promising startup; roundup of startup pitches at Echelon 2013

Aligned to the vision of being a regional event, this year’s Echelon traveled to over 10 countries and saw over 300 submissions from t...

  • June 6, 2013
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Melbourne-Based AngelCube Reveals 7 Startups for its 2013 Intake

After the success of AngelCube’s previous graduate startups – like wi-fi light bulb developers LIFX and HTML5 marketing tool ...

  • May 30, 2013
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