Posts Tagged: crowdsourcing


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5 things you need to know about Indonesia’s election tech fighters

Kawal Pemilu looks to be the most professional crowdsourced team counting votes in Indonesia’s troubled 2014 general election.

  • July 18, 2014
  • at 9:39 pm
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Duolingo’s Luis von Ahn talks censorship in China, disrupting Asia’s English study and certification boom

Entrepreneur Luis von Ahn hopes that his Duolingo Test Center can level the the playing field for access to English proficiency certificatio...

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 10:15 pm
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Crowdsourced homework helper Brainly brings the answers to Asia

Crowdsourced homework helper Brainly brings the answers to Asia

Crowdsourced homework helper Brainly is now rolling out country-specific sites for several Asian nations.

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 6:40 pm
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World Startup Wiki launches

Brand-new World Startup Wiki wants to be the Lonely Planet guide for entrepreneurs

At the start of 2013, American entrepreneur Bowei Gai embarked on a voyage across 36 cities in 29 countries as part of his World Startup Rep...

  • March 17, 2014
  • at 5:25 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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How contest startup Bounty Hunter went from noodle sandwiches to 500 Startups in 3 years

Over the past two years a steady stream of Taiwan-based startups have been picked to join 500 Startups, the accelerator program founded  by...

  • October 31, 2013
  • at 9:29 pm
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Nokia HERE wants to add human touch to online maps, asks people of India for help

Nokia HERE wants to add human touch to online maps, asks people of India for help

Today Nokia HERE rolled out its community mapping pilot program in India, the first major country to get it. The project combines industrial...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 10:00 pm
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‘Human-powered’ search engine Verbase favors users over advertisers

According to a 2012 survey conducted by the Pew research center, users are more satisfied than ever with the quality of search results, bu...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Paint a picture for the blind with MySmartEye

A brand new initiative by Singapore's local telco StarHub and developed by TribalDDB, MySmartEye is a mobile application that enables the v...

  • August 27, 2013
  • at 9:15 pm
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Japan’s Viibar wants to turn underappreciated video producers into well-paid freelancers

Viibar, a Tokyo-based startup, is on a mission to liberate technical professionals from the stifling world of industrial video production. F...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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This crowdsourced courier service wants to make the system more transparent, accepts Bitcoin

This crowdsourced courier service wants to make the system more transparent, accepts Bitcoin

With painful delivery experiences in mind, this founder decided to tackle the problem by creating her own on-demand courier service.

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 5:10 pm
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Crevo, a crowdsource video animation platform launches in Japan

PurpleCow, the company behind DesignClue, today launched Crevo, a crowdsourcing platform specifically for animation video.

  • March 18, 2014
  • at 9:08 am
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This week, a brutal child murderer was hunted down in Thailand by social media

This week, the most talked about story in Thailand is the tragic news of a six-year-old girl named Cartoon who was kidnapped, raped, and kil...

  • December 17, 2013
  • at 5:40 pm
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Conyac raises new seed funding ahead of expanding crowdsourced translation platform across Asia, Europe

Conyac raises new seed funding ahead of expanding crowdsourced translation platform across Asia, Europe

We’re seeing a lot of creative online marketplaces thriving across Asia these days. Conyac is one of the most specialized of these ...

  • October 8, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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How to use crowdsourced design to boost your startup’s productivity

DesignCrowd is an online crowdsourcing marketplace for design. You set a reward and post a pitch for different types of design projects: a l...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Sribu wins top e-commerce award, “proves crowdsourcing works in SEA”

Indonesian design crowdsourcing marketplace Sribu 1 won an INAICTA 2013 award in the e-commerce category. About 1,000 applicants across 21 c...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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This new design startup can solve your small design tasks very swiftly

Australia-based design crowdsourcing site 99designs is rolling out another online design service by the name of Swiftly. The new service hel...

  • August 14, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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