Posts Tagged: Design



Former Apple chief evangelist Guy Kawasaki joins online design platform Canva

Today, the Sydney-based startup announced that Apple’s former chief evangelist Guy Kawasaki has finished his contract with Motorola and Go...

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 8:08 pm
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With 8,000 designs in its portfolio, Japanese home design marketplace raises $1.2 million

Japanese home design marketplace Suvaco announced (PDF) over the weekend it raised about US$1.18 million from Fuji Startup Ventures and Mo...

  • March 17, 2014
  • at 11:51 am
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Snaptee looks to Asia’s hipsters who want to wear their own custom T-shirts

Back in February 2013 we looked at Snaptee, a Hong Kong-based startup with a funky app that lets you design a T-shirt that you can then buy....

  • January 28, 2014
  • at 4:37 pm
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Singapore’s Hipvan Completes Angel Round, Expands to Malaysia

An insider source tells us that Hipvan, a Singapore-based design-focused e-commerce site, has recently concluded an angel financing round. C...

  • June 28, 2013
  • at 3:28 pm
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Two Serious Problems That Plague Tech Companies in Vietnam

Two Serious Problems That Plague Tech Companies in Vietnam

Over the last six months, I’ve been talking to a lot of people across the tech and startup industries in Vietnam, and after a while, you s...

  • May 8, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Singapore’s Design-Focused E-Commerce Site HipVan Launches Today

HipVan is a design-focused e-commerce site in Singapore that went live today

  • April 1, 2013
  • at 4:07 pm
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DesignCrowd launches in Asia; lets companies run their own design contests

DesignCrowd, a website from Australia that crowdsources design work, has now launched in Asia, specifically Singapore, India, and Philippine...

  • October 27, 2012
  • at 2:53 pm
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OuterEdit: From Online Collaborative Works of Art to Sharp T-Shirt Designs

The internet has impacted our lives in a number of different ways, but its function as a collaborative space is one of the most exciting, br...

  • October 5, 2012
  • at 9:15 am
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After European Acquisition, 99Designs CEO Talks About Asia Plans

Earlier this week design marketplace 99designs acquired European rival 12designer for an undisclosed sum. For 99designs, this marks an impor...

  • August 9, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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5 tweaks to boost productivity levels in your startup office

Don’t worry - you won’t have to bust out a Google-sized budget to create a productive working environment. Here are 5 simple fixes that ...

  • April 14, 2014
  • at 12:30 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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Forget Flat And Skeuomorphic Design, Say Hello to Asia’s Crowded Design

There's way too much hype these days around flat and skeuomorphic design, and we're neglecting a whole 'nother school of thought: crowded de...

  • June 26, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Indonesia’s Sribu Reaches 25,000 Designers, Hits $100,000 Payout

Indonesian design crowdsourcing marketplace Sribu 1 is revealing a few interesting stats about its progress, including the recent milestone ...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Hong Kong’s SnapTee Gets Seed Funding for its Custom T-Shirts Store

T-shirts have proved to be a popular way for startups in Asia to meld design and e-commerce. A new site in this fashionable sector is Hong K...

  • February 28, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Australia’s DesignCrowd Launches in Asia, Targets Singapore, India, and Philippines

There’s a lot of talent crowdsourcing going on in Asia this year, and now Australia’s DesignCrowd.com is joining the fray, takin...

  • October 24, 2012
  • at 1:42 pm
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OuterEdit: Watch creatives collaborate real-time on an artwork, then buy it as a shirt

The startup aims instead to celebrate the faces and processes behind the names of graphic design.

  • September 27, 2012
  • at 9:25 am
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DSYR Combines Flash Sales With Great Design

Founded by Ben Chin and Kian Howe, Malaysia-based startup DSYR (stands for “Design Styles Year Round”) combines flash sales with...

  • August 6, 2012
  • at 10:15 am
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