Posts Tagged: East Ventures


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Indonesian fashion estore Shopdeca expands to Singapore with funding and acquisition

With this new investment, Shopdeca is expanding to Singapore today with the acquisition of women’s fashion estore Eriin.

  • April 3, 2014
  • at 7:00 am
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Disdus co-founder: Whatever industry you’re in, you can be successful

Lamuda got two job offers: one on Wall Street in the US and one at McKinsey in Indonesia. Believing that there would be bigger opportunities...

  • March 14, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Investors dish on why they’re bullish about Southeast Asian startups

At Asia Leaders Summit 2014, four investors came together for a panel titled “Navigating investment landscapes of Asia.” They ar...

  • February 15, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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This entrepreneur built a startup to solve his mom’s problem

Founded by Yuta Tsuruoka and Kazuma Ieiri, BASE a Tokyo-based startup aims to help anyone to create an e-commerce website within 30 seconds.

  • January 20, 2014
  • at 12:02 pm
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Valued at about $50 million, Japanese startup Coiney aims for IPO

When CEO and founder of Coiney Naoko Samata first joined Paypal Japan in 2009, she didn’t imagine that she would one day become an ent...

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 9:08 am
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Show me the money! Here are 30 funding rounds and acquisitions from Indonesia this year

We’ve rounded up the 30 funding rounds and acquisitions that happened in Indonesia in 2013.

  • December 31, 2013
  • at 11:58 am
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SlideStory gets $300,000 seed funding to push its photo slideshow app

In October we looked at a new kind of photo app that wants to get people making and sharing fun slideshows. The app, called SlideStory, now ...

  • December 10, 2013
  • at 1:01 pm
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Idblognetwork partners with Japan’s Freakout to bring new ad product to Indonesia

Indonesia’s biggest blog advertising network Idblognetwork is looking to launch a local Demand Side Platform (DSP) in Indonesia called Idb...

  • October 29, 2013
  • at 12:17 pm
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7 interesting startups at Tech in Asia Surabaya meetup

Last Wednesday, we came to Surabaya to see how the tech scene has grown. Surabaya is our sixth stop for the seven-city road trip. Many devel...

  • September 16, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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East Ventures funds ecommerce website builder, first since launching new fund

Sirclo, an ecommerce website builder based in Indonesia and Singapore, today announces that it has received seed funding for an undisclosed ...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 5:28 pm
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East Ventures raises 3rd fund, will invest in over 20 startups from Southeast Asia

East Ventures, an early stage investment fund in Indonesia and Japan, will start its third fund which will focus on Southeast Asia. The mone...

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 11:02 am
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Twitcasting lets users around the world livestream their life, from singing karaoke to rioting in the streets

Founded in 2010, Twitcasting is a mobile app for streaming and watching live videos in real-time.

  • January 24, 2014
  • at 1:03 pm
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Men make up 79 percent of e-reader users in Indonesia (INFOGRAPHIC)

Indonesia’s e-reader app Scoop 1 today published an infographic about the country’s e-publishing landscape. It talks about some data and...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
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Bilna gets funding to give Indonesia’s babies more love and diapers

Baby care e-commerce site Bilna announced that it has closed series A funding to make sure it keeps pace with the growing industry.

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Japanese couples’ social network Pairy raises almost $1 million in first funding since launch

Pairy, a social network app for couples made by Tokyo-based Timers, announced today it raised JPY 100 million ($970,000) in its first ever ...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 5:38 pm
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Cybersquatting controversy hits Indonesia and Traveloka

We’ve been told that Indonesia’s flight search engine Traveloka has similarly been punked by a cybersquatter that’s tricking people in...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Tokopedia finally monetizes through Gold Merchant program

(Update: William Tanuwijaya gives us more information about the new features for merchants.) Indonesian online marketplace Tokopedia1 today ...

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 7:21 pm
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Global Founders Capital makes its first Asia investment in Indonesian travel startup Traveloka

Indonesian flight search engine Traveloka 1 has made a very interesting announcement today: the company says it raised series A funding in m...

  • September 10, 2013
  • at 12:01 am
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