Posts Tagged: funding

Xiaomi's investment in startup suggests you could soon get a loan from your phone

Xiaomi’s investment in microfinance startup suggests you could soon get a loan from your phone

This microfinance startup offers business loans for small and medium-sized businesses and consumer loans for individuals.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 6:14 pm
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Startup from China makes a vending machine that peels, squeezes, and pours fresh orange juice on demand

Vingoo makes vending machines that pour customers a cup of freshly squeezed fruit juice, and it just picked up a series A round of funding.

  • September 9, 2014
  • at 3:50 pm
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11 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

We kick off September with 11 startups getting funded in the region - with FreeCharge getting the biggest win with an extra US$33 million in...

  • September 8, 2014
  • at 11:07 am
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Indonesia’s humor site MalesBanget gets investment from Rebright Partners and 500 Startups

Hopefully MBDC Media’s flagship product, the humor site MalesBanget, gets funnier after this.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 5:28 pm
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Indonesia’s Klik-Eat just got acquired by its Japanese stakeholder

The online food delivery business gets a nod in Indonesia with the acquisition of one of its bigger players.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 1:08 pm
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Indonesia’s Valuklik gets seed funding from East Ventures

Ad spending in Indonesia is projected to reach $720 million in 2015. East Ventures and Valuklik want a slice of the pie.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 10:35 am
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Uzabase lands extra $4.5M to speed up and simplify corporate data digging

Uzabase's SPEEDA database boasts 100 percent coverage of listed companies in Asia, plus info on roughly 600,000 unlisted companies with an A...

  • September 1, 2014
  • at 12:04 pm
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Here are 4 investments by Singapore’s Crystal Horse you didn’t hear about

Crystal Horse has invested in Lenza, Travelog, Tripzilla, and Kluje.

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 5:04 pm
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COMCAM Sailors Take On Tough Mudder

These numbers will remind you that doing a startup is brutal

Even among funded startups, the odds of you getting a decent exit are pretty low.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 4:38 pm
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This new messaging app wants to be Xbox Live for your phone

Singaporean startup Moomee wants to reinvent social gaming on mobile devices, but does the new company have what it takes to go against Line...

  • September 9, 2014
  • at 4:20 pm
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Apple’s iWatch is just the icing: $502M invested in wearables this year

Apple's entry into this space heats up wearables by several degrees, and we could see another rush of investments.

  • September 8, 2014
  • at 11:19 am
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Taiwan’s Airsig nabs $2M in funding from Foxconn

The Taipei-based startup developed an algorithm that lets smartphone owners unlock their home screens and open up apps by waving their devic...

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 11:42 am
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With $33M funding, Sequoia-backed FreeCharge pivots to targeted advertising

FreeCharge, which gives freebies to users who recharge their phones on the platform, will now use that purchasing behavior data for targeted...

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 4:04 pm
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Chinese drone maker joins quadcopter craze with new $20M investment

China-based personal drone maker XAircraft today announced a US$20 million series A funding round led by Chengwei Capital.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 12:08 pm
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17 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

We ended August with a big bang, as we saw 17 startups get funded in the last week of August. Biggest winner has got to be India’s messagi...

  • September 1, 2014
  • at 10:20 am
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PatSnap, a search engine for patents, raises $3.6M round

The series A round is led by Vertex Venture Holdings, a subsidiary of the Singapore government-owned Temasek Holdings.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Taiwan-based music streaming startup KKBox raises $104M from Singapore’s GIC

A whopping funding round for Asia's Spotify could help it strengthen its on the music streaming space in Southeast Asia

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 11:14 am
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