Posts Tagged: funding


After global success with clever photo app, Pakistan startup Groopic gets funding

After global success with clever photo app, Pakistan startup Groopic gets funding

The startup team behind Groopic, the clever photo app that puts the photographer back into the picture, has secured funding to help it build...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 9:49 pm
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Are the savings habits of Japanese corporations creating opportunities for foreign investors?

The prudent saving habits of Japanese corporations are complicating Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s bid to revitalize the country’s economy....

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 4:59 pm
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Indian ticketing site BookMyShow raises $25 million, hints at IPO plans

India’s largest entertainment ticketing portal just crossed the US$100 million barrier in valuation, The Economic Times reports today....

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 1:09 pm
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China Xiaozhu site like Airbnb

China’s budget-minded Airbnb clone gets $15 million in funding

One of China’s top Airbnb-like sites, Xiaozhu, has secured US$15 million in series B funding to help it grow. It comes nearly 18 months af...

  • June 17, 2014
  • at 7:12 pm
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Japan’s CyberAgent Ventures goes big with new $50M fund for Asian startups

CyberAgent Ventures announces $50 million fund for seed and early stage funding.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 2:34 pm
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Freshdesk becomes first Indian startup to get Google Capital backing with $31M series D funding

Helpdesk software company Freshdesk – an Indian startup that quickly scaled up to rub shoulders with the global leaders in its domain – ...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 9:41 pm
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A/B testing startup Splitforce raises seed round, relocates from Beijing to New York

Auto-optimization uses a 'bandit algorithm' that lets Splitforce show which factors in the experiment are performing better and choose them ...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 2:44 pm
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Earning the halo: How to build relationships with angel investors, even when they won’t invest in you

Rui Ma is the Greater China Venture Partner for the global seed fund and accelerator 500 Startups. She has been working in finance for over ...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 3:52 pm
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aCommerce just raised one of Southeast Asia’s largest series A rounds

An ecommerce service provider aCommerce has just closed its series A venture capital round of US$10.7 million.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 8:50 am
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Korean travel guide marketplace MyRealTrip finds $1 million investment, plans to embrace Chinese tourists

After new $1 million investment, Korean travel guide marketplace MyRealTrip plans to embrace Chinese tourists

MyRealTrip, a Korea-based startup that provides the country's overseas travelers with personalized guided tours in Korean, today announced i...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 7:25 pm
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Tujia gets cozy $100 million funding to grow holiday home rental site in China and overseas

The Airbnb-esque Tujia got a monster series C funding to help grow its business in China and overseas.

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 9:37 pm
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Chinese startup gets $30 million investment to put all the country’s pawn shops into a single marketplace

51dang functions like a peer-to-peer lending website--a fast-growing trend in China among the under-financed--except it uses pawned goods as...

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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China, smart body scales maker Picooc gets funding

China’s Picooc, maker of smart body scales, gets $21 million in funding

China-based health-tracking gadget maker Picooc, best known for its smart body scales, has raised US$21 million.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 4:50 pm
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8 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

You guys might have noticed last week a lot more about Indian startups on Tech in Asia, and that’s because we have a new addition to our f...

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 9:48 am
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Indian adtech firm Vizury to push harder into China with $16M series C funding under its belt

Bangalore-based ad retargeting company Vizury Interactive Solutions has raised $16 million in series C funding. Intel Capital, the global ch...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 5:48 pm
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India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou raises $10 million

India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou raises $10 million

India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou has raised $10 million in funding from new and existing investors.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 9:30 pm
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16 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

It’s another big week here in Asia as we saw 16 notable startups receive funding. It’s encouraging to see some startups we’ve been fol...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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A dating app for calling total strangers in your area? That's a real thing in China

A dating app for calling total strangers in your area? It’s real in China, and it just got $15 million in funding

This is the most bizarre twist that we’ve seen on a dating app all year. Bilin, a Chinese app that lets you call and chat with total stran...

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 4:33 pm
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