Posts Tagged: India

BlackBerry JamHack Challenges Asian Developers to Build an App in 40 Hours

BlackBerry is really in need of help in its app section. Now RIM (NASDAQ:RIMM) is turning to developers in the region and asking them to boo...

  • October 9, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Jayesh Parekh joins Jungle Ventures as a managing partner to help firm grow investment portfolio

The Singapore-based VC firm, which also operates a seed fund and incubator, has been undergoing a process of team building, with the aim of ...

  • October 4, 2012
  • at 9:51 pm
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India-based Appszito Proposes an Alternative Apps Search

I’m a big fan of sites that tell me about useful apps, particularly when they are discounted [1]. So I was curious to see Mumbai-based...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 11:12 am
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India’s Capillary Technologies Raises $15.5 Million, Will Develop its Business in Asia

Capillary Technologies is announcing today that is has raised $15.5 million in series A funding. The investment was led by Sequoia Capital a...

  • September 26, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Techstars-style GSF Accelerator to launch in India, partners with Dave McClure and Singapore’s Ruvento

GSF Accelerator, a 7-week startup accelerator involving 12 companies, is set to launch in October 2012.

  • September 26, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Love Metal Slug? You Will Love Apocalypse Max

If you like Metal Slug then you probably like this game — Apocalypse Max: Better Dead Than Undead. It was designed and developed by So...

  • September 20, 2012
  • at 8:18 pm
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The Startup Centre: Accelerating Indian Startups into the Future

Just as communities need places of learning, the whole startup ecosystem can benefit from entrepreneurial hubs. In India, The Startup Centre...

  • September 14, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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The top Indian tech startups this year at TechSparks

There were 2000 entrepreneurs and over 800 teams. But only 15 pitched on stage to an audience of 800 people. Check out which were the top In...

  • September 12, 2012
  • at 4:25 am
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CEO and founder of TMG, Alvin Yap

Alvin Yap Talks about Monetizing the Feature Phone Industry [INTERVIEW]

Readers may recall when we discussed feature phone business opportunities in Indonesia with Andy Zain. Continuing that discussion, we spoke ...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 5:04 pm
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China’s Online Travel Sales to Hit $48 Billion by 2016, But India Will Show Most Growth

A new report from eMarketer reckons that China’s well-established online travel sector will hit $32.51 billion in sales for the year 2...

  • October 5, 2012
  • at 3:47 pm
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Trend alert: Explosion of peer-to-peer rideshare services in Singapore, parts of Asia

A slew of peer-to-peer rideshare services have launched in Singapore and parts of Asia in recent years, a sign that entrepreneurs are bulli...

  • October 3, 2012
  • at 8:35 am
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MapMyIndia’s Don’t Panic App Will Solve Your iOS 6 Maps Woes (If You’re in India)

Apple’s new Maps app — and the lack of Google Maps in iOS 6 — has caused a lot of consternation everywhere. But if youR...

  • September 27, 2012
  • at 2:30 am
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Tapjoy Provides Insights Into Asia’s Mobile Potential

Mobile advertising and publishing platform Tapjoy has some interesting insights into which countries are showing the fastest growth on its n...

  • September 26, 2012
  • at 11:10 am
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What’s Whatsapp? India’s Hike App Aims for Global Launch in October

As Korea gave birth to Kakaotalk, Japan to Line, and China to WeChat, an Indian startup is looking to have its own group messaging smash hit...

  • September 24, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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Plagiarism Checker Plagtracker Eyes Asia Expansion

Ukraine-based online plagiarism checker is gunning for an Asian expansion. The site offers free online plagiarism checks wit...

  • September 19, 2012
  • at 6:40 pm
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Anuj Khanna Sohum, speaking at Startup Asia

Affle Partners with Yahoo India to Sell Mobile Ad Inventory

For anyone who attended our Startup Asia Singapore event back in February, you will likely recall our informative chat with Anuj Khanna Sohu...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 9:10 am
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Startup ContractIQ Aims To Curate Expert Developers in Real-Time

From time to time, startups do have to outsource some work to third-party vendors. It could be design, backend, or mobile expertise that a s...

  • September 7, 2012
  • at 7:17 pm
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Disruption of Travel: Why Indian Startups are Creating Global Waves

Sangeet Paul Choudary writes regularly on strategies for online two-sided markets: platforms, marketplaces, and communities, at platformed.i...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 11:15 am
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