Posts Tagged: Indiegogo

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Here’s how Indonesian telco Indosat is building the country’s startup ecosystem

By now, you may have heard about Jakarta’s Ideabox accelerator letting all eight of its second batch startup finalists into the program la...

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Crowdfunding in Japan: Flashy glasses, a stealth tablet, and a ruler for guessing when your pet will die

Feeling generous? Here are six more quirky projects, currently crowdfunding in Japan.

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 4:27 pm
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Man sued by Singapore’s Prime Minister crowdfunds legal fees

In lieu of his court case with the Prime Minister of Singapore, Ngerng has turned to the public to help fund his legal fees.

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 7:18 pm
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HaxAsia accelerator looks to Asia for next Oculus Rift

HaxAsia accelerator looks to Asia for next Oculus Rift

Investment firms Ruvento Ventures, IncuVest, DI Group, and SpinUp Partners have joined forces to launch HaxAsia, a 180-day accelerator progr...

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 10:43 pm
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Gotta walk ‘em all: upcoming iPhone app from China combines Pokemon and pedometer

We all need a bit of external encouragement to get more exercise, which is why fitness tracker wearables with their toy-like fiddle-ability ...

  • August 20, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Highly Anticipated Indonesian Horror Game DreadOut Seeks Help on Indiegogo and Steam

Indonesia has had its moments when it comes to making scary movies, but those days are long gone thanks to the crappy sexualized horror movi...

  • May 6, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Singapore crowdfunding reaches new high with Silverline and Bamboobee campaigns

Singapore’s crowdfunding scene has continued gathering steam with two campaigns setting new records for the country. Silverline, a pro...

  • April 15, 2013
  • at 7:05 am
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Record-breaking crowdfunding campaign from Singapore: USD 27K raised

Singapore filmmaker Kenny Gee has raised what is possibly the most money out of all crowdfunding campaigns from the country.

  • March 1, 2013
  • at 11:04 am
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Hong Kong Artist-Inventor Wants To Build a Sketching Stylus for iPad

Hong Kong artist and investor, Elton Leung, loves his iPad. So much so that he uses the iPad as a sketchbook to record his invention ideas. ...

  • October 5, 2011
  • at 3:29 pm
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Good news for hardware startups: VCs like Sequoia, Andreessen are hunting for them on crowdfunding platforms

443 hardware startups have raised US$100,000 or more on Kickstarter and Indiegogo, and one out of every 10 went on to get VC funding, says a...

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Crowdfunding in Japan: waterproof coating, stackable circuit boards, and ‘good smelling balls’

Tech in Asia rounded up six Japanese crowdfunding projects, ranging from interesting to absurd, with time still remaining. Things get weird ...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 12:42 am
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Music startup Beatrobo gets $1.1 million funding to reinvent the mixtape

Japanese convenience store chain Lawson will announce its US$1.1 million series A investment in Tokyo-based startup Beatrobo.

  • April 20, 2014
  • at 11:24 pm
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KitaBisa is Indonesia’s Kickstarter for social causes

Indonesia’s crowdfunding sites are in an okay state – it’s not awesome, nor is it that bad. While there aren’t a lot of new proj...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Vibease Redesigns Vibrator as Wearable Tech

Vibease Redesigns Vibrator as Wearable Tech, Now Seeking Crowdfunding

It’s been a long journey for Vibease, the Singa-US startup that puts the ‘hard’ into hardware. First seen as one of the competitors at...

  • July 30, 2013
  • at 3:59 am
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Crowdfunding campaign raises USD 84k to combat Singapore’s anti-gay law

Update (19 April, 0830 SGT): The campaign has surpassed its goal, raising USD 54k. Update (23 April): The campaign has raised USD 84k so far...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 1:53 am
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With Your Second-Hand iPhone and These New Healthcare Apps, Singaporean Seniors Have a Lifeline

“Why build new hardware when the world is full of amazing iPhones and Android devices?” With that idea, one civic-minded startup...

  • March 5, 2013
  • at 4:05 pm
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ToGather, Asia’s first crowdfunding site, opens for business

Crowdfunding has taken off in a big way in the United States, with startups like Kickstarter, IndieGoGo, and Quirky getting huge traction. I...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 8:00 am
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