Posts Tagged: kickstarter

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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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Pirate3D: our ship isn’t sinking

Yes, Singapore's most prominent 3D printing company made some mistakes with its refunding scheme. But it's far from done for.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 12:29 pm
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Qblinks is a notifications device and iPhone remote control for everything… and nothing (REVIEW)

This tiny palm-sized device lets you know when your mom is calling, and also will let you play your iTunes music. Too loaded? We think so.

  • August 26, 2014
  • at 7:51 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: 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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Crowdfunded in China: personal ECGs, Leap Motion clones, and kegel-controlled Temple Run

JD’s new crowdfunding site launched earlier this month, and two of its projects made our top five list of favorites.

  • July 25, 2014
  • at 1:19 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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This USB cable on Kickstarter charges your phone in half the time

DouBBleTime is a USB charging cable that helps charge your phone in half the time of traditional chargers.

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 11:20 am
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Singapore’s iMotion launches Kickstarter for motion-sensing game controller with haptic feedback

This article was originally posted on Games in Asia, our new sister site that’s dedicated to bringing you all the best in Asia games a...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Pakistani ecommerce startup Kickstarter campaign for handcrafted shoes

Artisanal shoes, anyone? Pakistani startup takes to Kickstarter

A group of Pakistani entrepreneurs is taking to Kickstarter today to turn their startup idea into a fashion brand.

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 1:27 pm
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Pirate3D Buccaneer 3D printer

Refunds for Pirate3D backers mistakenly ‘delayed’ by two years, sparking complaints

Some of them were told that they would be getting their money as late as 2017 instead.

  • September 13, 2014
  • at 3:25 pm
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Look out Oculus Rift, China’s rival virtual reality headset goes on sale next month

ANTVR was clearly designed for Asian faces with flatter noses. I could see the bottom edge of the screen, and I noticed some distortion in t...

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 11:32 am
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This startup turns your Android phone into a fully programmable robot

Hippo-ADK plugs into a user’s Android phone, allowing it to utilize the phone’s proximity sensor, gyroscope, Bluetooth, camera, and othe...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 5:15 pm
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Another clever Japanese invention: Splash-proof soy sauce ‘foam’ is now on Kickstarter

With global ambitions, Kyoto Soy Foam skipped on Japanese crowdfunding sites and opted for a Kickstarter campaign.

  • July 29, 2014
  • at 11:18 am
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A digital frame that displays custom fine art is killing it on Kickstarter

Framed is more than a high-end digital art frame - it’s the vehicle for an online digital artwork marketplace.

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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QuitBit is a smart lighter that helped its founder quit smoking, and it’s proving popular in Singapore

QuitBit is a smart lighter that quantifies how much you've been smoking with an LCD display.

  • June 11, 2014
  • at 6:25 pm
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Vigo, human alertness gauge hits Kickstarter

Fresh out of China’s HAXLR8R, the Vigo human alertness gauge hits Kickstarter

One of the hardware startups that graduated from the most recent HAXLR8R incubator has taken to Kickstarter with its creation. The gadget is...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 9:37 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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