Posts Tagged: M&A


Yahoo acquires one-year-old Bangalore startup Bookpad

Bookpad, a one-year-old startup founded by three engineers from IIT Guwahati, is Yahoo's first Indian tech startup acquisition.

  • September 22, 2014
  • at 1:01 pm
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Here’s an indicator of just how immature the Indian startup ecosystem is compared to Israel

Here's hard data that shows just how skewed is the mismatch between investments and exits in India's young tech startup ecosystem.

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 11:19 am
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Singapore’s Fisheye Analytics to be acquired by subsidiary of WPP, a $16 billion marketing giant

Fisheye Analytics, a Singapore startup that conducts social media intelligence for businesses and government agencies in Europe, the Middle ...

  • December 17, 2013
  • at 4:13 pm
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Singapore’s YFind acquired by Silicon Valley wifi company Ruckus Wireless

YFind, a Singapore company developing an indoor positioning system, has been acquired by Ruckus Wireless, a Silicon Valley based supplier of...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 9:44 pm
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SingTel acquires 35.5% stake in TheMobileGamer for USD 1.5M

SingTel announced today that it has acquired a 35.5% stake in Singapore-based TheMobileGamer (TMG), a startup that aggregates, distributes, ...

  • September 25, 2012
  • at 7:10 pm
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SingTel acquires New York’s smart photo aggregator app Pixable for USD26.5M

The acquisition of Pixable marks SingTel's continued push into the digital space.

  • September 20, 2012
  • at 1:04 pm
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Chinese media provider Linktone acquires Indonesian online news portal Okezone

Linktone, a Chinese media and entertainment provider, has recently acquired, a Bahasa Indonesian online portal targeted at deliv...

  • July 10, 2012
  • at 10:51 am
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Singapore’s Wego invests in Indonesian travel site Valadoo

Wego, a travel metasearch company focused on the Asia-Pacific, announced yesterday that it has invested in Valadoo, an Indonesia-based soci...

  • May 29, 2012
  • at 8:04 am
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SingTel continues shopping spree, acquires HungryGoWhere for US$9.4M

The site, which was started in 2007, has become the most popular food website in Singapore.

  • May 22, 2012
  • at 6:18 pm
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Cheatsheet of startup acquisitions in Southeast Asia

Here's a quick guide to the past exits that have happened in the region.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Two of India’s biggest ecommerce giants, Flipkart and Myntra, complete merger (CONFIRMED)

The two will keep operating as separate entities. Flipkart is probably the biggest general marketplace in India, while Myntra is the biggest...

  • May 20, 2014
  • at 5:22 pm
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Patrick Grove’s iBuy to acquire 3 daily deals sites, IPO in Australia

Malaysia and Singapore-based entrepreneur Patrick Grove is on a shopping spree where he will acquire a number of flash sales businesses in H...

  • December 7, 2013
  • at 1:31 pm
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Singapore social, mobile agency Techsailor acquired by India’s To The New

Techsailor, a Singapore-based company offering social, location and mobile media services, has been been acquired by To The New, a digital s...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 2:44 pm
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Cheatsheet of SingTel acquisitions

Motivated by a need to transform itself into a multimedia and IT company, the SingTel acquisitions are a means to acquire innovative mobile ...

  • September 20, 2012
  • at 2:32 pm
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SingTel’s Optus acquires Australian food review site Eatability for US$6.2M

Optus, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SingTel, announced in a statement today that it has acquired Australian food review site Eatability for ...

  • July 26, 2012
  • at 6:45 pm
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Overview of venture capitalist industry in South Korea

While the number of venture capital deals has been skyrocketing in South Korea since 2008, acquisitions of startups are still few and far be...

  • July 2, 2012
  • at 12:03 pm
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Startup events helped HungryGoWhere secure the SingTel acquisition

Officially, SingTel‘s acquisition of HungryGoWhere for US$9.4M, Singapore’s number one food portal, was a few months in the mak...

  • May 28, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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SingTel purchases Silicon Valley’s AdJitsu, the 3D mobile ad business unit of Cooliris

[a•mo•bee] Acquires Adjitsu – 3D Mobile Ads from Amobee on Vimeo. Amobee, a US-based digital advertising company owned by SingTel,...

  • May 8, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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