Posts Tagged: malaysia


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Japanese video-editing app Moso is now gone, but Piktochart and Payroll Hero are thriving [Startup Asia Preview]

This article is part of our coverage of 2012 Startup Arena participants. We’ve been tracking their progress since they pitched at last yea...

  • November 1, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Plateculture founders: the concept might be feminine but we’re a very masculine startup

Malaysia-based startup PlateCulture is an Airbnb for food. It allows users to eat home-cooked meals from someone’s home. The concept is as...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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Malaysian financial comparison startup iMoney raises $2 million

iMoney, a free online personal finance platform that helps users make comparisons between loans, credit cars, and other banking services, to...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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India’s Komli Media raises $30 million to grow its Asian online ad market

Today Mumbai-based digital media and ad platform Komli Media has announced that the company has raised a round of funding from its new inves...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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Malaysia’ Piktochart is a doozy and open for funding next year

This article is part of our coverage of 2012 Startup Arena participants. We’ve been tracking their progress since they pitched at last...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 4:17 pm
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Check out the Asian nations that get iPhone 5S and 5C launches on October 25 and November 1

Check out the Asian nations that get iPhone 5S and 5C launches on October 25 and November 1

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has just confirmed its next wave of iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C launches around the world. Friday, October 25 will see 25 co...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 9:06 pm
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Taxi booking app GrabTaxi now available in Singapore

GrabTaxi, a fast-expanding taxi app that’s serving users in Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand, is now available in Singapore on iOS ...

  • October 8, 2013
  • at 6:11 pm
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60% of mobile internet users in Southeast Asia are men

Most of the mobile internet users in Southeast Asia are those who recently started their career, are educated, and have high spending power....

  • October 7, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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HipVan’s investors include celebrity Jade Seah and new VC Silicon Straits

Design-oriented e-commerce startup HipVan has just confirmed its list of investors including Singaporean celebrity Jade Seah, well-known loc...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 9:13 pm
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500 Durians could make Southeast Asia cool for Silicon Valley VCs [Startup Asia preview]

Southeast Asia has been ignored for far too long by Western VCs. Usually, when one mentions Asia in startup circles, China usually gets brou...

  • October 31, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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Malaysia’s Ninetology now sells smartphones in Indonesia with Agnes Monica boost

While Ninetology’s smartphones look quite fashionable, the biggest appeal for me is how Indonesian celebrity Agnes Monica is not only the ...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 4:58 pm
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New concert ticketing app GigOut is up all night to get lucky

New concert ticketing app GigOut is up all night to get lucky

Music lovers and concert goers across Asia have a new app in the form of GigOut. Made by a Singaporean startup, GigOut’s iPhone app ag...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Uber hits yet another Asian city, launches today in Kuala Lumpur

Uber, the app-connected limo booking service, is rolling out into its sixth Asian city today (or the eighth if you include Australia). Uber&...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 2:48 pm
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Kickass slideshows about Southeast Asia’s web and mobile landscape

Who doesn’t like a great, easy-to-digest slideshow? While reading a long article can test a reader’s patience, a well-made slide...

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 10:02 am
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Dating app Paktor chats up Southeast Asia

Dating apps are gaining ground in Asia, but not many of them are homegrown. Singapore-based startup Paktor has arrived to fill the gap. Only...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Don’t eat at a restaurant, use PlateCulture and eat at someone’s house

Instead of going to a restaurant to eat, use PlateCulture to fine dine with a local chef. It's like an Airbnb for home-cooked food.

  • October 8, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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SEA Citizen brings latest fashion to Malaysia and Singapore, overcomes seasonal delay

Singaporean and Malaysian fashionistas can now get their hands on the latest trends from Europe and America earlier than ever with the help ...

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Huawei is quietly taking over the world, minus the US

Fed up with the US government’s allegations that its technology could be used for espionage, a vice president from Chinese telecommuni...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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