Posts Tagged: Southeast Asia


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Rocket Internet’s car classifieds startup Carmudi nets $10 million in funding to grow in Asia

Carmudi, the car classifieds site headed up by self-proclaimed incubator Rocket Internet, just closed a $10 million funding round led by Ten...

  • April 22, 2014
  • at 6:55 pm
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How’s Southeast Asia performing in the internet speed race? (INFOGRAPHIC)

According to a new infographic released by ASEAN DNA, Southeast Asia’s average internet speed is currently 12.4 Mbps.

  • April 21, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Uber rides into Bangkok as it transforms into the Starbucks of transportation in Asia

Yesterday Uber officially launched in Bangkok, following its soft launch in the capital at the end of February. The rollout marks Uber’s 1...

  • April 10, 2014
  • at 11:48 am
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Qoo10 founder once worked in the middle of the desert – and he hated it

Internet-savvy shoppers in Singapore have all heard of Qoo10, an oddly-named and visually-cluttered platform where merchants can sell anythi...

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 8:35 pm
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CyberAgent Ventures to hold Southeast Asia’s startup matchmaking event in Indonesia

The Indonesian chapter is open to tech startups across Southeast Asia that are looking to raise more than $1 million in funding.

  • March 17, 2014
  • at 11:04 am
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Rocket Internet-backed Foodpanda gets $20 million in fresh funding delivered to its doorstep

Foodpanda, the Rocket Internet-backed meal delivery service, just received a $20 million investment from several firms including Phenomen Ve...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 7:31 pm
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Rocket Internet’s price comparison site directed 1 million users to Southeast Asia’s online shops

Of the millions of Southeast Asian consumers visiting Rocket Internet’s price comparison site PricePanda, one million of them were alread...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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All you need to know about the world’s 2.5 billion web users (SLIDESHOW)

Let’s start the new year by looking at the big picture – at the world’s wired citizens and what they’re doing on the...

  • January 9, 2014
  • at 12:46 pm
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Cute couples app Between gears up for Southeast Asia as it reaches 5 million downloads

Good things come in pairs, and couples app Between today announced that it has reached 5 million downloads worldwide, marking a 150 percent ...

  • December 20, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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5 ecommerce milestones to look out for in Southeast Asia (Startup Asia preview)

In 2014, consumer spending in ecommerce will hit $525 billion in Asia – half of the global total. As ecommerce continues to be a top inves...

  • April 22, 2014
  • at 1:58 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.

  • April 11, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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As undersea internet cables get repaired, web speeds in Asia mostly back to normal

Internet users in Asia were suffering sluggish speeds following breaks in two sea cables of the Asia Pacific Cable Network (APCN) that were ...

  • April 7, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Here’s an opportunity map by country for startups in Southeast Asia

Mittal is a senior manager of business development at SingTel-SoftBank InnoVentures. A few weeks ago I put together a high-level Internet op...

  • March 17, 2014
  • at 2:01 pm
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SoftBank invests in Thailand’s Ini3, marking the second investment in Southeast Asia

One of Thailand’s main online game operators Ini3 Digital announced today that SoftBank Ventures Korea, a venture capital arm of SoftBank ...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 12:39 pm
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PricePanda gets $3 million funding for further expansion in Southeast Asia

Rocket Internet’s price comparison platform PricePanda announced today it secured $3 million funding from Tengelmann Group and other e...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 1:15 pm
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Southeast Asia startup investments 2013: It’s all about e-commerce, fashion, and women

As the candle snuffed out on 2013, deals were still being announced even just before the arrival of Christmas. While it has been a busy year...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 1:08 pm
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The state of 4G in Southeast Asia

GSMA predicts that by the end of 2017, there will be close to 500 live LTE networks across 128 countries worldwide. Right now, territories i...

  • December 25, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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With Ensogo founders’ backing, Thai startup WhatsNew aims to outdo Rocket Internet

Have you heard of Quidsi? The name might not be too familiar, but it might ring a bell when I say it’s an American company that owns and o...

  • December 16, 2013
  • at 6:10 pm
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