Posts Tagged: Southeast Asia



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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Rocket Internet’s fashion e-stores Zalora and The Iconic get $112 million in funding

Two of Rocket Internet’s biggest e-commerce companies, Zalora and The Iconic, are getting a massive $112 million investment led by ...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 9:04 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
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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
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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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Philippine incubator Ideaspace calls for aspiring startups across Southeast Asia

Early this year Philippine incubator Ideaspace Foundation provided 10 tech startups with a six-month incubation period and awarded them with...

  • December 5, 2013
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How ready is Southeast Asia for online payments?

Co-authored by Peter Nguyen. Both Hoang and Peter are analysts at Solidiance, the Asia-focused growth strategy and B2B marketing consultancy...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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