Posts Tagged: startups



Indian adtech firm Vizury to push harder into China with $16M series C funding under its belt

Bangalore-based ad retargeting company Vizury Interactive Solutions has raised $16 million in series C funding. Intel Capital, the global ch...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 5:48 pm
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Meet Hope Technik, Singapore’s engineering commandos

Out of sight but not out of mind, Hope Technik is an exciting Singapore company that's solving problems in space flight, robotics, and logis...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 1:01 pm
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Beacon-In startup

Banking on iBeacon, this new startup helps businesses send alerts to passersby

Apple's iBeacon tech is largely untested and its realistic potential is unknown, but that’s not stopping a number of startups from trying...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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Gong Haiyan: plain jane factory worker to founder of China’s biggest dating site

Gong is one of the most celebrated female tech entrepreneurs in China, having successfully founded Jiayuan, China’s answer to Match.com.

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou raises $10 million

India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou raises $10 million

India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou has raised $10 million in funding from new and existing investors.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 9:30 pm
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Here are the 4 graduate startups from Indosat’s first ever Ideabox

Telcos in Indonesia are starting to support the tech startup ecosystem, and that’s great. The recent one unveiling its progress is Indosat...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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5 hacks every startup founder should know when recruiting key people

Now your startup can afford some expertise (well, almost) and you're looking to hire someone who’s been there, done that.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 10:28 am
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Cab booking app GrabTaxi now available in Indonesia

Following its recent US$15 million-series B funding led by GGV Capital, GrabTaxi, the fast-expanding taxi hailing app that’s serving users...

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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A dating app for calling total strangers in your area? That's a real thing in China

A dating app for calling total strangers in your area? It’s real in China, and it just got $15 million in funding

This is the most bizarre twist that we’ve seen on a dating app all year. Bilin, a Chinese app that lets you call and chat with total stran...

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 4:33 pm
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Berrybenka targets Muslim women in Indonesia, launches Hijabenka

Hijabenka has actually been operational since April. Within its short lifespan, the website already has accumulated over 1,000 products from...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Viber has at least 100M ‘concurrent online users’ at any point in time

Viber trials WhatsApp and WeChat, but is ahead of KakaoTalk. No word on Rakuten integration yet.

  • June 11, 2014
  • at 12:29 pm
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This Chinese app puts Whisper in the workplace, helping white-collar workers dish the dirt

Anonymous social apps like Whisper and Secret have blown up in the US lately, attracting media attention for their risque content and foami...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 6:59 pm
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A/B testing startup Splitforce raises seed round, relocates from Beijing to New York

Auto-optimization uses a 'bandit algorithm' that lets Splitforce show which factors in the experiment are performing better and choose them ...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 2:44 pm
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A look inside Zhihu, China’s answer to Quora

Launched in January 2011, the team of around 70 is quickly outgrowing its office space in Beijing's student district. Tech in Asia stopped b...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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FoodPanda Asia

Foodpanda continues Asian expansion, brings online food delivery service to the Philippines

FoodPanda adds Philippines to the slate of Asian countries it has gone into.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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asian startups weekly list

36 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • June 8, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Philippine incubator Ideaspace reveals the 10 winners of its 2014 national startup competition

Philippine incubator Ideaspace Foundation announced the 10 winners of its second national startup competition yesterday.

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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35 million active users strong, China’s Pinterest look-alike raises US$200 million funding

Goldman Sachs' Magnolia Fund led the investment followed by Zhixin Capital, Qiming Ventures, IDG, and Banyan Fund.

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 3:32 pm
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