Posts Tagged: startups


2C2P Myanmar

2C2P launches Burma’s first mobile point-of-sale payments in hotels

It seems like 2014 will be a big year for a Singapore-based payment solutions provider 2C2P. Following its US$2 million series B funding, 2...

  • February 19, 2014
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kaikeba uniquedu

Chinese Coursera-style education portal scores $16.5 million funding

Uniquedu, the maker of China’s Coursera-style online education portal Kaikeba, secured RMB 100 million (US$16.5 million) in series A ...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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Mig33 acquires Alivenotdead, a site started by Rotten Tomatoes founders

Mig33, a mobile social networking platform headquartered in Singapore, has today announced its acquisition of Alivenotdead.com, a site which...

  • February 19, 2014
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AIS startup 2014

Thai telco launches 3rd round of ‘AIS The Startup’ incubator program

If you follow the startup ecosystem in Thailand, you must have heard of Noonswoon and Chatterbox. They are not only well known in Thailand, ...

  • February 18, 2014
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Freebie offers you 2 minutes of free calls in exchange for listening to ads

With a population of 66 million, Thailand has 90 million mobile subscriptions, which means its mobile penetration rate exceeds its populatio...

  • February 18, 2014
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Startups in Asia: change has come, and it’s never going to be the same

Tech entrepreneurship in Asia has undergone a sea change in the past half decade. While Silicon Valley has remained a barometer for the rest...

  • February 18, 2014
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ETCLO wants to make Indonesians more edgy and fashionable

ETCLO plans to launch its own fashion line this year. Users can make online purchases with credit cards and bank transfers.

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 7:11 pm
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Viber minh

Viber was the enigma of the mobile messaging wars. Why did Rakuten buy it for $900 million?

The Wall Street Journal has reported that Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce firm, will purchase Viber, the Cyprus-based mobile messaging star...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 3:34 pm
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housing search bar india

1-year-old Indian startup hires 100 students to make a property search engine

India’s real estate search portal Housing.com would easily be the envy of its rivals or any other established company. This start up...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 11:13 am
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Image recognition startup ViSenze gets $3.5 million from Rakuten Ventures and other new investors

Visuals are now at the forefront of the Internet, with Pinterest, Instagram, and Tumblr becoming popular sites to consume content. Yet searc...

  • February 19, 2014
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Singapore’s satirical news site loves trolling legit media, gets 1 million page-views every month

New Nation: If we do write the truth, it is purely coincidental.

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 9:28 am
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Japan’s Smart Education raises $5.4 million to take kids e-learning apps global

Japan’s Smart Education raises $5.4 million to take kids e-learning apps global

Tokyo-based Smart Education, a developer of educational mobile apps for kids, announced yesterday that it has raised 550 million yen ($5.4 m...

  • February 18, 2014
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myntra marketplace

Myntra set to open marketplace for boutique fashion brands in April

Fashion e-store Myntra is set to emulate its Indian rival Flipkart by launching a marketplace for local businesses and boutique brands to se...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 4:45 pm
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Tidy app

Tidy app helps you make good-looking albums to organize your phone’s photos

If you have as many photo apps on your phone as I have, juggling and organizing all those photos can be a bit of a pain. That’s why a ...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 11:08 am
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What happens when data geeks run a fashion label

Business intelligence and data analytics are not words you usually hear uttered at a fashion label. But for Andrew Wolf and Gonçalo Reis, f...

  • February 18, 2014
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asian startups weekly list

21 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • February 16, 2014
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Thailand and Vietnam advisory firms join forces to solve startups’ money issues

Getting funded is an early-stage problem for most startups. That’s why two companies that specialize in connecting the dots when it comes ...

  • February 14, 2014
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Cash Cash Pinoy CEO: We are not a scam

Are travel deals the best way to scam online buyers? Around two years ago, a number of Filipino consumers were victims of daily deal sites...

  • February 13, 2014
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