Posts Tagged: startups


grabtaxi

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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6 tactics Zalora is using to beat the fashion ecommerce competition

With these six strategies, Zalora hopes to fend off its many rivals in the fashion ecommerce space.

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 2:40 pm
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Consumer rewards service ZAP secures $850,000 funding, set to expand across Southeast Asia in 2015

Philippines-based consumer rewards startup ZAP has secured US$850,000 in funding.

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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This 7-year old girl created an app to help parents spend more quality time with their kids

She wants to help other children to increase their own family time.

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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Zapya file transfer app

Zapya file transfer app gets major series B funding from IDG to expand globally

The Chinese makers of file transfer app Zapya have secured US$20 million in series B funding from IDG to help grow the business both in Chin...

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 2:45 pm
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Domestic helper marketplace Cabara gets $50,000 seed funding, preps Middle East expansion

Is there demand for an online marketplace for domestic helpers in Indonesia? Cabara thinks so. The team has received a fresh US$50,000 of se...

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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2C2P

Southeast Asia’s Paypal gets another round of funding from GMO Global Payment Fund

2C2P, a Bangkok-based online payment processing company, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from GMO Global Payment Fund, a sister...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Filipinos living overseas now have a more convenient way to pay for their families’ education back home

PhilSmile taps on a potentially-huge market - overseas Filipino workers - for an educational payment system.

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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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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A menstruation app that’s not just for ladies – China’s Dayima nets $30 million in funding

Menstruation-tracking apps might not seem like like a goldmine waiting to be unearthed, but in China, investors are hedging their bets on th...

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 1:24 pm
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PPZuche and iCarsClub

Car sharing startup iCarsClub raises $10 million to accelerate roll-out in Singapore and China

Car sharing app iCarsClub has secured $10 million in series A funding, the startup revealed today. The startup also operates in China as PPZ...

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 11:55 am
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Japanese 3D printing service receives $2 million to boost its online creators’ marketplace

Japanese 3D printing service Kabuku has announced $2 million in series A funding led by CyberAgent Ventures.

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Here are 5 startups to watch from Movida Japan’s 5th Demo Day

Movida Japan, the startup accelerator founded by Taizo Son, gave its fifth graduating class of startups the stage at a Demo Day event in Tok...

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Evernote adds a new way for people in Indonesia to pay for premium

Evernote users in Indonesia now have an additional payment method if they wish to purchase Evernote Premium. In a surprise partnership, Ever...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 6:05 pm
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toutiao

The simple news reader app that’s taking China by storm just netted $100 million funding from Sequoia Capital

The news aggregator launched in August 2012 and now has more than 90 million registered users.

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 12:58 pm
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New bill in the Philippines aims to exempt startups from taxes for two years

Senator Bam Aquino has filed a measure to exempt startups from taxes for their first two years of operations.

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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