Posts Tagged: startups



This startup could be a lifesaver when you’re seeking credible statistics

Type a search term and Graph instantly generates - you guessed it - a graph with selectable timeframes and parameters.

  • June 17, 2014
  • at 10:44 pm
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China Xiaozhu site like Airbnb

China’s budget-minded Airbnb clone gets $15 million in funding

One of China’s top Airbnb-like sites, Xiaozhu, has secured US$15 million in series B funding to help it grow. It comes nearly 18 months af...

  • June 17, 2014
  • at 7:12 pm
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5 arguments for foreign startups in China to register in Hong Kong

Besides a joint venture, other options include the Cayman Islands, Singapore, and other tax havens, but all have larger barriers to entry.

  • June 17, 2014
  • at 4:38 pm
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‘Uber for logistics’ is already happening in Asia, and Uber is getting left behind.

Over the past two years, investors and entrepreneurs have demonstrated a renewed interest in logistics, both in the west and in Asia. Amazon...

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 5:31 pm
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Japan’s CyberAgent Ventures goes big with new $50M fund for Asian startups

CyberAgent Ventures announces $50 million fund for seed and early stage funding.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 2:34 pm
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Despite money in the bank and 500 Startups funding, Vietnam

500 Startups-funded Vietnamese mobile app developer Greengar shuts down to pursue new projects

In a surprise move, one of Vietnam’s most promising mobile app startups revealed that it will close down.

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 5:25 pm
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Freshdesk becomes first Indian startup to get Google Capital backing with $31M series D funding

Helpdesk software company Freshdesk – an Indian startup that quickly scaled up to rub shoulders with the global leaders in its domain – ...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 9:41 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 Hong Kong startup is betting on stackable cubes as the future of the family photo album

For young, single men like this writer, managing photos and media is a cinch. The few photos I take on my iPhone are easily imported over to...

  • June 17, 2014
  • at 8:56 pm
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Buying and selling designer clothing just became a whole lot easier with this startup

Buying and selling designer clothing just became a whole lot easier with this startup

The idea for Style Tribute was born from Crespin’s passion for vintage and unique designer pieces.

  • June 17, 2014
  • at 6:23 pm
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After almost pitching for the MLB, this entrepreneur founded Japan’s biggest amateur baseball league

Gigathlete CEO Shingo Ogaki went from pitching in the US Minor League to founding a sports-based startup in his native Japan.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 10:38 pm
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China, smart body scales maker Picooc gets funding

China’s Picooc, maker of smart body scales, gets $21 million in funding

China-based health-tracking gadget maker Picooc, best known for its smart body scales, has raised US$21 million.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 4:50 pm
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26 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • June 15, 2014
  • at 7:40 pm
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China Yongche

China’s top limo app set to expand overseas, wants to challenge Uber in the US

App-connected limo service Uber is about to meet a surprising new rival on its home turf. Chinese startup Yongche is set to launch in San Fr...

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 4:25 pm
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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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