Posts Tagged: startups


Mobile RTB landscape in China by AppFlood

Adtech firms want to open up Asia’s advertising black box

RTB appeared about 4 years ago and has been a fast growing method led by OpenX, Google, and Yahoo in the west, but the technology has lagged...

  • April 8, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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Lensza wants to revolutionize Indonesia’s overpriced contact lens industry

When you think of purchasing contact lenses, buying them online probably doesn’t strike you. Not because of a lack of online retailers...

  • April 8, 2014
  • at 3:25 pm
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Award winning entrepreneur Kevin Mintaraga now wants to help couples plan their dream wedding

Indonesia’s wedding industry is huge. According to research firm Splendid Insight, weddings in Indonesia are worth US$7 billion in consume...

  • April 7, 2014
  • at 5:40 pm
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What you need to know before building a startup in the Philippines

Like other countries in Southeast Asia, the Philippines’ startup ecosystem is in a growth stage. Tech in Asia earlier revealed how the cou...

  • April 7, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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35 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • April 6, 2014
  • at 6:42 pm
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Thailand is ready for tech acceleration despite the lack of government (Startup Asia preview)

At Startup Asia Singapore 2014, we will be discussing about the landscape of startups in Thailand and trends we can expect in the near futur...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Taiwan’s Chocolabs tests Indonesia market with TV drama streaming app

Chocolabs, a Taiwan-based app developer and part of accelerator AppWorks’ family, announces the launch of its TV drama streaming app calle...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 11:38 am
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Indonesian fashion estore Shopdeca expands to Singapore with funding and acquisition

With this new investment, Shopdeca is expanding to Singapore today with the acquisition of women’s fashion estore Eriin.

  • April 3, 2014
  • at 7:00 am
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China startup China startup Bihang makes Bibao bitcoin wallet app

China’s bitcoin users get a slick new trading and wallet app

Bitcoin enthusiasts in China now have a slick and good-looking bitcoin trading and wallet app. The new app for Android is called Bibao, whic...

  • April 2, 2014
  • at 2:35 pm
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GrabTaxi nets seed funding as transportation apps sweep across Asia

The sharing economy is rearing its head in Asia as transportation startups spread across the continent. While English-language media outlets...

  • April 8, 2014
  • at 4:02 pm
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Thai bookstore Ookbee gets $7 million funding to continue Southeast Asia expansion

Thailand’s Ookbee has received a Series B investment from Tokyo-based venture capital firm Transcosmos Inc.

  • April 8, 2014
  • at 2:08 pm
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Here are the top 7 civic-minded startups at Indonesia’s GIST Startup Boot Camp

The top seven startups were selected to pitch at the demo day in front of the audience and a panel of judges.

  • April 7, 2014
  • at 2:50 pm
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Why a female founder started a company to help women find jobs, and why she quit

Enticed by the adventure and a chance to make a difference, Lu jumped headfirst into entrepreneurship, giving up an opportunity to work a co...

  • April 7, 2014
  • at 10:35 am
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How Bloomberg TV reaches out to Indonesia’s tech startup community

Bloomberg TV Indonesia is an Indonesian version of the US-based international Bloomberg Television. Alongside Mongolia and India, the Indone...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Quench your thirst for fashion with these 9 Indonesian ecommerce sites

If there’s one thing Indonesia is known for other than food, it’s shopping. At first glance it may not seem that conventional, however s...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Netflix of Thailand wants you to stop illegally download movies and start paying for them

Hollywood HD is an online movie streaming platform available only in Thailand. It’s made by the same team as Ploenjit Media Company Limite...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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This Facebook fitness diary transformed itself into a startup, and it just netted $900,000 in seed funding

iFit, a fitness-oriented startup based out of Taiwan, recently announced it received $900,000 in seed funding from Cherubic Ventures, a VC f...

  • April 2, 2014
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Qraved: Jakarta diners spent $1.5 billion on dining out in 2013 (INFOGRAPHIC)

Qraved also estimates that Jakarta diners ate out 380 million times last year, spending a total of US$1.5 billion annually.

  • April 1, 2014
  • at 7:24 pm
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