Posts Tagged: startups


BITCOIN-PHILIPPINES

2 Philippine daily deal sites to accept Bitcoin payments via Coins.ph

Coins.ph launched in the Philippines last year offering a Bitcoin trading platform in the country. Following this, it is now set to provide ...

  • March 20, 2014
  • at 8:09 pm
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Crowdfunded in China: cheap 3D printers, smart thermometers, and glucometers for your phone

All of the projects in this month’s edition of Crowdfunded in China come courtesy of Demohour, the country’s leading tech-focuse...

  • March 20, 2014
  • at 4:31 pm
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IbiboGroup acquires bus-tracking Indian startup YourBus to strengthen position in India’s online travel industry

India’s ibiboGroup has acquired bus tracking and analytics startup YourBus for an undisclosed amount, according to a statement by ...

  • March 20, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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YogaTrail

Meet YogaTrail, a TripAdvisor for yoga lovers

Although there’s no exact number for how many people practice yoga around the world, we know for a fact that in recent years yoga has bec...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Tencent invests in a mobile commerce site for low-income feature phone owners

Chinese mobile commerce retailer Maimaibao announced it received an undisclosed amount of funding led by Tencent and followed by MediaTek ...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Philippines’ classified ads site Sulit rebrands to OLX

Philippine classified ads leader Sulit officially announced today that it has rebranded to OLX, moving from the Sulit.com.ph URL to OLX.ph. ...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 10:04 am
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Nitrous.IO raises $6.7 million to unchain programmers from their laptops

Nitrous.IO, a Singapore and Silicon Valley-based startup that wants to eliminate the hassle of setting up a computer for programming, has ra...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 12:00 am
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What really goes on at 500 Startups, as told by Builk founder Patai Padungtin

500 Startups is one of world’s top accelerators. Being part of a batch doesn’t only open many doors for startups, it also teaches founde...

  • March 18, 2014
  • at 3:10 pm
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6 interesting startups from Echelon’s Philippines satellite

The Echelon 2014 Philippines Satellite event took place this weekend at Meridian International College in Taguig City where it showcased 11 ...

  • March 18, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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Raised in a nasty Los Angeles ghetto, this founder now runs a fast growing tech startup

It’s an understatement to say “life is tough” when you grew up in the only Chinese family in a Los Angeles ghetto, with drug dealers, ...

  • March 20, 2014
  • at 5:12 pm
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14 Hong Kong fashion shopping sites

14 online fashion stores, from cheap to couture, for Hong Kong shoppers

Hong Kong is known for its shopping and for being a hip and fun place – yet it’s still surprising just how mant diverse and awes...

  • March 20, 2014
  • at 3:05 pm
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4 property marketplaces to watch out for in the Philippines

Since 2013, continuous growth in the Philippines’ property sector has been recognized by different institutions such as the World Bank and...

  • March 20, 2014
  • at 10:07 am
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A tech startup ecosystem in paradise

Andrea is the CEO and co-founder of Mailbird, an email tech startup based in Bali. She is half American and half Filipino, but having lived ...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Waygo app

After scanning 1 million Chinese phrases last year, visual translator app Waygo adds support for Japanese

Waygo, the visual translator app that impressed us back in 2012, has undergone a major update so that it supports scanning and converting Ja...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 11:27 am
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Dating app Paktor raises $500,000, says it’s number one in parts of Asia

Paktor, a Singapore-founded dating app, has raised a US$500,000 pre-Series A round that values it at US$6.5 million. Participants include a ...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 8:00 am
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OKCoin, now China’s largest Bitcoin exchange, gets $10 million investment

Contrary to popular belief, Bitcoin is not dead in China. Chinese Cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin announced today it closed a US$10 million...

  • March 18, 2014
  • at 4:06 pm
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First ever Startup Weekend Tokyo for Women yields one very cool winner

While many Japanese ladies enjoyed White Day – a counterpart to Valentine’s Day – last Friday, a number of Japanese women eage...

  • March 18, 2014
  • at 9:59 am
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HalalTrip wants to be every Muslim’s handy travel guide

Launched in December, HalalTrip will sell three travel services to Muslims online: the booking of flight tickets, hotels, and tour packages ...

  • March 17, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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