Posts Tagged: startups

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This startup buys old shipping containers and turns them into urban hydroponic farms

The shipping containers are renovated to house an automated hydroponic farm with 1,600 heads of lettuce, celery, and other leafy greens for ...

  • September 8, 2014
  • at 12:02 pm
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36 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • September 7, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Smove catches $1.1M in funding to expand its fleet of short-term rental cars

The Singapore-based startup aims to expand its fleet of vehicles from 17 to 100 by this time next year.

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 5:12 pm
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Taiwan’s Airsig nabs $2M in funding from Foxconn

The Taipei-based startup developed an algorithm that lets smartphone owners unlock their home screens and open up apps by waving their devic...

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 11:42 am
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Indonesia’s humor site MalesBanget gets investment from Rebright Partners and 500 Startups

Hopefully MBDC Media’s flagship product, the humor site MalesBanget, gets funnier after this.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 5:28 pm
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GrabTaxi Philippines warns passengers of 3 common taxi scams (Infographic)

Let’s not end up on the news, guys.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Social wealth management startup 8 Securities builds trust in Japan, sets eyes on China (#StartupAsia Arena)

8 Securities took the stage at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014 to pitch in the Startup Arena competition.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 3:48 pm
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ORA challenges Google Glass with a different take on wearables

Here's another take on a head-mounted computer, targeted at businesses.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Is your Singapore startup making a killing? Here’re some tips on dividends

Some important pointers for Singapore company owners on when and how to pay dividends.

  • September 8, 2014
  • at 1:14 pm
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Apple’s iWatch is just the icing: $502M invested in wearables this year

Apple's entry into this space heats up wearables by several degrees, and we could see another rush of investments.

  • September 8, 2014
  • at 11:19 am
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CatchChat: China's coolest new messaging app changes the game with selfies

Forget WeChat: China’s coolest new messaging app changes the game with selfies

The strength of China’s web giants and the diversity of its startups usually means that no one service dominates to the extent that, s...

  • September 6, 2014
  • at 10:59 am
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Want to party on a boat? This Airbnb for boats and yachts is your best bet

Renters can choose from options such as a luxury motor yacht in Sydney to a submarine in Bali.

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 2:40 pm
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Can a fitness tracker which rewards users solve the problem of wearable tech?

Tupelo's mymo, a new wearable tech device that launched in India yesterday, lets users cash in steps for rewards like mobile talk time, groc...

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 6:35 pm
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Capy replaces Captcha gibberish with puzzles that any human can solve – but computers can’t (#StartupAsia Arena)

Capy took the stage at Startup Arena Tokyo to pitch its safer, easier version of Captcha.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 4:36 pm
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Kaizen lets you crowdsource growth-hack solutions (#StartupAsia Arena)

With simultaneous A/B testing, Kaizen crowdsources solutions to optimizing conversion rates.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 4:29 pm
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Taizo Son: “We are at the start of a new paradigm shift in technology, to the Internet of Things” (#StartupAsia)

Son believes that the Internet of Things is the next big revolution following the smartphone.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 1:14 pm
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Indonesian startup challenges Slack with new team collaboration app

It’s quite common nowadays to see companies made up largely of remote workers (Tech in Asia does it!). When that happens, you better have ...

  • September 3, 2014
  • at 6:03 pm
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