Posts Tagged: startups


Zomato makes first ever acquisition to boost its listings of New Zealand restaurants

Zomato makes first ever acquisition to boost listings of New Zealand restaurants

India-based startup Zomato has acquired New Zealand restaurant discovery site MenuMania for an undisclosed sum.

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 12:50 pm
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Pocket PlayLab acquires Anino Games

After being rescued by Rovio, Juice Cubes developer Pocket PlayLab acquires Philippine gaming startup

In a big deal for two Southeast Asia gaming startups, Thailand-based Pocket PlayLab today revealed that it’s acquiring Philippines-based A...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 10:16 am
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China startup Meitu makes Pomelo photo app

With new Pomelo photo app, successful Chinese startup goes after a global audience

You've already got over 200 million downloads and 10 million active users in China. What to do next? This Chinese startup is now trying to e...

  • June 30, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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Guitarists can play with pedals before buying them with the help of this Japanese startup

PedalForge is a site for musicians to virtually test guitar pedals that also recommends the best price for buying them new or used.

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 9:22 pm
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Two brothers take aim at Singapore’s online grocery industry with high quality food delivered to doorsteps

Looking to scratch that entrepreneurial itch, today the brothers are back in the game again - this time in the online groceries industry wit...

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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React Messenger, the selfie messaging app, takes off in Indonesia

React Messenger has really taken off in Asia. The LA-based startup is today rolling out React Messenger (which is iOS-only) in a new market ...

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 4:57 pm
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Is this Japan-India collaboration the strongest Twitter tracking service?

Unfollowers, created by brothers Tushar and Rishabh Mahajan has become a very popular service for tracking Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram ...

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Fliplingo translates tweets

After lengthy beta and now with seed funding, Fliplingo launches Twitter translation service

After months of beta testing, today Fliplingo goes live to the public with its human-powered Twitter translation service.

  • June 26, 2014
  • at 11:00 pm
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What Singapore entrepreneurs can learn from Israel

Israeli startups are more ambitious and original. Here's how Singapore companies can catch up.

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 8:31 pm
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Indian big data innovator Mu Sigma acquires Singaporean social media analyzer Webfluenz

Big data analytics innovator Mu Sigma, based in Chicago and Bangalore, has acquired the Singapore-based social media analytics firm Webflu...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 11:13 am
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Japanese big data startup could be worth $200M – here’s why the founder won’t sell

Preferred Infrastructure, is a Japanese SaaS company focused on big data and natural language processing. The bootstrapped firm could be wor...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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asian startups weekly list

17 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • June 29, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Pakistan startup Flashcall ready to mobilize the power of missed calls

Pakistan startup Flashcall ready to mobilize the power of the missed call phenomenon

Deliberate missed calls are a curious phenomenon particular to several developing nations in Asia as well as across Africa.

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 6:05 pm
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This Japanese startup has 14 million reasons why the business card isn’t dead

Sansan isn’t attempting to replace the business card - it is simply bringing the 400-year-old paper rectangles up to speed with our digita...

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Japanese startup receives $5M to increase Twitcasting in the US and Brazil

Twitcasting now has 6.5 million global users - but only 20 percent are outside of Asia.

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Here’s how this online higher education portal slowly but steadily conquered 27 countries globally

A hunger for success made this team work harder, faster, and leaner, with spectacular results.

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Pakistan’s Zameen

Pakistan’s Zameen braces for growing competition from every startup’s nemesis: Rocket Internet

In the online property listings niche, Zameen started early, founded by British-Pakistani entrepreneur brothers Zeeshan Ali Khan and Imran A...

  • June 26, 2014
  • at 12:55 pm
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MyMusicTaste

Inspired by crowdfunding craze, MyMusicTaste wants fans to decide where concerts take place

Could the collective voice of a nation’s music fans, amplified by the internet, persuade a musician or band to fly halfway around the worl...

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 7:59 pm
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