Posts Tagged: Taiwan


cubie messenger

Now With 8 Million Users, Cutesy Messaging App Cubie Adds Easy Mobile Payments Via Your Phone Bill

We know that cutesy sticker/emoticon packs are critical to the success of messaging apps in Asia – and they’re also a great way to m...

  • June 14, 2013
  • at 4:55 pm
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Waygo is most promising startup; roundup of startup pitches at Echelon 2013

Aligned to the vision of being a regional event, this year’s Echelon traveled to over 10 countries and saw over 300 submissions from t...

  • June 6, 2013
  • at 9:54 am
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An inside look at Rakuten’s expansion and investment plans for wider Asia

Things are looking up for the region’s e-commerce scene with a recent spate of activities involving the 3 Rs — Rocket Internet, ...

  • May 28, 2013
  • at 3:05 pm
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Line Hits 16 Million Users in Taiwan

In a 36kr interview with Frank (no last name was provided) who is in charge of Line expansion into the Chinese market, we got to learn that ...

  • May 24, 2013
  • at 10:34 pm
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TMI

TMI Invests In 3 Taiwanese Startups: CitieSocial, Driving Curve, and Peeridea

TMI, a Taiwan-based early stage investment firm founded in 2012 by US venture firm WI Harper Group, Kaifu Lee, and ITRI, has just invested i...

  • May 14, 2013
  • at 3:45 pm
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FoodPanda Asia

Rocket Internet’s Asia-Oriented Foodpanda Gobbles Up Over $20 Million in Funding

Rocket Internet’s Asia-based food delivery startup Foodpanda has announced another major round of funding today. The new round is worth mo...

  • May 7, 2013
  • at 5:05 pm
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FoodPanda Asia

Foodpanda: Rocket Internet’s Play At Food Delivery in Asia

Rocket Internet’s online food delivery website, Foodpanda, was launched last year in April and has since undergone rapid expansion. To...

  • April 22, 2013
  • at 10:39 pm
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Xiaomi Hong Kong Taiwan sales

Xiaomi Sets Date and Prices for Launches in Hong Kong and Taiwan

China’s newcomer phone-maker Xiaomi said a while back that it would make its first ever venture outside mainland China. And now Xiaomi...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 11:20 am
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HotelQuickly brings mobile last minute hotel bookings to Asia

Empty rooms have always been a problem for hotels, especially during off-peak seasons. Besides the lost revenue opportunities, hotel operato...

  • April 18, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
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Uber to expand to Taiwan, China, South Korea, India and New Zealand

  Just months after launching in Singapore, Uber, an online private car hire service, is kickstarting a major push into Asia. Already, ...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 9:15 pm
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evernote

Work in Sync: Evernote Business Launches Across Southeast Asia

Evernote Business, the enterprise-oriented version of the note syncing and online collaboration app, has launched today across much of South...

  • May 29, 2013
  • at 12:15 pm
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Taiwan Web Users Protest SOPA-Like Censorship Legislation with Facebook Rally

When an official from Taiwan’s Intellectual Property Office announced last week that the office plans to amend Taiwan’s copyrigh...

  • May 28, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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HTC One sales 2013

Amid an Exec Brain Drain, HTC Reassures Everyone That 5 Million ‘One’ Phones Sold So Far

Amid a stream of bad news about an executive brain drain at HTC (TPE:2498), the Taiwanese phone-maker has said today that it has sold “...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 6:33 pm
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With 1.4 Million Users, Taobao Launches Hong Kong Official Site

E-shopping marketplace Taobao has been aggressively expanding to Hong Kong and Taiwan. With 1.4 million registered users already in Hong Kon...

  • May 10, 2013
  • at 5:15 pm
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Apple China sales 2013

Apple: “Best Quarter Ever” in China with $8.8 Billion Revenue

“We had our best quarter ever in China,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook earlier today. In its post-earnings conference call for Q2 of fiscal 20...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 11:40 am
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WeChat Officially Steps Foot Into Singapore Market with First TV Commercial [VIDEO]

Tencent’s social messaging application WeChat has announced today that its expansion plans have officially traveled down south to the shor...

  • April 22, 2013
  • at 4:44 pm
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Amazon Appstore Asia countries

No Amazon Appstore for Indonesia and China – Here’s the Full List for Asia

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced yesterday the expansion of its Android Appstore to “nearly 200 countries” but didn’t specify the full l...

  • April 18, 2013
  • at 10:37 am
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5945

Do You Suck at DIY? You Need Taiwan’s Leading Home Repairs Marketplace

5945 is Taiwan’s up and coming online home repairs marketplace startup. The model is similar to America’s Redbeacon, which was a...

  • April 15, 2013
  • at 9:01 am
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