Posts Tagged: Viki


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$2.8 billion spent on Southeast Asian startup acquisitions since 2008: report

In a report released today by Singapore-based venture capital firm Monk’s Hill Ventures, contributing writer Cheryl Ho claims more than US...

  • August 11, 2014
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How the top tech entrepreneurs in Asia stay productive

How Asia’s top tech entrepreneurs stay productive

It might be worth taking notes on the best practices of the top tech entrepreneurs in Asia when putting together your own work routine.

  • May 21, 2014
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Razmig Hovaghimian: from failed pizza maker to founder of Viki

Razmig Hovaghimian, the co-founder and CEO of Viki who sold his startup to ecommerce giant Rakuten on September 2013, has quite a story to t...

  • April 21, 2014
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International video streaming site Viki joins hands with Baidu

Viki, the fast-growing video streaming site best known for its catalogue of Asian TV shows, today announced it will be partnering with Baidu...

  • December 19, 2013
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Viki founder Razmig Hovaghimian’s winning bet

Some time before Rakuten’s acquisition of Singapore startup Viki for a reported $200 million, founder Razmig Hovaghimian and SingTel I...

  • September 9, 2013
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What Viki’s USD 200M exit means for Singapore’s startup ecosystem

Rakuten’s reported USD 200M acquisition of Singapore and San Francisco based startup Viki is by many accounts positive news. In fact, ...

  • September 2, 2013
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Rakuten acquires streaming video site Viki for reported USD 200M

Japan e-commerce giant Rakuten is set to purchase Viki, a streaming video site based in Singapore, Seoul, and San Francisco. The purchase pr...

  • September 2, 2013
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Viki Video App Comes Pre-Installed on Smartfren Android Devices

International video site Viki announced a partnership with Indonesian telco, handset manufacturer, and internet provider Smartfren a couple ...

  • November 29, 2012
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Viki Teams Up with Axis for Mobile Video in Indonesia

Viki, the social startup that shows videos, music, TV dramas, and music concerts around the world for free has announced that it has partner...

  • September 26, 2012
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Rakuten Ventures managing partner Saemin Ahn: “No one should tell you what your vision is about.”

Rakuten just launched a $100M fund for startups. Here’s why the company is more than just “Japan’s Amazon”

As Alibaba prepares for its IPO and Tencent aggressively pushes its WeChat messenger all over the world, it’s easy for folks in the we...

  • June 30, 2014
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Startup Asia Singapore 2014

Highlights from day 2 morning sessions at Startup Asia Singapore 2014

Summaries of fireside chats with Viki, MyRepublic, Gumi, and Redmart

  • May 8, 2014
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6 awesomely disruptive companies you’ll meet at Startup Asia Singapore

6 awesomely bold companies you’ll meet at Startup Asia Singapore (PREVIEW)

For every Samsung, Amazon, or YouTube, there are dozens of scrappy startups trying to trip up the web giants. It’s a tough task. Each ...

  • March 25, 2014
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Thai telco True invests in 500 Startups, unveils 6 startup finalists

True Corporation yesterday annouced an investment in 500 Startups. The investment sum, although undisclosed, apparently makes True one of t...

  • September 10, 2013
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Why Rakuten acquired Viki, and what it could acquire next

News broke yesterday that Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten acquired Singapore-based video site Viki for a reported $200 million. While peop...

  • September 3, 2013
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Rakuten acquires Viki video site

Rakuten gets even more social, acquires Singapore-based video site Viki

Japan’s e-commerce titan Rakuten (JSD:4755) has acquired the video streaming site Viki, it has been revealed today. Rakuten CEO Hiroshi Mi...

  • September 2, 2013
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Singapore startup ViKi named World Economic Forum technology pioneer

SINGAPORE video-streaming startup Viki.com has clinched the prestigious Technology Pioneer 2014 award by the World Economic Forum for its su...

  • August 30, 2013
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How Viki Turned Online Viewers into Offline Fans in Indonesia

International video site Viki.com has more than 1 billion videos viewed, and 200 million words translated into subtitles by its community. I...

  • October 8, 2012
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Viki enters China by partnering with Renren, one of the country’s top social networks

Viki, a video site that translate content into 150 languages, has announced last week a deal with Renren, known as China’s Facebook, t...

  • July 16, 2012
  • at 11:59 am
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