Alibaba and its affiliate firm Ant Financial this afternoon launched MyBank, a new online bank for China.
China is still a country where people prefer to pay up-front – often with wads of cash. But that's not stopping startups from offering loans and microloans.
Ecommerce titan Alibaba is forming a RMB 6 billion (US$970 million) joint venture company to focus on web-connected on-demand services, such as food delivery.
It’s not a controller, it’s not a hub, and it’s not just for notifications. But this startup thinks the ELLA Assistant is a helpful addition to any household.
Ant Financial and the whole Alipay business was not part of Alibaba’s record-breaking IPO last year.
After fighting for hard-to-acquire users over the past decade, China’s streaming video sites are facing a new battle – getting people to pay up.
Weeks after the ban started, Beijingers are taking to WeChat, the hugely popular messaging app, to photograph and shame indoor smokers.
How fast is the average internet speed in your country? We have the answers across Asia, for both broadband and mobile data.
Boxful, one of several Hong Kong startups that are shaking up the storage industry, revealed today that it has locked down US$6.6 million in series A funding.
“The Singapore-based team has since grown to 80 staff members in less than two years,” says Twitter’s Aliza Knox.
In practice, the anonymous social network sounds a lot like Whisper, Secret, or Yik Yak, but this new app instead focuses on your voice.
“When are you going to come to invade America? When are you going to compete with Amazon?" - Jack Ma says he's asked that a lot.
Chinaccelerator MD William Bao Bean hailed the fact that the current batch was made up of 50 percent female CEOs and 43 percent female founders.
New Weibo 'radar' feature just gave me a coupon for McDonalds. Apart from that, it's not very useful.
Here’s the latest installment in our country-by-country top-funded startups series – South Korea.