Baidu CEO Robin Li says VCs are camped out in coffee shops near campus, trying to poach his employees.
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Tokyo Digital Music Syndicates wants to make pressing a limited-run LP easy and affordable for indie artists and small record labels. But that's just the start.
Imagine the day when scanning your face, waving your phone, or using some kind of a wearable are the new norms of paying for goods and services.
Slush came to Tokyo and brought 50 startups together for a day-long pitch battle.
These startups are trailblazing the global Muslim market and helping to lay the seeds for companies to thrive in this space for generations to come.
A global tie-up between the taxi hailing app and restaurant-finder lets users book an Uber through the Zomato app in 27 cities across 13 countries.
A Baidu spokesperson tells Tech in Asia that Keru Cloud "fits in very well with what we're doing as far as connecting people with services."
Available only in two cities right now, Diandao has just secured US$5 million in series A funding to assist with its growth.
FitHo, which has just been acquired by Practo, automatically suggests custom diets and exercise regimes to users based on their lifestyle, fitness requirements, and food preferences.
Filling stations in Pakistan are shut more than half the time. This app will tell you when to visit.
Meet the anti-Snapchat. It's a video diary that stores your memories for later viewing.
With the fresh funds, the startups plans to expand to 12 cities in the US by the end of the year.
Barry Freeman, Jimubox CFO and co-founder, tells Tech in Asia that the earlier tie-up with Xiaomi helped the startup see a big boost in traffic.
India-based Simplilearn, an online education startup for professionals seeking IT certifications, has secured $15M in series C funding led by Mayfield.
The four-year-old startup claims to have two million products across categories like clothing, handicrafts, jewellery, and art from 12,000 artisans and will use the capital for scaling up.
A new startup from Beijing that specializes in salad delivery today announced it raised "tens of millions" of RMB (at least $1.6M) in a series A funding round.
This network of city news sites aims to take advantage of its first-mover status in places like Yangon, and discovers video as revenue source.