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"The idea for Offpeak was mooted from the hotel and airline industry where they often give discounts during off-peak season, so why not for the restaurants too?"
“As of today, we’re averaging between 120 to 150 job requests a day, with a total of close to 4,000,” says co-founder Jeffri Cheong.
The investment comes quickly after the live music startup won the recently concluded edition of the Alpha Startups pre-accelerator program.
CoAssets claims to have completed millions worth of crowdfunding projects, with a revenue of US$ 733k in the first year.
Om nom nom! Foodpanda just snapped up six rival sites across seven countries in a huge acquisitions spree.
11street boasts an annual gross merchandise value - which is the total number of transactions made in a year - of US$6 billion.
Tripda is aimed at people who want to fill an empty seat in the car for a long trip. But this isn’t exactly hitchhiking – money must change hands.
"By championing more local players, some of whom are not able to reach the masses easily, we are able to offer a far greater array of products then the current offering,” the founder explains.
Despite not having any relevant experience, Foo and his co-founder Fabio Miceli managed to bring the idea from inception to product in about a month.
Do Chinese people save out of fear? Is Asia mostly pessimistic? Or is that an over simplification? A critical look at Peter Thiel’s latest book, Zero to One.
Founder Teerachart “Max” Kortrakul admits they are leaning towards the former at the moment - a task that East Ventures would certainly be able to help in accomplishing.
At Tech in Asia, we are serious about unearthing the best startups across Asia. Apart from having great writers scattered across the region, writing about new innovations from Indonesia and Hong Kong,...
CEO Kendrick Wong tells Tech in Asia that the speedy closing of the round, which took just a month, was not by chance.
We look at the biggest stories in 2014 for Southeast Asia's startup scene, and what it means for the year ahead.
An insider's look at where ecommerce in Southeast Asia is heading.
Pirate Kings invites may have slowed down in some countries, but the game is far from dying out. In fact, it’s just getting started.