The HeadStart Taiwan Program and Taiwan Startup Stadium mark the island's first serious effort at improving regulations for startups.
Startups are Tech in Asia’s bread and butter. As Asia’s startup ecosystems grow, we’ll be here to document both their successes and failures. From seed-stage bootstrappers to multimillion-dollar exits, every startup worth its salt deserves a chance to be heard.
A Taiwan-based startup is taking esoteric paleographic research and making it accessible to Chinese language learners. Trust us, it's a big deal.
Hong Kong-based financial comparison site CompareAsiaGroup today announced it raised $40M in series A funding led by Goldman Sachs and Nova Founders Capital.
Rocket Internet’s online food ordering service Foodpanda revealed today that it has secured US$110 million in funding – far and away its biggest investment to date.
Garena, a Singapore-headquartered company in the gaming, internet, and mobile industry, has raised a new round of funding, led by The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) with participation from exis...
A startup from Taiwan is hoping to liven up office presentations and classroom demonstrations.
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.
A startup with feet in Taiwan and Singapore is hoping its social media monitoring software will take off in Asia and Latin America.
Fly? Karbonn? Cherry Mobile? These are smartphone brands you've never heard of, but they sell units in the millions. GMobi hooks up local OEMs with global app publishers looking to penetrate emerging ...
A four-man team from Taiwan has created a 320 gram arcade cabinet that plays old school Java-based games.
It's the "try-before-you-buy" scheme, but for apps.
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,...
A Taiwanese ecommerce veteran is betting that app storefronts will topple the island's incumbents in online shopping.
Four Taiwanese college students turned a dorm room hobby into a US$1M Kickstarter success. But can the team deliver once the rubber hits the road?
In Asia, Rocket Internet’s data shows strong growth on sites like Lazada and Foodpanda – albeit from relatively tiny base figures.
Techies in Jakarta often don’t know what to make of eFishery. The Bandung-based startup for commercial aqualife has a concept that is uncommon to say the least. The company doesn’t fall into the ordin...