Omise is partnering with local players in different countries to provide diverse payment methods for merchants of all sizes and resolve one of the main pain-points for ecommerce in the region.
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In particular, a new four-seater category called GrabCar (Economy) will be added at a cheaper price point.
Its goal: to secure at least 10 percent of the massive income flowing in from the tourism industry for local communities.
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.
Hong Kong-based financial comparison site CompareAsiaGroup today announced it raised $40M in series A funding led by Goldman Sachs and Nova Founders Capital.
Banks are feeling the heat from tech startups, which are working on various alternatives to traditional banking. Some banks are not taking it sitting down.
Trade Monkey does this by connecting customers to trendy, quality handmade products made by artisans in disadvantaged communities via its ecommerce platform.
Blisby has seen some incredible traction in past months, and so getting a stellar line-up of investors onboard was a piece of cake.
All in all, the judges were happy to announce that the overall quality of the challengers was really high across the board.
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.
Trippino has all the standard features of a typical travel app - but with a unique and money-saving addition that's sure to be a hit with Thai travelers.
Rocket Internet's price comparison search engine PricePanda has new funding - and today it also acquired a rival Australian site.
Here’s what the winner will receive: free flights and accommodation, conference passes, and an exhibition booth for two members at Tech in Asia Singapore 2015.
There are three ways in which founder Maheshswaran Suresh Kumar believes Sourceguru will do better than the incumbents.
Om nom nom! Foodpanda just snapped up six rival sites across seven countries in a huge acquisitions spree.
Consultants are going to become increasingly relevant in Asia's startup ecosystem.
The team plans to expand into Indonesia and Philippines next, as well as grow the number of categories that they have.
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