The startup will more than double its presence to 30 cities in the country and also add newer categories.
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.
“Together, PropTiger and Makaan will provide home buyers with a platform to guide them through the early stages of home search and identification, and all the way until they have the keys to their hom...
In 2014, 8,700 cases were filed, and 2,200 were filed this year in January and February alone, according to China’s Ministry of Public Security.
US$99 gets you one FlexPV wheel/motor that you can slap onto anything - a bike, a buggy, or even a shopping cart.
There is little research or readily usable data on startups, despite the billions of dollars being invested in them. A couple of VCs who felt the pinch decided to do something about it.
An Indonesian hardware startup tries to break into the global market for services based on Apple’s iBeacon technology.
Silicon Valley tech veterans to help India’s Urban Ladder ramp up innovations in furniture ecommerce
Anand Rajaraman and Venky Harinarayan, co-founders of Junglee Corp and Cambrian Ventures, will help Urban Ladder improve mobility, data analytics, and product visualization.
The program hopes to bring together students, health professionals, and researchers with the aim of developing business ideas that tackle the challenges of aging.
Babajob has raised funding from Australia’s listed firm SEEK, a global online employment marketplace for marketing, building the app further, and upgrading its tele-based features.
Klaseko allows students to register and pay for enrollment in schools online.
It got Brazilian supermodel Alessandra Ambrosia onboard as part of a contract with Rocket Internet-backed ecommerce company Dafiti. Its next step: replicating this method in Asia.
WePiao is already integrated into both WeChat and QQ, the two most popular messaging apps in China. In 2014, 30% of movie tickets in China were sold online.
This early stage VC, which has the backing of leading Japanese tech corporations, wants to invest in consumer-focused mobile internet startups in India.
In particular, a new four-seater category called GrabCar (Economy) will be added at a cheaper price point.
China’s startup scene is ridiculously hot right now, so much so that China’s tech CEOs are talking about it a lot.
Grab has designed an app for restaurateurs to track the delivery. With fresh funding, it will double the fleet of delivery boys to 1,000 to enter another city Pune.
The Apple Watch may never become an iconic product like the iPhone. What it shares with the iPhone, however, is the rush to build apps suitable for the smartwatch.
So far, US$248,661 has been raised across all the campaigns.