Rakuten paid more than US$3.48 million for the tour marketplace. Expect more of such deals in the online travel space in the future.
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Uber has launched its services in seven more cities in India. It was announced today that Uber will now be present in Mysore, Bhubaneswar, Coimbatore, Indore, V...
Cloudcherry is the latest of the Chennai-based SaaS companies to come into the spotlight, with its first external funding from Chennai Angels and IDG Ventures
A collaboration between the two investors aims at South Korea’s burgeoning fintech scene.
After retiring from as the head of Tata Group, the $100 billion conglomerate, he has taken an active interest in the tech startup space.
RailYatri raised an undisclosed pre-series A funding led by Helion Venture Partners along with Omidyar Network.
The founders believe citizens can draw inspiration from a fictitious superhero, eventually driving social change.
Senior executives will work in tandem with the board to ensure smooth functioning.
Singaporean VC KK Fund, Philippine investment firm Kickstart Ventures, and entrepreneur John Dang of Zipmatch participated in the funding round.
Beijing-based VC firm Keytone Ventures, which joined Innospark's series B round, will help the indie dev reach further into the lucrative Chinese market.
Muneeb Maayr doesn’t have the same background as most of his peers. That may prove to be the reason for his success.
Housing founders didn’t know that investors were negotiating a deal with Quikr. They were slapped with a term sheet yesterday.
In the “Housing style” he picks up his marker to explain smallest of the details and fumbles to find alternative words to IIT-Bombay lingo *macha rahe hai* (mea...
Just two years ago, 3D printing was unheard of in Cambodia. Two Cambodian-American brothers are working hard to change that.
Transcosmos formed a new subsidiary in Thailand where it will transfer all assets of MetroDeal Holdings.
Speculation about which motorcycle startup is going to win the market is all the buzz in Jakarta. Here’s a visual comparison to help you place your bet.
The startup is seeing a rapid increase in bookings, and with the money it’ll expand aggressively in China and Southeast Asia.
Zimmber, a hyperlocal home solutions startup, announced today that it has raised a new round of funding of US$400,000 from by InMobi’s founding team Naveen Tiwa...
Shopistan is trying to reshape online retail habits in Pakistan.
The startup has a matchmaking algorithm which understands what the user needs and helps hire the right professional.
The product space in the beauty segment has several funded players while the on-demand beauty service space is catching up.
Consumers might perceive them as simple convenience, but on the flipside, these apps can and do dramatically improve the livelihood of vendors.
Despite MERS scare, South Korea's premier accelerator attracts droves of entrepreneurs and investors to watch its latest graduating class.
First movers are rarely the last man standing. We look at three case studies to see what led to their downfall.
Nice changes direction and broadens its horizon in an effort to attract more users and move beyond its homeland of China.
Getmypeon raised $250K from a businessman who runs a large retail company.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) this week decided to make it easy for local startups to get listed on India’s stock exchanges. The relaxed reg...
With 12 million people entering India's job market every year, the nation's recruitment space requires some serious disruption.