The firm lets users get their hands on imported goods by using international travelers as delivery people. It has a new CEO, and funds will be spent on growth.
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With TinyOwl, Yepme, and FreeCharge as sponsors, cricket has come a long way from the Reliance World Cup in 1987. And so has the Indian tech startup ecosystem.
We’ve all been there; get out for a night on the town, have maybe a little too much of a good time, and then discover you forgot to appoint a designated driver ...
China's tech titans used to trample local startups, but now they're offering funding as they seek out partnerships.
Bluegape, backed by angel network ah! Ventures, generated over 200 listicles per day on its platform.
Gobi’s latest fund is anchored in Singapore, and its partners have been talking to a number of Indian entrepreneurs who have shifted their base to the business-...
Freshdesk, one of India’s coolest startups, wants to “save” smart engineers stuck in dull IT jobs. One such engineer, who was “saved” last year, explains how a ...
Bhabha entered the profession accidentally. Now he’s not looking back.
Food ordering and delivery app Swiggy has raised INR 120 million (US$2 million) from Accel Partners and SAIF Partners. Swiggy app accepts orders from users and ...
Yet another DIY travel startup secures funding in China, but can it cut out a place for itself in this saturated market?
CoCubes, backed by Ojas Venture Partners, claims to serve over a million students from 2,600 colleges and has 450 recruiting firms on board.
Rather than trying to pack in as much variety as possible like rival O2O food delivery startups, Jacky's hones in on doing one thing very well: spicy shellfish.
The organizers behind Austria's biggest tech event want to build a bridge between Asian startups and European investors.
Tees.co.id, an Indonesian marketplace that sells artwork on T-shirts and other products closed a round of seed funding from 500 Startups, 8Capita, and angels.
Listings on the home page include a 2008 Maserati, a US$13 million yacht, and a waterfront five-bedroom house.
Unitus is holding a series of competitions for edtech startups in India. Two winners from each competition get an opportunity to pitch for seed funding of US$16...
Instead of being locked down to a gaming console, Exvision's gesture-recognition module complements an endless library of smartphone and tablet games.
100 lucky Chinese startups are about to get a cash injection and some free cloud services courtesy of Microsoft's China branch and a few of its VC partners.
The tech play will increase the ratio of home deliveries and make the orders per store rise two-fold, says the Indian food startup’s founder in an exclusive cha...
Wifigen allows customers to access public wifi hotspots for free in exchange for a Facebook like.
Xurpas boosts its product portfolio by snapping a stake in MatchMe, which runs a real-time, multiplayer platform for mobile games.
Children are exposed to technology at a young age. With a playful approach, Coding(Indonesia); teaches kids how to use their devices for more than games.
Kickstart now eyes the more developed startups that have validated their markets and are looking to expand.
The pharmaceutical industry in Pakistan is worth over $2 billion, but it’s full of counterfeit products. This startup wants to end that.
As opposed to traditional rewards-based crowdfunding like Kickstarter, backers of projects on JD will be able to buy equity in the company they’re supporting.
TheMobileGamer‘s KotaGames service for browser-based games played on mobile browsers is apparently shutting down, reveal developers today whose games were featu...
Chinese cosmetics and skincare company Yu Jia Hui has raised an undisclosed funding round from Xiaomi founder Lei Jun and Shunwei Capital.
TripHobo offers travelers a wide selection of destinations and itineraries, but also tools to customize individual preferences.
Duriana gets ammunition to compete with Carousell.