Engagement metrics of the app convince investors that online dating is going mainstream in India.
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.
Rocket Internet churned out a new startup today with the launch of Everjobs. It’s a jobs classifieds site that launches first in Sri Lanka and Myanmar.
Uber put Ola and other local on-demand taxi services in India under intense pressure in a price war after entering India in 2013. TaxiForSure found it hard to keep up, so a merger works out better for...
The Jaarwis-supported venture has secured US$1 million in funding from individual investors.
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...
The company claims to work as a courier provider for over 300 merchants in Singapore including as Lazada, Guardian, Pupsik Studio, and Love Bonito.
Pakistan makes the headlines of international news for all the wrong reasons, which is a pity given the number of opportunities present.
In this guest post, Indonesian tech luminary Andi S. Boediman explains what Indonesia needs to do to build on its vast market and huge potential.
Working women, young mothers, and retail outlets all benefit from AirCloset's wear-and-return model.
At the Asia Leader's Summit in Singapore, a group of venture capitalists gathered to talk about the nature of partnerships in Asia.
Grofers riders zip around on two-wheelers picking up goods from local retailers and delivering them to customers, while the app tracks orders.
DataStreamX believes it can become the go-to marketplace for real-time data. Now it just needs to sign on some customers.
Rapyuta aims to create a cloud infrastructure that will allow all robots connected to it to share each others experiences. It is a spin-off from the EU-funded RoboEarth project.
The rapid increase in smartphone usage is driving traction for TinyOwl and other food ordering apps, which busy professionals in urban India find very useful.
The 10-month old company has netted its second funding round and serves 600,000 users.
500 Startups claims to be the first major accelerator and seed stage investor from Silicon Valley to set up shop in South Korea.
SquadRun gets mobile ‘players’ to do crowdsourced jobs, bags funding from founders of Zomato, Slideshare
It’s a business model that seems well-suited for a large, increasingly mobile population in India. Companies like Freecharge, which rewards users for using the platform to top-up their phones, have sh...