This recruitment startup focuses on identifying candidates actively seeking jobs, and uses a mobile app to facilitate communication between job-seekers and recr...
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The startup creates better user engagements for promo videos, rather than letting brands rely on number of views only. Users can even make purchases in-video.
Two Indians living abroad craved for home food. On a cold night, tongues greased by a few drinks, they went on a tirade against burgers, hotdogs, and pizzas. Th...
Tired of doing your laundry? In China, there’s an app for that. And that app – Chinese O2O startup Bear Butler – has just raised RMB 6 million (US$960,000) in a...
Junita Ciputra, leader of one of Indonesia’s biggest family-owned conglomerates, wants to help create 4 million entrepreneurs
Having recently launched online entrepreneurship courses, director of Ciputra Group Junita Ciputra hopes to educate 4 million founders in Indonesia by 2030.
Om nom nom! Foodpanda just snapped up six rival sites across seven countries in a huge acquisitions spree.
The first thing you’ll see on its website is a tagline stating that it has “gentlemen companions for every occasion.”
The online matrimonial business is big in India. A number of websites promise to connect people for marriage, with several dedicated to a specific religion, com...
What started as a student project seven years ago has become an HR company trusted by both students and mid-careers. With a new app and expansion to China, Lead...
FreeCharge rewards users with discount coupons for using the platform to recharge their phones. This could be replicated in other markets.
Basically, the FlexPV is an electric motor that powers along anything that you slap it on – like a bicycle, a skateboard, a wheelchair, or an office chair.
Despite the setbacks, Pirate3D has raised more money from investors, and it won't stop with the current round.
The companies maintained that they have always complied with laws and said they will coordinate with the Philippine government regarding the matter accordingly.
Designed by a former physicist and management consultant, Kamelio wants to bring users essential information sometimes hidden in the roar of mass media.
Philippine payroll service Salarium bests 2,000 startups globally in the 2014 Seedstars World competition in Switzerland.
11street boasts an annual gross merchandise value - which is the total number of transactions made in a year - of US$6 billion.
Base will release the service from the spring with the promise that it will offer competitive pricing compared to competitors.
Palarin of Draper’s Boost VC in Silicon Valley launches today, enabling users to remit money to the Philippines from overseas using Bitcoin.
Haukto is the only Japanese team participating in Google’s space challenge. Takeshi Hakamada leads the team, attacking the space industry from the outside.
Vietnam is one of a handful of markets around the world where Google faces a strong rival in search. It's Vietnamese challenger is called Coc Coc.
The Aussie startup now gets 75 percent of its revenue from outside of Australia, with the US now the biggest single market.
A swanky new accelerator and co-working space just opened up shop in Hong Kong, and it aims to carve out a place for business-to-business (B2B) startups.
Japan's news app war is starting to spill out globally. Why are startups leading the charge?
PriceBaba, the price comparison search engine for brick-and-mortar stores, today announced its launch in four new cities – Chennai, Hyderabad, Baroda, and Surat...
Richard Hsu has been based in China for just over a decade and has seen some momentous changes in the tech industry in that time. He arrived in Beijing in 2004 ...
Blood is thicker than profit at Indonesia’s Kolaborasi, where incubated startups share like a family
The Indonesian incubator has helped build 15 startups so far, and is not shy about taking the majority ownership of its portfolios in exchange for seed funding.
The news curation app is starting to become a real challenger to market leaders like Flipboard.
Here's how algorithms could change the financial system and make it easier for small enterprises to get loans.