The Hong Kong-based team will use the investment to expand into Southeast Asia.
China’s ecommerce titan Alibaba started the week by announcing a US$590 million investment in phone maker Meizu.
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. That led to Faaso’s which just bagged US$2...
Real-name registration is one thing. But now the Chinese government plans to control what actual usernames web users are allowed to choose.
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 angel funding to continue its dry-cleanin...
Remember Yyets? Once China’s top subtitles site, it was taken down by authorities in November, ostensibly for copyright violations. Last month, the creators mysteriously announced the was coming back ...
According to a Facebook post, Digital Happiness's horror hit DreadOut is getting its second act this Valentine's Day.
China's 55tuan - which will officially be called Wowo - has had the date set for its NASDAQ IPO later this month.
BuzzFeed VP Scott Lamb explains there’s more to making content go viral than one-liners, listicles, and hyperbolic headlines.
The team will use the new capital to drive online growth and expand Vela Asia’s offerings to customers. Majuven looks to capitalize on Indonesian ecommerce.
Indonesian media Studentpreneur nabs seed funding from local investors, including former mayor of Surabaya
The company will use the fresh funds for community building around Indonesia, and Surabaya’s former mayor will join its board of directors.
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, community, or caste. All that means thousan...
Heatpot Games made an incredibly difficult mobile RPG. But Hero Emblems was never really developed as a mobile game.
Xiaomi's Mi4 and the Mi Note are like the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The looks and specs are very similar; the main difference is the size.
Consumers in Thailand are using Instagram stores to discover products and then discuss the sale via Line.
Is it a security measure, or is it protectionism? I'm inclined to side with the latter.
Cheers adds a new dimension to social messaging: aside from texts and multimedia content, users can send ‘gifts’ - or their equivalent amount - right into a friend’s digital wallet.
Zuckerberg broke out his Chinese again to wish the Middle Kingdom a happy Spring Festival. But is he just wasting his time?
Five early-stage startups in Hong Kong have emerged to offer the exact same service: on-demand storage for your junk. It's not a new model, but it's a good one. How might this competition evolve?
Line Taxi is taking advantage of a key partnership with a local taxi company’s army of cars, expanding its reach far beyond that of Uber’s.
Bitcoin enthusiasts in China exchanged a total of RMB 10 million (US$1.6 million) in Chinese New Year gifts using the cryptocurrency.
The telco-backed marketplace is approaching its one-year anniversary, and CEO James Lee lets the public in on how much has been invested to date.
The 10-month old company has netted its second funding round and serves 600,000 users.
Cricly, a new Android app, lets you look up live cricket scores on your phone’s lockscreen. This solves the hassle of locating an app each time you need a score update.
Modbot is a Singapore hardware-modding and painting startup in Singapore. Would you guess its founder got into this because of competitive gaming?
One Tesla driver in China took matters into his own hands by plugging his Tesla Model S into a utility pole.
As China's web censorship piled on, the American entrepreneur behind Pay4bugs decided that Hong Kong would be a better base for his startup.
Netease has announced the establishment of a new US office and plans to release Chinese games localized for Western audiences beginning this year.
The island's answer to Fab and Gilt has carved out a space for itself amid a booming domestic ecommerce industry.
It lowers the costs of analytics and optimization for manufacturing, allowing smaller firms to invest in it.
Crevo hit the black last year but founder Kensuke Shibata says the team left money on the table. He expects revenue to quadruple this year.