Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.
The team plans to expand into Indonesia and Philippines next, as well as grow the number of categories that they have.
Plan X is arguably the largest startup accelerator in Pakistan. It was born out of Plan 9, which is the top startup incubator in the country.
Beijing authorities announced Friday that they cannot agree on regulations concerning Uber and other private taxi-like apps, and that there is currently no timetable for a decision.
Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma returned to Davos today for the first time in years for a chat. Here are the best quotes.
When you think of custom cars, the Toyota Prius is probably one of the last that comes to mind. In Japan, however, hybrids and EVs get the tuner treatment.
More plans and new initiatives as part of Singapore's push to become a smart nation.
Despite not having any relevant experience, Foo and his co-founder Fabio Miceli managed to bring the idea from inception to product in about a month.
Uber has resumed services in New Delhi. The app-based taxi service was barred from operating in the Indian capital in December after a woman alleged she was raped by a driver after she booked a cab us...
The startup employs motorcycle drivers to act as couriers in Jakarta. Customers can send their orders through chat apps like WhatsApp, BBM, and Line.
The company will provide medical and accident coverage, as well as crisis support to taxi drivers who are active and have maintained the high service standards.
Ubisoft Singapore was heavily involved in the production of Assassin’s Creed Rogue, but the project didn’t fall into its lap overnight.
Of its nearly 60 million monthly active users worldwide, ABP only has about 6.5 million in Asia.
Once dismissed as a cloner, now a growing number of phone brands are rushing to replicate China’s Xiaomi. But its secret sauce has a complex recipe...
The report shows Mercari with a sizeable lead, but Line Mall is more than meets the eye.
Most users still use 4-inch devices with 800x480p resolution.
2014 was the year of the smart gadget in China: almost every major tech company announced that they were making a smart something, and smart TVs were right at the front of the pack. But as the dust se...
Beibei, a Chinese ecommerce site specializing in items for infants and toddlers, raised US$100M in a series C funding round led by Capital Today and New Horizon
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.