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Startups have singled out problems like direct application for admission, checking institute reviews, applying for scholarship, and buying study material.
“We aim to reach 200,000 entrepreneurs, especially in cities that do not have supportive startup ecosystems,” says Parth Gupta, one of the organizers of India’s...
Traditional retail outlets lack online expertise. This Indian startup wants to cater to that.
There is little research or readily usable data on startups, despite the billions of dollars being invested in them. A couple of VCs who felt the pinch decided ...
Silicon Valley tech veterans to help India’s Urban Ladder ramp up innovations in furniture ecommerce
Anand Rajaraman and Venky Harinarayan, co-founders of Junglee Corp and Cambrian Ventures, will help Urban Ladder improve mobility, data analytics, and product v...
This early stage VC, which has the backing of leading Japanese tech corporations, wants to invest in consumer-focused mobile internet startups in India.
The Apple Watch may never become an iconic product like the iPhone. What it shares with the iPhone, however, is the rush to build apps suitable for the smartwat...
Wobe is in the business of improving the livelihoods of women by making it really easy for them to become micro-entrepreneurs.
More than the investment itself, a thumbs up from the chairman emeritus of the Tata Group adds to the Xiaomi mojo which has already cast a spell over India.
To counteract negative user experiences, Google is removing non-mobile-friendly results from mobile search in favor of websites that give a better experience to...
Barry Freeman, Jimubox CFO and co-founder, tells Tech in Asia that the earlier tie-up with Xiaomi helped the startup see a big boost in traffic.
Lab equipment is mostly imported and hard to come by in Indonesia, a problem which new online retailer LabSatu wants to solve.
A new invention currently being tested in Hong Kong claims it can reduce air pollution in an open outdoor space by an average of 40 percent.
Michelle Phan shot to fame with her make-up tutorials on YouTube. Now she's a startup powerhouse. Her next move is going from the US to Asia.
SkyStar launched in late 2013, in a setting reminiscent of the fictional space city Elysium. The incubator is now hatching its second batch of startups.
Startups targeting the mobile gaming market were some of the earliest examples of new tech-based disruptive businesses. Now they’re looking to consolidate.
The services marketplace scene is heating up in India with most marquee early stage investors taking a bet on the space.
Logistics are tough in the region’s large yet fragmented ecommerce markets. Companies like aCommerce offer end-to-end control, others find their niche.
A three-wheeler booking service is a first for Uber, which had started out with only luxury sedans when it first arrived in India.
It doesn’t matter where the software-maker is based, in California or Coimbatore. The sales model of Software-as-a-Service evens the playing field, and puts Ind...
In case you’re curious, here are Indonesia’s 15 best-funded tech startups to date.
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...
27 percent of online shopping happens on social media here. Enough for a plethora of new businesses to form around the phenomenon.
A team of HTC alumni is looking to bring souped-up smart scooters to Asia's metropolises.
The informal guesthouse market is huge in Indonesia, and this startup claims the most complete selection
Millions of students and employees in Indonesia rely on informal guesthouses for accommodation. Infokost.id tries to connect room-owners and seekers.
B2X wants to transform the traditional smartphone servicing ecosystem in India with multi-brand customer care centers to handle products from the top manufactur...
Want to learn to to be the best entrepreneur in China? Jack Ma's founder training school just opened in Hangzhou. But getting in is nearly impossible.
Initially modelled on Airbnb, OYO Rooms now lists only rooms from budget hotels. From 200 hotels in 10 Indian cities, it wants to expand to 1,000 hotels by the ...