Xiaomi is by far China’s most important tech company. Its founder embodies all of Silicon Valley’s greatest heroes, from Bill Gates to Steve Jobs to Elon Musk.
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According to Indonesia’s Central Bureau of Statistics, there were around 42 million active SMEs in the archipelago during 2014. However, the nation’s failure ra...
Peekawoo swims defiantly against a tide of popular dating apps for straight people that are mostly about hookups. And it’s thriving.
After raising US$1.12 million from LionRock Capital, Skype co-founder Toivo Annus, Silicon Straits, serial entrepreneur Darius Cheung, and Singapore local celeb...
The logistics-on-demand startup is currently active in three markets in Asia.
The project is estimated to be a “low seven-figure sum” for the five outlets.
“We understand the hyper local culture in places we operate,” Anthony Tan, CEO of GrabTaxi, explains to Tech in Asia. That’s why GrabTaxi wants to stay focused...
His name may not be familiar, but if you’ve booked a flight from Indonesia in the past couple of years, chances are you’ve heard of his startup, Traveloka. As o...
Udemy, the online learning marketplace that aims to democratize education, is making international expansion a priority in 2015, says CEO Dennis Yang.
Tapp is a new short-form communication mechanism where one can send up to 100 customizable characters and / or emojis with a single tap. You can also have priva...
We've got 3D televisions and virtual reality, but we still don't have a viable option for integrating scent with video. Aromajoin is ready to change that.
It's quickly becoming the one-stop platform for all your dining needs.
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The city of Osaka has laid the groundwork for a medical technology and startup hub, but can it stop the brain drain of talent to Tokyo?
Flipkart, Snapdeal, and Ola hog the limelight. But watch out for a new wave – software products made in India
There’s a growing band of Indian companies making software products for global markets. Some of them have attracted smart money, but most are flying under the r...
Shopping for gadgets can be a pleasant experience in Singapore, if you shop at the right places.
It has been four months since India's finance minister Arun Jaitley announced an $1.6 billion fund for tech startups. There's no sign of any plan of action yet.
Not a lot of smartphone dating players in Indonesia, can this new player win it all?
GrabTaxi is one step closer to winning the taxi app war in Southeast Asia. Here's why it's getting there.
Negative posts make up a paltry nine percent on anonymous social network Hush, and is falling month-on-month.
500 Startups announced today it elected two new managing partners, Bedy Yang from its operation in Brazil and Latin America, and Khailee Ng, the firm’s venture ...
Unless there’s a specific feature or third-party app that you just can’t part with on the Fitbit and Jawbone, there's no reason not to buy the Mi Band.
Alibaba's hotly anticipated IPO just debuted at $92.70 per share. It's now valued at about US$230 billion.
Ma's net worth is now $21.8 billion, even before his company goes public in what's expected to be the biggest IPO for an internet company in history.
With nearly 400,000 listings, CommonFloor is one of the top property portals in India. Co-founder Sumit Jain shares the story of hurdles, pivots, and triumphs
Indonesia’s Bridestory grabs funding from four VCs, new Jakarta player Sovereign’s Capital takes the lead
When Kevin Mintaraga got married in 2012, he wasn’t expecting to stumble into a new business venture. Now, two years later, the 29-year-old Indonesian serial en...