5:29 pm on May 20, 2014 by Steven Millward
South Korea-based HelloMarket is like Craigslist on steroids, with a better interface oriented around photos and a built-in escrow payments system. Today it got series A funding.
2:00 pm on Nov 27, 2013 by Anh-Minh Do
Asia still has at least a decade to go before it's leading the world in innovation. That's because it's hampered by focusing all its innovative efforts on low hanging fruit.
8:00 pm on Apr 19, 2013 by Anh-Minh Do
For startups that are hoping to build products for everybody, here’s a case study that proves the power of focusing on niche, under-served markets. In Ho Chi Minh city, there are only about 10,000 Jap...
2:30 pm on Sep 5, 2011 by Steven Millward
A Chinese start-up is hoping to get China’s populace into the spirit of buying and selling second-hand items on their iPhone or Android smartphone. Its Maimang app mixes a location-based service (LBS)...
10:01 am on Apr 22, 2011 by Rick Martin
Japan’s Infinity Venture Partners have launched a Japanese language classifieds website. The new site, called JMTY.jp (or jimoti), will provide listings in categories such as housing, jobs, and buying...