Startup success stories are mostly talked about. How about failed startups? Here’re 20 failed startups in Asia in 2015 and why they they didn’t survive.
Kleora announced a seed round in May. In October, the service was suddenly no longer available. It’s a strategic pivot, not a closure, the founder assures.
Jakarta-based branded fashion estore Paraplou announced its closure this weekend. Evidence indicates its ecommerce services arm has gone under as well.
It’s the end of the road for restaurant booking and review sites Abraresto and Abratable. The owners are in the process of liquidating assets. How did this happ...
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Danny Taniwan rom Medan in Indonesia started his first ecommerce venture with zero knowledge. He failed to build that startup, but came out stronger.
Valadoo was an early mover in Indonesia’s online travel sector, yet it could not gain the traction it needed. There was one major stumbling block along the way.
"It's no secret that Baidu's Japanese search engine never got much traction," admitted a Baidu spokesperson today.
China's Baidu just confirmed that Android skin, called Yun OS, will not get any more updates. The project is now suspended.
Samsung's ChatOn hit 100 million registered users last year, but it never came close to challenging Viber, Line, WeChat or WhatsApp.
Now that the Jakarta Founder Institute (JFI) has been running since 2011, Tech in Asia feels its time to reflect on its progress, and take inventory on startups...
In a surprise move, one of Vietnam’s most promising mobile app startups revealed that it will close down.
Lolabox just announced that it will be sending out its last box to customers.
Moglue's clever tech has been acquired by two companies, but the ebook creation tool and service no longer exists.
After being launched to the public in May, it seems XL Nonton may not be able to celebrate its first anniversary as the site is currently in limbo.
It appears that DeNA’s (TYO:2432) music streaming app has hit a Spotify of trouble. Sorry, I mean a spot of trouble. DeNA has announced that Groovy, which launc...
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Kleii, one of Vietnam's most promising consumer cloud services, has been indefinitely shutdown. It is not clear yet when the service will return.
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Just a couple of days ago, there was some confusion as to what happened with Indonesian travel site Gonla as it now only shows “503 service unavailable.” Is thi...