From language lessons to furniture assembly, Anytimes helps locals connect with each other to complete odd jobs for extra income.
Serial entrepreneur Deepak Ravindran’s newest baby is Lookup, an instant messaging app that connects users with local shops, restaurants, and even police stations.
Subhendu Panigrahi started with a tech job board, pivoted to training, then settled on a hackathon mode of hiring. Now his startup Venturesity has raised funding to scale up.
No credit card? No problem. Paidy underwrites ecommerce transactions in Japan with just a user's email address or phone number.
After Babajob’s $10 million and LocalOye’s $5 million, WorkHorse today announced its first round of funding. These and several other apps let the huge urban middle class in India hire drivers, cooks, ...
The company has a presence in 200 cities and will tap into the rural market with fresh funding. It aims to expand its reach four-fold.
Omise is partnering with local players in different countries to provide diverse payment methods for merchants of all sizes and resolve one of the main pain-points for ecommerce in the region.
Investments in startups in the region are heating up, and we’ve seen VCs pour money into a variety of companies at different stages. Naturally, we’ve also seen some deals hit a snag.
Here’s why CommonFloor’s founder, Google’s India boss, and Amazon’s India chief love this food startup
What do the co-founders of CommonFloor, TaxiForSure, and Yo! China have in common with the MD of Google India and country manager of Amazon India?
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 to do something about it.
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.
The startup is getting new funds and a new CEO as co-founder Matthew Romaine takes center stage.
Medix was launched in the Philippines in 2013 as software-as-a-sevice for dental practices, but recently developed an electronic medical record platform.
Girish Mathrubootham, founder and CEO of Freshdesk, shares with Tech in Asia just what it took to succeed globally, in the course of a chat about its latest US$50 million series E round of funding.
Tiger Global, Accel Partners, and Google Capital have just pumped $50 million in a fresh round of capital into customer support software-maker Freshdesk from India.
The funding will be used for building games around Indian IPs and also user-acquisition focused campaigns for Star Chef.
Deals in early stage companies in the country were worth US$2.1 billion in 2014, up almost 50 percent compared to the previous year.