Malaysia-based iPrice, a site that aggregates a multitude of ecommerce sites in Southeast Asia into a single shopping destination, raises funds from Asia Venture Group for expansion.
The entry of the seasoned journalists will bring top-level international media expertise to Rappler, equipping the social news startup for expansion in other markets in the region.
Filipino healthcare entrepreneur Joe Maristela injects funds into Satoshi Citadel Industries, and says this marks the start of many startup investments.
With nearly half a billion dollars invested in Japanese startups last year, 2014 was a banner year for the country’s burgeoning entrepreneurs.
How about a robotics kit that teaches kids to build robots as well as program them? And what if it comes bundled with robot activities that gamify science, technology, engineering, and math concepts?
Despite strong domestic competitors in Japan and beyond, Digital Garage has high hopes for the American challenger.
The site features product from stylish Indonesian vendors in seven different spaces, and plans to use Emtek’s TV and media assets to promote itself locally.
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 visualization.
Popular in Japan and elsewhere in Asia, ChatWork was an early mover in the enterprise social network space. It focuses on SMEs rather than tech-savvy startups.
Singapore-based media giant MediaCorp just acquired majority shares in Indonesia’s KLN Group.
The rapidly growing startup wants to be a global company from Singapore.
Banks are feeling the heat from tech startups, which are working on various alternatives to traditional banking. Some banks are not taking it sitting down.
India's on-demand grocery startup race continues to pick up speed.
Both the hyperlocal grocery delivery services are in expansion mode, one from Gurgaon near Delhi in the north, and the other from Bangalore in the south.
The acquisition helps Satoshi Citadel Industries’ bid to become a Bitcoin ecosystem.
Cogito plans to use the fresh funds for business and product development, marketing, and growing its client base.
Faulty diets and unhealthy lifestyles have led to a spike in chronic diseases requiring home care. Startups like Portea and Zoctr are jumping in with services for this segment.