Uber put Ola and other local on-demand taxi services in India under intense pressure in a price war after entering India in 2013. TaxiForSure found it hard to keep up, so a merger works out better for...
The rapid increase in smartphone usage is driving traction for TinyOwl and other food ordering apps, which busy professionals in urban India find very useful.
Although HomeLane features an online 3D planning tool to help visualize what your decorated home might look like, much of the startup’s service happens offline.
Two Indians living abroad craved for home food. On a cold night, tongues greased by a few drinks, they went on a tirade against burgers, hotdogs, and pizzas. That led to Faaso’s which just bagged US$2...
India’s homegrown news reader app NewsHunt has secured INR 2.5 billion (US$40.5 million) in a series C funding round led by New York-based hedge fund Falcon Edge Capital. Existing investors Matrix Par...
Uber already has an uphill ride, trying to comply with radio taxi license rules in India. And now the road’s getting steeper with two of its main rivals merging.
The fresh infusion of funds into CarDekho comes close on the heels of its main rival CarTrade's US$30 million funding round. Both are targeting India’s booming used car market.
This latest round is the largest in a string of large investments Ele.me has seen over the past couple of years.
Even though the business model is the same, WeLend marketing manager Rachel Lam says Hong Kong and mainland China are two very different markets.
The startup runs delivery services mostly for cheap chain restaurants, guaranteeing a bowl of noodles or Burger King Whopper to your door in less than one hour.
China’s Cloudwise has secured funding from Sequoia Capital, the startup revealed today. The investment is worth US$15 million.
Sequoia tops a list of investors with most number of portfolio companies in the billion dollar valuation club. Accel has seven unicorns, and it invested early in as many as five of them.
Huami, the Chinese startup that’s Xiaomi’s fitness wearables partner, has secured US$35 million in series B funding.
Tokopedia CEO William Tanuwijaya may not have the prestigious background you’d expect from a powerful startup founder, but he's the real deal.
Tech in Asia took a peek last night at the localized Indonesian version of AliExpress, Alibaba’s global consumer-facing marketplace, which appears to have launched in stealth this month. The site feat...
Tencent has made a new social play in the same vein as Snapchat to appease China’s “post-90s” youths with a fresh US$20 million series A investment into Blink.
In what appears to be the largest round for an Indonesian startup on public record, online marketplace startup Tokopedia announced its approximate US$100 million financing round, led by SoftBank Inter...
Global Brain's local partnerships and expertise are vital to the success of an international entrant to the Japanese market, AdNear founder Anil Mathews tells us.