Tokyo-based Origami has raised JPY 1.6 billion in series B funding, led by SoftBank Group, Credit Saison, and angel investor Makoto Takano.
Initially modelled on Airbnb, OYO Rooms now lists only rooms from budget hotels. From 200 hotels in 10 Indian cities, it wants to expand to 1,000 hotels by the end of the year.
BeNative, an English learning service from South Korean startup Smatoos, will soon bring its business lessons to China and Taiwan.
Chennai-based ChargeBee provides businesses with an easy plug-and-play interface to accept online payments and manage all billing needs.
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.
Stayzilla has something for every traveler: from hotels, homestays, and peer-to-peer rentals a la Airbnb to guest houses, jungle lodges, and boat houses.
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...
Rival Freee may have grabbed some headlines, but MoneyForward is gaining some powerful friends.
Now managing US$760 million in customer assets, 8 Securities is ready to conquer the Japanese market with its wealth management tool.