Trade Monkey does this by connecting customers to trendy, quality handmade products made by artisans in disadvantaged communities via its ecommerce platform.
Blisby has seen some incredible traction in past months, and so getting a stellar line-up of investors onboard was a piece of cake.
All in all, the judges were happy to announce that the overall quality of the challengers was really high across the board.
The team plans to expand into Indonesia and Philippines next, as well as grow the number of categories that they have.
Founder Teerachart “Max” Kortrakul admits they are leaning towards the former at the moment - a task that East Ventures would certainly be able to help in accomplishing.
Bangkok apparently has over 7 million registered cars and only 400,000 parking spaces.
Page365, a dashboard for sellers in Thailand who run Facebook shops, has secured US$420,000 in seed funding, the startup revealed today.
It has reached almost 200 million children per month in the UK.
Those who offer the best perks naturally get the best employees.
OneCar will be combined with iCars Asia’s native Thai website, ThaiCar, which the firm acquired earlier last year.
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Now that people are getting used to viewing analytics about their health, a number of startups are taking the notion of “quantified self” and useful data to our cars.
At Startup Asia Tokyo, we’ll get a close look at the hidden potential of Thailand and the startups that are growing out of the burgeoning ecosystem in Bangkok.
Plenty of startups want to disrupt payments in Southeast Asia. Omise is trying too.
Fashion estore WearYouWant has secured US$1.5 million in funding to help the startup grow and expand across Southeast Asia to rival Zalora.
It makes learning fun for preschoolers through gamified web and mobile apps, hoping that they will absorb fundamentals better.
After being rescued by Rovio, Juice Cubes developer Pocket PlayLab acquires Philippine gaming startup
In a big deal for two Southeast Asia gaming startups, Thailand-based Pocket PlayLab today revealed that it’s acquiring Philippines-based Anino Games for an undisclosed sum.