With the goal of substantially reducing the use of cash, the Philippine government, USAID, and private banks have launched an initiative to create a single electronic payments platform for all transac...
Slush came to Tokyo and brought 50 startups together for a day-long pitch battle.
These startups are trailblazing the global Muslim market and helping to lay the seeds for companies to thrive in this space for generations to come.
A global tie-up between the taxi hailing app and restaurant-finder lets users book an Uber through the Zomato app in 27 cities across 13 countries.
A Baidu spokesperson tells Tech in Asia that Keru Cloud "fits in very well with what we're doing as far as connecting people with services."
Available only in two cities right now, Diandao has just secured US$5 million in series A funding to assist with its growth.
FitHo, which has just been acquired by Practo, automatically suggests custom diets and exercise regimes to users based on their lifestyle, fitness requirements, and food preferences.
Filling stations in Pakistan are shut more than half the time. This app will tell you when to visit.
With the fresh funds, the startups plans to expand to 12 cities in the US by the end of the year.
Barry Freeman, Jimubox CFO and co-founder, tells Tech in Asia that the earlier tie-up with Xiaomi helped the startup see a big boost in traffic.
The fintech-themed program will begin in August.
India-based Simplilearn, an online education startup for professionals seeking IT certifications, has secured $15M in series C funding led by Mayfield.
The four-year-old startup claims to have two million products across categories like clothing, handicrafts, jewellery, and art from 12,000 artisans and will use the capital for scaling up.
A new startup from Beijing that specializes in salad delivery today announced it raised "tens of millions" of RMB (at least $1.6M) in a series A funding round.
This network of city news sites aims to take advantage of its first-mover status in places like Yangon, and discovers video as revenue source.
Early stage VC Blume Ventures was the only institutional investor to make a bet on greentech company Promptec Renewables, which just got acquired by Havells.
Books are expensive commodities in Pakistan. Bookworm wants to level the playing field.
"Irregular home layouts, tiny room sizes, and varying tastes make readymade furniture suboptimal for the market. This makes StitchWood's offering a solution to a uniquely Indian problem.”