Guokr, an online science community and a partner of Coursera in China, has raised US$20 million in series C funding led by Chinese edtech firmTAL.
Shoppr draws heavily from dating app Tinder’s swipe-to-discover methodology, which the team finds is “light and fun enough to keep us going for hours on end.”
What would be the best career option when you have studied computer science at IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) and possess a master’s degree in electrical ...
Flipkart pulls in new investors for its latest $700 million funding, files for conversion to public company in Singapore
Baillie Gifford, Greenoaks Capital, Steadview Capital, T. Rowe Price Associates, and Qatar Investment Authority back India’s homegrown ecommerce leader.
While the established tech giants continue to design most of the country’s hardware, this year saw several strong entries from domestic startups.
Want to pitch your business idea to Ideaspace Foundation? Here are key things that the Philippine accelerator is looking for in a startup it will fund.
Nice, an up-and-coming Instagram replacement for China, just closed a US$36 million series C round of financing from Tiger Global Fund and Vy Capital.
Indian restaurant finder site Zomato just made its fifth acquisition this year: Italy's Cibando. With this, Zomato takes its presence to 20 countries.
This US-based startup founded by overseas Chinese aims to solve the "marriage problem" for the millions of other overseas Chinese who want to find a mate from t...
Rival Freee may have grabbed some headlines, but MoneyForward is gaining some powerful friends.
Japan’s startup pitch contests are breaking the traditional mold. And that’s a good sign for the local ecosystem.
Japanese electric vehicle startup launches e-rickshaw with 100-kilometer range, to debut in India.
SparkLabs Global Ventures, the Seoul-based seed fund that complements SparkLabs Accelerator, revealed today it has invested US$600,000 in MangoPlate, a restaura...
The Tokyo-based joint venture gives Japanese fashionistas access to more than 300 international boutiques stocking over 1,000 high-end clothing labels.
This Pakistani startup has just lured in a former Rocket Internet executive as it plots a roadmap to expansion.
Forget dancing to the beat. This Intel RealSense-powered app allows you to make the beat through body movements and gestures.
After the 2011 disaster, Tomohiro Takei took his Ph.d and years of VC experience to work mentoring the region’s startups.
As we approach the end of 2014, we can see that the year has been a monumental one for China’s leading startups.
South Korean startup lets anyone instantly add text, video, and voice chat to their app with just a few lines of code
The Korean startup's SDK, called Appspand, requires pasting a few lines of code to the backend to add instant messaging, file sharing, voice chat, & video chat.
These early-stage bootstrappers from India just got US$40,000 of equity-free seed capital, a one-year Chilean visa to develop their projects, and access to an i...
Goodpatch isn't the first to release a prototyping tool but it does hold DeNA, IDEO, and Yahoo Japan as clients.
LivSpace lets you pick up individual pieces of furniture as well as entire sets of furniture and other interior decor items that can go together.
Read as many books as you want through this "book streaming" service.
This US-based startup has some Chinese heritage, and plans to expand into the world's most populous continent in the long run. No pun intended.
RideIT is a ride-share matching service for working professionals traveling in same route and travel together.
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 i...
While Line does caution that the full rollout could take up to one month, the company makes it very clear that Line Pay comes packaged with the latest version o...
High-end circuit board design software can cost millions of dollars. Quadcept is disrupting the industry with premium tools on a low-cost subscription plan.
The rumored investment is now confirmed and is even bigger than expected.
After a year of amazing highs and terrible lows, will 2015 bring taxi apps a license to ride in India?
India’s transport authorities are insisting that Uber and others register with them. But the fact is that nobody has formulated rules on using taxi apps. Maybe ...