Business

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Kamcord: 25M videos shared in total; opens office in Japan

The Android and iOS in-game mobile recording service has had 1.3 million content creators in the last 30 days. Will Kamcord win Asia over? US-based iOS and Android in-game mobile recording service Kamcord today announced quite a number of milestones, including having 25 million videos shared on its platform and 1.3 million content creators in the

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This startup can walk you through your dream home before it gets real

Ghar360 is a cloud-based 3D augmented reality platform that can digitise the floorplan into an interactive walkable space We all want to design our dream home rather than have architects and interior designers impose their ideas of ideal abodes on us. After all, aren’t we all different with different tastes in every aspect of our

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Music streaming service Deezer acquires Stitcher; integration to roll out next year

Deezer confirms to e27 today that integration of the two services will roll out globally next year Paris-based music streaming service Deezer – widely seen as Spotify’s main rival — announced last week that it had acquired San Francisco-based Stitcher, a leading online mobile radio service that carries eight of the top 10 US terrestrial radio shows. Deezer has

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Kamcord: 25M videos shared in total; opens office in Japan

The Android and iOS in-game mobile recording service has had 1.3 million content creators in the last 30 days. Will Kamcord win Asia over? US-based iOS and Android in-game mobile recording service Kamcord today announced quite a number of milestones, including having 25 million videos shared on its platform and 1.3 million content creators in the

Finance

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Singapore-based edutech startup Cialfo raises US$800K in seed funding

The investment will help realise the startup’s vision of disrupting the online education technology space in Singapore Singapore-based edutech startup Cialfo has reportedly raised US$800,000 in a seed round from an undisclosed investor. It currently offers three core services: Get-a-Plan, which gamifies learning for SAT Tests on mobile and web; Collegify, which simplifies university applications with

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Indian startup MindHelix’s smart home device Rico surpasses US$100K Kickstarter goal

Rico is being plugged as ‘the world’s first smart home security device that uses your spare (or used) smartphone as its brain and eyes’ MindHelix, the Indian startup behind crowdfunded smart home device Rico, has surpassed its US$100,000 Kickstarter campaign goal with 764 backers at the time of writing — and 36 hours still to go.

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Singapore-based edutech startup Cialfo raises US$800K in seed funding

The investment will help realise the startup’s vision of disrupting the online education technology space in Singapore Singapore-based edutech startup Cialfo has reportedly raised US$800,000 in a seed round from an undisclosed investor. It currently offers three core services: Get-a-Plan, which gamifies learning for SAT Tests on mobile and web; Collegify, which simplifies university applications with

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MOL raises US$169 million in its initial IPO round on Nasdaq

This is way less than its expected US$300 million. Each share was priced at US$12.50 The Malaysia-based online payment company MOL has just finished wrapping up its IPO on the Nasdaq stock exchange, raising US$169 million in the initial round of offering with the price of each share being US$12.50, the bottom of the initial US$12.50 to US$14.50 price

Technology

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Selfie camera app Selfit soft launches in Singapore

The app offers users virtual characters, animations and live effects to play with. It is available in the iOS App Store Selfit, a free augmented or ‘mixed reality’ selfie camera app from Nextstop-studio, has soft launched in Singapore today, shared the company exclusively with e27. The app offers users virtual characters, animations and live effects to play with,

Singapore

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Selfie camera app Selfit soft launches in Singapore

The app offers users virtual characters, animations and live effects to play with. It is available in the iOS App Store Selfit, a free augmented or ‘mixed reality’ selfie camera app from Nextstop-studio, has soft launched in Singapore today, shared the company exclusively with e27. The app offers users virtual characters, animations and live effects to play with,

Indonesia

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Indonesian government intends to establish creative economy agency

Following the lead of regional governments, Indonesia is establishing its own agency to boost creativity After getting parted from the Ministry of Tourism, the Directory General of Creative Economy’s fate has finally been decided. As Kompas reported, the National Secretary of Indonesia, Pratikno, gave his words that the government looks for an option of establishing

India

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91Mobiles raises US$1M in pre-Series A round led by India Quotient

The Indian gadget research site will use the capital for R&D, expanding its team, launching an Android app and adding more device categories Gurgaon-based 91Mobiles, a mobile comparison website that also offers news, reviews and interactive research tools, has raised US$1 million in pre-Series A investment led by Mumbai-based India Quotient, an early-stage venture capital group with a focus on social

Malaysia

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4 tips to make yourself pitch-perfect

Successful founders share valuable suggestions on making a big impact with your business pitch. With Echelon Malaysia very close, this is important for you startups Echelon Malaysia is less than a month away, and many startups are gearing up for their pitches. All eyes would be on them — investors will be watching and fellow startups will be sussing

Thailand

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Can OLX bring 67M Thais online? Fearless leader Tiwa York says yes

The Head Coach of OLX talks strategy, knowing your users, and building a product for the “real” Thailand While Tiwa York has never been a founder per se, his 19 years in the business and experience on founding teams have taught him a thing or two about building successful organisations. That’s why he’s the man conglomerate Naspers trusted to

World

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Kamcord: 25M videos shared in total; opens office in Japan

The Android and iOS in-game mobile recording service has had 1.3 million content creators in the last 30 days. Will Kamcord win Asia over? US-based iOS and Android in-game mobile recording service Kamcord today announced quite a number of milestones, including having 25 million videos shared on its platform and 1.3 million content creators in the

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