Business

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This startup can help you hire the best talent in two shakes

This Indian recruitment startup finds candidates serving notice periods who can join you at the soonest, saving a lot of time and effort This isn’t a novel problem — You are in deep trouble because your lead developer has stepped down and you need to fill in the gap within a month’s time. Well, the solution, though,

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This startup can help you hire the best talent in two shakes

This Indian recruitment startup finds candidates serving notice periods who can join you at the soonest, saving a lot of time and effort This isn’t a novel problem — You are in deep trouble because your lead developer has stepped down and you need to fill in the gap within a month’s time. Well, the solution, though,

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migme acquires LoveByte for 3 things: couple app, avatar creation and virtual gifts

Co-founders of LoveByte will still continue to spearhead development, except now they will be migme employees Australian company migme has today announced its acquisition of Singapore-based couple app LoveByte for an undisclosed amount. While terms of the deal were not disclosed, Sng Wei Zhang and Chen Jia Jia, who are both Founders of LoveByte, will

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Intel Capital invests US$28 million from China Smart Device Innovation Fund

The fund to accelerate innovations in smartphones, tablets, wearables and IoT in China Chinese technology companies are attracting huge investor interest in markets related to smartphones, tablets, wearable devices and the Internet of Things, with Intel Capital today announcing US$28 million in investments from its US$100 million China Smart Device Innovation Fund into a handful of Chinese companies.

Finance

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Coupon site PriceBurp raises close to US$100,000 from Bright Ventures

The investment will be used to facilitate tech development and scale the workforce Indian coupons and online deals portal PriceBurp has raised close to US$100,000 from Bright Ventures, an early-stage investment company from the Netherlands. The investment will be used to facilitate tech development and scale the workforce. Nirav Dave, Founder and Director, PriceBurp said, “PriceBurp has targetted

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Too cool: Ambi Climate more than 300% funded on Kickstarter

Hong Kong-based company Ambi Labs will be shipping the device and launching its companion app by June 2015 Having launched a Kickstarter campaign for smart device Ambi Climate last week, with a goal set at US$25,000, Hong Kong-based Ambi Labs was in for a treat. In less than nine hours, the firm managed to snag

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Coupon site PriceBurp raises close to US$100,000 from Bright Ventures

The investment will be used to facilitate tech development and scale the workforce Indian coupons and online deals portal PriceBurp has raised close to US$100,000 from Bright Ventures, an early-stage investment company from the Netherlands. The investment will be used to facilitate tech development and scale the workforce. Nirav Dave, Founder and Director, PriceBurp said, “PriceBurp has targetted

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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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Hong Kong startup scene is heating up: Sensbeat’s Leo Wong — Part 2

The number of people who want to do startups is increasing. Growing integration centres and co-working spaces are proof, says the Co-founder This article concludes the two-part Q&A with Sensbeat’s Co-founder Leo Wong. Read Part 1 here Are you looking to expand the Sensbeat team? Yes, but I think the most challenging part is hiring engineers in Hong Kong.

Singapore

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[Updated] GrabTaxi raises Series C round of about US$65M

What will GrabTaxi do with its latest injection of funds? How will it become the top player in Southeast Asia? GrabTaxi has today announced at a press conference in Singapore that it has raised US$90 million in the last 12 months. This puts the company’s latest round of funding at around US$65 million. The funds

Indonesia

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Maaduu will re-launch its services in Indonesia this November

Korean video channel, Maaduu, hopes back to back re-launches in Malaysia and Indonesia will help penetrate the SEA market Korea’s premium video channel Maaduu is reportedly preparing itself to re-launch its services in Indonesia this coming November. This is a part of Maaduu’s attempts to penetrate the Southeast Asian market, after previously being re-launched in

India

mynoticeperiod featured

This startup can help you hire the best talent in two shakes

This Indian recruitment startup finds candidates serving notice periods who can join you at the soonest, saving a lot of time and effort This isn’t a novel problem — You are in deep trouble because your lead developer has stepped down and you need to fill in the gap within a month’s time. Well, the solution, though,

Malaysia

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[Updated] GrabTaxi raises Series C round of about US$65M

What will GrabTaxi do with its latest injection of funds? How will it become the top player in Southeast Asia? GrabTaxi has today announced at a press conference in Singapore that it has raised US$90 million in the last 12 months. This puts the company’s latest round of funding at around US$65 million. The funds

Thailand

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[Thailand] Startup Grind Bangkok with Edwyn Chann

Find out how Spottly snagged their funding with an exclusive interview with Edwyn Chann at Startup Grind Bangkok Synopsis: Are you ready for the amazing journey upcoming October? This month we will interview Edwyn Chan, co-founder of Spottly, one of the most popular social travel apps. Launched in Hong Kong, Spottly has just recently raised

World

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Weekly Cornerplay: Microsoft’s wearable is imminent, but what’s the point?

Jeffrey Yuwono expresses doubts over Microsoft’s coming wearable device in this edition of Weekly Cornerplay According to Forbes, Microsoft will launch its wearable device in the coming weeks in time for the holiday season. It’s a health-focussed device and will work with Android, iPhone and of course Windows Phone. I had written my concerns about the

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