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Google annouces online only shopping event for Singapore on Feb 2-4

Google’s event, the first of its kind outside India, will see up to 60 brands across all sectors of retail and is meant to capitalise on the pre Chinese New Year shopping craze Singaporeans love to shop, there are no two ways about that. In fact, the country’s Great Singapore Sale (GSS) event in the

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Why the world is closely watching Southeast Asia’s talents

As the SEA market is about to overshadow the giants, there is another reason, says Even Tan of Freelancer.com, to be positive As the ASEAN region prepares for this year’s integration, which is poised to solidify its position as the seventh largest economic superpower in the world, countries are sizing up the market that is

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Hong Kong Bitcoin platform ANX acquires CoinMKT; eyes US market

ANX’s COO David Chapman said the acquisition will strengthen its footprint in the Americas ANX today announced that it has acquired CoinMKT for an undisclosed amount to expand its global presence. ANX describes itself as an emerging bitcoin platform based in Hong Kong. CoinMKT is from Santa Monica, California, and will continue to operate under the same brand,

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Google annouces online only shopping event for Singapore on Feb 2-4

Google’s event, the first of its kind outside India, will see up to 60 brands across all sectors of retail and is meant to capitalise on the pre Chinese New Year shopping craze Singaporeans love to shop, there are no two ways about that. In fact, the country’s Great Singapore Sale (GSS) event in the

Finance

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Printvenue raises US$4.5M in funding from Asia Pacific Internet Group

The investment will back growth across Asia Pacific and make Printvenue part of the APACIG network Rocket Internet-backed Printvenue, an online portal for printing and personalised products, has secured US$4.5 million in funding from Asia Pacific Internet Group (APACIG), a joint venture of Rocket Internet and Qatar-based telecom player Ooredoo. The investment will back growth across Asia

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Channel NewsAsia’s reality series Start-UP to premier new season on Feb 2

This season will also see contestants engaging the public in crowdfunding initiatives Channel NewsAsia’s docu-reality series Start-UP is back for a second season with a new line-up of entrepreneurs battling it out for more than SG$2 million (US$1.6 million) in seed funding. It will premier on February 2, 2015. The new season will also feature a crowdfunding element for

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Printvenue raises US$4.5M in funding from Asia Pacific Internet Group

The investment will back growth across Asia Pacific and make Printvenue part of the APACIG network Rocket Internet-backed Printvenue, an online portal for printing and personalised products, has secured US$4.5 million in funding from Asia Pacific Internet Group (APACIG), a joint venture of Rocket Internet and Qatar-based telecom player Ooredoo. The investment will back growth across Asia

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A slowly strengthening Japan hits 86 IPOs in 2014; over half in tech

The increasing number of IPOs will be welcomed by Japan as it continues to struggle with keeping its economy afloat in 2014 Japan had some good news to share: the country has seen a record number of IPOs in 2014, up from 64 in 2013 to 86 this year, according to a report by Japan

Technology

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5 things that will shape mobile advertising in 2015

Anil Mathews, Founder and CEO, AdNear tells us how 2015 will be an even more exciting year for the industry Ad-tech has been going through massive reinvention and mobile is today leading the charge. We could say 2014 was the year of mobile advertising, but 2015 will be an even more exciting year for the industry. Here

Singapore

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Google annouces online only shopping event for Singapore on Feb 2-4

Google’s event, the first of its kind outside India, will see up to 60 brands across all sectors of retail and is meant to capitalise on the pre Chinese New Year shopping craze Singaporeans love to shop, there are no two ways about that. In fact, the country’s Great Singapore Sale (GSS) event in the

Indonesia

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Japan, Taiwan and Singapore top in multi-device users in APAC: Appier

Japan and Taiwan had highest percentage of multi-device users with two devices, while most Singaporean consumers had three Cross-screen marketing technology company Appier has analysed user behaviours across PCs, smartphones, and tablets in different markets in its latest Cross-Screen User Behavior Research Report. The report is based on the data from Appier campaigns run in the

India

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Printvenue raises US$4.5M in funding from Asia Pacific Internet Group

The investment will back growth across Asia Pacific and make Printvenue part of the APACIG network Rocket Internet-backed Printvenue, an online portal for printing and personalised products, has secured US$4.5 million in funding from Asia Pacific Internet Group (APACIG), a joint venture of Rocket Internet and Qatar-based telecom player Ooredoo. The investment will back growth across Asia

Malaysia

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Japan, Taiwan and Singapore top in multi-device users in APAC: Appier

Japan and Taiwan had highest percentage of multi-device users with two devices, while most Singaporean consumers had three Cross-screen marketing technology company Appier has analysed user behaviours across PCs, smartphones, and tablets in different markets in its latest Cross-Screen User Behavior Research Report. The report is based on the data from Appier campaigns run in the

Thailand

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5 signs of a booming startup ecosystem in Thailand

Regional qualifiers for Echelon’s Top 100 Startups will be held in 14 countries. After Vietnam, next stop is ‘The Land of Smiles: Thailand’ After years of political strife, the country of Thailand appears beleaguered. Yet amidst this perceived instability, it houses a booming scene of eager entrepreneurs and companies, a testament to their ingenuity and resilience. dtac

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Why the world is closely watching Southeast Asia’s talents

As the SEA market is about to overshadow the giants, there is another reason, says Even Tan of Freelancer.com, to be positive As the ASEAN region prepares for this year’s integration, which is poised to solidify its position as the seventh largest economic superpower in the world, countries are sizing up the market that is

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