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Funding

Global Brain invests in IzumoBASE

With this investment, IzumoBASE will complete the development of the next major release of its storage solution, and move its global expansion plans forward The GB-V Growth Fund Investment Limited Partnership managed by Global Brain Corporation has invested an undisclosed amount in IzumoBASE, a company that develops and licenses software-defined storage solution IzumoFS. With this investment, IzumoBASE will complete

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Singapore’s Numoni is helping the underbanked. How?

Numoni’s Nugen devices allow the transfer of small sums of money using mobile credit as a form of currency According to a World Bank report, more than half of the world’s adults, some 2.5 billion men and women, belong to a group known as the underbanked. As the name implies, the group has no access to

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Dining out? Save time: Chope acquires queueing service Ticktok

Singaporean restaurant reservation platform Chope has integrated queueing service Ticktok. What’s the synergy between the two? Singapore-based restaurant reservations provider The Chope Group today announced its acquisition of Appic Technologies, a fellow local company behind queuing service Ticktok. The acquisition sum was not disclosed. For background, Ticktok is a service that helps restaurant patrons make the

Funding

Global Brain invests in IzumoBASE

With this investment, IzumoBASE will complete the development of the next major release of its storage solution, and move its global expansion plans forward The GB-V Growth Fund Investment Limited Partnership managed by Global Brain Corporation has invested an undisclosed amount in IzumoBASE, a company that develops and licenses software-defined storage solution IzumoFS. With this investment, IzumoBASE will complete

Finance

Funding

Global Brain invests in IzumoBASE

With this investment, IzumoBASE will complete the development of the next major release of its storage solution, and move its global expansion plans forward The GB-V Growth Fund Investment Limited Partnership managed by Global Brain Corporation has invested an undisclosed amount in IzumoBASE, a company that develops and licenses software-defined storage solution IzumoFS. With this investment, IzumoBASE will complete

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Target Acquired Kickstarter campaign ends with goal more than 200% fulfilled

The next challenge for Target Acquired, a game to be launched by Touchten Games, will be to keep its 298 backers happy The last 30 days have been crazy for Indonesia-based games company Touchten Games. On October 28, 2014, CEO Anton Soeharyo and his team launched the company’s first Kickstarter campaign for its casual gaming app

Funding

Global Brain invests in IzumoBASE

With this investment, IzumoBASE will complete the development of the next major release of its storage solution, and move its global expansion plans forward The GB-V Growth Fund Investment Limited Partnership managed by Global Brain Corporation has invested an undisclosed amount in IzumoBASE, a company that develops and licenses software-defined storage solution IzumoFS. With this investment, IzumoBASE will complete

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Echelon Malaysia: Three IPOs you need to know about

For many startups, IPO is the holy grail of exit strategies. Find out how three tech firms managed that feat at Echelon Malaysia IPO, or initial public offering, is a simple word that captures neatly both the desires and fears of almost every startup. Being able to bring a company to public attention, letting media and industry

Technology

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This Indian startup wants you to run right

New player in footwear wearable Stridalyzer’s sensor-fitted insole provides real-time data from your shoes to your smartphone to help you run injury-free Are you a professional sprinter or a marathon runner? Or do you run for the love of it and to stay fit? Whatever the motivation, running has its many benefits — from helping

Singapore

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Singapore’s Numoni is helping the underbanked. How?

Numoni’s Nugen devices allow the transfer of small sums of money using mobile credit as a form of currency According to a World Bank report, more than half of the world’s adults, some 2.5 billion men and women, belong to a group known as the underbanked. As the name implies, the group has no access to

Indonesia

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Target Acquired Kickstarter campaign ends with goal more than 200% fulfilled

The next challenge for Target Acquired, a game to be launched by Touchten Games, will be to keep its 298 backers happy The last 30 days have been crazy for Indonesia-based games company Touchten Games. On October 28, 2014, CEO Anton Soeharyo and his team launched the company’s first Kickstarter campaign for its casual gaming app

India

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How technology is helping small Indian farmers

Film maker and Anchor Lakshmi Rebecca finds out how mechanisation is changing the lives of Indian farmers from the Co-founder of Kamal Kisan India is the world’s third largest manufacturer of tractors, yet only two per cent of Indian farmers use mechanisation to boost productivity. Why? How can this change? Find out from Devi Murthy, Co-founder

Malaysia

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Telekom Malaysia to launch first startup accelerator programme in Jan 2015

Perks for its startups include work space, go-to-market channels, facilities at MMU, R&D labs, event space, plus much more Telekom Malaysia (TM) is to launch its first startup accelerator programme in January 2015 in a move that aims to address two problems with a single solution. The country’s largest telecom and ISP giant wants to find innovative

Thailand

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday: aCommerce partners LINE in Thailand to sell and ship

The Thailand-based company is working an American retailer to bring Black Friday and Cyber Monday to mobile users in the country Black Friday and Cyber Monday might have started in America, but these shopping events sure are popular here in Southeast Asia. Based in Bangkok, Thailand, e-commerce solutions provider aCommerce has today announced its partnership

World

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Target Acquired Kickstarter campaign ends with goal more than 200% fulfilled

The next challenge for Target Acquired, a game to be launched by Touchten Games, will be to keep its 298 backers happy The last 30 days have been crazy for Indonesia-based games company Touchten Games. On October 28, 2014, CEO Anton Soeharyo and his team launched the company’s first Kickstarter campaign for its casual gaming app

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