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Startuptravels wants to connect travelling entrepreneurs everywhere

Co-founder Rasmus Frandsen’s passion for travelling and meeting like-minded people has culminated in this social network for entrepreneurs Startuptravels is a brand new, two-week old social network for travelling entrepreneurs ‘made with love and coffee in Copenhagen’. e27 spoke exclusively with Co-founder Rasmus Frandsen, who is currently on a Masters programme at Duke University, North

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This app aims for a pothole-free world

Aptly named Pothole Watch, this app will help people of Mumbai, India — and later cities across the globe – use smartphones to report the GPS location of a pothole If you can walk 15 steps on Slater Road without landing on a pothole, you should thank your stars. If you can ride a bike on Andheri-Kurla Road during

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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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Zoomcar raises US$8 million in funding round led by Sequoia Capital

The Indian self-drive car rental company will use funds for hiring, technological development and expansion to new cities over the next one year Zoomcar, the first self-drive car rental company from India, has raised US$8 million in a funding round led by Sequoia Capital. Several new investors including former Infosys CFO Mohandas Pai, Abhay Jain of the

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Zoomcar raises US$8 million in funding round led by Sequoia Capital

The Indian self-drive car rental company will use funds for hiring, technological development and expansion to new cities over the next one year Zoomcar, the first self-drive car rental company from India, has raised US$8 million in a funding round led by Sequoia Capital. Several new investors including former Infosys CFO Mohandas Pai, Abhay Jain of the

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This app aims for a pothole-free world

Aptly named Pothole Watch, this app will help people of Mumbai, India — and later cities across the globe – use smartphones to report the GPS location of a pothole If you can walk 15 steps on Slater Road without landing on a pothole, you should thank your stars. If you can ride a bike on Andheri-Kurla Road during

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Zoomcar raises US$8 million in funding round led by Sequoia Capital

The Indian self-drive car rental company will use funds for hiring, technological development and expansion to new cities over the next one year Zoomcar, the first self-drive car rental company from India, has raised US$8 million in a funding round led by Sequoia Capital. Several new investors including former Infosys CFO Mohandas Pai, Abhay Jain of the

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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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[Singapore] Lean Canvas Workshop

Learn how to use Lean Startup techniques and raise your chances of success for your product Synopsis: “Most products fail. Not because we fail to build what we set out to build, but because we waste time, money, and effort building the wrong product.” – Ash Maurya, Running Lean Many startups have wasted time, effort and

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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Zoomcar raises US$8 million in funding round led by Sequoia Capital

The Indian self-drive car rental company will use funds for hiring, technological development and expansion to new cities over the next one year Zoomcar, the first self-drive car rental company from India, has raised US$8 million in a funding round led by Sequoia Capital. Several new investors including former Infosys CFO Mohandas Pai, Abhay Jain of the

Malaysia

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Lovesprk partners Lovebyte to create romance in Malaysia

Lovesprk has about 250 registered users so far. Lovebyte’s 120,000 users in Malaysia will definitely help the former extend its reach Malaysia-based date concierge portal Lovesprk today announced that it has partnered with Singapore-based couple app Lovebyte to extend its reach to the latter’s 120,000 users in Malaysia. This is Lovesprk’s second partnership with a couple

Thailand

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I need team players, not superstars: Tiwa York talks people management

In the second part of the interview, OLX Head Coach shares lessons learned plus thoughts on agile, team building and Thailand’s potential This concludes the two-part e27 exclusive with OLX Head Coach Tiwa York. Read Part 1 here. What are some of the best things you’ve done or learned about developing your own people? Wow,

World

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Startuptravels wants to connect travelling entrepreneurs everywhere

Co-founder Rasmus Frandsen’s passion for travelling and meeting like-minded people has culminated in this social network for entrepreneurs Startuptravels is a brand new, two-week old social network for travelling entrepreneurs ‘made with love and coffee in Copenhagen’. e27 spoke exclusively with Co-founder Rasmus Frandsen, who is currently on a Masters programme at Duke University, North

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