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India is world’s biggest food delivery market: foodpanda’s Ralf Wenzel

foodpanda wants to expand services beyond its current 10,000 restaurants in over 170 cities in India Global online food delivery marketplace foodpanda recently acquired Delivery Hero-backed TastyKhana in India, to expand its position in the food-loving country. foodpanda also acquired Mexican food delivery businesses PedidosYa, SeMeAntoja and Superantojo. The group has been operating in the Mexican

Dining featured

India is world’s biggest food delivery market: foodpanda’s Ralf Wenzel

foodpanda wants to expand services beyond its current 10,000 restaurants in over 170 cities in India Global online food delivery marketplace foodpanda recently acquired Delivery Hero-backed TastyKhana in India, to expand its position in the food-loving country. foodpanda also acquired Mexican food delivery businesses PedidosYa, SeMeAntoja and Superantojo. The group has been operating in the Mexican

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Everything we know about the OLX partnerships from CEO for SEA Brad Porteus

OLX’s CEO for Southeast Asia Brad Porteus gives a detailed look at the road ahead, assuming the partnerships go as planned by around January 2015 Following the announcement last week that Naspers, Schibsted Media Group, Telenor Group and Singapore Press Holdings have decided to establish four joint ventures for the development of their online classified businesses instead of

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GrabTaxi uses discounts to lure Indonesians; targets 200K downloads

Users to get discount of IDR 10,000 (about US$1) on all rides until December 31. iPhones and weekly prizes up for grabs too GrabTaxi is giving away discount of IDR 10,000 (about US$1) on all its rides booked between November 18 to December 31, 2014 in Indonesia. Users can avail the offer unlimited number of times. Besides

Finance

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RailYatri secures seed funding from Blume Ventures

The funding will be used to fuel growth of the company’s technology platform, and towards marketing initiatives RailYatri, a platform for train travellers in India, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Blume Ventures. Existing investors that include a US-based angel also participated in this round. The funding will be used to fuel

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Hong Kong’s Ambi Climate ends Kickstarter campaign on nearly 5X goal

Ambi Climate’s CMO tells e27 he was initially worried because Asia ‘is still not very big on supporting reward-based crowdfunding campaigns’ Hong Kong-based Ambi Climate, the ‘smart add-on for your air conditioner’ that raised over US$30,000 in just nine hours, finally ended its Kickstarter campaign on Friday, November 14, 2014 with US$114,892 pledged of its humble US$25,000

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RailYatri secures seed funding from Blume Ventures

The funding will be used to fuel growth of the company’s technology platform, and towards marketing initiatives RailYatri, a platform for train travellers in India, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Blume Ventures. Existing investors that include a US-based angel also participated in this round. The funding will be used to fuel

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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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How GIS mapping could end corruption in India

Filmmaker and Anchor Lakshmi Rebecca shares how GIS mapping is being used by a Mumbai-based technopreneur to curb corruption that’s plaguing the country’s economy Meet the young techie from Mumbai who is using GIS mapping in a promising path towards curbing corruption! His solutions track food supply, waste management, development of infrastructure projects and more

Singapore

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How was Visa’s first FinTech Asia event?

Bringing together the brightest minds in financial tech in Singapore, it allowed entrepreneurs & investors to catch a glimpse of the future Last week, the Red Dot Museum in downtown Singapore played host to Visa’s first ever FinTech Asia event which brought together more than 250 leaders in the fintech (financial technology) community, the banking industry,

Indonesia

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GrabTaxi uses discounts to lure Indonesians; targets 200K downloads

Users to get discount of IDR 10,000 (about US$1) on all rides until December 31. iPhones and weekly prizes up for grabs too GrabTaxi is giving away discount of IDR 10,000 (about US$1) on all its rides booked between November 18 to December 31, 2014 in Indonesia. Users can avail the offer unlimited number of times. Besides

India

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India is world’s biggest food delivery market: foodpanda’s Ralf Wenzel

foodpanda wants to expand services beyond its current 10,000 restaurants in over 170 cities in India Global online food delivery marketplace foodpanda recently acquired Delivery Hero-backed TastyKhana in India, to expand its position in the food-loving country. foodpanda also acquired Mexican food delivery businesses PedidosYa, SeMeAntoja and Superantojo. The group has been operating in the Mexican

Malaysia

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Echelon Malaysia: Check out the 7 startups to pitch at the Showcase

The startups that will be pitching at Echelon Malaysia’s Showcase event have been confirmed. Find out more about them Echelon Malaysia 2014 is only two days away! Are you excited to meet some of the most promising startups in Malaysia? After a rigorous selection process, we, at e27, are pleased to announce the seven startups that will be

Thailand

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[Thailand] WebMob Thailand

WebMob Thailand: Introducing PrimeTime, Thailand’s version of Netflix. Synopsis: Do you know Netflix? Meet PrimeTime, a Thai-based provider of on-demand Internet streaming media that allows you to watch Hollywood movies and series on your Mobile, Tablet, Laptop, or Smart TV! ***Free Event for RSVP + Win one of the 3 ‘one-year subscription vouchers’ to PrimeTime

World

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This holiday season send less email to make more money

A minimalist approach in sending out promotional messages can yield you maximum results, says Paul Tenney of Ematic Solutions It’s holiday time, and that means marketers worldwide are warming up their servers and preparing to bombard inboxes with billions upon billions of promotional messages. From Black Friday to Cyber Monday (and we’re hearing whispers of Cyber

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