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DoPartTime if a 9 to 5 does not excite you

Ever wanted a part time job in your chosen field but did not know how to go about it? This startup can help Mohankumar Swaminathan always heard his friends, who travelled abroad to study, taking up part time jobs to manage their living. This ignited his curiosity to discover the potential business opportunity in the

DoPartTime.featured

DoPartTime if a 9 to 5 does not excite you

Ever wanted a part time job in your chosen field but did not know how to go about it? This startup can help Mohankumar Swaminathan always heard his friends, who travelled abroad to study, taking up part time jobs to manage their living. This ignited his curiosity to discover the potential business opportunity in the

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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

e-commerce

OPT SEA signs joint venture with e-frastructure to introduce Lead Commerce

Lead Commerce will operate two websites: Comparison.Asia and Happywedding.life Japan-based digital advertising agency OPT SEA and Thailand-based company e-frastructure today announced a newly established joint venture to introduce Lead Commerce, an online lead generation media company. Lead Commerce will be headed by Pawoot Pongvitayapan, CEO, e-frastructure and Managing Director at Rakuten TARAD, and Soonhee Kim, COO, OPT

Finance

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Korean game startup IDIOCRACY secures US$500K investment

After an eight-week course on entrepreneurship and company building, IDIOCRACY secures funding from Hong Kong-based investors Korean game startup IDIOCRACY has secured US$500,000 investment from Hong Kong-based investors. IDIOCRACY is a cross format game that allows both PC and mobile users to play simultaneously. As a board game it is also accessible to players of all groups

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Wearable wireless mouse Mycestro is now publicly available

Tired of your clunky mouse? Mycestro offers an alternative that could be the future of peripherals Computers may have gotten smaller and more sophisticated over the years, but the mouse has stayed the same. This becomes problematic when you don’t have a flat surface or enough desk space for a mouse. That’s where Mycestro, a wearable

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Korean game startup IDIOCRACY secures US$500K investment

After an eight-week course on entrepreneurship and company building, IDIOCRACY secures funding from Hong Kong-based investors Korean game startup IDIOCRACY has secured US$500,000 investment from Hong Kong-based investors. IDIOCRACY is a cross format game that allows both PC and mobile users to play simultaneously. As a board game it is also accessible to players of all groups

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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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Wearable wireless mouse Mycestro is now publicly available

Tired of your clunky mouse? Mycestro offers an alternative that could be the future of peripherals Computers may have gotten smaller and more sophisticated over the years, but the mouse has stayed the same. This becomes problematic when you don’t have a flat surface or enough desk space for a mouse. That’s where Mycestro, a wearable

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DoPartTime.featured

DoPartTime if a 9 to 5 does not excite you

Ever wanted a part time job in your chosen field but did not know how to go about it? This startup can help Mohankumar Swaminathan always heard his friends, who travelled abroad to study, taking up part time jobs to manage their living. This ignited his curiosity to discover the potential business opportunity in the

Malaysia

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3 niche local demands met by Malaysian online stores

Catering to specific markets lets small e-commerce players stay competitive. Check out these Malaysian businesses addressing distinct needs The size of the e-commerce market in Malaysia is projected to grow to RM 5.76 billion (US$1.7B) in 2015, according to statistics from eCommerceMILO. With over 90 per cent of Malaysian web users shopping online, the market is largely driven

Thailand

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OPT SEA signs joint venture with e-frastructure to introduce Lead Commerce

Lead Commerce will operate two websites: Comparison.Asia and Happywedding.life Japan-based digital advertising agency OPT SEA and Thailand-based company e-frastructure today announced a newly established joint venture to introduce Lead Commerce, an online lead generation media company. Lead Commerce will be headed by Pawoot Pongvitayapan, CEO, e-frastructure and Managing Director at Rakuten TARAD, and Soonhee Kim, COO, OPT

World

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AIA launches 12-week accelerator programme with Hong Kong’s NEST

Eight startups focussed on the wearable tech and healthcare space will be selected to participate in this exciting programme Insurance giant AIA has partnered with Hong Kong-based startup incubator NEST to launch AIA Accelerator, a 12-week programme targeted at startups in the wearable technology and healthcare space. A total of eight companies will be chosen to participate

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