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This startup helps you get over your old flame within a month

These heart cobblers offer unbiased opinions on the shortfalls of a relationship, helping you bounce back and make better choices in future The phone rings and a prick of fear runs down your spine as you hear, “Things are not working out between us. I think we should break up.” The entire world comes crashing

Breakup Featured

This startup helps you get over your old flame within a month

These heart cobblers offer unbiased opinions on the shortfalls of a relationship, helping you bounce back and make better choices in future The phone rings and a prick of fear runs down your spine as you hear, “Things are not working out between us. I think we should break up.” The entire world comes crashing

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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

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FindURClass secures seed investment from VentureNursery angels

The Indian discovery engine for hobby class seekers will use the funds for upgrading technology, user interface and experience VentureNursery, the angel-backed Indian startup accelerator has announced an undisclosed amount of seed investment by its angels in FindURClass.com, a search and discovery platform that connects class seekers of extracurricular activities and hobbies with educators to

Finance

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FindURClass secures seed investment from VentureNursery angels

The Indian discovery engine for hobby class seekers will use the funds for upgrading technology, user interface and experience VentureNursery, the angel-backed Indian startup accelerator has announced an undisclosed amount of seed investment by its angels in FindURClass.com, a search and discovery platform that connects class seekers of extracurricular activities and hobbies with educators to

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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

Funding.lead

FindURClass secures seed investment from VentureNursery angels

The Indian discovery engine for hobby class seekers will use the funds for upgrading technology, user interface and experience VentureNursery, the angel-backed Indian startup accelerator has announced an undisclosed amount of seed investment by its angels in FindURClass.com, a search and discovery platform that connects class seekers of extracurricular activities and hobbies with educators to

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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

Running

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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Wattcost: A device that tracks electricity usage wins app challenge

Wattcost from Australia beat five other finalist from India, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia to win the inaugural Singtel Group- Samsung Mobile App Challenge Australian startup Wattcost took home top honours at the inaugural Singtel Group- Samsung Mobile App Challenge held yesterday in Singapore. The wireless beacon that comes with a mobile app and monitors

Indonesia

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Qraved gets US$1.3M from Convergence Accel and M&Y Growth Partners

Restaurant reservation service Qraved to spend secured funding on local expansion and product development A US$1,3 million (around Rp 15 billion) funding is given out by M&Y Growth Partner and investment company Convergence Accel, which indeed focusses on Indonesian startups, to the restaurant reservation service provider Qraved. The sum is to be spent on local

India

Breakup Featured

This startup helps you get over your old flame within a month

These heart cobblers offer unbiased opinions on the shortfalls of a relationship, helping you bounce back and make better choices in future The phone rings and a prick of fear runs down your spine as you hear, “Things are not working out between us. I think we should break up.” The entire world comes crashing

Malaysia

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Echelon Malaysia: Building a US$1B startup in Southeast Asia: Patrick Grove

The CEO of Catcha Group introduces his ‘five P’ checklist, and explains why Southeast Asia has as good a chance as anywhere of producing the next US$1 billion company Speaking at Echelon Malaysia 2014, Patrick Grove, Chairman and CEO, Catcha Group, said the VC wants to play a role in ‘building great disruptive businesses’ across

Thailand

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EasyVan launches in Bangkok as lalaMove; to give out free condoms

As part of its official partnership with Durex, EasyVan’s Thai brand lalaMove will give out free condoms this December 1 Come December 1 (World AIDS Day), Hong Kong-based delivery matching startup EasyVan will be delivering 100 condoms in Bangkok, Thailand for 12 hours, as part of its official partnership with Durex. However, instead of using

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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