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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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6 common tech mistakes even the pros make

When it comes to your startup’s technology, you can’t be too secure Tech companies are known for their brilliance and innovation. But are they really as tech savvy as they think day to day? Based on our work with companies both large and small, we, at Grovo, have identified the top six areas that need the

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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[India] Founders Drinks New Delhi: Why Southeast Asia matters

Founders Drinks returns to India, renewing its commitment to helping entrepreneurs find momentum in this vibrant market! Synopsis: The fact that Southeast Asia needs to be the next step for Indian startups looking to expand is clear. But how do they go about it? SEA is huge with diverse cultures and economies, and it is

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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6 common tech mistakes even the pros make

When it comes to your startup’s technology, you can’t be too secure Tech companies are known for their brilliance and innovation. But are they really as tech savvy as they think day to day? Based on our work with companies both large and small, we, at Grovo, have identified the top six areas that need the

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