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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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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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Kamcord: 25M videos shared in total; opens office in Japan

The Android and iOS in-game mobile recording service has had 1.3 million content creators in the last 30 days. Will Kamcord win Asia over? US-based iOS and Android in-game mobile recording service Kamcord today announced quite a number of milestones, including having 25 million videos shared on its platform and 1.3 million content creators in the

Finance

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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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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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Singapore-based edutech startup Cialfo raises US$800K in seed funding

The investment will help realise the startup’s vision of disrupting the online education technology space in Singapore Singapore-based edutech startup Cialfo has reportedly raised US$800,000 in a seed round from an undisclosed investor. It currently offers three core services: Get-a-Plan, which gamifies learning for SAT Tests on mobile and web; Collegify, which simplifies university applications with

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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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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,

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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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

Malaysia

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4 tips to make yourself pitch-perfect

Successful founders share valuable suggestions on making a big impact with your business pitch. With Echelon Malaysia very close, this is important for you startups Echelon Malaysia is less than a month away, and many startups are gearing up for their pitches. All eyes would be on them — investors will be watching and fellow startups will be sussing

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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Kamcord: 25M videos shared in total; opens office in Japan

The Android and iOS in-game mobile recording service has had 1.3 million content creators in the last 30 days. Will Kamcord win Asia over? US-based iOS and Android in-game mobile recording service Kamcord today announced quite a number of milestones, including having 25 million videos shared on its platform and 1.3 million content creators in the

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