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India-based Culture Machine gets US$18M from Tiger Global & others

India-based Culture Machine gets US$18M from Tiger Global & others

The startup had previously raised US$3.5 million from Zodius Capital and Times Internet Mumbai-and Singapore-based Culture Machine Media Pvt Ltd, which develops digital video content for the Internet generation, has received US$18 million in Series B funding from US-based hedge fund Tiger Global Management, with participation from existing investors Zodius Capital and Times Internet Ltd, the

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Go offline: Is YouTube’s mantra in India to beat slow internet speed

Videos can now be viewed without an Internet connection for up to 48 hours; the offline feature will be rolled out in Indonesia and Philippines too YouTube has launched an offline feature for YouTube in India that allows users to take videos offline, using WiFi or their data plans. Once taken offline, the videos can


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

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Techventure 2014: What you missed out on

The Singaporean exposition on innovation and entrepreneurship was held on September 24 and 25, 2014. Here’s a roundup of the event Techventure 2014, a platform for Asia’s leading innovation and enterprise technologies, got over yesterday at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center. The exposition on innovation in technology and science saw 700 delegates from Singapore,

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Culture Machine secures series A funding from Zodius Capital

The Indian digital video entertainment company will use the capital to expand its presence in international markets Culture Machine, an Asia focussed digital video entertainment company, has announced Series A round of funding from digital media investment firm, Zodius Capital. While the Mumbai-based startup has not disclosed the amount, sources reveal that it has raised


Techventure 2014: Keeping a finger on the pulse of Asia’s innovation scene

Get ready to network with investors and startups from the region and beyond. Learn the secrets of success from successful tech companies. Pitch and make deals at business matching sessions Techventure, Asia’s leading innovation and enterprise platform, is taking place in Singapore again! Co-organised by the National Research Foundation (Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore), A*STAR’s Exploit


e27 brings Echelon 2014 highlights in a cool infographic, videos and more

After the massive success of Echelon 2014, here are some interesting facts about the event. We also proudly announce launch of e27’s new YouTube channel. Subscribe now to watch all Echelon videos! At exactly this day last month, Asia’s biggest tech and startups conference Echelon 2014 kicked off. Ever since its humble beginnings in 2010, Echelon has been growing year

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Veeroll to release a new platform for YouTube video ads at VidCon

The platform will help advertisers on YouTube to quickly find the right audience and create a compelling video ad to reach them Veeroll, a Singapore-based startup, is releasing a new platform at VidCon, the world’s largest conference for YouTubers held in California on June 26–28, 2014. The new site allows businesses to create high converting YouTube

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iLathys to launch TubeTrackr at VidCon

The Singapore startup is to launch TubeTrackr, a platform for organic video marketing on YouTube, at the world’s largest conference for YouTubers iLathys, a Singapore-based startup developing web and SaaS platform, is launching TubeTrackr at VidCon, the world’s largest conference for YouTubers, held in California from June 26–28, 2014. TubeTrackr is a platform for organic video


Roblox: the trending lovechild of Minecraft and LittleBigPlanet

The user-generated content-focussed game had 161,200 users logging in at its peak, with its livestream Twitch channel growing at an alarming rate You’ve heard of sandbox create-a-thon games like Minecraft and Sony Computer Entertainment’s own LittleBigPlanet, with the former still on the pedestal of the most-played PC game across the world, including Southeast Asia. However, what


South Korea’s Swizzle streams music with YouTube

The startup Swizzle helps soar K-pop fever across Southeast Asia through videos with its social music streaming service The South Korean startup scene is emerging, led by innovations in social mobile services, games and social media. Examples of these successes include KakaoTalk, which has received 500 million downloads on iOS and Android as reported by e27. Other


Google/YouTube to buy eSports-focussed channel Twitch.tv

Popular games-streaming channel, used mostly in Singapore and the Philippines, to be purchased for more than US$1 billion   You’d be surprised that the pastime of watching other people play video games, either on a casual or professional level, is trending on a high, thanks to game-streaming channels like Twitch.tv. The channel’s usage in Southeast


Can this startup transform women into YouTube belle Michelle Phan?

Vietnam online portal for beauty Veva.vn wants to give women a way to stay better informed of trends and cosmetic products Cosmetics entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein once said, “There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.” That is the sort of mantra many ladies adopt, as they go on a quest to beautify their appearances with make


Alibaba buys stake in China’s equivalent of YouTube

How much for Youku Tudou Inc? Try US$1.22 billion! Right now, it’s the third biggest media acquisition by the company Alibaba is on a huge buying spree. In the past eight months, it has invested US$50 million in app search engine Quixey, US$1.05 billion to take a 20 per cent stake in Wasu Media Holding


Social music service Beatrobo raises US$1.1 million in Series A funding

The Echelon 2012 alumnus has received funding from Japanese convenience store chain Lawson and Genuine Startups Social music service Beatrobo has raised Series A funding of US$1.1 million from Japanese convenience store chain Lawson and Genuine Startups, an investment fund spun off from accelerator Movida Japan. An Echelon 2012 alumnus, Beatrobo is a music discovery and sharing service that lets you build music playlist from YouTube and SoundCloud.


Can the Southeast Asian YouTube scene go beyond comedy skits?

e27 finds out from one of comedy channel TreePotatoes’ founders Aaron Khoo YouTube — The very act of mentioning the conglomerate and online video service’s name brings to mind internet memes and new ways to broadcast news on entertainment and politics in short bursts. Or in local startup TreePotatoes’ case, do comedy videos with a