CATEGORY: Thailand

From job matching to solving parking issues: Meet the 8 startups that pitched at Topica Founder Institute

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 13, 2016

The graduating founders took the opportunity to pitch their startups to over 40 venture capitalists and angel investors, such as Galaxy Ventures, GREE Ventures, and CyberAgent Ventures Read More

Alibaba, Thailand government join forces to build the country's e-commerce

By Anisa Menur | Dec 09, 2016

There are four key areas that the government and the internet giant will work on Read More

Cocoon Capital launches US$7M seed fund, targets SaaS, e-commerce, and fintech verticals

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 07, 2016

It will focus on startups based in Southeast Asia and India Read More

He ran a makeshift grocery store from his bedroom at the age of 6 before building Thailand’s first cashback site

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 06, 2016

British citizen Anthony Quinn launched cashback site DeeDee in 2015 and has seen quite a decent growth, thanks to the shopping habits of Thai users Read More

Thailand is launching a stock exchange just for startups; no revenue required

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 05, 2016

The report by Nikkei Asian Review states that companies could list on the very day they are established, even without any record of earnings Read More

WorkVenture raises US$420K to match jobseekers to the right jobs using an algorithm

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 02, 2016

Employers can upload office pictures and other interactive content to their company profile Read More

What startups need to know about doing e-commerce in Southeast Asia

By Babar Khan Javed | Nov 28, 2016

Some trends and perspectives for businesses looking to engage with customers through online and mobile channels Read More

New angel investors network launched in Thailand with US$30M in tow

By Anisa Menur | Nov 22, 2016

Built by Shift Ventures, the network brings in 30 honorary members from various industries Read More

Hong Kong's DateTix swoons for Thailand mobile dating app

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 15, 2016

The deal is worth about US$212,000 in stock considerations and will allow Noonswoon to continue Thailand operations Read More

How may I help you? Thailand's Helpster raises US$2.1M to help blue collar workers find jobs

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 15, 2016

The money will be used to boost product development and support the company's recent expansion into Indonesia Read More

Discover a new spin on Echelon come 2017; find out how you can get involved

By Wilfred Loh | Nov 08, 2016

Echelon is back with a new and improved mission: to deliver an experience AND a conference like no other Read More

Frequent traveler? This startup's app lets you use loyalty points overseas

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 04, 2016

UTU has developed a cross-border rewards and loyalty platform for the global market Read More

Winner takes all: Thailand's TakeMeTour wins Telenor Group's regional startup event

By Anisa Menur | Nov 03, 2016

Hosted in Yangon, the Digital Winners Asia saw participation of eight startups from five Asian countries Read More

Ant Financial enters Southeast Asia with investment into Thailand's Ascend Money

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 01, 2016

The investment is Ant Financial's second investment globally, after its backing of India's Paytm Read More

Startup that turns waste+water into fuel and fertiliser nabs top prize at Sankalp Awards

By Kevin McSpadden | Oct 27, 2016

After Cambodia's ATEC Biodigesters, Singapore's nFrnds and Indonesia's Kecipir grabbed the runner-up prizes Read More

Thailand's Pomelo raises follow-on round, brings Series A to US$11 million

By Kevin McSpadden | Oct 27, 2016

The company hopes to take advantage of a region in which 100 million people buy products online Read More

Thailand's Gogoprint expands into Malaysia, sees potential in Singapore market

By Kevin McSpadden | Oct 18, 2016

Looking ahead, Gogoprint has plans for further regional expansion and hopes to break even in two of four markets Read More

LINE is shifting its focus to media and news post IPO

By Kevin McSpadden | Oct 17, 2016

LINE's Chief Strategy and Marketing officer also explained how the company plans to take over Southeast Asia Read More

The mentality of 'sink or swim' was ingrained in me at an early age: Orami's Shannon Kalayanamitr

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 13, 2016

The co-founder of Southeast Asia's leading women's lifestyle e-commerce platform speaks candidly about her journey as a businesswoman and dishes out entrepreneurial tips Read More

Thailand's InVent makes first US investment in VR advertising startup Social Nation

By Kevin McSpadden | Oct 11, 2016

Social Nation's CEO is a Thai national, which helped Invent make the decision to support the startup Read More

After demise of My Laundry Box, Thailand's WashBox24 steps in to fill the void

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 06, 2016

Will it be able to provide Singaporeans with an alternative laundry locker service that is safe and reliable? Read More

League of Legends creator set to open offices in Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 05, 2016

Riot Games wants to take advantage of the game's popularity in Southeast Asia Read More

Startups and Asia: Land of opportunity or innovation doldrums?

By | Oct 05, 2016

Johanna Staaf, Director for New Ventures, Telenor Group, shares her thoughts and learnings on the Asian startup landscape, discussing five macro trends gleaned from working with various startups Read More

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