TAG: 500 startups

Codementor raises US$1.6M to grow a global community of freelance software developers

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 13, 2016

The Taiwanese startup will use the funds to launch its new freelance developer platform CodementorX Read More

Myanmar has opportunity, so why are investors hesitating? Here are four reasons

By e27.co/peter-nguyen | Dec 12, 2016

The regulatory framework is still outdated and needs to be seriously updated for modern times Read More

It's more fun: 500 Startups reportedly to enter Philippines in 2017

By Kevin McSpadden | Dec 08, 2016

In a television interview with Bloomberg, Partner Vishal Harnal said the firm values local partners with on-the-ground knowledge Read More

Accelerators versus incubators: Which one should your startup go to?

By Anisa Menur | Nov 24, 2016

Before you decide, understand the key differences --and the advantages-- between the two Read More

Can Southeast Asia bring the next unicorn out to the world?

By TechNode | Nov 15, 2016

For many Chinese investors looking at Southeast Asia, there is a pervasive sense of familiarity Read More

Gobi Partners backs SaaS assets-monitoring startup IsItUp

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 14, 2016

IsItUp also offers onsite onboarding services, including QR code asset tagging, sorting through licenses, and uploading of asset information to the platform Read More

Vietnamese Vice PM: Startup ecosystem should not only be “potential” but a full Startup Nation

By geektime | Nov 14, 2016

Friday was a big day for entrepreneurs in Hanoi at Techfest 2016, Vietnam-sytle Read More

Network with the region's savviest investors at Echelon Vietnam

By Wilfred Loh | Nov 11, 2016

Read on to find out how EC Connect can help you kickstart your business at Echelon Vietnam happening next week Read More

Singapore cloud development startup Nitrous.io is closing

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 01, 2016

The company is giving developers two weeks to move their projects offline and back up the data Read More

Indonesian live video streaming platform Zeemi.tv announces hiatus

By Anisa Menur | Oct 12, 2016

The platform plans to broaden its reach by pivoting toward corporations and developers market 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

Singapore’s 'AirBnb for business travellers' expands to Hong Kong

By e27.co/abigail-ng | Oct 06, 2016

The 500 Startups-backed MetroResidences raised US$1 million in seed funding earlier this year Read More

Can you smell it? 500 Durians returns with US$50M for SEA startups

By Anisa Menur | Oct 04, 2016

The venture capital firm plans to invest from US$50,000 to US$150,000 in around 200 more seed stage companies Read More

Show me the money: Map of the Money 4.0 launches to help startups raise fund in Singapore

By Anisa Menur | Sep 19, 2016

The map includes verified data from 65 active VC firms in Singapore Read More

Kudo raises 'eight digit' round to help Indonesian SMEs digitise their businesses

By Anisa Menur | Sep 14, 2016

The investment round was led by EMTEK Group, who had also invested in Bukalapak and Bobobobo Read More

Interview: Two venture capitalists at the forefront of Vietnamese innovation

By geektime | Sep 05, 2016

We are proud to present an exclusive interview with both Eddie Thai and Binh Tran –-two leading figures in Vietnam’s technological renaissance Read More

Carousell acquihires personal safety app Watch Over Me, plans to double product team in 2016

By Kevin McSpadden | Sep 01, 2016

Carousell hired Andrius Baranauskas, former Head of Product at Vinted, to lead the overall product strategy Read More

Meet the startups that just blew up your Facebook timeline at the dtac accelerate Demo Day

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 22, 2016

An interesting fact from dtac accelerate was the increasing participation from Myanmar-based startups or big companies with stake in the country Read More

Qraved CEO reveals the secret recipe behind one of Indonesia's most promising startups

By e27.co/clairine.runtung | Aug 19, 2016

Qraved's Steven Kim talks Asian-american identity, how his leadership style has grown, and the legacy he hopes to leave with his company Read More

Alodokter says hello to US$2.5M Series A led by Golden Gate Ventures

By Anisa Menur | Aug 05, 2016

The Indonesian startup cited plans for a Southeast Asian expansion Read More

Sheroes raises US$1.8M in funding to help Indian women get a job

By Sainul Abudheen | Aug 02, 2016

It offers a diverse range of engagement formats to women, including corporate jobs, returning professionals programmes, work from home jobs, part-time work and mompreneur programmes Read More

In one of Singapore's biggest rounds of year, Carousell raises US$35 million

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 02, 2016

The Rakuten-backed company faces stiff competition in the vertical, specifically from Garena's Shopee Read More

Thailand's 500 Tuk Tuks hits the gas, expands investment fund to US$15 million

By Kevin McSpadden | Jul 12, 2016

Over a year old, the company has invested in 20 companies — including Echelon Alumni GizTix Read More

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