TAG: social network

SAIF bets on Pulse, an app that works like Facebook did in 2004

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 30, 2016

Pulse is a social networking app that enables users to stay connected with college/school communities around them in a fun and visual way Read More

Why establishing a strong social presence is vital for any startup

By Vikram Upadhyaya | Nov 11, 2016

It is very important enterprises of all sizes to build a strong social presence if they want to improve their reach and generate more business Read More

Startup that connects sports enthusiasts to events and venues in India secures funding

By Sainul Abudheen | Oct 06, 2016

Sportido helps users discover places to play any sport with like-minded people, explore new sports, participate in events, and find deals on clubs and gyms nearby Read More

Is Google Allo a success or a failure? An analysis of data by region

By e27.co/duckju-kang1 | Sep 28, 2016

The prospect does not look very bright in Asia. Why? It might be due to the "power of network effect" Read More

Online travel aggregator Goibibo launches travel social network on its app

By Sainul Abudheen | Jun 20, 2016

In the next quarter, Goibibo will expand the social network to its user generated content pieces such as photo reviews, ratings and Q&As Read More

Silicon Valley investor Matt Glickman backs social network for parents Tinystep

By Sainul Abudheen | Mar 04, 2016

Tinystep enables moms to spend hours connecting and bonding over everyday decisions and interests, and sharing their precious moments with each other Read More

7 tips for tackling the mad world of startup marketing

By Guest Contributor | Jan 15, 2016

From building a social network and creating a lasting impression to building a strong team and more, the author shares insights how to successfully market your startup Read More

Fan club-based social networking platform Kincir goes mobile

By Anisa Menur | Nov 05, 2015

Aside from launching its app on Android, the Indonesian startup has also tweaked its web and mobile sites Read More

Beijing anonymous app Tings wants to raise Series A of US$5M

By Iris Leung | Aug 20, 2015

Barely four months old, this social network is valued at US$10 million based on their angel round from K2VC and has already picked up 50,000 users in China, US, Southeast Asia and Russia Read More

StartupBlink isn't just another startup directory, and Guy Kawasaki agrees

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Dec 12, 2014

e27 talks exclusively with the two Co-founders of StartupBlink about their global vision for mapping the world's startup ecosystem Read More

Weekly Cornerplay: Do we need private social networks?

By Jeffrey Yuwono | Dec 08, 2014

Jeffrey Yuwono reviews Peep, a private social network, and concludes it doesn't offer much beyond chat Read More

Weekly Cornerplay: What will make Facebook at Work successful?

By Jeffrey Yuwono | Nov 24, 2014

In this edition of Weekly Cornerplay, Jeffrey Yuwono talks about how marketing is a key factor for Facebook at Work to hit the bull's eye Read More

You can share your deepest, darkest secrets here

By Twishy Shahi | Nov 10, 2014

Now air your worrisome woes, fierce fears, and spread galloping gossips. No one’s to know this is you. Enter Bakfy Read More

Singapore-based Lunch Kaki wants to help strangers grab lunch together

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Nov 05, 2014

Lunch Kaki's Co-founder tells e27 that the one-of-its-kind social networking app ultimately aims to go global Read More

Startuptravels wants to connect travelling entrepreneurs everywhere

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Oct 31, 2014

Co-founder Rasmus Frandsen’s passion for travelling and meeting like-minded people has culminated in this social network for entrepreneurs Read More

[Updated] KerjaDulu gets undisclosed amount in angel round from Budi Setiadharma

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Oct 29, 2014

The Indonesian startup will use the funding to enhance its platform, grow its team, fuel sales and marketing, and add partnerships programmes Read More

Spot.IM launches tech to turn any website into its own social network

By Twishy Shahi | Oct 22, 2014

Website owners no longer need to rely on external social networks for user engagement. The Israel-based startup has big plans for Asia Read More

BlastOut wants to help event-goers make temporary connections

By Elaine Huang | Oct 15, 2014

This Singapore-based app wants to give its users the privilege of staying private on a social network. A temporary social network, that is Read More

Why LinkedIn is crucial for gaining B2B leads

By geektime | Sep 10, 2014

 LinkedIn could be the one big tool your business is not using to its fullest potential to maximize B2B leads Read More

New Chinese social media app wants to enrich your social life

By Rahil Bhagat | Aug 13, 2014

Pengpeng app integrates games directly into the social experience. With 3M users in just 2 months, expanding to SEA is its immediate focus Read More

Photo sharing app Snapeee raises US$4M in Series C funding

By Jonathan Toyad | Jul 29, 2014

Mind Palette, the Tokyo-based startup behind Snapeee, has secured the investment from Global Brain and Kodansha Read More

Facebook has a plan to penetrate China despite being banned there

By Jonathan Toyad | May 13, 2014

The giant social media company preps up to open an office in Beijing and plans to boost sales in Asia Read More

Food Social wants to be the de facto app for Malaysian foodies

By Jonathan Toyad | Apr 25, 2014

Combining social media nuances with a huge emphasis on local dining culture, this Android app aims to bring food lovers and restaurant owners together Read More

Facebook's gaming revenue growth lessens thanks to mobile

By Jonathan Toyad | Apr 24, 2014

Users are currently moving to mobile to access the networking site; the shift is significant as Facebook's game payment revenue comes from its desktop site Read More

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