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The Philippine startup scene: An attractive climate for investors and entrepreneurs?

The startup culture is making its way to the forefront of the current job market, and entrepreneurs across the globe are taking a creative approach to the way they work. For instance, as…

5 Places You Can Find Funding for Your Start-Up Online

Are you a busy entrepreneur hunting for capital to turn your big idea into a profitable reality? Check out 5 places you can find funding for your start up online.

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Lenddo, social platform for consumer credit, gets $6M investment

Financial startup Lenddo is hoping to improve access to financing for the middle classes in Philippines, and has taken an innovative approach to credit checks.

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Media startup e27 gets US$615K round of funding from B Dash Ventures

Singapore-based media startup e27 has announced a second round of funding, meant for its expansion into APAC, and its goal toward a more global audience.


DesignCrowd launches in the Asia Pacific

DesignCrowd launches its crowdsourced design efforts in the Philippines, India and Singapore.

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e27 Partners With Milaap for Entrepreneurship Development Fund

Singapore-based startup media organization e27 has announced a partnership with Milaap establishing a microfinance fund in India. Contributors wanted!

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Tencent Invests $27M for 49% Stake in Singapore Gaming Company Level Up

Chinese Internet company Tencent has invested US$27 million for a 49% stake in Singapore gaming company Level Up.

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Crowdfunding Pioneers in APAC

Crowdfunding efforts in the Asia Pacific region are not necessarily as large as Kickstarter, but can showcase how the Internet can be a launchpad for financing.

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Programmers Sought for 2-Month Hackathon in Remote Philippine Island

Wanted: 12 programmers to live on a remote tropical island for two months to do nothing but write code.

Dropmyemail now offers 25GB and 50GB of email backup space.

Dropmyemail Offers 25GB and 50GB Backup Plans

Cloud email backup service Dropmyemail offers 25GB and 50GB of space for SMEs and power users.


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