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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!


Taxi-sharing App GoMyWay Launches in Singapore

GoMyWay offers commuters a way to share taxi rides, which can help get people connected at the same time.

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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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GREE Invests in GeePlus to Enhance Development Capabilities

Japanese mobile and social gaming company GREE has strengthened its development capabilities by acquiring a stake in one-month old startup GeePlus.

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Privly Lets Users Post & Read Encrypted Content From Any Website

Privly is planned as a browser plugin and will allow you to view and post encrypted content on any website — Twitter, Facebook, Google+, even Gmail.


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