Amazon Prime membership to cost more in India from October 31

October 28, 2017 0

Amazon Prime, the special service from the e-commerce giant, is set to become more expensive starting October 31. Launched at an introductory price of Rs

Average value of an ICO rises to $10m, throws VC funding in a dilemma

October 27, 2017 0

Photo credit: BTC Keychain. ICOs – initial coin offerings – raised over US$2 billion in the last two quarters. The number of ICOs in that

The hottest sectors for venture capital in India this year – surprises, dampeners

October 27, 2017 0

Startups and investors the world over have finally shaken off the dreaded funding winter, if the venture capital deals announced in the third quarter of

After Lazada, he started an online fashion brand with his partner. It’s profitable and growing

October 27, 2017 0

Roman Khan and Jennifer Chong. The duo started fashion brand Linjer in 2014. Photo credit: Linjer. In the span of three years, Linjer has grown

OBike rolls out geofencing to address illegal parking concerns

October 27, 2017 0

Geofencing in action on the oBike app. Photo credit: oBike. Singapore-based oBike has introduced “geofencing” in a move designed to address local authority concerns about

Brief: Carousell raises $70m to $80m in funding

October 27, 2017 0

Carousell co-founder and CEO Quek Siu Rui. Photo credit: Tech in Asia. The news (via TechCrunch): Carousell, a leading ecommerce marketplace in Southeast Asia, has

30+ great questions to ask at your next startup job interview

October 27, 2017 0

This article is brought to you by Tech in Asia Jobs. Looking for a job? Search jobs from companies like Carousell, Skyscanner, Lazada and Go-Jek

Brief: Razer to IPO in Hong Kong on Monday

October 27, 2017 0

The image from Razer’s website teasing a big announcement for November 1. Photo credit: Razer. The news (via Reuters): Gaming hardware firm Razer plans to

In China, mobile payments are creating a thriving industry of micro services

October 27, 2017 0

Paying for Starbucks using WeChat in China. Photo credit: Tencent. China may be known as the copycat nation, but the country is a genius at

Singapore wants fewer cars on its roads. Here’s what it means for Grab and Uber

October 27, 2017 0

Photo credit: petunyia / 123RF. Does fewer cars on Singapore’s roads bode well or ill for Uber and Grab? It’s a toss-up – on one