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Indonesia’s Printerous raises $1.4M to digitize traditional printing

Printerous, an Indonesia startup that is bringing the country’s printing industry into the digital era, has raised $1.4 million. The round was led by Golden Gate Ventures with participation from U.S. firm Sovereign’s Capital and Indonesian conglomerate Gunung Sewu Kencana. The two-year-old company is using the internet to make traditional printing more efficient and convenient. Printerous started

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Avoid these mistakes that doom many start-ups

Runaway start-up successes such as Alibaba and Uber have prompted big dreams from Silicon Valley to Beijing. But before quitting your day jobs, checkout this list of common mistakes below. Golden Gate Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in Southeast Asian startups, partnered with INSEAD business school to issue a report outlining some of the

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Singapore-based 99.co launches its official entry to the Indonesian market

99.co has been operating in the Indonesian market since 2015, but back then their business activities were focussed on research and market analysis Property listing site 99.co debuts its international expansion by making its official launch in the Indonesian market on Monday. Founded in Singapore in 2014, the startup has been operating in the Indonesian market since

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Ayannah Wins the Fintech Finals 2017

HONG KONG, Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ayannah, a mature stage startup from the Philippines, was deemed the ‘Best in Show’ by the judges at the Fintech Finals 2017 (FF17) pitch competition at PMQ in Hong Kong brought to you by Visa, as part of the StartmeupHK Festival. Twenty-three startup finalists had six minutes to

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Carousell acquires Malaysian mobile classifieds start-up Duriana

SINGAPORE: Online marketplace Carousell has expanded its footprint in the Asia-Pacific region with the acquisition of Malaysian-based mobile classifieds start-up Duriana, it announced on Thursday (Jan 5). In a media release, Carousell said the deal means it has become the top mobile classifieds player in Malaysia, and gives it a “significant boost” in the Philippines.

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Carousell: The Amazon of Southeast Asia?

JJ Chai, vice president international at Carousell, discusses his mobile and online marketplace, how they differentiate themselves from competitors and where he sees growth. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Harsha Subramaniam and Rishaad Salamat on “Bloomberg Markets.” Watch the interview coverage below:   Original article appeared on Bloomberg

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Easy Way to Install and Discover Apps with Aptoide

Easy ways to install and discover apps with Aptoide

Aptoide – The advent of Smartphones that has opened the world to unlimited possibilities has further led to massive downloading of mobile applications for different purposes, be it utilities, news, entertainment, lifestyle, productivity, games or social networking. With eight million mobile app users in India, and a plethora of apps at our disposal, discovering apps

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The Stripe Ecosystem in one Visualization

The Stripe Ecosystem In One Giant Visualization

It seems Stripe is living up to the hype. The fintech unicorn was just revalued at $9 billion after its latest round of funding led by General Catalyst Partners and CapitalG, the investment arm of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. The new financing, which almost doubled Stripe’s valuation, occurred despite a general slow-down in venture

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