Items filtered by date: Saturday, 19 April 2014

Who says bloggers don't make any money?

Automattic, which runs the popular blogging service, is in the market for a new round of funding that would value the company at more than $1 billion, according to Fortune.

Published in Deals & Funding

Smartisan announced recently it closed the funding round at RMB 180 million (US$29 million), placing its overall valuation above the RMB 1 billion (US$161 million) mark. The company didn’t reveal where the money came from, but thanked previous investors in the announcement.

Published in Deals & Funding
Sunday, 20 April 2014 00:00

10 Startups In Asia To Look Out For

Our latest selection of startups in Asia to look out for 


1. Ookbee

Thailand Ookbee, an online ebook store from Thailand, which claims to be Southeast Asia’s number one ebookstore startup based on app downloads, has received a series B investment from Tokyo-based IT outsourcing firm Transcosmos.