Startups

PaidUp helps Philippine SMEs crowdfund working capital from customers

Sainul Abudheen K, reporting for e27; Launched in January 2016, PaidUp is a mobile app that turns your phone into a prepaid digital wallet, enabling you to find, order and...

iPrice raises US$4M Series A led by Asia Venture Group, Venturra Capital

Anisa Menur A. Maulani, reporting for e27; Malaysian e-commerce aggregate startup iprice announced that it has raised a US$4 million Series A led by existing backers Asia Venture...

STC to acquire 10% stake in Middle Eastern ride-hailing app Careem

Saudi Arabia’s largest telecommunications company, STC will acquire 10 percent stake in Middle Eastern ride-hailing app Careem for $100 million. STC is already a stake...

KATSANA raises US$893K to help motor insurance companies analyse driver behaviour

Anisa Menur A. Maulani, reporting for e27; Kuala Lumpur-based data company Pixelated, which owns the brand KATSANA, today announced that it has raised a MYR4 million (US$893,000)...

Grab introduces GrabPay Credits for prepaid transactions

Daniel Morial, reporting for Yugatech; Grab has introduced GrabPay Credits, a new way of paying for your Grab rides. Instead of using just cash or debit/credit card to pay, you...

NEXT: Kickstarting Innovation

This December, The UP Junior Marketing Association brings you NEXT: Kickstarting Innovation....

Jungle Ventures raises $100m fund for Southeast Asia and beyond

Michael Tegos, reporting for Tech in Asia; Singapore-based venture capital firm Jungle Ventures announced today it has completed fundraising for its second fund, achieving its...

Hong Kong-based OTT Viu launches in the Philippines

Looks like the OTT video service in the Philippine will have a new player, since Viu, a Hong Kong-based OTT video service has entered the Philippine Market....

Grab’s cashless payment system GrabPay just got a lot easier to use

Nadine Freischlad, writing for Tech in Asia; On-demand transportation company Grab, which operates across Southeast Asia, just rolled out an addition to its cashless payment...

Grab Philippines is looking for Senior Citizens to fill up position for its Senior Citizen Customer Experience Team

It’s rare for a company to open it’s door for Senior citizen but Grab Philippines is not only accepting senior citizens but building a customer service team....

Student from Marbel University in South Cotabato wins the Third Carmudi PH Scholarship Program

Carmudi Philippines has announced the winner of its third scholarship program, created to help diligent but financially needy students in the Philippines. This semester, the...

Sakay.ph now allows you to check how crowded an MRT Station

Sakay.ph, the web app that tells you what is the fastest and shortest route to your destination in Metro Manila has launch Traincheck, a new feature that will help you check how...

Korean startup raises $1.6m so employees can clock in on their phones

Judith Balea, reporting for Tech in Asia; Albam, a time tracking and payroll app from Korea, today announced it just raised US$1.6 million in series A funding, led by Capstone...

Horsepower wins Tech in Asia Jakarta 2016 Arena, trots away with $5k prize

Judith Balea, reporting for Tech in Asia; Horsepower today bagged the top prize at the jam-packed Tech in Asia Jakarta 2016 Arena pitch battle. It walked away with US$5,000 in...