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Silicon Valley venture fund seeks Middle East capital for startups

A new venture fund, the Fenox Global Fund IV, seeks to invest $100 million in seed, Series A and pre-IPO funding throughout the US,...
Funding competition launched for Mideast start-ups

Jordan-based tech-focused incubator Oasis500 has launches its first global competition and its first activity completely focusing on urbanism, Omraan, a funding competition for startups...
‘Smart Living City Dubai’ brings solutions for smart cities to the Asian market

International business intelligence company Inside Investor in partnership with Abu Dhabi-based Tasweek Real Estate Development and Marketing, an advisor and solutions provider in the...
How Softbank Vision Fund Could Have Created Real Economic Value

The recent acquisition of WhatsApp at $19 billion has got valuations of digital companies into the conversation topics of most corporate folks. Most recently,...
Tasweek, Inside Investor to accelerate smart business programmes

Tasweek Real Estate Marketing and Development, a United Arab Emirates-based real estate and property firm, with Inside Investor will organise “Smart Living City” events...
Myanmar got its own social network: Squar

Facebook got new competition in a fast growing market: Myanmar's homegrown social media platform Squar, which was launched last year and has since caught...
Malaysian online payment firm readies for Nasdaq IPO

MOL Global Pte, a Malaysian online payment company owned by billionaire Vincent Tan, has picked Deutsche Bank AG and Credit Suisse AG to work...
Singapore’s Silicon Valley: Block 71

An abandoned factory building in Singapore's Buona Vista district has become a new breeding ground for IT start-up firms and entrepreneurs due to a...
Tesco buys into Southeast Asian online shop

UK retailing giant Tesco has acquired a minority stake in Lazada, a seller of non-food goods to customers in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and...
Indian entrepreneur launches Big Data site in Singapore

An Indian entrepreneur has launched a content and resource aggregation website in Singapore on November 26 which aims to be a one-stop shop for...
New taxi booking app arrives in Thailand

A month after Easy Taxi, a taxi booking application by German online startup incubator Rocket Internet launched in Hong Kong, the app is now available...
Vietnam commissions $110m for startups

The Ministry of Science and Technology in Vietnam has secured $110 million to pump into Vietnamese startups in a program called FIRST, with the...
Ex-Google manager returns to his native Myanmar with big goals

Myanmar-born former Google business operations and strategy manager Nay Aung has returned to his home land and plans to set up a number of...
Banking on entrepreneurs

Narra Ventures, Manila, invests in private high-technology firms
Teckler: Content sharing as a business model

Teckler is a web portal that represents an innovative way in which users and a publishing platform based on advertising partner together, giving life...
Strategic Planner: Knowing all about your competition

Strategic Planner is a platform that aggregates leading social media networks, popular news sites and hundreds of databases to provide a specifically designed business...
Know what people really think on: 1World Online

1World Online is a Silicon Valley-based start-up providing an innovative social research service to help understanding what people really think on a variety of...
San Francisco’s tech revolution – a photoblog

What made San Francisco stand out in its economic development, producing high-caliber tech companies, top-notch IT experts and laying the foundations for the global...