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Friday, March 22, 2019

Travel and Booking APIs for Online Travel and Tourism Service Providers

Back in 2015, Expedia suggested that travelers make 38 website visits on average to book their trips. While this seems like a lot, for booking hotels,...

5 rising startups in Japan

New week, new roundup! Catch the latest in crowdsourcing, amateur sports management, fintech, and more. MachiMachi Social media community platform MachiMachi publishes crowd-sourced reviews and information about...

Asia news roundup: Walmart and Flipkart nears close, Grab seeks $1b funding

Photo credit: Tech in Asia Buyout negotiations between Flipkart and Walmart are heating up, while Grab is seeking another US$1 billion in funding as it...

Why Uber’s possible exit from Southeast Asia could be bad news for consumers

Grab CEO Anthony Tan (L) and Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi / Photo credit: Grab, Uber, Tech in Asia Over the weekend, CNBC reported that Uber...

Asia news roundup: Tea-backed cryptocoin leaves bitter taste, $12m for Sociolla, and more

Pu’er tea / Photo credit: ya87876 / 123RF There was funding news from Droom, Jirnexu, and Sociolla today, while Didi made moves to address concerns...

Vehicle wrap ads startup StickEarn raises $1m seed funding

A wrap ad for Tokopedia provided by StickEarn. Photo credit: StickEarn. Indonesia’s StickEarn has secured US$1 million in seed funding from East Ventures, Tech in...

10 fresh tech and startup jobs in Asia this week: LeadIQ, Jakmall, Easyship

If you’re thinking of switching up your career, you’ve come to the right place! Each week, Tech in Asia Jobs will be bringing you...

Here are the 15 best-funded startups in Southeast Asia (infographic)

The year 2017 saw Southeast Asian startups strike a record US$7.8 billion in disclosed funding deals, according to the Tech in Asia Database. That’s...

Cashless China: shoppers to spend $15t on their phones this year

Many people in China find that they barely ever touch coins or banknotes these days. That’s because the nation – which invented paper money...

Shock as $140m bike-share startup on the verge of collapse – and its CEO...

Photo credit: Bluegogo. One of China’s top bike-share startups is on the brink of collapse with wages unpaid, senior executives departing, its CEO missing in...