Saturday , 23 June 2018

News & Updates

News & Updates

Touristly Is Now Vidi – Vidi Ushers in a New Era of Visual Discovery

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Kuala Lumpur, May 3, 2018: Malaysian online travel startup Touristly announced today a strategic rebranding to Vidi. The rebranding reflects the evolution of the company from a traditional trip planner to a visual discovery platform, as it endeavours to capture the tours and activities market in Asia Pacific and beyond. Taken from the Latin word “to see”, Vidi reflects the ... Read More »

The Official Russian Bill Draft- Crypto Rouble Trouble for State Employees

Surprisingly, Russian government supports cryptocurrencies, but without the lag of anti-money laundering concerns. In process to regulate the anonymity of cryptocurrency transactions, an official draft of Russian Cryptokew Law mandating the government officials to reveal their crypto –money. Currently, the bill is under review by the Central Bank and Russian Ministry of Finance. The bill’s final version is expected before ... Read More »

WorldBit Starts ICO Presale Launch

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Singapore: Today, WorldBit, a blockchain ecommerce business platform, announces the launching of their ICO [Initial Coin Offering] presale bonus phase of their digital token WBT. The presale bonus phase begins now and ends on December 17, 2017, when the sale of WBT will continue without the added bonus. The token sales phase schedule, along with the legal, security, and technical ... Read More »

Techsauce Global Summit – Bangkok to Host Southeast Asia’s First Global-scale Tech Summit on 28-29 July, 2017

Techsauce Global Summit - Bangkok to Host Southeast Asia's First Global-scale Tech Summit on 28-29 July, 2017

For the first time ever, Southeast Asia region is going to have a global tech summit that dives deep into the best practices for keeping up with global trends and Southeast Asia’s tech scene. Techsauce Global Summit is Southeast Asia’s first tech summit to pull together content, speakers and event quality of a global level. The event will take place ... Read More »

Applancer Moving Towards Accepting Bitcoins and Ethereum – 1st Ever Startup in India

Applancer Moving Towards Accepting Bitcoins and Ethereum – 1st Ever Startup in India

Crypto-currencies are at their all-time high in today’s time and people are going crazy for them. Crypto-currency which is based on blockchain technology are getting used for transactions in many countries and now India has legalized it. By taking advantage of this, Applancer – a market place for app developers, is moving towards accepting Bitcoins and Ethereum and will focus ... Read More »

Canadian app startup, AmpMe, sets sights on India’s 800mn+ smartphone market

Martin-Luc Archambault - Serial entrepreneur and MLA Ventures Founder

30th May 2017: AmpMe, a Montreal based startup founded by serial entrepreneur and MLA Ventures Founder Martin-Luc Archambault, has officially announced its foray into the ever-expanding Indian market. The company, known for its audio matching technology that has taken the world by storm, now sets sights on the 800-million smartphone market. The app-based service has seen a staggering growth in ... Read More »

Varun Badhwar-led Startup, RedLock Launches With the First True Cloud Infrastructure Security Offering; Announces $12m in Venture Funding

Varun Badhwar-led Startup, RedLock Launches With the First True Cloud Infrastructure Security Offering; Announces $12m in Venture Funding

Menlo Park, CA (May 09, 2017) – RedLock officially launched today with a cloud infrastructure security offering designed to overcome challenges faced by every modern enterprise. The RedLock Cloud 360™ platform features technology that enables organizations to accelerate digital business by managing security and compliance risks across their entire public cloud infrastructure, but without impeding DevOps (i.e. collaboration between software ... Read More »

Eko Ties-Up With More Partners To Boost It’s Money Remittance Business In Nepal – Service to benefit 30 Lakh Indo Nepal Migrants

Gurgaon 04 May, 2017: Eko, a leading mobile-based fintech company, has expanded it’s Indo-Nepal remittance (money transfer) services in partnership with Prabhu Money Transfer in Nepal. Through these integrations, Eko enables it’s agents to remit money to a wider audience in Nepal. Eko’s first international tie-up for remittance services was with Nepal’s Prabhu Money Group in 2016. The service will ... Read More »

Impact Guru partners with US and UK based GlobalGiving to scale crowdfunding in India

Impact Guru partners with US and UK based GlobalGiving to scale crowdfunding in India

~NRIs/PIOs in US and UK to receive tax benefits via Impact Guru for giving towards Indian NGOs ~ Creating the world’s largest digital platform for donating towards Indian social causes. National, May 02, 2017: Impact Guru, India’s leading crowdfunding platform for NGOs, medical and personal causes has entered into a strategic partnership with US and UK based GlobalGiving, the world’s ... Read More »

AirAsia Acquires 50% Stake in Travel Planning Startup Touristly

Airasia Acquires 50% Stake in Travel Planning Startup Touristly

SEPANG, 19 April 2017 – AirAsia Berhad ​is acquiring a 50% stake in online travel planner Touristly Travel Sdn Bhd (Touristly) through an asset injection and loan deal valued at RM11.5 million. The transaction ​will see AirAsia Berhad inject the digital platform of its Travel 3Sixty inflight magazine, valued at RM6.5 million, into Touristly via AirAsia Investments Ltd and extend a RM5 ... Read More »