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Tech in Asia launches expansion into India

- December 1, 2015 2 MIN READ

When one thinks booming startup ecosystems, Silicon Valley, Israel, and China are usually the first to come to mind, but India has had a stellar 2015, with an increase of seed funding from $15 million in 2014 to an expected $100 million in 2015. Keen to keep its finger on the pulse, tech and startup publication Tech in Asia has announced that it is expanding its physical presence into India, setting up an office in Bangalore.

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Brisbane startup Daily Crow News is another startup looking to take on the tough media space

- November 4, 2015 3 MIN READ

Brisbane’s Daily Crow News is yet another media startup hoping to make its mark. It’s like a news-focused audio Twitter feed, delivering 10 second snippets, or ‘crows’, of hyper-local audio news, allowing listeners to find out what’s happening around them. The app allows users to upload their own stories, essentially having them become citizen reporters.

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The success of So Bad So Good continues to show that Aussie media startups can compete on a global stage

- September 28, 2015 3 MIN READ

At the moment, media startups like Buzzfeed draw in over 150 million monthly viewers. Consider that for a moment: that’s over seven times the population of Australia, and more viewers (legal and pirated) than any top rated television program receives – even Game of Thrones. Of course, such success has spawned a community of similar pop culture centred websites like Uproxx and Mic. and, closer to home, Tagroom, which was acquired by Moko Social last September.

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Media-ecommerce startup Minimums lets you learn about interesting people through their most beloved possessions

- August 20, 2015 3 MIN READ

If celebrity culture is anything to go by, people are curious about what other people have, especially if they’re cooler, richer and more famous. A startup based out of St Louis, Missouri, Minimums, doesn’t just show you, as its motto suggests, “the most interesting possessions of the world’s most interesting people”, it also lets you purchase those items.