Kickstarter and Indiegogo Have a New Rival Crowdtivate

This week two telecom giants from Singapore and Indonesia launched Crowdtivate, a crowdfunding site initially meant to assist entrepreneurs, content creators, and tech-startups in Indonesia raise money from backers both inside and outside Indonesia. Crowdtivate launched for the Singapore market in April last year. The site is a joint venture between Indonesia’s Indosa and Singapore’s StarHub The Indonesian launch provides
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SD Asia 2014 Best Article Review

Hey there everyone. SD Asia has decided to list the top 10 articles of 2014 in a E-Magazine format. We would like our readers to go have a look at our e-magazine and provide us with feedback. Thank you.     [joomag width=420 height=272 title=mag magazineId=0327200001420303043 backgroundImage=%2F%2Fwww.joomag.com%2Fstatic%2Fflash%2Fgui%2Fthemes%2Fdefault%2Fbg.jpg ]
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Bangladeshi American Startup Founder Sued In USA

Aktarer Zaman a Bangladeshi American launched a small startup named Skiplagged that helps air travelers find the cheapest deal. His site uses airline-pricing schemes by identifying “hidden city” fares. Basically it means that suppose one flies from Dhaka to Singapore but instead of flying direct, person books a flight with several stopovers with Singapore being one of the stop over.
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Smartphones are getting cheaper.

Gradually the price of smartphones is decreasing. Two years back the customers of smartphones had to pay a minimum of about 10000 taka. But now you can buy a smartphone with a minimum of about 3500 taka. With the constant improvement in technology and increase in the number of customers, it has been possible for the smartphone sellers and importers to lower the
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Apple sued over its storage space

Two Miami residents, Paul Orshan and Christopher Endara are suing Apple over the storage space provided on their products. According to the legal complaint, the 16GB iPhone and iPads they purchased contains less than the amount of usable space promised and this storage space was further reduced when Orshan updated his iPhone 5S from iOS 7 to iOS 8. Apple
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The Future of Food Carts In Bangladesh

Written by Syed Shahriyar

Is the fun over, or is this just the beginning?

From 2012 onwards, the food cart business completely took Bangladesh by storm. It was simply the perfect trade- very little investment and an endless queue of food fanatics- the recipe for a successful startup. Investors, big and small, rushed to set up their own carts and within no time,
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Dhaka Electronica Scene: A Startup Dedicated to Music, Production and Culture

Dhaka Electronica Scene is a thriving collaborative network of 150+ music producers, graphic designers, and visual artists along with writers and promoters who are shaping up the brand new music culture from Dhaka and beyond.Their network of members span 12 different country. DES will be stepping into their 4th year this January.   What is your product/service? The DES network is a hot
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