Ofo

Founded in 2014 and based in Beijing, China, ofo is the world’s first and largest station-free bike sharing platform. ofo is committed to providing the best short distance transportation solution, solving the “last mile” transportation problem by turning the last mile into a green, low-emission trip.

To date, ofo has connected more than 10 million bikes to over 200 million users in more than 20 countries: Australia, Austria, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, the Netherlands, the UK, and the US. The platform generates more than 32 million daily transactions and has provided global users in 250+ cities with over 5 billion efficient, convenient, green rides.

Salarium

Salarium derives its name from the Latin word for “salary,” “soldier,” and “salt,”’ which all have the same root word: “Sala.” In ancient Rome, soldiers were paid their salaries in salt, which at that time was valued more than gold.

Salarium is a SaaS end-to-end payroll management company that provides enterprise solutions for small and large businesses.It is headquartered in Hong Kong and has office in Manila, Philippines.

Go-Jek

GO-JEK is an Indonesian hyperlocal transport, logistics and payments startup founded in 2010. It aims to improve the welfare of workers in Indonesia’s vast informal sector. It is also the first startup of Indonesian origin to be classified as a transport system after closing a round of funding in August 2016. GO-JEK’s fleet now exceeds 400,000 drivers and includes motorcycles, cars and trucks. Go-Jek is available in 50 cities in Indonesia.

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ZAP

ZAP is a cash back service that leverages terminals and phone numbers to help people get their rewards. So for companies within the ZAP network, it uses a points system rather than cash. These points can then be turned-in to buy items.

ZAP caters to more than 300,000 members and is working with close to a thousand partner establishments within Metro Manila in the Philippines.

Klook

Klook is Asia’s largest in-destination services booking platform. We give travelers a simple, trusted and convenient way to book and enjoy popular attractions, local experiences and services around the world at exclusive prices.

Travelers everywhere can easily customize their itineraries on klook.com or on Klook’s award-winning mobile app to satisfy their wanderlust and spontaneity. Each day, we help countless customers savor every moment of their trips with over 15,000 offerings in more than 100 destinations at their fingertips. In 2016 alone, over 5 million trips were booked by travelers from over 30 countries.

Klook staff has grown to over 300 across 12 offices in Asia and is backed by reputable investors including Matrix Partners, Sequoia Capital, among others.

Revolution Precrafted

Revolution Precrafted is a collection of limited edition, pre-crafted properties, including pavilions and homes. The project unites more than 30 of the world’s pre-eminent architects, artists, and designers to create a series of prefabricated living spaces.

Utilizing cutting-edge technologies and cost-efficient production systems, Revolution is democratizing high design and architecture by introducing designed spaces in exclusive collaboration with industry leaders.

Sprout Solutions

Sprout Solutions is a software company that aims to create paradigm­ changing solutions for the Philippines and other developing countries—an emerging market with a robust economy and a great need for localized software. The company aims to help small start­-up ventures, medium­-sized companies, and large businesses grow through their suite of backend solutions that address payroll, HR and recruitment difficulties.

The company’s current products include Sprout’s Payroll Pie, which provides a comprehensive online payroll solution for the Philippines’ business market; Sprout HR, a safe and efficient cloud-based human resource information system; and CATS, a unified system that consolidates all recruitment operations in one system for a seamless hiring process.

Sogou

Sogou, Inc. is a subsidiary of Sohu, Inc. founded on 9 August 2010. It is the owner and developer of Sogou (Chinese: 搜狗; pinyin: Sōugǒu; literally: “Search-dog”) search engine, Sogou Input and Sogou browser.

Chope

Chope is a restaurant discovery and booking service that is available in 8 cities. The Chope app allows users to reserve a table at 3,000 top restaurants in Singapore, Jakarta, Bali, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Bangkok, and Phuket in seconds, all without saying a word.

Hoppler

Hoppler is a Philippines-based online real estate portal that connects brokers and owners of properties in the Philippines.

Hoppler was founded by Ramon Ballesca, who was formerly a senior manager at Epiq Systems (a platform for legal professions) and a senior project manager for CaseCentral (a company that provides management and analytics tools for legal firms and corporations).

Singapore Airlines and Grab agree on extensive partnership

Grab;

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Grab today announced a partnership to provide customers with more seamless travel experiences. SIA and Grab will integrate their mobile apps to offer enhanced convenience to customers when travelling to the airport in six countries across Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. This marks the coming together of the world’s most awarded airline and Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing and payments platform.

AdAsia Holdings

Founded in April 2016 by Kosuke Sogo and Otohiko Kozutsumi, AdAsia Holdingsaims to become the biggest technology company in Asia. Both founders have a single vision – to enable marketers, advertisers and publishers in Asia to easily use innovative and intelligent tools to increase returns.

AdAsia provides the best of modern marketing to you on an intelligent, easy-to-use platform and dashboard.

Taobao

Founded by Alibaba Group on May 10, 2003, Taobao Marketplace facilitates consumer-to-consumer (C2C) retail by providing a platform for small businesses and individual entrepreneurs to open online stores that mainly cater to consumers in Chinese-speaking regions (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) and also abroad. At the end of 2010, the number of registered members on Taobao had reached over 370 million, around 80% of the Chinese online shopping market.

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honestbee

Founded by Joel Sng and launched in Singapore in July 2015. honestbee is an online grocery, food and laundry delivery service that was launched in Singapore in July 2015. The service is also available in Singapore, Taipei, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Manila.

New Controls for iOS 11

These are the new Controls that you can add to the Control Center after updating to iOS 11.

I like the new Screen Recording and would recon that a lot of Youtube Video will be popping up using this iOS 11 features.

Here are More Controls that you can add.

You can go to Settings > Control Center > Customize Control Center, to add or remove new controls on your Control Center.

This is my new Control Center!

Gogoro

Gogoro is a Taiwanese-based venture-backed company that develops and sells electric scooters and battery swapping infrastructure.

Gogoro was founded in 2011 by Horace Luke and Matt Taylor. Gogoro is putting energy into things that matter. With a mission to deliver consumer innovations that will improve how the world’s most populated cities distribute and utilize energy, the company is enabling the transformation of megacities into smart cities

Leveraging the power of big data and the unrelenting demand for smarter technologies, Gogoro is helping to create a more intelligent and adaptive system for today’s most dynamic cities. They’re working toward a better future by putting power in the hands of everyone, so all of us can move forward, faster.

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Poundit

Formerly known as YouPoundit, Poundit is an ecommerce site for electronics and accessories that has built partnerhips with about 50 tech brands and authorized distributors including Sony, GoPro, ASUS, JBL, Harman Kardon, and Otterbox.

UTRUST

UTRUST is the world’s first cryptocurrency payments platform to implement consumer protections on a mass scale. The company is building a global PayPal–like payments platform with extensive cryptocurrency support.

UTRUST’s end goal is to provide all the benefits of fast, secure, convenient, and inexpensive cryptocurrency transactions, in tandem with the world’s first cryptocurrency payment protections, which consumers need to fully embrace blockchain technology en masse.

UTRUST has currently raised $3.5 Million through private investors and the sold out pre ICO, with the public ICO commencing on 20th September 2017.

Gogovan

Established in 2013, GoGoVan is the first app-based platform for transporting goods in Asia. The app GoGoVan was created to connect drivers and customers, and we aim to redefine the everyday logistics experience by providing a convenient and efficient service.

Since its successful July 2013 launch in Hong Kong, GoGoVan has expanded to Singapore, South Korea, China, and Taiwan. The GoGoVan network currently comprises of over 20,000 commercial vehicles and 70,000 registered drivers. It continues to grow rapidly, and our presence will soon encompass additional cities on a global scale.

Appier

Appier is a technology company which aims to provide artificial intelligence (AI) platforms to help enterprises solve their most challenging business problems.

Appier was established in 2012 by a passionate team of computer scientists and engineers with expertise in AI, data analysis and distributed systems. Appier serves around 1,000 global brands and agencies from offices in 14 markets across Asia, including Taipei, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Osaka, Sydney, Ho Chi Minh City, Manila, Hong Kong, Mumbai, New Delhi, Jakarta, Seoul, and Bangkok.