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Craftsvilla – An Online Marketplace For Indian Crafts

Craftsvilla (www.craftsvilla.com) sells handmade and handcrafted items from across rural India.

Kickstarting Your Idea On A Crowd Funding Platform

If you have a solution to a problem but the venture capitalists are taking a wide berth, you may want to explore crowd funding as an option.

Aiiooo.com – A Virtual Social Network For Pets

Aiiooo (www.aiiooo.com), a fully-fledged social network for pets, offers pet owners a place online for everything pet-related.

Opinioneated.com On The Singapore Food Blogosphere

Opinioneated essentially pulls food reviews from established Singapore bloggers and aggregates them on a map of Singapore.

Starcount.com: Charting The Stars In Social Media

Starcount (www.starcount.com), by All The Worlds Entertainment, is a social media measurement engine that aggregates and measures social media popularity on a global and local scale across any genre.

Online Gaming, Mobile Entertainment And The Land Of Opportunity In Video Game Design

From its earliest manifestations in the 1950s – 1960s, video games have given ceaseless joy to generations of children who in turn pass their passion for gaming on to their children.

Iron Tribe Fitness – From A Garage To A Thriving Business

Iron Tribe Fitness started as an "underground" group fitness training experiment in a garage and today consists of over 720 gym members and 17 employees in four outlets.

Pure Fix Cycles – Fixated On Fixies

Many businesses start as an idea in the dorm room - Pure Fix Cycles was the brainchild of four childhood friends that originated as a discussion about cycling in their college dorm.

[Singapore] Newstead Technologies On Retail

We ask Evelyn Chua of IT retail chain Newstead Technologies, which owns and operates the Apple-focused Nübox stores across Singapore - how they pick their retail locations and for advice on running a retail business.

Burpple Enables Social Sharing Of Food Experiences

Social food journal Burpple is positioned as a way to remember, organize and explore your food moments with friends on the mobile phone.

JonnyPops – Frozen Pops Business Comes Into Fruition

JonnyPops, the frozen gourmet treats being sold on the St Olaf college campus and in downtown Northfield, are a product of the time, energy, and ambition of four budding student entrepreneurs.

Divorce Detox – Mending Relationships Online

Los Angeles-based Divorce Detox (www.divorcedetox.com) is an online divorce therapy site that's transiting relationship recovery from an in-person, expensive experience into an affordable online one instead.

Footsy – Socking It To Ya Online

Footsy (www.footsy.in) is an e-commerce startup from India that focuses on all kinds of colorful socks. We talk to founders Seema Seth and Pooja Mehta.

[Singapore] Designs On A New Furniture Future

Singapore's furniture sector may be experiencing a new revolution, with a flood of designers taking up or venturing into creating products for a traditional industry.

[Event] DEMO Asia: Is Being Female A Handicap?

Seeing all the pitches at the recent DEMO Asia, it’s not difficult to see there were only a handful of female founders around. We this question to three female founders from Indonesia, Philippines and Singapore - it is difficult to start up being a woman?

FemininRascal.com – Sourcing Great Fashion Accessories For You

Feminin Rascal (FemininRascal.com) is an online branded luxury accessories store that specializes in new, up-and-coming as well as existing celebrity European designers and specialty brands, but catered for an international audience.

[Brazil] The Startup Samba: Internet Ventures Boom in “Brasilicon Valley”

There is a new generation of Brazilian tech innovators that is making Silicon Valley sit up and take notice.

SocialGoodies.com – Daily Deals For Social Good

Social Goodies (www.socialgoodies.com) offers unbeatable bargains and a way to give back to society, all at the same time. The site features daily deals from national and emerging lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and home decor brands at up to 70% off retail. With each purchase, Social Goodies donates 20% of the deal purchase price to worthy non-profit organizations.

MyMela.com – An Online Marketplace For India’s Artisans

MyMela.com is a global marketplace that lets you access India’s fashion, accessories and home décor handicrafts, with a micro-lending function.

Developer Focus: Dominic St Pierre, Focus Centric

Bunker is a project management and online billing service built by small web application developer Focus Centric that is positioned for use by freelancers and small businesses. Dominic St Pierre of Focus Centric explains its development.

That Celebrity Fitness Video? Watch It Now Entertainment’s Probably Behind It.

Watch It Now Entertainment (WIN) is a full-service production company that helps clients to direct, produce and promote any kind of celebrity-driven fitness media under one roof.

Washing Stuffed Toys Made Easy With Teddy Needs A Bath!

Founded by mompreneur Nicole Townend, Teddy Needs A Bath! is a first-of-its-kind washer and dryer bag for stuffed toys, allowing you to safely wash them yet keep them protected.

Daily Deals Still A Big Deal In Asia; All Deals Asia Launches iPhone App

The daily deals industry may be taking somewhat of a beating to its reputation in recent times - stories of deals gone bad abound - but according to All Deals Asia, this space is still growing rapidly in Southeast Asia.

Supernova Media Comes Out With A Big Bang

Founded in 2011, Singapore-based Supernova Media is a media production company that specializes in production and post production services for feature films, corporate videos, television commercials, and even online media.

MentorMob.com Aims To Revolutionize Learning Through Crowdsourcing

Chicago-based startup MentorMob (www.mentormob.com) is a free, community-based collaborative service that aims to aggregate and organize the best online educational content on any topic, so it's easier to find.

Storably.com – Peer-to-Peer Marketplace For Renting Storage Or Carpark Space

Storably.com (www.storably.com) is an online peer-to-peer marketplace for parking and storage.

EntrepreneurFinder.com – Helping Entrepreneurs Find Talent, Investors And Each Other

Entrepreneur Finder (www.EntrepreneurFinder.com) is a free interactive resource for entrepreneurs, skilled professionals, students and investors to find each other and designed to help startup companies grow.

Get Fashion Feedback From The Lookmash Community

Lookmash (www.lookmash.com) aims to help solve one of the greatest everyday problems - what to wear, what to wear.

Post Bounties for Work And Feedback On BountyIt.com

Los Angeles, California-based BountyIt (www.bountyit.com) is an online service which lets you post a bounty to crowdsource work, as well as for comments and feedback.

Building The Right Corporate Culture, From A Self-Confessed Former Jerk Of A Boss

Not every boss likes to admit that they've been a self-focused jerk, but Jay Steinfeld, the founder and CEO of Blinds.com, confesses that he was a jerk of a boss who used to terrorize his employees and micro-managed every detail of his business.