#Asia 25 startups in Asia that caught our eye


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Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. Enjoy this week’s list!

1. Currenseek | Malaysia (Startup Profile)

Currenseek helps travelers locate the best exchange rates close to them and avoid getting ripped off by crafty moneylenders. Through the company’s mobile app, tourists can see updated, real-time information on current exchange rates as well as locate outlets closest to them.

2. RentoMojo | India (Startup Profile)

RentoMojo has a wide range of products on the table which it lets out for a minimum period of three months. Packages for the living room, bedroom, kitchen, laundry, and those that will furnish your apartment according to size are on offer. Adventure enthusiasts can dig into camp tents, cycles, motorcycles and sleeping bags, and more.

3. NumberMall | India (Startup Profile)

NumberMall helps offline merchants sell things online. Acting as a payment gateway, NumberMall allows merchants to process things like credit top-ups, bill payments, and bus tickets. With the acquisition of BankSmarts, an analytics platform, merchants can now analyze customer behavior based on their purchases.

4. Shopee | Singapore (Startup Profile)

Singapore-based Shopee has officially launched its mobile-first online marketplace, where people can buy and sell stuff just using their smartphone. It provides its own secure payment solution, called “Shopee Guarantee.” When a transaction takes place, the buyer’s funds go into a separate bank account held by Shopee, and they are released to the seller only when safe delivery has been confirmed.

5. JKMorning | Japan)

JKMorning allows users to request individual wakeup calls or schedule them at a specific time for a set range of dates. It’s essentially a hotel wakeup call, but instead of the front desk staff, it’s an underaged girl you’ve never met before.

6. ChargeBee | India (Startup Profile)

ChargeBee helps businesses better manage recurring billings and online subscriptions. It recently partnered with Worldpay, a London-based payment processing company, to bring an integrated payments solution to subscription billing.

7. ShopInSync | India

ShopInSync is a mobile-based app that enables a user to search through millions of products from top ecommerce sites like Flipkart, Snapdeal, and Amazon, and compare prices and offers before buying. It also lets shoppers consult their family and friends too – through an integrated messaging service.

8. Zookal | Singapore and Australia (Startup Profile)

Zookal is an online education video marketplace. The idea is that senior university students who have excelled in a particular subject can upload a video of themselves explaining this subject for junior students. They can use methods like handwriting, powerpoint presentations, and other materials to enhance their videos. Students can then access those videos by paying the fee set by the uploader.

9. Early Salary | India

Early Salary aims to take cash advances and quick loans to mobile phones, developing an app that lets people apply for loans that, if approved, get credited to their accounts instantly.

10. KountMoney | India (Startup Profile)

Bangalore-based KountMoney is an online lending marketplace promises to make it easier and faster to get personal loans. Lending institutions can also use the data science capabilities of KountMoney for better risk analyses of borrowers and reduction in costs.

11. Playo | India (Startup Profile)

Playo is a sports community app that seeks to connect amateur athletes, venues, and vendors. Available on iOS, Android, and Windows phones, it helps users reserve spots at nearby venues, find coaches, and connect with potential competitors of equal skill levels.

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