Thailand’s Noonswoon, an application for match maker, gets Silicon Valley funding from Golden Gate Venture & 500 Startups

Thailand’s Noonswoon, an application for match maker, has attracted funding from the well known Silicon Valley firm, Golden Gate Venture and 500 Startups, reports Matichon, a Thai press for the progressive intellect. Matichon reports Thailand’s giant telecom firm AIS, has inked an agreement with Noonswoon to make available the match making application to AIS 3G…

Thai trend towards local design & development, sees NEC offer Product Lifecycle Management Cloud Services in Thailand

With Thailand currently trending towards the local design and development of new products, Japan’s NEC Corp, local Thai representative, is first offering to firms in Thailand Product Lifecycle Management Cloud Services. Bernama Reports: NEC Launches Product Lifecycle Management Cloud Services In Thailand (Source) By Tengku Noor Shamsiah Tengku Abdullah SINGAPORE, Dec 18 (Bernama) — NEC…

Thai SMEs confidence up strongly & making Forbes list up strongly

Thailand’s SME promotion unit said yesterday Thai SMEs confidence index for May, increased to 46.8 from 43.5 a month earlier and confidence in the economy increased to 44.6 from 25.6. The unit also said SMEs confidence in business increased to 43.4 from 35.6. The unit acting hear, Chawan Sawasdi Chuto, said the better numbers cams from SMEs expecting business to…

Tech in Asia: Thailand’s Startup, BentoWeb, Plans to Expand F-Commerce Platform Across Asia

A Bangkok based all-in-one e-commerce service startup, BentoWeb offers a ready-made online store that helps customers accept orders and payments from social networks and mobile devices. Now the business is ready to expand across Asia. Started as an idea to help his family-owned small business operate online more effectively, Nutthaseth Sirinanthananon, the founder of BentoWeb,…

Institute of International Finance: emerging Asian nations have tightened the most since the global financial crisis

Bank lending conditions in emerging Asian nations have tightened the most since the global financial crisis, according to the latest survey from the Institute of International Finance (IIF). The report shows the region’s headline index falling to a reading of 45.7, below the key 50-level that divides easing & tightening territory and its lowest level since the beginning of the survey…