Cab Ordering Service ‘Taxiwise’ Has Been Acquired By IKKY, a Likeminded Booking Platform

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Taxiwise has been acquired by likeminded booking platform IKKY for an undisclosed sum.

As these two startups join forces, we can only expect our lives to be that much more efficient with this latest tech union.

While Taxiwise specifically focuses on helping expats and non-Cantonese speakers book cabs, IKKY lets its users book all daily activities and services such as dinner reservations, doctor’s appointments and yes – even taxi pick ups. Along with instant confirmation and social media sharing capabilities, the IKKY platform also lets you integrate booked activities into your calendar.
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Hong Kong-based Celebrity Social Network AliveNotDead.com Has Been Acquired by Mobile Communication Platform Mig33

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Did you know that Hong Kong actor/producer/director Daniel Wu (吳彥祖) was a startup guy?

The startup he co-founded Alivenotdead.com has been acquired by mig33 for an undisclosed sum on Wednesday.

Founded in 2007 by Wu and a group of Hong Kong artists and a few Rotten Tomatoes founders – Alivenotdead is a Facebook-like platform where celebrities and artists alike can connect with their fans boasting a global database of 1,800 artists, including prominent artists Jet Li and Nicholas Tse. Cut from the same social cloth is mobile-focused mig33 which, in its mini blog feature, has seen over 180,000 daily active users in its operations across emerging markets in Asia, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa.

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