A closer look at the contenders for Founder Awards at Silicon Dragon in Hong Kong, Nov. 5 shows that progress is being made in getting funding for startups in the region.
It’s all about user curation through content, says Edwyn Chan, Founder and CEO of the Hong Kong-based travel app company, in a chat with e27
Spottly 是一款资源收集的旅游类应用，掌握的是庞大的旅游资料，这些资料要怎样才能更好地出现在手表上？肯定不能照搬，用户也不会想在手表阅读一篇旅游攻略。于是，Spottly 考虑的是只在手表推送有用的信息，不需要用户去互动。用户发现对自己有用的信息可以立即收藏，对自己没用的只需瞄上一眼，这种模式非常适合现在的信息快餐消费。
对开发者们来说，他们思考的是如何处理手表与手机应用之间的关系，旅行社交应用Spottly的创始人Edwyn Chan认为，任何想要到Apple Watch上开发的开发者都不应为了简单把iPhone上的app放到一个更小的屏幕上，有些开发者可能主要考虑进行轻量化的开发，
Forget crowd-funding, startups are now turning to crowd ownership campaigns. Hong Kong-based travel startup, Spottly, is currently running a crowd ownership campaign on RocketClub, a platform offering startup shares, to offer a 2% ownership stake in the company to its user community. Last weekend, it became the first company to reach its initial goal on the platform of 1,000 supporters.
Charlotte Chen, the co-founder and chief marketing officer at Spottly, said her company would look into the opportunity presented by the programming interface. Hong Kong-based Spottly provides a travel app for users to find, collect and share their favourite places in the world.
This app finally puts all your food and tourist snaps to good use as way to share and recommend restaurants or places of interest. Launched in November 2013, Spottly allows users to record of their favourite finds with a picture, brief description and location...
Women in Startups — 50+ of Hong Kong's finest! Charlotte Chen (Spottly) Charlotte is filled (to the brim) with so much talent, it blows you away. From her website: “Entrepreneur. Co-Founder & CMO of Spottly. Editor-in-Chief of Spottly Insider Magazine. Ho
Wer verreisen will, lässt sich oft von interessanten Artikeln und Fotos in Magazinen, Reiseführern und Blogs inspirieren. Nutzer der Reise App und Online-Community Spottly finden all dies jetzt einfach und komfortabel an einer Stelle.
Discover how Hong Kong travel app Spottly is creating an online community of switched-on travelers.
This app will make your Apple Watch a great travel companion. Instead of swiping through your phone furiously like a confused tourist, Spottly on Apple Watch is much more discrete. After saving your favourite locations in the Spottly iPhone app, the Watch
Social media nowadays is full of video and photos of vacations but do the people you know really pay attention to it. After all your posts on Facebook won't really help them in their next trip. Spottly is a Chinese startup that aims to be the...
曾五度荣登iTunes “最佳新应用程序”的目的地热点分享社区Spottly今日正式宣布，其将是首批登陆Apple Watch平台的应用。 Spottly是一款搜集、收藏并且分享世界各地目的地最佳去处的社交类应用，让用户可以轻松获取他人推荐的热门目的地游玩信息，覆盖到了吃喝玩乐、出行住宿等各个方面，用户亦可以管理并分享自己所中意的内容。当前，Spottly已收藏了28000个地点、2600个城市及125个国家的点滴信息，为用户提供多元化的出行情报。
12. Spottly Have the travel bug, and want an easier way to share your discoveries? Spottly is a free Iphone app that launched in late 2013, and has quickly become the go-to travel app featured as “Best New App” 5 times on iTunes. The app allows users to
Spottly also chiming in on the Apple Watch Spottly, a Hong-Kong based service for finding nearby places of interest, has also developed an app for Apple Watch. The app notifies users if they are nearby an already saved place and provides walking direction
With Apple’s hotly-anticipated smartwatch coming to us this month, and the opening of App Store submissions for developers last week, all bets are off regarding which apps will soon be coming to your wrist. For now, here’s one app you won’t need to wonder
As a five-time iTunes featured ‘Best New App, Spottly‘s move onto the Apple Watch seems like a natural next step..
Indeed, several companies have already been launched by General Assembly graduates including: the on-demand laundry and dry cleaning service, Washio; the social travel app, Spottly (which is backed by 500 Startups); Picfair, an image marketplace backed by
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SPOTTLY– This free iPhone app makes it easy for you to bookmark and “save” your favorite finds while traveling. The app boasts more than 21,000 places, 2,600 cities and 125 countries, allowing you to create your very own digital scrapbook of all your trav
How many times have we forgotten where we loved to go in a certain city? Well, all that could be about to change with new app, Spottly.
New mobile app Spottly is a travel wishlist on speed. It lets you keep track and save all of the places you want to visit, but also gives you suggestions on cool hangouts, hot restos and bars or hidden gems based on listings created by fellow users. It’s
Find Local Haunts Sick of being led to tourist-y spots? Plan your adventure wherever you’re holidaying with Spottly. Somewhat like a Pinterest board for travelling, you can browse through numerous spots posted by residents and tourists alike, and save the
Tourists love to share their pictures on social media platforms. And with a smartphone, they can do it almost instantly. Spottly is one of many social travel applications but it stands out with its amazing sharing functions. "As more and more people use s
Planning your next trip and want to be sure you find the best sightseeing, the best roadside restaurants and the best accommodation? Guess what. There's an app for that. There are also apps for saving money at the airport and packing more efficiently.
Hip travel app, Spottly, celebrated the launch of their Spottly Insider magazine with a fabuolus party at Elephant Grounds’ in Sheung Wan last Friday (14 November 2014). Guests enjoyed mint ice-cream sandwiches and small burgers while mingling outside on the cozy terrace at the back of the store.
Edwyn is the Founder and Chief Everything Officer of Spottly; which aims to re-imagine travel guides for the social mobile era thru socially curated travel recommendations - See more at: http://startupgrind.com/event/startup-grind-bangkok-hosted-edwyn-cha
Are you ready for the amazing journey upcoming October? This month we will interview Edwyn Chan, co-founder of Spottly, one of the most popular social travel apps. Launched in Hong Kong, Spottly has just recently raised US$850K, from 500 Start
This hot newcomer from Hong Kong is a crowdsourced series of lively travel guides. With a few swift taps, you can access hundreds of picturebased guides created by users all over the globe, oriented around different cities and themes. The guides, which ar
"The next generation travel guide will need to be curated, instant and visual." said Edwyn Chan, co-founder of Spottly, a one-year old social travel app based in Hong Kong. With a seed round of US$850k backed by 500 Startups, Cherubic Ventures...
... in seed round funding to develop the first social travel app focusing on video content. It's investors in the round include Silicon Valley based incubator 500Startups, Cherubic Ventures, Gobi Partners and a number of individual angel investors. ...
【品橙旅游】位于香港的应用Spottly，上周宣布获得一笔来自500Startups, Cherubic Ventures, Gobi Partnersu以及数位天使投资者共同筹资的85万美元的种子投资，用以打造视频点评平台
Investors in the Hong Kong-based startup include incubator 500Startups, Cherubic Ventures, Gobi Partners and a number of angel investors. Spottly,...
Hong Kong-based app Spottly today announced a $850,000 seed round to build a video review platform with investment from 500Startups, Cherubic Ventures, Gobi Partners, and several angel investors. User can create video guides and reviews with a sma...
Spottly raises US$850K, to use funds for expansion and app development 18/09/2014, by WIT, in Mobile Hong Kong-based social travel app, Spottly, has raised US$850,000 in seed round funding from investors that include Silicon Valley-based...
Investors include 500 Startups, Gobi Ventures and Cherubic Ventures Hong Kong-based social travel app Spottly has today announced raising US$850,000 in seed funding from 500 Startups, Cherubic Ventures, Gobi Partners and a number of individual...
Spottly awarded runner up for Digital Innovation Asia Award's Most Impactful Digital Innovation. This award recognizes online travel ventures that have leveraged technology in innovative ways in order to develop tourism, enhance the travel experience...
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New social travel site, Spottly, goes for picture-based reviews 08/07/2014, by James Chen, in Start Ups A social travel site in Asia has lofty aims of being the largest user generated travel platform in Asia. With competitors like TripAdvisor,...
Charlotte Chen is the Co-Founder and CMO of , a travel journal app that's been featured in the and . Charlotte is also a graduate of our in Hong Kong where she created Spottly's digital marketing plan. We caught up with Charlotte on all of the...
On May 17, Hong Kong's newest mobile travel app Spottly will launch at the one-day Chai Wan Mei Village, which hopes to bring together the best of Hong Kong's creative scene. An official event organised in collaboration with Spottly, Tangram and...
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Spottly named one of Top 20 Hottest Startups in 2014 by Hong Kong Business magazine
The Spottly app for iOS enables users to create their own travel journal (think of it as a Pinterest for places), allowing anyone to create and share their travel notes for places they've been to or destinations they want to explore in the...
Remember Spottly, one of the top 10 startups who showcased at our past Startup Saturday: Mobilliance 2013? Right after the event, the app was featured on App Store’s “Best New Apps” in 15 markets across Asia (Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Singap
When check-in is no longer fun to you or your friends, what else are you willing to share related to location and places you’ve been to? Today we are introducing you a new social travel app which was featured on App Store’s “Best New Apps” in 15 markets a
This app lets you create your own Instagram-like travel journal. What it does: Uses your smartphone and desktop photos and your own notes to make personal travel bucket lists. Lazy? You can use photos from the Internet or re-post other people's notes.
Backed up by 500 Startups, Spottly is a social travel app which works like a Pinterest for interesting places. Based on Foursquare’s open API, users can easily add travel notes or mark interesting places by snapping photos. Though the check-in fashion is
Avid traveller or novice adventurer, look out. Spottly is a new travel journal app to fulfil your heart's yearning for places Not everyone can afford to satisfy a bad case of wanderlust. Some of us would instead sit at home, smartphone in hand,...
Launched this Friday, Spottly functions like a ‘Pinterest for places’ and wants to extend the curation-as-content principle into the realm of travel with its new iOS app. In April, the company received funding from 500 Startups’s Beijing branch, led by Rui Ma.
The past few years have seen the emergence of apps and platforms on which users can post, curate, and share content while following the broad ethos of "these are a few of my favorite things." The most influential of these has been Pinterest...
The company has invested in 9Gag, a website which shares memes or viral internet photos –the most successful start-up from Hong Kong. Recently, it injected funds into another local start-up Spottly, a social platform that makes it easy for people to create
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