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Malaysia’s iProperty raises US$100M from News Corp subsidiary

News Corp subsidiary buys $100M worth of shares in Malaysia’s iProperty

The deal, which was made earlier on Monday, bumps iProperty’s value up to about US$600 million.

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  • July 31, 2014
  • at 4:46 pm
MAD Incubator receives fresh funds, looking to go crazy opening incubators across Southeast Asia

MAD Incubator receives fresh funds, looking to go crazy opening incubators across Southeast Asia

The investment sum is sizable enough to aid in MAD Incubator’s plans to expand “very aggressivel...

By Daniel Tay

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  • July 31, 2014
  • at 12:00 am
In Singapore, tech-savvy gang members use Facebook to find new blood

In Singapore, tech-savvy gang members use Facebook to find new blood

The research showed that youths who socialise with peers who are friends with, or who are themselves...

By Daniel Tay

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  • July 30, 2014
  • at 8:33 pm

12 startups in 12 months: here’s how this digital nomad is f**king doing it

From Bangkok to Bali, Pieter Levels is bootstrapping it all the way, too.

By Daniel Tay

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  • July 29, 2014
  • at 1:39 pm

How one woman’s battle with Tourette’s and discrimination turned her into an advocate for fairness in the workplace

Despite blatant discrimination in the workplace, Ann Khoo is fighting the good fight day in, day out...

By Daniel Tay

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  • July 28, 2014
  • at 4:04 pm
inflexion point capital 15m investment fund

More than just a $15M gaming fund, Inflexion Point Capital wants to help game studios focus on creativity

If your game studio gets chosen by IPC, expect to receive a lot of attention from them in all aspect...

By Daniel Tay

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  • July 28, 2014
  • at 3:27 pm
MOL Global files for US IPO; wants to raise $300M

MOL, majority-owned by Malaysian billionaire, files for US IPO to raise $300M

MOL, which is also widely known as Money Online, is raising funds to aid in its expansion into the r...

By Daniel Tay

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  • July 15, 2014
  • at 11:41 am
myrepublic funding

MyRepublic gets $24 million to pursue dream of becoming Singapore’s 4th telco

The budding telco startup has announced the investments of two new major stakeholders hailing from I...

By Daniel Tay

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  • July 9, 2014
  • at 4:37 pm
Singapore passes law to curb online piracy; Pirate Bay first in the firing line

Singapore passes law to curb online piracy; Pirate Bay first in the firing line

The Bill allows owners of copyrighted material to get local Internet service providers (ISPs) to blo...

By Daniel Tay

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  • July 9, 2014
  • at 12:24 pm
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Forget food blogging: this startup aims to show that table reservations are the real money-makers

One of the biggest problems Benson Chang identified while running a restaurant was the lack of manpo...

By Daniel Tay

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  • July 9, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
4 Malaysian startups could get tickets to Silicon Valley

4 Malaysian startups could get tickets to Silicon Valley

The companies will participate in the Silicon Valley Founder Institute (SVFI) program, where they wi...

By Daniel Tay

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  • July 8, 2014
  • at 4:21 pm
Launch of Xiaomi’s Redmi Note in Singapore sees 5,000 phones sold within 42 seconds, breaking last record

Launch of Xiaomi’s Redmi Note in Singapore sees 5,000 phones sold within 42 seconds, breaking last record

This means that Singapore continues to hold the record for the fastest Xiaomi debut sell-out among a...

By Daniel Tay

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  • July 8, 2014
  • at 1:54 pm
GrabTaxi ups their game in Singapore with the launch of premium service GrabCar

GrabTaxi hits at Uber in Singapore with launch of premium service GrabCar

While GrabTaxi currently has the second largest fleet of cab drivers locally, it remains to be seen ...

By Daniel Tay

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  • July 8, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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Here’s how a father’s love for his daughter compelled him to create this safety wearable

Ray Teng, founder of safety wearable WaryBee, has a daughter and a son, and couldn't help but worry ...

By Daniel Tay

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  • July 7, 2014
  • at 4:33 pm
Choosing IPO over private funding, 8common is looking to raise $3.3m

Choosing IPO over private funding, 8common is looking to raise $3.3m

To Nic Lim, it is far more efficient than raising funds from venture capitalists.

By Daniel Tay

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  • July 3, 2014
  • at 2:07 pm
gofresh

Two brothers take aim at Singapore’s online grocery industry with high quality food delivered to doorsteps

Looking to scratch that entrepreneurial itch, today the brothers are back in the game again - this t...

By Daniel Tay

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  • June 27, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Here’s how this online higher education portal slowly but steadily conquered 27 countries globally

A hunger for success made this team work harder, faster, and leaner, with spectacular results.

By Daniel Tay

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  • June 27, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
wedding.com.my

This Malaysian site wants to clean up the ugly side of the wedding industry

The platform today actively plays a middleman role between vendors and the 300,000 or soon-to-be-mar...

By Daniel Tay

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  • June 25, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm