Posts Categorized: General

Silicon Straits

Investor wants to bridge startup and government hollow chambers in Singapore

Shiwen is a part-time freelance writer, aspiring entrepreneur and overall generalist interested in exploring, researching and writing. James...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 3:37 pm
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Small Businesses Switch to Cloud Accounting in Singapore

By Ali Shahid, Country Leader for Intuit in Singapore. If you’re a Singapore-based company, you should read this. Shoeboxes filled wit...

  • July 2, 2013
  • at 1:05 pm
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Indonesian Instagram-Clone PicMix Gets Monetization Right From The Start

PicMix makes it part of the core photo posting process for users to add frame and text embellishments. Many of the frames included in the ap...

  • June 24, 2013
  • at 4:01 pm
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SingTel M Wallet

Why I’m not buying into the mobile wallet hype

Until we see an universal standard that applies across the mobile payment spectrum, mobile wallets will fail to take off.

  • April 12, 2013
  • at 5:14 pm
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East Ventures invests in Singapore online grocer RedMart

East Ventures, a Singapore and Indonesia based early stage investment firm, has revealed that it has invested in RedMart, an online grocer s...

  • March 8, 2013
  • at 4:14 pm
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Translate your social enterprise idea into reality with Singapore International Foundation’s Young Social Entrepreneurs Programme

Targeted towards aspiring social entrepreneurs aged 26 and below across all nationalities, Singapore International Foundation (SIF) is curr...

  • December 15, 2012
  • at 11:54 am
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Startup Genome: Singapore has boatloads of startup money, but faces a cultural deficit

Singapore's startup ecosystem fares well when it comes to funding and talent, but suffer in terms of having an entrepreneurial mindset. It o...

  • November 20, 2012
  • at 11:10 pm
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Airbnb sets up office in Singapore, competes in Asia with Roomorama, Travelmob, iBilik

US short-term rental website Airbnb is stepping up its expansion into Asia, with an office already being set up in Singapore, reported CNET ...

  • November 14, 2012
  • at 8:54 am
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Think before you drink the Southeast Asia startup Kool Aid

Even a powerful R&D and marketing engine like P&G has a hard time scaling across the region. This is why you see Safeguard soap with a 50 pe...

  • July 14, 2013
  • at 4:04 pm
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MITunder 35

MIT Innovators Under 35 looks to Asia to champion top innovators

MIT Technology Review is on the lookout for top innovators in Asia! As the world’s oldest and highly-regarded technology journals, MIT...

  • July 1, 2013
  • at 1:31 pm
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StartMeUp Hackday – a successful hackathon in Vietnam

Startmeup Hackday (held at SaigonHub a newly opened co-working space in Hochiminh city) is a freestyle hackathon event that targets develope...

  • June 24, 2013
  • at 11:42 am
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Travel startup Qiito unveils a Taiwanese twist to online bed-and-breakfast booking

Qiito is building on its hard-won traffic by launching a new bed-and-breakfast booking feature which allows users to book over 200 'minsu' p...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 4:11 pm
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Klik Eat

Indonesian online food ordering service Klik Eat raises funds from Japanese firm

Terms of the deal between Klik Eat and Yume no Machi were undisclosed.

  • January 12, 2013
  • at 8:24 am
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Start-Up@Singapore Speaker Series: 9 quick insights from 9 Singapore entrepreneurs

Start-Up@Singapore, over the month of November, organized a set of three Speaker Series where prominent Singaporean entrepreneurs dished out...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 10:36 am
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Key Dates for the BlackBerry 10 Global Launch

BlackBerry 10 is set to be launched on January 30th 2013. These are the other key dates leading up to the global launch.

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 3:47 pm
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Startup Genome unveils global ranking of top 20 startup ecosystems; Asia a black hole

Representing Asia in the Startup Genome is Singapore (17th) and Bangalore (19th), who are the the only ecosystems from Asia in the top 20.

  • November 20, 2012
  • at 5:16 pm
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19-year-old student entrepreneur Gian Javelona catapults into national spotlight in the Philippines

Fame has found 19-year-old student Gian Javelona. Soon after launching PUP Mobile Portal, the first mobile app for a school in the Philippin...

  • November 2, 2012
  • at 1:04 pm
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