Posts Categorized: Innovation & Technology


Babygram could mean less baby photos on Facebook

Babygram is a private social network centered around babies and their immediate families. It is now available on iOS.

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 9:30 am
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TradeHero, a fantasy stock trading game with real-world implications, launches for the iPhone

We're all familiar with fantasy football, where you pick a team, watch how their real-world counterparts perform, and see your team go up or...

  • December 14, 2012
  • at 4:35 pm
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Sprooki goes white-label after funding round, steps up efforts to digitize malls in Asia

Sprooki launched on 29 November a new location-based marketing app customized just for Singapore shopping mall 313@Somerset.

  • December 10, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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For Terence Tan of TNF Ventures, finding that one big hit isn’t enough

Fun is a rather quaint way for an investment firm to differentiate itself. But Terence Tan, an investor at TNF Ventures, is pretty serious a...

  • December 4, 2012
  • at 10:20 am
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Red Dot Ventures invests USD490k in The Stakeholder Management Company

The Stakeholder Management Company (TSC) has created an online platform that visualizes a company's stakeholders and their complex relations...

  • December 2, 2012
  • at 4:53 pm
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Japan’s GMO Venture Partners launches USD12M fund for Southeast Asia; makes first investment in region

The newest fund, GMO VP III, focuses on advertising, ecommerce, payment processing, and smartphone services in Southeast Asia.

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 9:44 am
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Graymatics can sense which part of a video is attractive for ads.

Graymatics aims to give Google’s Artificial Brain a run for its money

Imagine yourself at lunch hour in a hawker center, sometime in the near future. You see a diner with an appetizing food item. Rather than as...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Cooliris hits 250M photos viewed, introduces integration with Google Drive

Cooliris, an app that aims to enhance how users view and share photos on mobile devices, has hit a new milestone: 250M photos viewed, up fro...

  • November 28, 2012
  • at 9:50 am
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Startup Genome: Abundance of startups in Australia, but not enough support

Involving data from over 1,000 startups, the report, titled 'Silicon Beach -- Building Momentum', provided a snapshot of Australia's startup...

  • November 22, 2012
  • at 8:19 am
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iCarsclub aims to popularize carsharing in Asia by making it more convenient, less expensive

iCarsclub, a peer-to-peer car rental marketplace, is bringing a potentially better product into an existing market.

  • December 24, 2012
  • at 11:14 am
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Singapore’s Flocations raises USD 0.57M seed round from TNF Ventures, SingTel Innov8

Flocations offers a different take on travel discovery. Instead of search by destination, Flocations lets users search by price.

  • December 11, 2012
  • at 12:00 am
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Venture capital firms in Singapore — a directory

A list of venture capital firms with a presence in Singapore that are actively investing in startups.

  • December 10, 2012
  • at 10:08 am
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JFDI.Asia teams up with Golden Gate Ventures, reveals more details about second bootcamp

Teams that are selected for the JFDI.Asia Bootcamp will be getting more seed money -- SGD25k (USD20.5k) instead of SGD15k (SGD12.3k) to be e...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 8:06 am
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ConnectedHealth, backed by former DBS, SIA and SingTel chairman, gets USD530k from Get2Volume and others

High healthcare costs in the United States is a major problem. ConnectedHealth is offering a solution by making wireless home health feasibl...

  • December 2, 2012
  • at 4:48 pm
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Swiss software licensing platform Lotaris anticipates boom in Asia; grows presence in the region

Lotaris sees Asia as a big growth market, and as such, has shifted its project management, quality assurance, and strategic elements into th...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Singapore’s A*STAR has grand ambition to be at the center of Internet of Things

ETPL, the technology transfer arm of Singapore's A*STAR, a government R&D agency, has yesterday unveiled five hotspots it intends to focus o...

  • November 28, 2012
  • at 7:17 pm
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TinyTrunk announces partnership with SingTel Digital Media, launches flea market feature

STDM will promote TinyTrunk on its digital platforms, including lifestyle portal The startup hopes to capitalize on this opportu...

  • November 27, 2012
  • at 8:49 am
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Dropmyemail Business launched; backs up corporate emails

Dropmyemail Business is designed to protect against disgruntled employees deleting vital documents, accidental email deletions, server crash...

  • November 21, 2012
  • at 11:36 pm
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