Posts Categorized: Startups


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StarHub’s crowdfunding site launches to the public; here are 5 of the best projects

Crowdtivate is a rewards-based crowdfunding site by StarHub where projects are selected by a team. The projects could receive further suppor...

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 12:28 pm
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Predictry aims to give smaller retailers access to Amazon-like predictive powers

Sequoia, Norwest leads $14M round for Capillary Technologies to expand offline retail analytics

Capillary's services include a loyalty program engine that is integrated into a store's point-of-sales system. For retailers, the loyalty pr...

  • July 17, 2014
  • at 12:29 pm
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Singapore online grocery store RedMart gets $23M from star-studded investors

Investors in this round include Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, Garena, SoftBank Ventures, and Visionnaire Ventures.

  • July 15, 2014
  • at 12:09 pm
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Former Catcha exec starts new fashion site, lets you shop directly from overseas marketplaces

Fashion marketplace FaveChic believes it can compete with the big boys in multiple markets in Southeast Asia.

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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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 India and France respectively.

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 4:37 pm
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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.

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 2:07 pm
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TimeAway app

Cure your children’s smartphone addiction with this app that will drive them crazy

How can a parent effectively manage how their kids use a smartphone or tablet and get them to disconnect at appropriate times? TimeAway want...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 6:43 pm
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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 time in the online groceries industry wit...

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Vietnamese food

Foodie app Burpple gets major update, adds in ‘tastemakers’ and more personal curation

Burpple been cooking up a major revamp that’s available this afternoon as an update to the Burpple website and iOS app.

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Why 7 of the 11 Fortune 100 auto companies are AdNear clients

What Volkswagen, Toyota, General Motors, Ford, Honda, Nissan, and BMW have in common, apart from being Fortune 100 auto majors, is that they...

  • July 17, 2014
  • at 2:43 pm
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[Exclusive] Japanese businessmen started a $10M fund to be the next Andreessen/Horowitz… in Singapore

Shuhei Morofuji and Hideki Fujita are moving to Singapore. Their $10M fund will mostly target seed and Series A cross-border startups in Sou...

  • July 17, 2014
  • at 10:29 am
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This migraine tracking app acts like a doctor, connects you to one too

This migraine app detects what you're doing, asks you questions, and shares what actions you can take.

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 1:08 pm
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Awesome chart shows 50 countries with homegrown tech titans, but only 13 of those nations are in Asia

An interesting report from the Economist yesterday crunched data from the World Startup Report and lists the top three most valued tech comp...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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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 if they can replicate their performance ...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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viddsee

Viddsee brands itself as a launchpad for Asian short films, adds web series to boot

Its first offering is a 20-episode mockumentary about a social media startup called Get Social.

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 7:42 pm
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Indian big data innovator Mu Sigma acquires Singaporean social media analyzer Webfluenz

Big data analytics innovator Mu Sigma, based in Chicago and Bangalore, has acquired the Singapore-based social media analytics firm Webflu...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 11:13 am
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jfdi

Cynical investors balked at accelerators in Asia. Here’s how JFDI got started anyway

JFDI is the leading startup accelerator in Southeast Asia. Here's the story of how it got started.

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 4:29 pm
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darma

Darma is a smart cushion that corrects your posture and reminds you to meditate

Health advocates now promote the virtues of the standing desk, but there's another way. Sitting is inevitable, so why not teach people how t...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 3:24 pm
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