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8 Search Engine Doodles for China’s Lantern Festival

Today in China is the Lantern Festival, the traditional end of the 15-day long Chinese New Year celebrations, although most people actually ...

  • February 6, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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What is Sequoia India Doing in Singapore? An Interview with Shailendra Jit Singh

Shailendra Jit Singh is the managing director of Sequoia Capital India. That’s the sort of investment firm that entrepreneurs dream ab...

  • February 6, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Mystery of the Missing Logo Solved: InMobi Rebrands

Both Vanessa and I were at Inmobi’s Singapore office recently to meet up with a couple of friends for chat. Interestingly, the new office ...

  • February 6, 2012
  • at 10:14 am
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27 Startups That Caught Our Eye This Week

Thanks to our very own Startup Arena Competition, we have a list of Asian tech startups on our radar this week, specifically from China, Kor...

  • February 5, 2012
  • at 10:18 pm
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Latest Entrepreneurial Events in Singapore

Events For The Week – 4-11 Feb

For a one-stop to all events related to or concerning entrepreneurship, certain industry-meets-business forums and seminars in Singapore, ch...

  • February 4, 2012
  • at 6:11 pm
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Bernard Leong on Internet Trends and Entrepreneurship in Southeast Asia

This post is a part of our coverage of Startups in Asia (Singapore), Penn Olson’s first tech conference. Our full coverage of the event c...

  • February 4, 2012
  • at 2:39 pm
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OCBC bank most popular among S’pore start-ups, but it’s probably not the best

DBS and StanChart are good alternatives, but they each have their own flaws.

  • February 3, 2012
  • at 7:13 pm
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Acheevit: Helping Salespeople Sell

This post is a part of our coverage of Startups in Asia (Singapore), Penn Olson’s first tech conference. Our full coverage of the event c...

  • February 3, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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SpellDial Wants to Make Phone Numbers History

This post is a part of our coverage of Startups in Asia (Singapore), Penn Olson’s first tech conference. Our full coverage of the event c...

  • February 3, 2012
  • at 4:11 pm
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Jumpsurf Provides You With Cross-Border Mobile Wifi

For frequent travelers, getting internet access can be a pain in the arse. It just takes way too much time and effort. Some hotels charge ri...

  • February 6, 2012
  • at 2:08 pm
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Amazon Launches Junglee.com for Indian Market

Last summer there were reports that Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) would be entering the Indian market in early 2012. This has turned out to indeed be...

  • February 6, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Reading Room Breakfast Briefing – 9 Feb

This upcoming Thursday, Reading Room will organize a breakfast briefing entitled “Innovation and Future Trends in Mobile Web and Appli...

  • February 6, 2012
  • at 12:31 am
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Singapore’s Teamie wins Startup Arena competition, and a US$10,000 check

The runner-ups are Innova Tech and Start Now from Singapore, followed by Waffle from South Korea and Piktochart from Malaysia.

  • February 4, 2012
  • at 7:45 pm
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Moscow-Based Venture Fund Ru-Net to Invest USD50m in SEA Market

I had the privilege to have a chat with Alexander Pavlov, Investment Director for Moscow-Based Venture Fund Ru-Net, on the sidelines of our ...

  • February 4, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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A Final Roundup of Startups in Asia Singapore

This post is a part of our coverage of Startups in Asia (Singapore), Penn Olson’s first tech conference. Our full coverage of the event c...

  • February 4, 2012
  • at 12:13 pm
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And the Startup Arena 2012 Winner is… Teamie

A full 19 startups entered our Startup Arena competition, but only one comes out alive... Well, with a huge cheque for US$10,000.

  • February 3, 2012
  • at 5:24 pm
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Start Now Aims to Make Volunteering a Snap

This post is a part of our coverage of Startups in Asia (Singapore), Penn Olson’s first tech conference. Our full coverage of the event c...

  • February 3, 2012
  • at 4:19 pm
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Sakebii: A Closed Social Network for Drinking Buddies

This post is a part of our coverage of Startups in Asia (Singapore), Penn Olson’s first tech conference. Our full coverage of the event c...

  • February 3, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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