Posts Tagged: Singapore

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This awesome spreadsheet helps you find the perfect VC in Southeast Asia

The VC industry in Asia is booming, and that's good news for startups. Here's a spreadsheet to find the right VC.

  • October 2, 2014
  • at 4:20 pm
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darma smart cushion

Darma, a smart cushion which nudges you to be healthy, smashes past Kickstarter goal

This startup appears to be the right ingredients in place for success. Only thing to wait for now is the actual product.

  • October 1, 2014
  • at 9:15 am
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Protecting your customer’s personal data: a comparison across countries in Asia

Protecting customer data and transferring it around Asia is not as complicated as it appears.

  • September 30, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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David vs. Goliath: Small grocery chain Presto Grocer plans to topple giants in Southeast Asia

David vs. Goliath: small grocery chain Presto Grocer plans to topple giants in Southeast Asia

After spending 10 years to establish themselves in Malaysia, the time has come for Presto to challenge the region's big players.

  • September 30, 2014
  • at 10:02 am
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Singapore telco fines go towards funding low-income households’ technology

Internet and tablet for the poor at $6/month? That’s where Singapore telco fines are going

Eligible households will receive a basic computing device, as well as subsidised rates for fibre broadband internet access.

  • September 29, 2014
  • at 11:26 am
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Evernote now has more than 30 million users across Asia

Note-syncing app Evernote now has more than 30 million users in Asia, reveals the US startup’s CEO, Phil Libin.

  • September 25, 2014
  • at 5:20 pm
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‘Discriminatory’ job ad angers developer community (UPDATE: Sugar responds)

This job ad went viral for all the wrong reasons.

  • September 24, 2014
  • at 11:13 pm
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This startup removes middlemen from logistics, connects clients and freighters directly

If you’ve ever tried to ship a container overseas, you probably know how complicated and expensive it can be. If you work at an ecomme...

  • September 24, 2014
  • at 11:01 am
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Here’s how Indonesian telco Indosat is building the country’s startup ecosystem

By now, you may have heard about Jakarta’s Ideabox accelerator letting all eight of its second batch startup finalists into the program la...

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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This startup dominates preschool SaaS in Singapore. Next up: global expansion

LittleLives has big ambitions. After winning the Singapore market, the kindergarten SaaS company ventures abroad.

  • October 1, 2014
  • at 4:29 pm
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ACE, formerly a Singapore government-led entrepreneurship entity, now in startup mode

ACE has privatized. It's also looking at expanding its reach internationally.

  • September 30, 2014
  • at 9:22 pm
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Singapore government asks prominent political news site TOC to get a license

The Singapore government stirred debate last year when it announced that influential news websites reporting local affairs must, if asked, r...

  • September 30, 2014
  • at 1:55 pm
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pomelo fashion ecommerce korean

Pomelo gets $1.6M early stage funding to spread Korean fashion in Southeast Asia

The startup aims to own the whole supply chain. Investors include US rapper Nas.

  • September 29, 2014
  • at 12:46 pm
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3 ways Indonesia can become more attractive to foreign investors

Indonesia is one of the most promising emerging tech markets in Asia, but still has a long way to go. Here’s what it can do to attract mor...

  • September 25, 2014
  • at 8:01 pm
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Singapore medtech startups get $60M boost from government program

Medtech startups in Singapore can look at this co-funding scheme for support. Two new accelerators have joined the program.

  • September 25, 2014
  • at 3:45 pm
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From zero to hire in 10 days, here’s how this startup is radically improving recruitment

From zero to hire in 10 days, here’s how this startup is radically improving recruitment

“We believe that one of the most critical challenges in the recruitment process today is the ability to match the right candidates to the ...

  • September 24, 2014
  • at 3:49 pm
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A deeper look at Southeast Asia’s only two unicorns: VNG and Garena

VNG and Garena represent the two biggest tech companies out of Southeast Asia.

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Spire wants to fight sea pirates from space – using nanosatellites

Using tiny satellites, Spire can do things that large, lone satellites can't achieve.

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 4:44 pm
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