Posts Tagged: Singapore

How Luxola took Southeast Asia’s beauty industry by storm (#StartupAsia preview)

Founders make a million different decisions when planning an ecommerce startup. Go big, or go niche? Narrow in on a specific market, or expa...

  • July 25, 2014
  • at 3:47 pm
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Singapore incubator Fatfish Internet raises $3.2M, will list in Australia

Fatfish calls itself an "internet ventures accelerator". It acts as a strategic investor in companies by providing funding, network, and res...

  • July 21, 2014
  • at 3:23 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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Viral video fans across Asia have a new site to turn to for a curated batch of the latest lulz-worthy vids. It's called LOL Lah.

LOL Lah! New viral video site picks out the biggest lulz from across Asia

Viral video fans across Asia have a new site to turn to for a curated batch of the latest lulz-worthy vids. It's called LOL Lah.

  • July 10, 2014
  • at 1:05 pm
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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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Singapore passes law to curb online piracy; Pirate Bay first in the firing line

Singapore passes law to curb online piracy; Pirate Bay first in the firing line

The Bill allows owners of copyrighted material to get local Internet service providers (ISPs) to block “flagrantly infringing sites”.

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 12:24 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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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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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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The Change School in Bali helps entrepreneurs slow down to speed up

Most entrepreneurs see a company with the word “ventures” tacked onto the end and naturally assume it’s a VC or private equity firm, a...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 5:33 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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Popular songs, videos that impacted Indonesian election top Google Trends

According to Google’s communication manager in Singapore Robin Moroney, Indonesia’s presidential election has created a noticeable stir ...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 3:21 pm
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Launch of Xiaomi’s Redmi Note in Singapore sees 5,000 phones sold within 42 seconds, breaking last record

Launch of Xiaomi’s Redmi Note in Singapore sees 5,000 phones sold within 42 seconds, breaking last record

This means that Singapore continues to hold the record for the fastest Xiaomi debut sell-out among all the new countries that the Chinese ph...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 1:54 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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