Posts Tagged: demo asia

Startup Weekend global champ Aftership gets seed funding after DEMO Asia encounter

Aftership, a Hong Kong-based startup that provides package tracking for online retailers and consumers, has secured seed funding from Austra...

  • June 22, 2012
  • at 12:01 pm
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Infocomm Investments funds Twilio, Hoiio’s competitor

Infocomm Investments, the VC arm of Singapore’s Infocomm Development Authority, has invested in San Francisco-based mobile development...

  • June 15, 2012
  • at 1:50 pm
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Chatworthy lets you see nearby Instagram posts, in full retina glory

The last time we saw mobile app Chatworthy was at DEMO Asia 2012, where Keeran Janin, co-founder of Brunei startup MeSixty, gave a pitch abo...

  • May 18, 2012
  • at 5:44 pm
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CtrlWorks’ robots to assist doctors in S’pore hospital, gets featured on PopSci

The first time we heard about CtrlWorks and their robots was at DEMO Asia 2012, where they unveiled their prototype. Called the Puppet, the...

  • April 3, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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[VIDEO] Marc Co-founder of Tudou advises foreign entrepreneurs entering Asia

So, a few videos interviews I did at DEMO Asia 2012 two weeks ago mysteriously disappeared and now have reappeared on my (i)phone. This shor...

  • March 27, 2012
  • at 1:33 pm
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Golden age for foreign entrepreneurs in China is over: Tudou co-founder

Depending on who you speak to, China is either a dead zone or the land of milk and honey for foreign entrepreneurs who want to set up a new ...

  • March 21, 2012
  • at 7:22 pm
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Quick and Dirty with investors Vinnie Lauria and Jeff Clavier

Okay, this is a bit overdue (my apologies) but this is the last bunch of quick and dirty videos done at DEMO Asia 2012 (part 1, 2, 3 (with i...

  • March 13, 2012
  • at 1:29 pm
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Quick and Dirty – VIDEO interviews with investors at DEMO Asia

Another few videos from our “quick and dirty” series of video interviews done at DEMO Asia. This time, take a look at a few inve...

  • March 6, 2012
  • at 11:52 pm
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Four things you must know about Indonesia, the Wild West of tech entrepreneurship

The oft-repeated mantra at DEMO Asia 2012 is that the Singapore market is too tiny for local entrepreneurs who want to build a sustainable b...

  • March 6, 2012
  • at 8:00 am
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Dropmyemail revamps referral program in bid to get one million users

Launched at DEMO Asia 2012 in March, Dropmyemail has since gone on a spectacular streak, scoring 630,000 registered users in 50 days. It is ...

  • June 18, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Six failed businesses on, Dropmyemail’s John Fearon says, “I’m amazing”

Not lacking self-confidence, this entrepreneur is betting that his startup will become the next big thing on the Internet.

  • May 28, 2012
  • at 8:30 am
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Squiryl seeks to do for loyalty cards what Google did for ads

Loyalty cards are inefficient and generate a lot of waste. Even digital ones. A while ago, I was at a music shop and decided to preorder a m...

  • May 18, 2012
  • at 1:53 pm
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Burpple, a foodie app for the forgetful, launches for the iPhone

Updated: 8th May, 2012 Burpple, a mobile app that first made waves at DEMO Asia in Singapore, has launched for the iPhone. No, it doesnR...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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Splaype E-Fosters Relationships Between You and Your Children

Contrary to most girls who are satisfied with just one child or none, I’ve always aspired to have four. Because fellow blogger Willis fore...

  • March 25, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Hoiio working on its own version of Facebook Connect

They won DEMO Asia 2012 with a spreadsheet. Now, they're taking aim at Asia and the US.

  • March 20, 2012
  • at 5:38 pm
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Part 4 of Quick and Dirty, on the ground VIDEO interviews at DEMO Asia 2012

Editor’s note (Gwen says): Yes, Kristine and I did take quite a few videos! If you have been following SGE’s live and post-event...

  • March 8, 2012
  • at 12:18 am
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Lessons learnt from mobile startups in DEMO Asia: Aim big; be disruptive

With the surge of smartphones, we are undeniably moving towards a “mobile-first” world. In this space, majority of the mobile companies ...

  • March 6, 2012
  • at 5:20 pm
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Consumer tech startups at DEMO Asia 2012 — It’s a jungle out there

The slate of consumer technology startups at DEMO Asia 2012 is almost “jungle” like, hailing from different industries. The indu...

  • March 4, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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