Posts Tagged: Singapore

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Meet Monk’s Hill Ventures, a new $80M fund that invests in startups from Southeast Asia, Silicon Valley

Part of a new wave of investors from Singapore. They're looking for the region's top 20 entrepreneurs.

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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puzzle

For Asia to leapfrog Silicon Valley, governments are a big piece of the puzzle

Wealth and talent are not lacking in the region. A mindset shift is needed, and governments can help.

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 10:33 am
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A conversation with founder and CEO of CXA Group, Rosaline Koo (VIDEO)

Some of you loyal readers might recall that we started a female entrepreneurship series a couple of years back and attempted to bring some v...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Yahoo News Digest brings breaking news to your phone twice daily, now available in Singapore

Available in Singapore: Yahoo News Digest, which brings breaking news twice daily to your phone

This app that can help to narrow the most essential news to their core points for daily consumption.

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 1:09 pm
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FaceRecog

With FaceRecog, your outdoor ad audience is no longer faceless

Using proprietary facial and signal tracking technology, the FaceRecog module can track real-time footfall at a given location, while at the...

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 5:49 pm
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haystakt crowd-pricing crowdfunding

Crowd-pricing and crowdfunding: what does the crowd have to say about it?

Singapore-based Haystakt has taken yet another angle on crowdfunding with Projects, which they claim to be the world’s first crowd-pricing...

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 4:52 pm
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redmart startup asia singapore

RedMart well on its way to capturing Singapore market, growing 20% every month

RedMart co-founders concede that they still have some way to go to conquer the $5.9 billion online groceries industry in Singapore.

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 3:21 pm
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Razer CEO reveals secret to his company’s success

Razer CEO reveals secret to his company’s success

Starting your own hardware company? Then you need to focus. Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan explained onstage at Startup Asia Singapore 2014 how com...

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 10:18 am
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glossybox beauty box

Beauty boxes, a once great ecommerce trend in Asia, has unraveled

Beauty boxes may have stagnated, but the story may have just begun for subscription commerce.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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This crowdsourced courier service wants to make the system more transparent, accepts Bitcoin

This crowdsourced courier service wants to make the system more transparent, accepts Bitcoin

With painful delivery experiences in mind, this founder decided to tackle the problem by creating her own on-demand courier service.

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 5:10 pm
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Digital payments industry heats up in Singapore, major companies jump on board

Singapore’s OCBC Bank now lets you transfer money via Facebook, email, SMS

OCBC Bank's Pay Anyone is a nice feature to have for its mobile app, but it's at best a marginal improvement over the existing method of doi...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 3:10 pm
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The MyRepublic team

For MyRepublic CEO Malcolm Rodrigues, telcom is a beautiful business

Quick question – what’s your favorite telecom provider? If you can’t come up with an answer, you’re probably not alo...

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 8:31 pm
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Startup Asia audience selects winner in Bitcoin debate

Richard Jerram (Bank of Singapore) and Aurelian Menant (Gatecoin) debated the future of Bitcoin in Asia.

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 1:05 pm
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Astroscale’s debris sweeping satellite takes a page out of science fiction

This startup wants to fill space with garbage collector satellites. Its goal is to make space travel safe for all.

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 5:23 pm
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This former real estate agent wants to make the industry easier to navigate

This former real estate agent wants to make the industry easier to navigate

Former real estate agent wants to make marketing easier for real estate professionals by coming up with a suite of apps that specifically th...

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 4:42 pm
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Startup Asia Singapore 2014

Highlights from day 2 morning sessions at Startup Asia Singapore 2014

Summaries of fireside chats with Viki, MyRepublic, Gumi, and Redmart

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 2:37 pm
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art loft Alexandra Eu, Michelle Chan, Tian Qiuyan

Asian art seller and lender Art Loft snags seed funding from East Ventures

Art Loft, an online platform supporting emerging artists in Asia through e-commerce sales and art rentals, has received seed funding from Ea...

  • May 7, 2014
  • at 10:23 am
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14 popular ecommerce sites in Singapore

Singapore has seen a huge rise in online shopping activity over the past few years. Here’s a list of what we think are up-and-rising and p...

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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