Posts Tagged: Singapore



60% of mobile internet users in Southeast Asia are men

Most of the mobile internet users in Southeast Asia are those who recently started their career, are educated, and have high spending power....

  • October 7, 2013
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A social network for TV fans in Singapore

With the rise of mobile, TV channels are joining the fray and trying to tap into that market with their own mobile apps. Social Gate, one su...

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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The necessary evils of fixing Singapore’s engineering talent shortage

Derrick is the first employee at Kicksend, a Y Combinator-backed startup based in Silicon Valley. This article is a combination of two of hi...

  • October 3, 2013
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PricePanda now lets you compare prices through Android devices

Price comparison sites are slowly heating up in Southeast Asia. So Rocket Internet’s PricePanda has upped its game a notch by launching a ...

  • October 3, 2013
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Survey: 90% will give up amenities for in-flight connectivity, 61% Singaporeans just want to be connected

I appreciate not being connected from time to time, especially under forced circumstances such as during an airplane flight. It gives me a b...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Singapore’s iMotion launches Kickstarter for motion-sensing game controller with haptic feedback

This article was originally posted on Games in Asia, our new sister site that’s dedicated to bringing you all the best in Asia games a...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Channel NewsAsia has a new show about startups raising money, and it’s not Angel’s Gate

Singapore-based news broadcaster Channel NewsAsia will be kickstarting a new show about startup fundraising, and it has a straightforward na...

  • October 1, 2013
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Kyoto University launches new $60 million fund to invest in Asian startups

Kyoto University, a Japanese research university, is launching its second venture fund worth $60 million to invest in startups in Japan and ...

  • September 30, 2013
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BlackBerry Jam hackathon winner: augmented reality isn’t just for Google Glass

BlackBerry sponsored a regional hackathon put on by AngelHack at its Blackberry Jam conference in Hong Kong today. Eight teams qualif...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 10:58 pm
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SEA Citizen brings latest fashion to Malaysia and Singapore, overcomes seasonal delay

Singaporean and Malaysian fashionistas can now get their hands on the latest trends from Europe and America earlier than ever with the help ...

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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HipVan’s investors include celebrity Jade Seah and new VC Silicon Straits

Design-oriented e-commerce startup HipVan has just confirmed its list of investors including Singaporean celebrity Jade Seah, well-known loc...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 9:13 pm
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ShopGuru combines inaudible sound and mobile tech to reward shoppers as they enter a store

It’s an app that knows exactly when you’ve walked into a store, and rewards you simply for doing so. ShopGuru, a customer loyalt...

  • October 3, 2013
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HungryGoWhere still going places after acquisition, says inSing CEO

Startup acquisitions are a mixed bag: sometimes the acquired product soars, other times it sinks due to neglect, shuffling of talent, or a m...

  • October 2, 2013
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3D printing pioneer Stratasys opens Singapore office in search of ideal ratio

Asia has awakened to the possibilities of 3D printing, with early adopters around the region tinkering with hardware hacking, partially for ...

  • October 2, 2013
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Singapore’s Sprooki expands to Philippines to fuel the country’s mall obsession

Update: Added more clarification about Sprooki’s fundraising efforts Shoppers in the Philippines will soon be notified about promotion...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Why Y Combinator startup Strikingly skipped China, Japan and headed for Southeast Asia

Two weeks ago, the entire Strikingly team hung out at Block 71, the epicenter of Singapore’s tech startup community. Here on a workawa...

  • September 30, 2013
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Programmer using Nitrous.IO and Chromebook to teach homeless New Yorker how to code

Patrick McConlogue, a Manhattan-based programmer, has embarked on an intriguing endeavor — that of teaching a homeless man how to code...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 11:17 pm
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ApexPeak, a startup that turns invoices into cash, raises $1.84 million

Cashflow is king at many startups and enterprises. Entrepreneurs often find themselves living month-to-month before hitting their stride, wo...

  • September 26, 2013
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