Posts Tagged: Singapore


strikingly

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
  • at 1:30 pm
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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
  • at 8:00 pm
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Singapore government to pump extra $39 million into early stage investment ecosystem

Update: More details about the scheme and its historical context have been added. Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean has ...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 11:21 am
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Single-page sites are hot. Website builder Strikingly lets you make them easily

The single-page site is trending in web design (check out some examples), and it’s easy to see why. Aside from the novelty factor, si...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 9:41 am
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AIS brings Singtel’s Newsloop app to Thailand

As a Singtel associate, Thai telco AIS is bringing SingTel’s Newsloop to Thailand. Newsloop is a news reader app – a bit like Flipb...

  • September 23, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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Spungry looks to disrupt the traditional group buying industry in Singapore with just $1

While Singapore has seen its share of group buying startups in the past few years, the country will be seeing another one popping up next mo...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Singapore big data startup Crayon Data raises over $1.4 million in second round funding

Crayon Data, a Singapore-based big data startup, has raised more than S$1.75 million ($1.4 million) in second round funding from angel inves...

  • September 19, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Fired TheMobileGamer staff voice grievances online, CEO Alvin Yap responds

Update: Elaboration from Vichi Lestari about Indonesian labor law and whether companies are obliged to follow it. Singapore startup TheMobil...

  • September 18, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Kyoto University Venture Fund

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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Google Play Books moves to 9 new Asian territories including Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) brings its Play Books store to nine new Asian countries today as it deepens the breadth of its app store for Android de...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 12:01 pm
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China’s Taobao launches regional e-shopping site for Southeast Asia

Update: More information from the media event has been added. Taobao, the popular consumer-to-consumer shopping site from China, announced t...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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UN Report: this is how mobile and broadband penetration are growing in Asia

Mobile broadband is projected to reach seven billion subscriptions globally in 2018. Likewise, the number of broadband subscriptions in the ...

  • September 23, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Does Singapore need another food discovery app? Maybe, if you’re Picky

I’ve seen more restaurant review and discovery apps come out of Southeast Asia than I care to count, but this new offering from Singapore ...

  • September 23, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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Singaporean VC in Silicon Valley: Interest in Southeast Asia is slowly growing

As an uber-geek who was involved in designing some of the world’s largest supercomputers for Sun Microsystems, Deepak Jeevan Kumar was...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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IAHGames to launch new mobile role playing game by Daylight Studios

IAHGames partners with Daylight Studios to launch a mobile RPG for iOS — Conquest Age.

  • September 18, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Stylista’s maker Sandbox Global: it’s time for more funds and more games

Back in May 2012, Bangkok-based gaming company Sandbox Global was in the process of launching an English language version of its Facebook fa...

  • September 18, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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