Posts Tagged: Singapore



Nielsen report: the smartphone adoption gap in Asia Pacific

Last year, a Google representative from the Asia Pacific predicted that mobile devices will slowly overtake PCs in the region. While this h...

  • September 16, 2013
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Burpple gets over 700,000 reviews in 1 year, now provides food guides for Asian cities

Singapore-based Burpple has collected over 700,000 food reviews since launching last year. Starting out as an Instagram for food lovers, i...

  • September 12, 2013
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Capital On Stage founder: Great entrepreneurs expect to be funded by great investors

Raising funds from the right investors is important because they will become a part of the company where you’ve put much sweat and tears. ...

  • September 12, 2013
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Vault Dragon: Dropbox for physical things

You are a college student in Singapore who’s about to fly home during the term break. You sit in a bed in a rented apartment, and rea...

  • September 11, 2013
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baidu music recognition

Baidu unveils Singapore-developed music search tech to challenge Shazam, Tencent

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), China’s largest search company, has released a new music recognition feature for its Baidu Music Android and iPh...

  • September 9, 2013
  • at 2:15 pm
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Mobile learning startup Coursepad wins Most Innovative Startup Award at Ideas.Inc.

The Ideas.Inc. Business Challenge, organised by Nanyang Technological University, is an annual elimination-style startup competition in Si...

  • September 8, 2013
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It’s Friday! So let’s find a date on lessworkmorelove.com

The thing about hiding behind those online profiles is that individuals tend to be hyperpersonal, meaning you are able to present yourself i...

  • September 6, 2013
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Want a top-notch startup sector? Reform the Singapore Armed Forces

By Yap Shiwen. A version of this article was published on The Online Citizen. Republished with author’s permission. While funding, talent...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 9:20 am
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PropertyGuru: 1 million downloads for mobile apps, 20 million monthly pageviews

Singapore’s leading online property portal, PropertyGuru, has hit 1 million downloads for its mobile apps. Most of the downloads come ...

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 5:23 pm
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Stephanie Chai of Luxe Nomad

Stephanie Chai of Luxe Nomad: I’m earning less than in modeling, yet strangely happier

In a male-dominated world of tech startups, travel flash sales site TheLuxeNomad is an oddity. Its CEO and founder, Stephanie Chai, has rai...

  • September 16, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Fancy Asia expansion

Creative e-store Fancy preps expansion to Singapore, Taiwan, Japan

Fancy, the US-based social pinboard and e-store for creative gadgets and oddities, looks set to expand and launch in Singapore, Taiwan, and ...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 3:28 pm
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Alvin Yap TMG

Before succeeding, being a startup founder sucks big time

Update: For greater accuracy on facts, we made minor changes to the fourth paragraph based on information we learned from Alvin Yap. At the ...

  • September 11, 2013
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Razmig Hovaghimian of Viki

Viki founder Razmig Hovaghimian’s winning bet

Some time before Rakuten’s acquisition of Singapore startup Viki for a reported $200 million, founder Razmig Hovaghimian and SingTel I...

  • September 9, 2013
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Singaporean kickstarts wafer-thin wireless battery booster for your smartphone

Battery packs for your phone usually come in the form of bulky cases or are attached perilously to your phone by a USB cable. But new batter...

  • September 9, 2013
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Singapore NRF chief assesses the Technology Incubation Scheme

Update: headline was changed at NRF’s request. We’ve heard recent rumblings that changes would be in store for the Technology In...

  • September 8, 2013
  • at 10:34 am
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PropertyGuru exceeds one million downloads for mobile app

PropertyGuru, one of Asia’s largest online property portals, has hit more than one million downloads for its mobile apps in Singapore,...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 12:25 pm
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Asian Dota

The Asian Dota scene and why the Dota industry should care

Roster changes and team shuffling aren't the only reasons why you should keep an eye on the Asian Dota scene.

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 10:26 pm
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The Stage: New Singapore technology trade show in 2015 by MediaCorp and SiTF

A new technology trade show will open shop in Singapore in two years time. Called The Stage, it is a platform for companies in the tech indu...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 9:52 pm
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