Posts Tagged: Singapore


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Singapore’s Hello Kitty craze shows potential of time-sensitive e-commerce

Long lines formed at McDonald’s outlets islandwide this week as Singaporeans jostled to buy a set of Hello Kitty plush toys. Tempers f...

  • June 28, 2013
  • at 1:40 pm
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Daylight Studios

Red Dot Ventures leads USD 661K round in mobile games company Daylight Studios

Update – November 29, 11.06am – We have recently reviewed Daylight Studios’ newly launched games, Conquest Age and Spirit ...

  • June 27, 2013
  • at 11:25 am
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Snyppit Receives Seed Funding to Boost Video App

Doing Vine Before It Was Cool: Singapore Startup Snyppit Receives Seed Funding to Boost Video App

Instagram now lets users capture 15 seconds of video; Vine a more succinct six seconds. But Singapore’s Snyppit gives you a few blinks of ...

  • June 26, 2013
  • at 9:27 pm
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JFDI startup bootcamp 2013

Sign Up: JFDI’s Ready For The Next Accelerator Program Intake

If you're a startup, and you're looking for an incubator, it might be a good idea for you to check out JFDI, they've just opened up their Fa...

  • June 25, 2013
  • at 7:45 pm
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Spuul Brings Over 1,000 Free Bollywood Movies and Indian TV Dramas to Users

Founded by S Mohan and Sudesh Iyer in 2010 and launched publicly in April 2012, Spuul is a startup that legally provides users with the late...

  • June 24, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Singapore’s TaskRabbit-Like FlagAHero Pivots and Eyes Expansion

Singapore’s online marketplace for local industry verticals FlagAHero recently launched its beta site. After operating for nearly a year i...

  • June 22, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Cllike Wants to Make Your Facebook Likes Mean Something

Cllike Wants to Make Your Facebook Likes Mean Something

We’ve all seen the images that get passed around on Facebook — “Like this if you hate cancer.” It’s one of tho...

  • June 21, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Australia’s OneFlare Raises $500,000, Will Launch in Singapore in 2014

Local services listings startup OneFlare revealed today that it has raised $500,000 from three Australian angel investors: Les Szekely from ...

  • June 19, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Groupon sues small Singapore merchant for USD 1.6 million, case falls apart

Updated: 21 June Groupon is currently embroiled in a legal wrangle with Villas International, a small Singapore-based company that brokered ...

  • June 18, 2013
  • at 2:50 pm
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Southeast Asia-Japan Cable

Google’s new submarine cable can provide faster Internet access in Asia, for now

The Southeast Asia-Japan Cable (SJC) has become operational today, providing residents in seven countries with greater Internet connectivity...

  • June 27, 2013
  • at 5:26 pm
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Daylight Studios

Singaporean Startup Daylight Studios Gets $660,000 in Funding to Boost Upcoming iPhone Game

Singapore’s Red Dot Ventures is getting its game on for the fund’s third investment of the year. The recipient this time is Daylight Stu...

  • June 27, 2013
  • at 10:57 am
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The Mediapreneur

Singapore’s MediaCorp Gives Startups Some Love With New Investment Fund and Incubator

In an interesting move into the entrepreneurial space, Singapore’s MediaCorp – perhaps best known for TV station Channel NewsAsi...

  • June 26, 2013
  • at 6:43 pm
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Travel Search Engine Wego Gets Boost with $17 Million Series C Funding

Singapore-based travel search engine Wego is revealing this evening that the company has wrapped up a series C funding round of $17 million ...

  • June 24, 2013
  • at 8:59 pm
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It’s Official: 3D Printer ‘The Buccaneer’ Raises Over $1 Million on Kickstarter

Singapore's very own 3D printer startup, Pirate3D, raises over $1 million on Kickstarter.

  • June 22, 2013
  • at 4:38 pm
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Singapore’s Great Haze exposes limits of e-commerce

As Indonesia’s forest fires ravage Singapore, bringing the Pollutant Standards Index to a recording-breaking 401 at one point, residen...

  • June 21, 2013
  • at 5:23 pm
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Singapore Haze on social media

Singapore Haze Craze Lights a Fire on Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Every single time we’ve used the ‘pollution’ tag on this blog it’s been in relation to China. But this time, Singapo...

  • June 21, 2013
  • at 11:59 am
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FoodPanda Asia

Foodpanda Slips Into ‘Picky’ App, Makes It Easier to Order Food Online in Singapore

Rocket Internet’s web-based food delivery service Foodpanda has been expanding aggressively in Singapore recently, most notably by acquiri...

  • June 18, 2013
  • at 4:50 pm
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Microsoft brings more wireless Internet access to Singapore through ‘white spaces’

While pervasive and hidden at the same time, unused TV frequency waves, or ‘white spaces’, are being unlocked in Singapore to pr...

  • June 17, 2013
  • at 4:31 pm
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