Posts Tagged: Singapore

Singapore Press Holdings loses 25% in profits, launches $80m New Media Fund

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), the country’s largest newspaper publisher, announced that its net profit has fallen 25 percent to S$43...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 1:33 pm
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Hypochondriacs beware: 5 innovative health apps from Asia

Medical technology is a booming industry, but most startups getting involved in Asia don’t directly contribute to the advancement of d...

  • October 10, 2013
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Fun Run has 10M monthly active gamers; Israel and Singapore among top countries

Fun Run is a simple Mario Kart-like game downloaded by over 30 million users on their Android or iOS devices. Launched only in September 5, ...

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 3:08 pm
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Taxi booking app GrabTaxi now available in Singapore

GrabTaxi, a fast-expanding taxi app that’s serving users in Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand, is now available in Singapore on iOS ...

  • October 8, 2013
  • at 6:11 pm
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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
  • at 8:00 pm
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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
  • at 6:30 pm
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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
  • at 9:00 am
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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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Bangalore-based Unbxd raises $2 million from IDG Ventures India, Inventus Capital Partners

It appears that Indian e-commerce startups are becoming a top pick for investors this year. Just a day after Bangalore-based Flipkart close...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 2:33 pm
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P2P car rental site iCarsClub opens doors in Beijing, trust issues remain

The online car rental space in Beijing just got a little bit more heated as Singapore-based startup iCarsClub, which operates a peer-to-peer...

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 6:08 pm
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Collabspot’s CRM tool for Gmail doesn’t need seed funding — but gets it anyway

Jérémi Joslin, founder and CEO of Collabspot, surprised investors when he said at Singapore accelerator JFDI‘s demo day in June that...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Fastacash gets $3 million investment to enable people to send money on Facebook

If we are spending much of our waking lives on Facebook, then why not use it to send money as well? That’s something that Fastacash, a...

  • October 8, 2013
  • at 1:08 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
  • at 3:30 pm
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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
  • at 9:00 am
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