Posts Tagged: Singapore



1 Year Later, How Has Friendster Succeeded As a Gaming Platform in Southeast Asia?

Are you a gamer? How do you find Friendster's gaming platform?

  • July 29, 2013
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Singapore better than United States for hardware makers: Bunnie Huang

The next crop of great hardware startups could very well come from Asia. That thought hung in the air as Andrew “Bunnie” Huang, ...

  • July 29, 2013
  • at 3:34 pm
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Get Your Game On With These 6 Asian Gaming Gear Companies

Asia has its own share of awesome gamers so it isn't surprising if they have their own share of gaming gear companies, too.

  • July 26, 2013
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Why Aren’t Many Going For the Billion-Dollar Ideas in Singapore

John Fearon is a lifelong serial entrepreneur. His 35 years have taken him from selling sweets as a child, to global digital marketing, to f...

  • July 25, 2013
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Buying Google AdWords against competitors: A good sign for Southeast Asia, so learn to deal with it

The startup community in Southeast Asia is up in arms over Rocket Internet again. This time, it’s about their perceived unethical bidd...

  • July 25, 2013
  • at 12:44 pm
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What’s Next For Singapore’s RedMart After Series A Funding?

Last week, we saw that RedMart raised about $3.5 million in series A funding, and we speak with co-founder and CEO Roger Egan to find out ab...

  • July 24, 2013
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Singapore’s YFind acquired by Silicon Valley wifi company Ruckus Wireless

YFind, a Singapore company developing an indoor positioning system, has been acquired by Ruckus Wireless, a Silicon Valley based supplier of...

  • July 23, 2013
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Eight years on, Singapore entrepreneur seeks first e-commerce success

For 25 year-old Reuben Lee, entrepreneurship can sometimes be an agonizing expedition. After being knocked down by his failure at online gr...

  • July 22, 2013
  • at 10:21 pm
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Management and IT security lapses found at several Singapore government agencies

The Auditor-General’s Office (AGO) of Singapore, a government organ that audits and monitors the use of public money and resources at ...

  • July 22, 2013
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Thailand’s BentoWeb Plans to Expand F-Commerce Platform Across Asia

A Bangkok based all-in-one e-commerce service startup, BentoWeb offers a ready-made online store that helps customers accept orders and paym...

  • July 29, 2013
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‘Fake’ Pirate3D campaign raising money on Indiegogo

Update (29 July): The campaign appears to have been removed. Our attempt to reach the creator has been left unanswered. A Pirate3D campaign ...

  • July 28, 2013
  • at 12:23 pm
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Why Singapore needs a public policy framework for 3D printing technology

By Yap Shiwen. A version of this article was first published on The Online Citizen. Republished with author’s permission. 3D Printing ...

  • July 26, 2013
  • at 11:46 am
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From heartbreak to Paktor, and how the mobile dating app craze is sweeping across Asia

Update: Readers have pointed out the similarities between Paktor and Tinder, a US dating app. Indeed, the user interfaces do look similar, r...

  • July 25, 2013
  • at 4:54 pm
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Ease foreign labor restrictions and support crowdfunding, entrepreneurs tell Singapore govt minister

Singapore is remaking its public policy towards entrepreneurship. To kickoff the process, it has begun a series of dialogue sessions with th...

  • July 24, 2013
  • at 6:01 pm
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Singapore’s ShopForSocial Lets You Shop Online For a Good Cause

Socially-conscious online shopping is not new, but it certainly is fresh around Asia. This week in Singapore, ShopForSocial was officially l...

  • July 24, 2013
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Singapore social, mobile agency Techsailor acquired by India’s To The New

Techsailor, a Singapore-based company offering social, location and mobile media services, has been been acquired by To The New, a digital s...

  • July 23, 2013
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Wantgo Launches As a Social Hub For Locals and Tourists to Find Events in Singapore

Singapore is a place where there’s always plenty to do. That has inspired a startup to launch a social events finder site called Wantg...

  • July 22, 2013
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Ticketing platform PeaTiX marches to Singapore after US$3M series A

Founded in May 2011, PeaTiX is a self-service event and ticketing platform, which allows event organizers to create, sell and manage events ...

  • July 20, 2013
  • at 12:17 pm
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