Posts Tagged: Singapore

Deepak Jeevan Kumar

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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Conquest Age

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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Qwikwire

Freelancing in emerging markets can suck, but payments startup Qwikwire wants to help

Qwikwire co-founder Ray Refundo understands the frustrations of being a freelancer in the Philippines, especially when using US-based servi...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 4:02 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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Battery pack

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
  • at 10:40 am
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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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tmgamer

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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programming

Newbie programming courses in Singapore to whet your appetite

As someone learning Ruby on Rails myself, I can tell you that while the plethora of online lessons offered by Codecademy, Code School, Cours...

  • September 17, 2013
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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
  • at 1:30 pm
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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
  • at 9:00 am
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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
  • at 1:56 pm
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