Posts Tagged: Singapore


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Singapore’s VanityTrove acquires Glamybox to enter Vietnam

Singapore beauty subscription service VanityTrove has acquired Glamybox, a similar company from Vietnam. This deal gives VanityTrove a foot...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 5:37 pm
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Youths are the future: Lessons from Startup Roots Singapore

By Derrick Ko, SF-based software engineer, employee #1 at Kicksend, startup founder. A version of this article was first published on Medium...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 1:05 pm
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Asiasoft Hosts ‘Chaos Online’ SEA Championship with $10,000 Monthly Prize Pool

Asiasoft Hosts ‘Chaos Online’ SEA Championship with $10,000 Monthly Prize Pool for players from Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam a...

  • August 1, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Fab lands USD 10M from SingTel to further explore expansion opportunities in Asia

With SingTel on board, Fab has a partnership with a presence across Southeast Asia and Australia aboard, providing a potential partnership a...

  • August 1, 2013
  • at 1:14 pm
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VoucherGone: Customers upset with daily deals site VoucherWow over missing orders

Update #1: VoucherWow has responded. Read the article or see unedited response at the bottom. Update #2: Article is changed to reflect more ...

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 3:49 pm
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Smart vibrator Vibease debuts on Indiegogo, new spokesperson is creator of contentious Valley reality TV show

Update: The campaign has launched on Indiegogo and smashed past its goal of USD 15k in under 10 hours. Vibease has never shied away from pu...

  • July 30, 2013
  • at 4:00 am
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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
  • at 9:10 pm
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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
  • at 4:30 pm
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JFDI.Asia’s second accelerator program getting more responses

“We’ve seen an increase of around 30 to 40 percent, year-on-year, of entrepreneurs and startup founders signing up. (This number is) a g...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 1:23 pm
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Singapore better than Silicon Valley for hardware startups. What?

Renowned hardware hacker Bunnie Huang gave a talk recently at the Singapore Mini Maker Faire on why Singapore is a better place for hardware...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 12:25 pm
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Singtel Boosts Fab’s Asia Plans, Invests $10 Million

America’s design e-commerce site Fab announces today (via TechCrunch) an additional partner to its series D financing round in the form of...

  • August 1, 2013
  • at 2:21 pm
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Playbasis, a Thailand-Based Gamification Startup, is Ready To Gamify Asia

Gamification, defined by Oxford dictionary as “the application of typical elements of game playing to other areas of activity,” is not a...

  • August 1, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Singapore’s Perx Teams Up With American Express For More Shopping Bonuses

Mobile loyalty program Perx is keen to reward users even more for frequenting Singaporean retailers and is today partnering with American Ex...

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Vibease Redesigns Vibrator as Wearable Tech

Vibease Redesigns Vibrator as Wearable Tech, Now Seeking Crowdfunding

It’s been a long journey for Vibease, the Singa-US startup that puts the ‘hard’ into hardware. First seen as one of the competitors at...

  • July 30, 2013
  • at 3:59 am
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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
  • at 5:30 pm
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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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