Posts Tagged: Singapore


SingTel invests in startups

With Only Digital Business Growing, SingTel Sets Aside $1.6B For Startup Acquisitions

The newest earnings report from SingTel (SGX:T48) makes for painful reading. The giant Singapore-based telco, which has over 420 million sub...

  • May 15, 2013
  • at 5:05 pm
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After curious reverse takeover, Singapore’s Yuuzoo buys games provider IAHGames

Among tech startup circles in Singapore, Yuuzoo is not a tech company that’s particularly well-known. But the social media and e-comme...

  • May 14, 2013
  • at 4:43 pm
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Singapore’s Loan Garage Launches Kredit Aja in Indonesia with a Bang

Today Singapore-based Loan Garage, a startup that aims to help people get loans online, announced that it has launched its Indonesian platfo...

  • May 13, 2013
  • at 10:45 am
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The Blogshop Phenomenon in Singapore

Blogshops have become a huge phenomenon in Singapore, with four of the country’s ten most-searched stores being blogshops.

  • May 10, 2013
  • at 9:08 pm
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Streetdirectory Founder Picked Himself Up and Rebuilt

Forced Out of His Own Company, Sued by a State-Owned Firm, Streetdirectory Founder Picked Himself Up and Rebuilt

During Startup Asia Singapore a month ago, I met Streetdirectory‘s founder, Firdhaus Akber and learned about his entrepreneurial journ...

  • May 7, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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AppsInSg Shows Off Applications Made in Singapore

Looking for applications made by Singaporeans? AppsInSg.com has it all.

  • May 1, 2013
  • at 9:38 am
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Tripconomics aims to make corporate travel less of a headache

Travel startups have been unimaginative when it comes to how they want to disrupt the industry. Most of them are consumer-facing apps that h...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 8:28 pm
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Singapore’s Dropmysite Drops a Bomb, Now Funded By 500 Startups

We’ve been following the progress of Singapore-based Dropmysite pretty closely in the past year. In that time, the website and email c...

  • April 25, 2013
  • at 12:05 pm
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Southeast Asia’s big media emerges from slumber, finds digital media revolution at its doorstep

While traditional media in the United States have been reeling from the digital media revolution, registering millions in losses, shutdowns,...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 12:59 pm
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NUS’s Living Lab makes university a petri dish for tech startups and researchers

The National University of Singapore has been positioning itself as a leader in innovation, and their efforts have been reflected in a recen...

  • May 15, 2013
  • at 10:28 am
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Zalora Delivers 1 Millionth Order to a Customer in Singapore

Rocket Internet’s fashion e-store for Southeast Asia, Zalora, has just shipped its one millionth order. It’s a major milestone f...

  • May 14, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Why Spotify Chose To Launch in Singapore and Malaysia

Spotify picked Asia because piracy is high in this part of the world.

  • May 13, 2013
  • at 10:08 am
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With 1.4 Million Users, Taobao Launches Hong Kong Official Site

E-shopping marketplace Taobao has been aggressively expanding to Hong Kong and Taiwan. With 1.4 million registered users already in Hong Kon...

  • May 10, 2013
  • at 5:15 pm
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Rocket Internet’s Asia-Oriented Foodpanda Gobbles Up Over $20 Million in Funding

Rocket Internet’s Asia-based food delivery startup Foodpanda has announced another major round of funding today. The new round is worth mo...

  • May 7, 2013
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JFDI: The Frog’s Story, Secret Sauce, and Challenges

JFDI, which stands for the Joyful Frog Digital Incubator, is an accelerator program in Singapore that helps entrepreneurs turn their ideas t...

  • April 30, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Zalora Launches iOS App in Southeast Asia Today, Already Top App in 5 Countries

For shopaholics and fans of Zalora, here’s a piece of news that will probably further strain your pockets. Zalora today officially launche...

  • April 25, 2013
  • at 1:20 pm
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Being a CEO eats into you, says Tan Teik Guan of recently-acquired DS3

For twelve years, Tan Teik Guan has been carrying the weight of the company and its employees on his back, first as DS3‘s CTO and the...

  • April 25, 2013
  • at 8:43 am
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Foodpanda: Rocket Internet’s Play At Food Delivery in Asia

Rocket Internet’s online food delivery website, Foodpanda, was launched last year in April and has since undergone rapid expansion. To...

  • April 22, 2013
  • at 10:39 pm
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