Posts Tagged: Singapore


luxola

Luxola raises $10 million to doll up women (and men) in Southeast Asia

Luxola, a Singapore-based online beauty store, has raised US$10 million led by Japanese strategic corporate investor Transcosmos. Existing ...

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 12:37 pm
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Singapore government reveals latest measures to turn country into an innovator’s haven

Criticize the Singapore government all you want for its tightened labor policies, which has made it harder for startups to hire good foreign...

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 3:15 pm
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Uber brings cheaper rides to Singapore with closed beta launch of UberX

Uber, the San Francisco-based on-demand transportation startup, has upped the ante on its Asia presence with a closed beta launch of its low...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Prepare to buy: Xiaomi to sell Mi3 smartphone in Singapore tomorrow

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi will be selling its flagship Mi3 smartphone in SIngapore tomorrow. Its online-only sale starts at 12 noon, March ...

  • March 6, 2014
  • at 7:16 pm
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SingPost sells its online luxury goods store to Reebonz

SingPost is bidding sayonara to Clout Shoppe, an online luxury goods store it started in 2011. It has sold the business to Reebonz, a compan...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 10:09 am
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This Singapore startup wants to remove killer litter from space

A Singapore-based company is taking the concept of a ‘moon shot’ to a whole new level. Its name, Astroscale, hints at its ambiti...

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 2:31 pm
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Skype co-founder hops onto Singapore’s HipVan, joins as latest angel investor

Singapore-based startup, HipVan today announced that Skype co-founder Toivo Annus has become one of its investors. The amount invested is un...

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 7:42 am
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Impress the investors at Startup & Investor Speed Dating

Asia is filled with great startups and investors. But its diversity and massive population are both a blessing and a curse. Great startups d...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 6:01 pm
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iTunes Gift Cards now available in Singapore

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has made iTunes Gift Cards available in Singapore. According to reliable sources, the cards can be bought from today w...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 7:31 pm
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East Ventures raises 3rd fund, will invest in over 20 startups from Southeast Asia

East Ventures, an early stage investment fund in Indonesia and Japan, will start its third fund which will focus on Southeast Asia. The mone...

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 11:02 am
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This crowdfunding site also lets sellers crowd-price their products

Crowdfunding has become an important means for startups to gauge interest and to get capital. While there are many attempts to harness the i...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Xiaomi Mi3 in black

Xiaomi’s Mi3 sells out in 2 minutes in Singapore debut, but no word on how many phones available

Xiaomi started selling its flagship phone, the Mi3, in Singapore today. As Xiaomi prefers to sell via online flash sales, the first batch of...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 1:19 pm
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Here’s SingPost’s grand plan to rule ecommerce in Asia

Update (March 7): The article previously stated that SingPost’s annual profit was US$29.4 million. That is incorrect. It is US$111 mil...

  • March 5, 2014
  • at 5:59 pm
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Got an idea for a water tech startup? Join this competition

A new startup competition in Singapore, called the HydroPreneur Programme, has launched and is inviting participants to submit ideas related...

  • March 3, 2014
  • at 6:31 pm
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Rest in peace, Autumn Radtke, we’ll miss you

Update (Mar 6, 1pm): Police has classified this as a case of unnatural death. No foul play is suspected, and toxicology test results are pen...

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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New Food Runner

FoodPanda rival FoodRunner acquires delivery company to jump-start Philippine expansion

Food Runner, which says it’s the number one online food delivery service in Southeast Asia by revenue, announced that it has acquired ...

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 12:00 am
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Bitcoin isn’t just speculative, it’s already bringing jobs to Singapore

David Moskowitz is the founder of Coin Republic, a Bitcoin trading platform and consultancy based in Singapore. He is also organizing a Bitc...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 1:05 pm
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Singapore to give local companies even more money to adopt new tech

In Singapore’s Budget 2014 address, Finance minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam announced a new raft of measures and extensions of existin...

  • February 21, 2014
  • at 6:09 pm
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