Posts Tagged: Singapore

HomeAway acquires Travelmob

Singaporean Startup Travelmob Acquired by HomeAway as US Firm Pushes Into Asia

Singapore-based home vacation rental startup Travelmob, which only launched into beta in early 2012, has been acquired by HomeAway (NASDAQ:A...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 9:55 am
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5 Reasons Why There Is No Southeast Asia Kool Aid

So it seems we got us a little debate here on the topic of startups in Southeast Asia, so I’d like to add some fuel to the flame. Oliver S...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 3:42 pm
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Burpple Launches Food Search Engine In Singapore, Finds New Monetization Model

Burpple launched its web seach engine for food called The Social Food Guide today in Singapore. It’s designed as a very visual way to help...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 12:58 pm
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Varhara Review: No Frills Mobile Card Collecting

Varhara is the newest title coming out of Singapore-based The Mobile Gamer that endeavors to tap into the lucrative mobile collectible card ...

  • July 12, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Zopim unveils mobile-optimized live chat widget to improve customer support on tablets and smartphones

Singapore-based startup Zopim is responding to the growth in mobile-based Internet browsing after it released a mobile-optimized version of ...

  • July 11, 2013
  • at 2:22 pm
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Cheapest and Priciest Countries in Asia For Apple Gadgets 2013

Check Out the Cheapest (and Priciest) Countries in Asia For Apple Gadgets

Our buddies on the design-oriented Hongkiat blog have done lots of number crunching and figured out the cheapest – and priciest –...

  • July 11, 2013
  • at 11:35 am
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Singapore web grocery store RedMart hires former Webvan, Cold Storage, Viki execs, a Singapore based online grocery store, has announced today the hiring of executives who previously served key roles at Webvan,...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 11:45 pm
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Flocations appoints Directors with online travel and investment credentials

Flocations, a Singapore startup offering metasearch for travel packages, announced today that it has appointed Venture Republic’s Kei ...

  • July 8, 2013
  • at 7:51 pm
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Monster Blade Review: A Satisfying Slicing and Dicing Experience

Monster Blade, developed by Singaporean studio Nubee, is a game that bears familiar influences from both Capcom’s Monster Hunter franchise...

  • July 5, 2013
  • at 4:49 pm
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Rocket Internet Gets $500 Million Funding

Watch Out Asia, Rocket Internet Reveals It Raised $1.3 Billion So Far This Year

Germany’s startup dynamo that’s plotting world domination, Rocket Internet, has netted $500 million – yes, half a billion – ...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 5:07 pm
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Singapore’s Fatfish Internet Drives Into Indonesia With RajaPremi Acquisition

Singaporean startup meisters Fatfish Internet have made a move into Indonesia by acquiring, it is revealed today, a majority stake in car in...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 2:06 pm
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With $1.5 Billion in Products To Be Sold This Year, Shopify Gets Serious in Asia

Shopify is one of the world’s largest e-commerce solutions that helps retailers set up their e-stores and sell products online. And now it...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Online bus ticketing: Southeast Asia’s most underrated startup idea

For five years, the founders of toiled in relative obscurity while juggling full-time jobs, hoping that their website ...

  • July 11, 2013
  • at 10:25 pm
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iStartup program to bring Silicon Valley mentors to Singapore

When it comes to startup programs, ‘Silicon Valley’ is an automatic draw. That’s exactly what iStartup, a new initiative t...

  • July 11, 2013
  • at 1:03 pm
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At official launch, Singapore social food journal Burpple lights the grill under HungryGoWhere, Yelp

Burpple makes a big move to the web with its Social Food Guide, which launches in Singapore on 15 July followed by Indonesia, Philippines, a...

  • July 10, 2013
  • at 3:09 pm
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Key players in Asia’s maker movement

Asia’s maker movement is well underway, with startups, ecosystems, and spaces augmenting the rising interest in hardware-software inno...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 5:12 pm
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Gordon Ramsay’s master class in business relations

Singapore’s craze for Hello Kitty and N95 masks were overshadowed last week when locals formed snaking queues for another reason: The ...

  • July 8, 2013
  • at 12:57 pm
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7 Major Challenges Holding Back Tech Ecosystems Across Asia - 2013

7 Major Challenges Holding Back Tech Ecosystems Across Asia

Despite the strength and diversity of Asia’s tech ecosystems, there are a lot of problems and peculiarities that hold back these count...

  • July 3, 2013
  • at 9:46 pm
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