Posts Tagged: Singapore


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Singapore’s Design-Focused E-Commerce Site HipVan Launches Today

HipVan is a design-focused e-commerce site in Singapore that went live today

  • April 1, 2013
  • at 4:07 pm
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Asian Startups @ SXSW 2013

At SXSW 2013, there were three Asian countries with their own pavilions. Some thoughts about the pavilions at SXSW 1. When exhibiting in the...

  • March 29, 2013
  • at 12:39 pm
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Jongla Pushes into Asia, Focuses on Content in Messaging App Battle

The world’s top messaging apps might have over half a billion users between them, but plenty of startups still see room for growth ...

  • March 28, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Startup Bus to bring Singapore students to startups, tech companies

The first-ever Walkabout Singapore, held last year, brought people to tech companies. Now, a new initiative has a similar aim but is going a...

  • March 27, 2013
  • at 4:49 pm
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Scoop Partners With Major Publishers in India, Singapore, and the Philippines

Scoop, the e-reader newsstand app, continues to expand its publisher partnerships in India, Singapore, and the Philippines. Willson Cuaca, t...

  • March 27, 2013
  • at 10:08 am
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LoveByte: 100,000 Downloads, 3 Million Messages Sent

About eight months after LoveByte was first launched, the couples’ messaging app today has more than 100,000 downloads in 96 countries. In...

  • March 26, 2013
  • at 2:33 pm
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AdzCentral’s Story and How it Connects the Dots in Ad Tech

Ad tech is quite a confusing arena for most folks. There are a number of stakeholders in the game ranging from agencies, demand-side platfor...

  • March 26, 2013
  • at 10:08 am
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Social Recruitment Startup TribeHired Raises $560,000 Led By TNF Ventures

Social recruitment startup TribeHired has concluded a US$560,000 seed funding round led by TNF Ventures through the Technology Incubation Sc...

  • March 25, 2013
  • at 12:01 am
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JFDI.Asia launches Joyful Frog, an innovation campus to nurture elite entrepreneurs in Asia

Members of Joyful Frog will get access to unlimited drinks at the cafe, access to meeting rooms, and priority access to programs and seminar...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 1:13 pm
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Luxury fashion sales startup Reebonz to open flagship store in Sydney this month

Located in Sydney's busy George Street, the Reebonz store will launch this month, carrying goods from brands such as Prada, Burberry, Dior, ...

  • April 1, 2013
  • at 3:33 pm
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TradeHero’s Users Transact $5 Billion Virtual Currency in 3 Months

TradeHero's 50,000 users have transacted over $5 billion worth of virtual currency over 350,000 trades in the last three months.

  • March 29, 2013
  • at 10:38 am
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Insync is a Google Drive client that’s not for the average consumer

Insync has had an interesting history. The Philippines and Singapore based startup, which started off as a Dropbox-like service for Google D...

  • March 28, 2013
  • at 2:15 pm
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Singapore’s LoveByte, an underdog at 25,000 weekly active users, is building something special

LoveByte has certainly displayed a propensity for innovative thinking and a can-do spirit that's hard to quantify.

  • March 27, 2013
  • at 1:14 pm
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Scoop inks deal with publishers from India, Singapore, Philippines; launches localized apps

Since starting in 2010, Scoop's app has experienced 500,000 downloads and added a collection of over 9,000 books, magazines and newspapers

  • March 27, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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JFDI.Asia versus Y Combinator: Batch One compared

What better benchmark is there than Y Combinator, the mother of all startup accelerators? We compare them both and give our analysis.

  • March 26, 2013
  • at 1:02 pm
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For Singapore Y Combinator entrant Padlet, 5 years was worth the wait

Some things are worth the wait. Put on the backburner for 5 years, Padlet's co-founders jumped back in at the right time and got into Y Comb...

  • March 26, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Malaysian social recruiting startup Tribehired closes USD 560K round led by TNF Ventures

The attraction of TribeHired lies in how it taps on social networks for hiring: Users can receive recommendations from warm contacts -- esse...

  • March 24, 2013
  • at 11:58 pm
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Perx: 650K Chops, 130K Downloads, Rolls Out Loyalty Tasks Feature

Singapore-based mobile loyalty app, Perx, has been growing steadily over the past year. In my last email exchange with co-founder Andrew Rot...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 10:08 am
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