Posts Tagged: Singapore


clout shoppe

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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Joining a startup accelerator? Here’s the most important criterion to look at

Ray Wu is the program manager at JFDI, a startup accelerator based in Singapore. He enjoys working with entrepreneurs and loves traveling. H...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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Tech In Asia Meetup Singapore: data-driven approach to growth

Next up for our Tech in Asia Meetup, we’re back in Singapore. We have invited Mr. Vinoaj Vijeyakumaar, co-founder and managing partner at ...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 7:10 pm
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Australia’s Seek seeks to buy JobStreet for $524 million

Australia’s Seek seeks to buy JobStreet for $524 million

Australia’s online employment marketplace Seek is looking to fully acquire its pan-Asian counterpart Jobstreet for US$523.5 million, a...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 4:23 pm
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Image recognition startup ViSenze gets $3.5 million from Rakuten Ventures and other new investors

Visuals are now at the forefront of the Internet, with Pinterest, Instagram, and Tumblr becoming popular sites to consume content. Yet searc...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 1:00 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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Massive hacking spree in Singapore, possibly over 180 websites defaced

Dozens of Singapore websites, possibly more than 180, have been defaced by hackers in two separate occasions this week. The latest batch of...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 1:31 am
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Foodpanda and OpenRice hook up for a saucy two-way foodfest

At the beginning of this month, Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda revealed its latest huge funding round which enables the food delivery service...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 5:15 pm
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China’s Xiaomi is working on phone launches in India, Indonesia, and other Asian markets

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi held an event in Singapore this morning. Aside from launching the Redmi and Mi3 phones in Singapore, Xiaomi’...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 1:28 pm
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Xiaomi to sell Mi3 flagship phone in Singapore starting March 7

At an event in Singapore this morning, Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi revealed that it’ll launch its flagship phone, the Xiaomi Mi3, in Si...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 12:45 pm
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