Posts Tagged: Singapore



Singapore-based FlowerAdvisor Has Big Plans for 2013

Flower and gift e-commerce service FlowerAdvisor.com just revamped its website interface last month, and things appear to be going well for ...

  • December 11, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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Flocations

Singapore’s Flocations raises USD 0.57M seed round from TNF Ventures, SingTel Innov8

Flocations offers a different take on travel discovery. Instead of search by destination, Flocations lets users search by price.

  • December 11, 2012
  • at 12:00 am
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Irrational Optimism for Entrepreneurship

John Fearon is a lifelong entrepreneur. His 33 years have taken him from selling sweets as a child, to global digital marketing, to founding...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 6:08 pm
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EatAds, the Online Marketplace for Offline Ads, Raises Funds and Adds 2 New Co-Founders

We’re seeing a great proliferation in online marketplaces in Asia this year, and here’s another one that’s blossoming. Sin...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 7:25 pm
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YOOSE partners with Komli Mobile to bring location-based ads to more people in Southeast Asia and India

The partnership with YOOSE gives Komli Mobile a reach of 1.44B mobile ad impressions in Southeast Asia alone.

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 4:49 pm
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For Terence Tan of TNF Ventures, finding that one big hit isn’t enough

Fun is a rather quaint way for an investment firm to differentiate itself. But Terence Tan, an investor at TNF Ventures, is pretty serious a...

  • December 4, 2012
  • at 10:20 am
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Douglas Gan: The Entrepreneur Who Lost it All, and Made It Back Again

I recently met Douglas Gan (pictured above), someone who I would certainly call a gutsy entrepreneur. Some of you might not know Douglas, bu...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 2:20 pm
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JFDI.Asia teams up with Golden Gate Ventures, reveals more details about second bootcamp

Teams that are selected for the JFDI.Asia Bootcamp will be getting more seed money -- SGD25k (USD20.5k) instead of SGD15k (SGD12.3k) to be e...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 8:06 am
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Open Sesame: Baidu Helps Lenovo Use Voice Recognition to Unlock Android Phones

There are already a few ways to get into your Android device in a secure way: face recognition, a passcode, or a grid pattern. And now there...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 11:55 am
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Travel Discovery Startup Flocations Receives $573,000 in Funding

Type in your budget and Flocations will map your possible travel destinations within your price range. Ten months ago, the startup was pitch...

  • December 11, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Red Dot Ventures

Red Dot Ventures Wants to Help Startups Hire

Singapore based VC Red Dot Ventures has partnered with Lithan Hall Academy to launch a hiring and training plan that aims to help startups w...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 6:39 pm
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Oompr is A Social Alternative to Buying and Selling on Forums

I recently met up with the founders of Oompr! (pronounced ‘Oom-per’), Louis and Weikiat. Both are graduating next year and have done a f...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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Trials and Tribulations of a Young VC in Southeast Asia

James Chan is chief hustler at Silicon Straits, and concurrently principal at Neoteny Labs. He is currently kicking the cans around on a cou...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 10:48 am
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Red Dot Ventures Puts Seed Funding into Singapore’s ‘The Stakeholder Company’

Singapore-based incubator Red Dot Ventures has announced that it’s ploughing S$600,000 (US$490,000) of seed funding into compatriot st...

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Singapore’s Cliquefund Takes a Different Approach to Crowdfunding

We recently wrote about Social Innovations Camp Asia, which was help in Kuala Lumpur last month. The event centered around developing a numb...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Golden Gate Ventures Partners with JFDI Incubator for Mentoring, Fast-Tracked Seed Funding

The Singapore-based JFDI accelerator program just got even more useful – and potentially lucrative – in a new partnership with G...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 11:03 am
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New Opera Mini Report Reveals Asia’s Most Social Nations

Opera has revealed a report today regarding the browsing habits of its 194 million Opera Mini users in October. The data is particularly int...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 11:39 pm
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GMO Venture Partners

Japan’s GMO Venture Partners launches USD12M fund for Southeast Asia; makes first investment in region

The newest fund, GMO VP III, focuses on advertising, ecommerce, payment processing, and smartphone services in Southeast Asia.

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 9:44 am
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