Posts Tagged: Singapore


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2012 in Review According to Facebook

We recently mentioned Google’s end-of-year Zeitgeist presentation, which summarized the hottest topics from the past year, included wi...

  • December 19, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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Crowdsourcing Week to Hold First Global Conference in Singapore

Yesterday, the event known as Crowdsourcing Week announced its first ever global conference on crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, and open innovat...

  • December 18, 2012
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Finally, TradeHero is in Apple’s App Store

That was certainly a long wait for TradeHero to be approved by the Apple app store. Readers may remember that I previously wrote a pretty gl...

  • December 13, 2012
  • at 10:08 pm
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Foodie App Burpple Has Double Order of Good News, Including $500,000 Seed Funding

The social food app Burpple has been served a double order of good news today, the largest of which is $500,000 in seed funding, which is th...

  • December 12, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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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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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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Announcing TechinAsia Meetups 2013!

Hey folks! Today, we’re officially announcing TechinAsia Meetups 2013. What is that, you ask? Well, it’s a series of meet-up sessions th...

  • December 19, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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Konami Sets Up Shop in Singapore, Hungry for Talent

Gaming and entertainment giant Konami has recently set up a base in Singapore and is fanatically looking for talented game developers and ar...

  • December 14, 2012
  • at 9:21 pm
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How Should a New Startup in Singapore Find Funding?

This question originally appeared on Quora, and the answer that follows was provided by Thomas Wong, a local Singaporean. I drafted up a few...

  • December 13, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Mobile price comparison apps compared

Here's a quick summary about the features and reception of the price comparison apps in the wild, including Save22 and PricePinz from Singap...

  • December 12, 2012
  • at 8:30 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 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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