Posts Tagged: Singapore


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Startup on top, corporate on bottom: how a Singaporean company stays agile in China’s complex payments sector

This startup-on-top, corporate-on-bottom style makes the company efficient, productive, and agile enough to keep competition at bay.

  • June 30, 2014
  • at 3:22 pm
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Cynical investors balked at accelerators in Asia. Here’s how JFDI got started anyway

JFDI is the leading startup accelerator in Southeast Asia. Here's the story of how it got started.

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 4:29 pm
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darma

Darma is a smart cushion that corrects your posture and reminds you to meditate

Health advocates now promote the virtues of the standing desk, but there's another way. Sitting is inevitable, so why not teach people how t...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 3:24 pm
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This entrepreneur wants to set chefs free by making them their own boss (VIDEO)

We continue our Lady E series this month, featuring the founder of Clubvivre, Maria Kuvshinova. In essence, Clubvivre is a platform for user...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Reebonz

Here are 5 strategies Reebonz uses to attract wealthy shoppers in Indonesia

Although Indonesia's middle class is small group, brands targeting them can grow if they adopt the right strategies – which is what luxury...

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 10:50 am
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woolf works all-female co-coworking space singapore

A new co-working space for women in Singapore, inspired by Virginia Woolf

Michaela Anchan’s all-female co-working space, Woolf Works, will be the first of its kind in Singapore.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Meet Hope Technik, Singapore’s engineering commandos

Out of sight but not out of mind, Hope Technik is an exciting Singapore company that's solving problems in space flight, robotics, and logis...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 1:01 pm
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quitbit

QuitBit is a smart lighter that helped its founder quit smoking, and it’s proving popular in Singapore

QuitBit is a smart lighter that quantifies how much you've been smoking with an LCD display.

  • June 11, 2014
  • at 6:25 pm
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Beacon-In startup

Banking on iBeacon, this new startup helps businesses send alerts to passersby

Apple's iBeacon tech is largely untested and its realistic potential is unknown, but that’s not stopping a number of startups from trying...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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gofresh

Two brothers take aim at Singapore’s online grocery industry with high quality food delivered to doorsteps

Looking to scratch that entrepreneurial itch, today the brothers are back in the game again - this time in the online groceries industry wit...

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Vietnamese food

Foodie app Burpple gets major update, adds in ‘tastemakers’ and more personal curation

Burpple been cooking up a major revamp that’s available this afternoon as an update to the Burpple website and iOS app.

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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The case for bootstrapping: building and selling a startup without a cent of funding

In Yongfook’s opinion, bootstrapping is the fastest route to profitability.

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 11:21 am
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Singapore: a nation of entrepreneurs or wealth managers?

Do we train more engineers and programmers, or bankers and accountants? Do we value creativity and diversity, or place a premium on complian...

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 6:10 pm
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Buying and selling designer clothing just became a whole lot easier with this startup

Buying and selling designer clothing just became a whole lot easier with this startup

The idea for Style Tribute was born from Crespin’s passion for vintage and unique designer pieces.

  • June 17, 2014
  • at 6:23 pm
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Evictions? Regulations? Taxes? How can Singapore deal with sites like Airbnb?

Evictions? Regulations? Taxes? How can Singapore deal with sites like Airbnb?

Two flats have been confiscated by the authorities so far. What's next for sites like Airbnb in Singapore?

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 7:02 pm
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I ran social media campaigns for 3M, Qatar Airways, and more. Ask me anything (AMA)

Marcus Ho, the director of social media at SocialMetric, is now taking your questions on all aspects of social media ROI and strategies. Ask...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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amobee

SingTel’s Amobee acquires two American adtech firms for $385M

Adconion and Kontera, for US$235 million and US$150 million, respectively, will become part of SingTel.

  • June 11, 2014
  • at 3:07 pm
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Xbox One to launch in Hong Kong, India, Singapore, and Taiwan on September 23, 2014

It’s like the marine said in the Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty trailer several years back. It’s about time! The Xbox One—featuring a ...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 1:32 pm
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