Posts Tagged: Singapore

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Indonesian conglomerate invests $3.5 million in Singapore startup ISP MyRepublic

The tech investment scene in Indonesia is getting bigger by the minute, and it’s good to see more local companies paying attention to the ...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 5:25 pm
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In first Malaysia flash sale, Xiaomi sells 4,000 Mi3 smartphones in 17 minutes

While 4,000 phones in 17 minutes is nothing to scoff at, the Mi3 units sold markedly slower than in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore.

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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10 taxi apps for Asia - 2014 list

10 taxi apps you can use across Asia

Standing on the curb with your arm flapping in the air is so last century. The best way to grab a cab now is to reach into your pocket and l...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 10:10 am
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i3 precision medical errors raised US$470k singapore

Millions have died from medical errors. This Singapore startup has raised US$470k to fix this

440,000 people die from preventable medical errors yearly in America. I3 Precision wants to change that.

  • May 20, 2014
  • at 1:24 pm
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SOTW - weekend reading

10 of our hottest tech stories, lists, and features for your weekend reading

Too busy to read Tech in Asia twice a day? We forgive you (this time). Here's a refresher course on the past week's biggest stories.

  • May 17, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Meet Monk’s Hill Ventures, a new $80M fund that invests in startups from Southeast Asia, Silicon Valley

Part of a new wave of investors from Singapore. They're looking for the region's top 20 entrepreneurs.

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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For Asia to leapfrog Silicon Valley, governments are a big piece of the puzzle

Wealth and talent are not lacking in the region. A mindset shift is needed, and governments can help.

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 10:33 am
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A conversation with founder and CEO of CXA Group, Rosaline Koo (VIDEO)

Some of you loyal readers might recall that we started a female entrepreneurship series a couple of years back and attempted to bring some v...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Yahoo News Digest brings breaking news to your phone twice daily, now available in Singapore

Available in Singapore: Yahoo News Digest, which brings breaking news twice daily to your phone

This app that can help to narrow the most essential news to their core points for daily consumption.

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 1:09 pm
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Stumped on how to manage your finances? This startup gives you a financial plan for free

Stumped on how to manage your finances? This startup gives you a financial plan for free

One of the many lifelong struggles that we face has to be managing our personal finances. DrWealth wants to help with that.

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 4:40 pm
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How the top tech entrepreneurs in Asia stay productive

How Asia’s top tech entrepreneurs stay productive

It might be worth taking notes on the best practices of the top tech entrepreneurs in Asia when putting together your own work routine.

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 11:55 am
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Singapore’s YOYO Holdings raises $1.3M to make ‘Candy’ Southeast Asia’s No. 1 reward platform

By completing surveys or viewing ads, users are rewarded with prepaid phone credits that can be used for making calls or using mobile intern...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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Unified Inbox wants to make the act of communicating simple again

Unified Inbox wants to make communication simple again

Unified Inbox centralizes external conversations, social engagement and internal team collaboration all in one place.

  • May 20, 2014
  • at 12:07 pm
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In the wake of MH370, Flight Tracker wants to help families of passengers feel at ease

In the wake of MH370, Flight Tracker wants to help families of flyers feel at ease

In light of the tragedy of flight MH370, Flight Tracker might just be the app worried families need for reassurance.

  • May 16, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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This crowdsourced courier service wants to make the system more transparent, accepts Bitcoin

This crowdsourced courier service wants to make the system more transparent, accepts Bitcoin

With painful delivery experiences in mind, this founder decided to tackle the problem by creating her own on-demand courier service.

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 5:10 pm
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Digital payments industry heats up in Singapore, major companies jump on board

Singapore’s OCBC Bank now lets you transfer money via Facebook, email, SMS

OCBC Bank's Pay Anyone is a nice feature to have for its mobile app, but it's at best a marginal improvement over the existing method of doi...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 3:10 pm
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The MyRepublic team

For MyRepublic CEO Malcolm Rodrigues, telcom is a beautiful business

Quick question – what’s your favorite telecom provider? If you can’t come up with an answer, you’re probably not alo...

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 8:31 pm
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Startup Asia audience selects winner in Bitcoin debate

Richard Jerram (Bank of Singapore) and Aurelian Menant (Gatecoin) debated the future of Bitcoin in Asia.

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 1:05 pm
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