Posts Tagged: Singapore


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Rocket Internet’s fashion e-stores Zalora and The Iconic get $112 million in funding

Two of Rocket Internet’s biggest e-commerce companies, Zalora and The Iconic, are getting a massive $112 million investment led by ...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 9:04 pm
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SingTel jumps into mobile commerce with Lyke, its secretive new app

Update: Added more details on Lyke gleaned from interviews with SingTel executives. Just days before Singapore-based mobile marketplace star...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
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PlayMoolah’s growing up, launches WhyMoolah to teach young adults about finance

Singapore-based financial literacy startup PlayMoolah has today launched a new mobile app that’s sort of a cross between The Game of L...

  • November 28, 2013
  • at 5:02 pm
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Arty film site Viddsee adds channels to showcase hot directors and film festivals

Viddsee launched earlier this year and seems to be flourishing as an online hub for arty Asian films. Today Viddsee – a Singaporean st...

  • November 27, 2013
  • at 4:51 pm
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Dear SPH, please apologize to Nicole and Steven

Sorry SPH but your recent articles on Nicole Seah and Steven Goh just stink so badly.

  • November 27, 2013
  • at 2:22 am
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Singapore an advanced surveillance state, but citizens don’t mind

Leaks of top secret documents by intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden has exposed Singapore as a key “third party” providin...

  • November 26, 2013
  • at 11:39 am
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Ashley Madison CEO: society can benefit from using our service

Ashley Madison CEO Noel Biderman spoke with Singapore news site TODAY saying that he is hoping to come to “a resolution” with Singapore&...

  • November 25, 2013
  • at 12:28 pm
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Love out Loud Asia

Love Out Loud Asia is an online dating app that takes couples offline

It’s lovely to see our past Startup Arena finalists scale to greater heights and return to our competition. Six months from their first ap...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 6:04 pm
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Bio3D wants to print body parts and make prescription drugs cheaper and better

Mingwei Fan, co-founder of Bio3D Technologies, took the stage to pitch at this year’s Startup Arena competition. The startup is creating a...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 7:17 pm
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Lower prices, Android OS, and bigger screens are biggest factors Southeast Asians’ smartphone purchases

Last year, research firm GfK reported 2011 smartphone sales in the region grew by 78 percent. This year, GfK released a similar report on s...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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New news portal seeks to demystify big data

Crayon Data is one of a number of tech ventures that focuses on ‘big data’ and analytics. Now the startup is going one step furt...

  • November 29, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Pitch your ideas without fear of them being stolen with PitchMark

Have you ever been afraid of your great ideas being stolen, so you kept them bottled up and they never materialized? Or worse yet, have you ...

  • November 27, 2013
  • at 5:46 pm
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MediaCorp opens up on failures and future direction in the digital and startup space

We’re seeing MediaCorp getting pretty active in the technology and startup scene of late, venturing into mobile apps, e-commerce, startup ...

  • November 27, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Singapore’s Wildfire gets $2 million to influence social media conversations

Wildfire, a Singapore and China-based social media marketing company, has raised $2 million from Singapore’s Hera Capital, a private e...

  • November 26, 2013
  • at 3:31 pm
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TrustedCompany is Yelp for e-commerce, aims to solve trust issues online

Trust is still a big issue in e-commerce. The fact that e-commerce transactions eliminate face-to-face interaction can make people get very ...

  • November 26, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Singapore’s fashion social network Clozette raises $3 million

Singapore-based fashion social network Clozette announced its $3 million Series B funding today led by Phillip Private Equity with participa...

  • November 23, 2013
  • at 11:43 am
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Sina Weibo enters Twitter’s turf in Southeast Asia: Suicidal or genius? (LIVE BLOG)

Valued at $6 billion and with over 60 million active users (though mostly in China), microblog service Sina Weibo has recently set up base...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 10:34 am
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Why are media giants going digital and investing in startups? (LIVE BLOG)

We’re seeing media giants take baby steps in the technology and startup scene, from Singapore’s MediaCorp investing $40 million in luxur...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 4:35 pm
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