Posts Tagged: Singapore


8 startups you should know about from Singapore accelerator JFDI’s latest batch

Singapore’s only TechStars-style accelerator Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI) unleashed its latest batch of eight startups today at it...

  • December 9, 2013
  • at 6:05 pm
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Singapore’s game developer Inzen Studio raises $550,000

Singapore-based game developer Inzen Studio raised a total of $550,000 to date from angel investors Hans de Back and Harveen Narulla.

  • December 6, 2013
  • at 11:08 am
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Singapore firm builds 1,000 apps a month by promising a path to riches

For S$4,400 ($3,500) plus an annual S$1,000 fee, you will be told secret knowledge that, if applied faithfully, can grant you a regular sour...

  • December 5, 2013
  • at 11:02 am
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Japanese e-commerce site Rakuten opens shop in Singapore

Singaporeans addicted to online shopping now have another option to choose from – Rakuten has officially launched in Singapore, and is...

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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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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Patrick Grove’s iBuy to acquire 3 daily deals sites, IPO in Australia

Malaysia and Singapore-based entrepreneur Patrick Grove is on a shopping spree where he will acquire a number of flash sales businesses in H...

  • December 7, 2013
  • at 1:31 pm
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Feecha is a cool hyper-location savvy news reader app

After several iterations, Feecha has finally found its voice. It originated as a lame location-based microblog, but now it has completely tr...

  • December 5, 2013
  • at 8:38 pm
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LG to launch G Flex in Singapore and Hong Kong, US and Europe still on hold

South Korean smartphone maker LG has announced its new flexible and self-healing flagship device will be sold in Singapore and Hong ...

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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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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