Posts Tagged: singtel

AIS startup 2014

Thai telco launches 3rd round of ‘AIS The Startup’ incubator program

If you follow the startup ecosystem in Thailand, you must have heard of Noonswoon and Chatterbox. They are not only well known in Thailand, ...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 5:30 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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WeChat inks deal with Singapore telco to attract more young users

Tencent’s mobile chat app WeChat and Singapore telco StarHub today launched a new WeChat plan, in which pre-paid users of the telco can en...

  • November 19, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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SingTel to hold first ever internal hackathon

Companies are using internal hackathons to enable employees to escape the grind of routine work and experiment with novel ideas. SingTel (SG...

  • October 17, 2013
  • at 9:39 am
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AIS brings Singtel’s Newsloop app to Thailand

As a Singtel associate, Thai telco AIS is bringing SingTel’s Newsloop to Thailand. Newsloop is a news reader app – a bit like Flipb...

  • September 23, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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How Paling Indonesia got acquired by Telkomsel

Indonesia’s biggest telco Telkomsel launched a program called “Digital Creative Indonesia” yesterday to help local developers market t...

  • August 28, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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SingTel and Indian telco Bharti Airtel

SingTel to pay $302 million for larger stake in Indian telco Bharti Airtel

SingTel (SGX:Z74) is set to take a larger stake in Indian telco Bharti Airtel (NSE:BHARTIARTL). The Singaporean company will pay $302 millio...

  • August 16, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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SingTel’s SaaS business and partnership with Shopify hits rough bumps

Update (13 August): Shopify responds to the story. Update (14 August): SingTel responds, “The information in the email, which was mistaken...

  • August 12, 2013
  • at 12:49 pm
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Singtel Boosts Fab’s Asia Plans, Invests $10 Million

America’s design e-commerce site Fab announces today (via TechCrunch) an additional partner to its series D financing round in the form of...

  • August 1, 2013
  • at 2:21 pm
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SingTel launches Android gaming app store WePlay

Singapore-based telco SingTel and mobile gaming publisher PlayPhone have launched WePlay, a mobile gaming platform for Android users.

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 9:38 am
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If you want to do a startup in Asia, you should go live abroad first

Lots of people are asking what is a secret formula for building a successful startup in Asia. Well, one way is to go study abroad at a top f...

  • November 26, 2013
  • at 4:02 pm
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Singtel associates team up to push Asian startups into the global market

Thailand-based telco AIS is teaming up with Singtel to create a regional startup community. The goal of this community is to support startup...

  • November 12, 2013
  • at 6:46 pm
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HungryGoWhere still going places after acquisition, says inSing CEO

Startup acquisitions are a mixed bag: sometimes the acquired product soars, other times it sinks due to neglect, shuffling of talent, or a m...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Viki founder Razmig Hovaghimian’s winning bet

Some time before Rakuten’s acquisition of Singapore startup Viki for a reported $200 million, founder Razmig Hovaghimian and SingTel I...

  • September 9, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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SingTel vendor Fetch Plus happy with telco’s SaaS platform

Fetch Plus founder and managing director Carmen Benitez has replied to a recent article about the unhappiness surrounding SingTel’s Sa...

  • August 16, 2013
  • at 3:48 pm
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Shopify Chief Platform Officer says feedback for SingTel partnership “has all been positive”

Harley Finkelstein, Shopify’s Chief Platform Officer, has responded to a recent story about gripes that business owners have towards S...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 3:16 pm
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The Winner of This Thai Telco’s Newest Startup Contest Is…

Congratulations to Noonswoon, an online dating app that introduces users to a new match every day at noon, for winning this year’s AIS The...

  • August 6, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Fab lands USD 10M from SingTel to further explore expansion opportunities in Asia

With SingTel on board, Fab has a partnership with a presence across Southeast Asia and Australia aboard, providing a potential partnership a...

  • August 1, 2013
  • at 1:14 pm
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