Posts Tagged: startups in singapore

Singapore may be a small country, but it certainly doesn’t lack for entrepreneurs. Thanks in part to startup-friendly legislation and in part to its gutsy, worldly populace, the nation is home to tons of interesting tech startups, including some which serve the local community and others that offer services branching out across southeast Asia and the world.

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This startup dominates preschool SaaS in Singapore. Next up: global expansion

LittleLives has big ambitions. After winning the Singapore market, the kindergarten SaaS company ventures abroad.

  • October 1, 2014
  • at 4:29 pm
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Singapore’s peer-to-peer ecommerce startup Carousell eyes Taiwan for expansion

The Singapore-based startup launched a traditional Chinese app in hopes of capturing a slice of the Taiwan market.

  • September 30, 2014
  • at 9:11 pm
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From zero to hire in 10 days, here’s how this startup is radically improving recruitment

From zero to hire in 10 days, here’s how this startup is radically improving recruitment

“We believe that one of the most critical challenges in the recruitment process today is the ability to match the right candidates to the ...

  • September 24, 2014
  • at 3:49 pm
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lifeopp service

LifeOpp is a jobs site for a neglected group: service staff and odd job workers

Niche jobs sites are popping up. LinkedIn targets white collar workers. Dribbble caters to designers. And StackOverflow for programmers. Now...

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 7:06 pm
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John Fearon: Singapore’s grasshopper entrepreneur

Fearon has another new gig. It's JF2 a startup studio that works on several ideas simultaneously.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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Bellabox raises $5.5M to send their beauty boxes across Asia Pacific

Bellabox raises $5.5 million to send their beauty boxes across Asia Pacific

Around A$3 million (US$2.7 million) of that will be going straight into the business, with the rest going to other channels such as outgoing...

  • September 15, 2014
  • at 10:00 pm
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Pirate3D Buccaneer 3D printer

Refunds for Pirate3D backers mistakenly ‘delayed’ by two years, sparking complaints

Some of them were told that they would be getting their money as late as 2017 instead.

  • September 13, 2014
  • at 3:25 pm
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Moomee app

This new messaging app wants to be Xbox Live for your phone

Singaporean startup Moomee wants to reinvent social gaming on mobile devices, but does the new company have what it takes to go against Line...

  • September 9, 2014
  • at 4:20 pm
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smove

Smove catches $1.1M in funding to expand its fleet of short-term rental cars

The Singapore-based startup aims to expand its fleet of vehicles from 17 to 100 by this time next year.

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 5:12 pm
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darma smart cushion

Darma, a smart cushion which nudges you to be healthy, smashes past Kickstarter goal

This startup appears to be the right ingredients in place for success. Only thing to wait for now is the actual product.

  • October 1, 2014
  • at 9:15 am
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Don’t judge a company by its job ad: a Sugar intern shares his experience

Sugar was unfairly maligned for its "discriminatory" job ad, says intern.

  • September 29, 2014
  • at 2:15 pm
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This startup removes middlemen from logistics, connects clients and freighters directly

If you’ve ever tried to ship a container overseas, you probably know how complicated and expensive it can be. If you work at an ecomme...

  • September 24, 2014
  • at 11:01 am
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Pirate3D: our ship isn’t sinking

Yes, Singapore's most prominent 3D printing company made some mistakes with its refunding scheme. But it's far from done for.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 12:29 pm
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unified inbox acquires social grow

Unified Inbox acquires SocialGrow to make social networking even more seamless

This will help them become an even more comprehensive and seamless one-stop platform for communications.

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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INSEAD entrepreneurship professor Patrick Turner passes away

INSEAD Professor Patrick Turner, best known for his class on entrepreneurship, "Your First One Hundred Days," has passed away.

  • September 15, 2014
  • at 11:15 am
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Singapore’s hot online grocer RedMart sets foot in India

Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten opened a development center in Bangalore in June. Now, so has Redmart from Singapore.

  • September 11, 2014
  • at 2:44 pm
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Beauty salons struggle to fill seats. Lookbooker lets consumers easily book them

Lookbooker helps consumers find nearby salons easily, while helping beauty services become more efficient and maximize their space.

  • September 9, 2014
  • at 11:16 am
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Want to party on a boat? This Airbnb for boats and yachts is your best bet

Renters can choose from options such as a luxury motor yacht in Sydney to a submarine in Bali.

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 2:40 pm
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