Modbot is a Singapore hardware-modding and painting startup in Singapore. Would you guess its founder got into this because of competitive gaming?
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.
There are three ways in which founder Maheshswaran Suresh Kumar believes Sourceguru will do better than the incumbents.
With so much money going into the local tech scene, one wonders which Singapore-based internet companies are the grand winners in the race to get funded.
The first thing you’ll see on its website is a tagline stating that it has “gentlemen companions for every occasion.”
The new service is called Startup Essence, “a new channel for startups and SMEs to reach out to the perfect fit for their company culture."
Razmig Hovaghimian, founder of Viki, is leaving his role as CEO. He will stay on as a senior executive in Rakuten to guide the firm's global video strategy.
The private investment club enables anyone with a bit of savings try to see a return on investment from startups, matching funders with Asian opportunities.
A startup with feet in Taiwan and Singapore is hoping its social media monitoring software will take off in Asia and Latin America.
"By championing more local players, some of whom are not able to reach the masses easily, we are able to offer a far greater array of products then the current offering,” the founder explains.
CreoPop is believed to be the first to develop a pen-shaped 3D printer with resin ink. The funding will help it tide through any manufacturing setbacks.
Singapore is an excellent intellectual property hub for those who have the cash and able to fight to the death (legally), or well-connected.
Their first product is Ampere, a wireless charging sleeve. Their second is a regional wireless charging network that could make flat batteries a thing of the past.
Not unlike Buffer and Hootsuite, this Chrome browser extension allows users to schedule and publish web content on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Dreamrocket launches second game, Dragon Laser for Android Wear, after cessation of 3D strategy game Lord of the Guardians.
The new co-working space, which will be called Block 71 San Francisco, aims to “strengthen ties between startup ecosystems in Singapore and the US.”
While other cybersecurity software firms focus on prevention, Singapore startup Banff Cyber Technologies specializes in detection and restoration.
The funds will go towards growing its presence in Southeast Asia, Japan, and Australia and New Zealand.