300 Ideas. 12 Cities. 1 Stage. APPLY your startup for Echelon 2014 TODAY!Organizing an event? Share it with Asia's tech community on e27!Change the world! Over 200 tech industry jobs in Asia and growing
Elaine Huang

Elaine Huang

Elaine is a fervent believer that if there ever is a zombie apocalypse, we will all be snapping away at them with our phones and posting them onto Instagram. A Mass Communication graduate of Ngee Ann Polytechnic's School of Film and Media Studies, she enjoys writing about technology and entrepreneurs. When not hashtagging her way through all sorts of trouble, Elaine is probably contemplating how to write in the third person.

Latest by Elaine Huang


Bootstrappers EP#02: Side projects give you confidence: EventNook’s Kyaw Lin Oo

The journey is especially lonely, said Kyaw, who has bootstrapped since 2010. He talks about the value of friendship and side projects
17, Apr 2014

This startup wants the government to allow 24/7 peer-to-peer car rentals

Singapore's Private Car Rental Scheme does not allow car owners to lease out cars on weekdays. Can iCarsclub convince the government to repeal this old law?
17, Apr 2014

[Updated] Singapore-based app Muslim Pro hits 10M downloads globally

The app has a monthly active user rate of three million! How has it managed to achieve such big numbers?
16, Apr 2014

Not happy with your loyalty points? Exchange them on Giift now!

Launched by a Singaporean company, Giift has a network of 2,500 loyalty programmes such as The Body Shop, KrisFlyer, H&M and Xbox Live
15, Apr 2014

Asian short film portal Viddsee talks content strategy

As one of the short films hosted on Viddsee went viral across the globe, Derek Tan, Co-founder, talks to e27 about Viddsee BUZZ
15, Apr 2014

Freelancer acquires internet marketing platform Warrior Forum for US$3.2M

Australia's Freelancer.com is on a shopping spree; after buying Zlecenia and Fantero, it has now acquired Warrior Forum. Which firm will be next?
15, Apr 2014

Vietnam’s mobile content marketplace Appota raises millions to go global

With 3.5 million monthly active users, Appota wants to further expand in Southeast Asia, and enter Africa and South America
14, Apr 2014

Rocket Internet’s Lamudi raises US$7M to boost operations in Asia

Real estate marketplace Lamudi will focus more on Asia's emerging markets -- Pakistan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Myanmar, Bangladesh -- with new injection of funds
14, Apr 2014

You can now translate English to Korean on Japanese chat app LINE!

We discovered this new official account and loved it. What about you?
11, Apr 2014

Booktrack receives US$3M led by New Zealand’s Sparkbox Ventures

The audio book platform has now entered the education industry with money in its pockets! Do people read better with music?
11, Apr 2014

Singapore sees sale of nearly 1.4K smartwatches in Jan and Feb 2014: GfK

Smartwatches are slowly gaining popularity in Singapore, still a relatively nascent market when it comes to wearable adoption
11, Apr 2014

Has the balance shifted from investors to mentors?

What do mentors do in an accelerator? Is an investor all you need? Can mentorship be transferred? A panels of experts answers these questions
10, Apr 2014

How are mothers in Southeast Asia using the internet?

Did you know that Google Plus is probably more popular amongst mothers in Southeast Asia than Instagram or Twitter?
10, Apr 2014

[Update] Workplace chat app Eko secures US$1M from 500 Startups and others

Enterprises are sick of the same old chat solutions that are stuck in the 90s. Here's one that might improve things
9, Apr 2014

Bootstrappers EP#01 with Ian Tay, Pixaroll: Are your users willing to pay?

Listen up, e27 readers! We're bringing you a whole new different format. This time, it's audio
9, Apr 2014

SingTel launches new alliance Innov8 Sparks for startups

Assistance will come in the form of working space, resources and local introductions in Asia Pacific
9, Apr 2014

Work for a Startup

iOS developer
A_shakehand
Software developer for wealth management startup
Mesitis
Software Tester
GlassesOnline
Mobile Adv Platform Co-Founder
A_shakehand
Software Engineer
Ninja Van