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This app wants to help Muslim singles mingle

This app wants to help Muslim singles mingle

The free dating and matchmaking app is for the ‘Mats & Minahs’ of the world to connect and get to know each other In a country like Singapore, one’s personal life often takes a backseat to the rat race. It is no wonder that a slew of dating apps such as Paktor have sprung up to help singles in

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Developers, start your career in Fintech with DBS Hackathon!

Get a chance to work with DBS Bank in the emerging fintech scene with DBS Hackathon Synopsis: Finance technology, or fintech, is an up-and-coming technical field that holds lots of promise. Successful startups like Tradehero and DrWealth were created by blending cutting-edge mobile and data technology with good old finance and wealth management. Also Read: Who’s afraid of the featured

Turn your dumb phonebook 6degrees to make it smart

Based on theory of ‘six degrees of separation’ this self-updating phonebook app allows users to see connections of connections and ask to be introduced ‘Six degrees of Separation’, a theory originally set out by Frigyes Karinthy and popularised by a play written by John Guare, states that everyone and everything is six or fewer steps


[Singapore] JSConf.Asia

Learn about the latest developments in Javascript in Southeast Asia’s most influential web developer conference Synopsis: Learn about the latest developments in Javascript with 2 days of packed talks and workshops from some of the best developers from companies like Airbnb, Paypal, Yahoo, DigitalOcean, Meteor, Github, Atlassian, Redmart, Zendesk, Microsoft and many, many more. It’s


migme acquires LoveByte for 3 things: couple app, avatar creation and virtual gifts

Co-founders of LoveByte will still continue to spearhead development, except now they will be migme employees Australian company migme has today announced its acquisition of Singapore-based couple app LoveByte for an undisclosed amount. While terms of the deal were not disclosed, Sng Wei Zhang and Chen Jia Jia, who are both Founders of LoveByte, will


Love Out Loud Asia (LOLA) gets acquired by Lunch Actually Group

Someone’s being taken out for a nice lunch. Mobile dating app startup Love Out Loud Asia will be launching its new app early next year Mobile dating startup Love Out Loud Asia (LOLA) has today announced that it has been acquired by the Lunch Actually Group, a dating and matchmaking company that started in Singapore


[Singapore] Introduction to Drones

SiTF Academy is proud to bring this half-day workshop to let you learn more about drones. Synopsis: SiTF Academy, in collaboration with iDA Labs, is proud to bring this half-day workshop to let you learn more about drones. The workshop will cover various types of drones, their uses, theory of flight, flight control and learn

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AdNear raises US$19 million in Series B funding

Investors include Global Brain, Telstra Ventures, Sequoia Capital and Canaan Partners Singapore and Bangalore-based AdNear, location intelligence company that uses location-based audience profiling technologies for mobile advertising, has raised US$19 million in Series B funding. The financing round saw participation from Global Brain, Telstra Ventures and incumbent investors Sequoia Capital and Canaan Partners. The latest investment was made through Global


[Singapore] Cloud Symposium

Find out how to transform your business with cloud technology with the Netsuite Cloud Symposium Synopsis: Disruptive innovation is changing the face of traditional industries. Technology is now a high-priority boardroom agenda, creating modern enterprises that are using the cloud to enable globalisation, agility, control and mobility at rapid speed. The Future Ready Business Leading


BlastOut wants to help event-goers make temporary connections

This Singapore-based app wants to give its users the privilege of staying private on a social network. A temporary social network, that is Two words: Ephemeral content. Or just one word: BlastOut. Like popular US-based chat application SnapChat, Singapore-based geolocation social media platform BlastOut is all about the temporal, fleeting moments. But unlike the former


DrWealth raises US$640K from Puffer Ventures and angel investors

Funds will be used to grow the team to a headcount of eight by early next year and boost development efforts Singapore-based online personal finance company today announced securing S$800,000 (US$640,000) in seed funding from Puffer Ventures (the venture capital arm of PhilipCapital) and angel investors including Huang Shao Ning (former MD and Co-founder, JobsCentral


Now startups can enable mobile payment via apps with new PayPal SDK

Currently available only in Singapore, this software development kit will allow consumers to make payments on mobile apps directly PayPal has launched its latest offering — a mobile software development kit (SDK) that will allow consumers to make payments on mobile apps directly. Currently available only in Singapore, this SDK aims to help businesses to integrate

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DBS connects SMEs and startups across Asia with experts

It has launched DBS BusinessClass programme for startups and SMEs to seek expert advice, discuss problems, and be abreast of market trends Startups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have a cause to rejoice as they can connect to industry experts, investors and fellow entrepreneurs with the DBS BusinessClass, a programme launched by the Development