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Selfie camera app Selfit soft launches in Singapore

Selfie camera app Selfit soft launches in Singapore

The app offers users virtual characters, animations and live effects to play with. It is available in the iOS App Store Selfit, a free augmented or ‘mixed reality’ selfie camera app from Nextstop-studio, has soft launched in Singapore today, shared the company exclusively with e27. The app offers users virtual characters, animations and live effects to play with,

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Rant and rave for a good cause

This Singaporean travel startup wants your reviews as part of its corporate social responsibility initiative When one is travelling, accommodation is often one of the most pressing concerns. Comfort and cleanliness is key to the experience and sometimes expectations fall short. In other cases, expectations are exceeded when you get more bang — the rooms


[Singapore] Filing company tax and PIC claims: Intermediate

Hello November. It’s the time of the year that every Singapore company is required to file tax. Synopsis: Join us for a 1.5-hour tour on Singapore’s corporate tax filing, sponsored by Plug-in@Blk71. Following our introduction to Singapore corporate tax regime, this is an intermediate session that will look more in-depth at tax planning and optimizing


London-based taxi app Hailo available in Singapore

Joining GrabTaxi, Easy Taxi and Uber in the city-state is Hailo; it has partnered with SMRT and Prime Taxi London-based taxi app startup Hailo has officially expanded into Singapore, a market Ron Zeghibe, its Chairman, has termed as “unique” and “important”. Hailo’s expansion into the city-state, its first stop in Southeast Asia, is accompanied by partnerships with


[Singapore] CoFoundersLab Matchup Singapore

Build your core startup team at CoFoundersLab Matchup Singapore! Synopsis: CoFoundersLab Matchup Singapore is aimed at helping entrepreneurs find co-founders, advisers & interns and to build strong, core founding teams. Get started networking now with a potential core team member by creating a free profile on Event details: Start: Wednesday, 19 November, 2014 07:00


Singapore-based edutech startup Cialfo raises US$800K in seed funding

The investment will help realise the startup’s vision of disrupting the online education technology space in Singapore Singapore-based edutech startup Cialfo has reportedly raised US$800,000 in a seed round from an undisclosed investor. It currently offers three core services: Get-a-Plan, which gamifies learning for SAT Tests on mobile and web; Collegify, which simplifies university applications with


[Singapore] France Singapore Innovation Days 2014

How to be more productive and what are the IT solutions to be more productive? Come to the FSID to find out!   Synopsis: The fifth edition of France Singapore Innovation Days is dedicated to “IT Solutions to improve productivity and competitiveness” and it will take place in Singapore. The main day is on the


[Singapore] Meetup: DevOps

DevOps: Tools to Effectively Monitor Your Mobile and Web Apps Synopsis: Dynatrace is organizing a sharing session on “DevOps: Tools to Effectively Monitor Your Mobile and Web Apps” You are invited to learn, and share your challenges when developing and monitoring your website and applications This sharing session is open to all – from developers,


migme signs Indonesia-based payment provider DOKU as Enterprise Merchant

migme users now have more channels to purchase credits for use on the platform: Internet banking, ATM transfer, convenience stores and their DOKU Wallet Australia-based social entertainment platform migme today announced that it has signed Indonesia-based payment provider DOKU as an Enterprise Merchant. With this deal in place, migme users in Indonesia will have the


[Singapore] Startup Weekend Education Singapore

Transform your ideas into action with the first Startup Weekend Education (SWEDU) held in Singapore   Synopsis: Have you ever had an idea for improving education? Here’s your opportunity to transform your education ideas into action in 54 hours. Find the right people with complementary skills & the passion & dedication to build a startup


HungryGoWhere Co-founder Dennis Goh joins Wavemaker, now hungry as VC

He will work alongside Nix Nolledo, Venture Partner, Wavemaker Pacific, who’s currently based in the Philippines Dennis Goh, one of the three Co-founders who started Singapore-based restaurant review website HungryGoWhere, has now left the SingTel-owned company to become a venture capitalist with US-based investment firm Wavemaker Partners, reported Digital News Asia today. Wavemaker has two funds,


ZALORA’s “digital interactive” pop-up store could have been better

The e-commerce marketplace launched its stylish pop-up store but is it really “digital interactive”? Rocket Internet’s fashion e-commerce marketplace ZALORA sure showed everyone in Singapore how a pop-up store should be like. Samsung Galaxy tablets positioned near every rack, showcasing clothes adorned by models; computers with barcode scanners for those who would like to purchase


[Singapore] Friday Feeds – Prata!

Friday feeds take place every last Friday of the month and feature fresh local flavours, served specially by NUS Enterprise Synopsis: Friday feeds take place every last Friday of the month and feature fresh local flavours, served specially by NUS Enterprise, with contributions by the community. We have 3 companies from the Plug-In@Blk71 incubation showcasing


Samsung and SingTel offer one lucky startup access to their 500M mobile customers

The three-day competition organised by SingTel and Samsung starts in Singapore today, with a final winner to be announced on November 26 Samsung and SingTel Group have today launched a three-day mentorship event in Singapore comprised of candidates admitted from a series of local competitions held in the region since May. The potential loot: access to


Gamestart 2014: How was Singapore’s first ever gaming convention?

The city-state’s very own gaming convention was held on October 25-26 at Suntec Convention Centre with Sony and Bandai Namco among the stars Gamestart 2014, Singapore’s inaugural gaming conference, kicked off last weekend on October 25 and 26 at the Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre. The two-day event saw fans from all over the


Oddle helps restaurants snag and fulfil oodles of delivery orders

The order management platform has signed restaurants such as The Soup Spoon and Syed Alwi Nasi Lemak In 2013, The Lawn owner Lim Ze Yan met with a problem faced by many restaurateurs in Singapore and beyond. Business was starting to get brisk, but it was difficult to facilitate online deliveries or pick-ups without signing up with