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[Singapore] Pre-Hackathon for Manpower Hackathon

[Singapore] Pre-Hackathon for Manpower Hackathon

Make an impact on the well-being of local and foreign workers across Singapore! Synopsis: The Pre-Hackathon Workshop is a great opportunity for you to get a headstart for the Manpower Hackathon and immerse yourself in the themes with help from subject-matter experts. Learn from individuals working closely with local and foreign workers about the issues


[Singapore] TiE Singapore – Raising Seed/Angel Investments

Find out how best to raise seed and angel investments for your startup at TiE Singapore’s event! Synopsis: Are you an entrepreneur with the next billion-dollar business idea and are looking for funding? Raising seed funding can be both, daunting and an art. Learn it from the experts!! We invite you to a panel discussion on:

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Eduardo Saverin, Velos Partners invest US$11M in Indian firm Hopscotch

The e-commerce website will use the funds to build operational capacity and technology, to support growth initiatives and expand its product and service offering Hit The Mark, the parent company behind Hopscotch, a Mumbai-based babycare and kids products e-tailer has raised US$11 million in Series B round led by Facebook Co-Founder Eduardo Saverin and Los Angeles


[Singapore] Apple Seed Workshop for Fundraising Success 3

Learn how to master startup fundraising within a day, with Apple Seed Workshop for Fundraising Success! Synopsis: Still having trouble fundraising? Join us in this installation of the workshop! Following the success of the first two “The Art of Fundraising for Startup Success” workshop (attended by SPRING Singapore, Golden Gate Ventures, Red Dot Ventures and


[Singapore] SiTF PPPO: Mobile App Development

Learn how to develop mobile apps using JQuery Mobile and Phonegap, as well as how to publish them through Google Play Synopsis: This 3-day hands-on course provides participants a jump-start in the development of mobile apps using JQuery Mobile UI components. Participants will learn how Cordova is used to enable the cross-platform realization of an


[Singapore] i-SUITE FUTURES SERIES “The Complete 3D Printing Ecosystem”

Learn about how the complete 3D printing ecosystem will look like in 2025 and the disruptive changes it will unleash. Synopsis: 3DP is definitely going places. We have seen breakthroughs almost on a daily basis in new materials and things being printed and in cost and speed barriers. A 2014 breakthrough was simply “out of

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We look for teams that have “the secret”: JFDI

What do you know that others don’t? What do you believe that others don’t? JFDI.Asia’s Wong Meng Weng and mentor Thomas Gorissen talk about choosing startups, Singapore’s ecosystem and more Last Friday, JFDI.Asia (JFDI) held its Demo Day showcasing the latest batch of 12 new startup teams from its flagship JFDI accelerator programme. JFDI’s programmes and operations comprise mentors


[Singapore] i-SUITE STOPOVER SERIES: Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore

Learn about our solar ecosystem at the Innovation Visit & Dialogue: Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore. Synopsis: Singapore’s installed capacity of solar systems has increased by tenfold over the last 5 years, from 1.9MWp in 2009 to 20MWp in mid 2014 and is poised to explode to 500MWp by 2020! Come and learn about


Be at the forefront of technological innovation at EmTech Singapore 2015!

Witness 500 business leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs and change makers based in APAC showcase their passion for turning ideas into solutions and addressing major global issues Visionary entrepreneurs and tech geeks rejoice — EmTech Singapore 2015 is in town! Witness the convergence of technology, business, and culture with this year’s showcase highlighting the enormous amount of creativity and innovation


[Updated] Payment suspended on original ShipYourEnemiesGlitter site, so folks in Asia started this

Watch out because some glitter is definitely coming your way “Purchasing has been temporarily suspended,” wrote Mathew Carpenter, Founder,, on the website. “You guys have a sick fascination with shipping people glitter.” Carpenter had set up something bigger than himself; with his website, people could pay AU$9.99 (US$8.21) via PayPal to ship their foes


The Apprentice meets venture capital in IIPL’s Tyro.VC

Aspiring VCs make their mark at Tyro.VC, the first ever VC Apprentice Show organised by IIPL Singapore’s top venture capital firms have come together for the inaugural Tyro.VC. Organised by Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd (IIPL), Tyro.VC is a reality show styled after Donald Trump and Mark Burnett’s famous The Apprentice television show with aspiring investment


eVida secures US$39,000 funding led by Ideasinc

The smart home and healthcare solutions startup will channel the investment into developing the second generation of its propriety bed sensor product Singapore-based smart home and healthcare software and product developer eVida has announced that it has raised about US$39,000 in private funding, led by Singapore-based startup accelerator Ideasinc. An additional funding of US$528,000 is expected to come


[Singapore] SaaS Business Asia

Learn more about the SaaS ecosystem in Asia Pacific from speakers like Jon Yongfook, Pieter Kemps and Tiang Lim Foo Synopsis: The first conference dedicated to SaaS business in Asia. Developing the community of fast growing SaaS companies through shared learning & focus on execution. SaaS entrepreneurs, managers, investors and enthusiasts meet for a day


[Singapore] Lean Canvas Workshop by TIEN Academy

Learn how to use the Lean Startup techniques and raise your chances of success for your product! Synopsis: “Most products fail. Not because we fail to build what we set out to build, but because we waste time, money, and effort building the wrong product.” – Ash Maurya, Running Lean Many startups have wasted time,


[Singapore] Growth Hacking Singapore

Learn how to growth hack user acquisition and develop growth hacks for your own startup with the help of our experts Synopsis: “Startups don’t fail because they can’t get the product built, they fail because they can’t acquire customers” This event will focus on user acquisition. We have invited Norbert Kleijn, UX Consultant and former


Startups from Hong Kong, Singapore make it to OzAPP Awards Top 20 list

Prizes include a US$100,000 convertible note from Qualcomm Ventures, US$24,000 worth of support from Rackspace and more Two startups from Hong Kong and one from Singapore have made it to the Top 20 as finalists in Australia’s OzAPP Awards, a competition that aims to find the ‘most innovative tech startups’ from the Asia Pacific region.