CATEGORY: Singapore

Consumer Internet in Southeast Asia is going through inflection point

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jun 23, 2015

On Day 1 at Echelon Asia Summit, a panel discussed the pros and cons of having Southeast Asian businesses expand in India and vice-versa Read More

Building a hardware startup is no longer so hard: Experts

By Iris Leung | Jun 23, 2015

On Day 1 at Echelon Asia Summit, a couple of SEA hardware experts recap their startup experience, why they bet on hardware and not software Read More

Banks buy disrupters: the state of fin-tech in Asia today

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 23, 2015

On Day 1 at Echelon Asia Summit, four of Asia's fin-tech entrepreneurs and experts sat down to discuss the state of the industry in this part of the world Read More

The unicorn is a symptom, not a goal: Rakuten Ventures' Saemin Ahn

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 23, 2015

On Day 1 at Echelon Asia Summit, Rakuten Ventures' Managing Partner talks mythical unicorns and what hunting this beast has done to startups Read More

The Alibaba of the services industry: Freelancer's Matt Barrie

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 23, 2015

On Day 1 at Echelon Asia Summit, Freelancer's CEO talks about becoming the Alibaba for the services industry and the importance of Asia Read More

Echelon Asia Summit to take place tomorrow! Here's your survival kit

By Jin Yao Kwan | Jun 22, 2015

More than 2,500 delegates will gather at Singapore Expo Hall tomorrow for one of Asia’s most prestigious tech and business conferences Read More

Tech in Asia raises US$4M from SB ISAT Fund, Eduardo Saverin, among others

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 22, 2015

The media firm will use the investment to build more relevant features for its community and expand the team in the region Read More

Echelon 2015: Futurebooks helps startups with un-sexy bookkeeping

By Donna Louisse | Jun 20, 2015

Echelon speakers George Mathew and Namita Sethi talk about Futurebooks' culture, dealing with the Big Four, and share bookkeeping advice Read More

Ageism in the tech startup world: hot debate at Echelon 2015

By Sandra Au | Jun 19, 2015

Which adage holds true in tech: 'You can’t teach an old dog new tricks' or 'Old is gold'? Eight Echelon speakers weigh in on the debate Read More

Monk's Hill Ventures now backed by Yahoo Japan -- and Samurais?

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 18, 2015

Japanese venture capital leaving the country to travel south is nothing new. Going as far back as 2013, reports have commented on the surge of Japanese investments into Southeast Asia Read More

Echelon 2015: The Grand Prix of Asia's transport matching apps

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 18, 2015

Uber, GrabTaxi and GoGoVan continue to make headlines with their activities in Asia. Catch all three at Echelon Asia Summit 2015 Read More

#Startups, we want you: Twitter APAC MD of Sales Aliza Knox

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 17, 2015

Knox talks Twitter's plans for the region, how it intends to work with the startup community and growth of platforms like Periscope Read More

Pie's Co-founder talks Apple Watch following US$1.2M Series A

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 17, 2015

Pie Co-founder Pieter-Paul Walraven shares his Apple Watch philosophy as the team polishes its wearable offering after a new funding round Read More

Echelon 2015: "APAC has an unhealthy obsession with unicorns"

By Twishy Shahi | Jun 17, 2015

Rakuten Ventures’ Saemin Ahn, and a speaker at the upcoming Echelon Asia Summit, says startups should rather focus on building a robust product Read More

Funding Bytes: Daily tech funding news updates, June/17

By e27 Editorial Staff | Jun 17, 2015

Welcome to our daily compilation of tech funding news in Asia. We’ll be updating this post as news comes in, so watch this space Read More

Exclusive: KK Fund's Koichi Saito reveals investments and plans

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 16, 2015

Saito reveals his two latest investments, hints at the details of a third, and tells us he's already signed off on two more deals in Indonesia and the Philippines Read More

Here's what startups need to know about SEA Games 2015

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 16, 2015

SurveyMonkey's survey sheds light on how startups and entrepreneurs can leverage sporting events to further their businesses Read More

A quick glance at Singapore's funding scene in 4 charts

By Zach Tan | Jun 16, 2015

Last year, 62 startups raised US$603.4M across 74 funding rounds in Singapore. Here's an overview compacted into four nifty graphs Read More

Singapore's Astroscale unveils its space tech at Paris Air Show

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 15, 2015

The team's vision is to raise public awareness about space environment issues, and promote safe and sustainable space missions for the next generation Read More

The next "billion dollar idea" at Echelon: NSI Ventures' Hian Goh

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 15, 2015

Entrepreneur-turned-VC, Hian Goh talks SEA's hardware scene, Echelon's energy, Singapore's hardware business opportunities and more Read More

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