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[Singapore] Friday Feeds – Prata!

[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


I invest in people rather than the whole ecosystem: Teo Ser Luck

In an exclusive interview with e27, Singapore’s Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Teo Ser Luck, talks about the government’s vision for startups in the city-nation Entrepreneurship is an important part of Singapore’s economy. The difference between Singapore and Silicon Valley, or for that matter any other startup hub around the world, is the


[Singapore] Singapore Developer Meetup November at Google Agenda

SG Android Developers Meet up Synopsis: Singapore Developer Meetup November at Google Agenda 6:30pm – 6:45pm Refreshments & Social Food and drinks courtesy of Google 7:00pm – 7:45pm Faster, Better, Cheaper : Build apps on the Google Cloud by Melina Lee Want to create an application and have it scale quickly at high performance? How


Singaporean startup wins at Fukuoka Global Venture Awards

KAI Square, a surveillance solutions provider, bagged prize money of US$1,800 at the awards ceremony held in Fukuoka, Japan Singaporean startup KAI Square has won the Award of Excellence at the Fukuoka Global Venture Awards for its Video-Analytics-as-a-Service (VAaaS) product. It has won a prize money of JPY 200,000 (approx. US$1,800). Held for the first time,


It’s tough to find really good startups to invest in Singapore: Alex Toh

IncuVest’s Toh shares the firm’s investment philosophy, emerging Russian tech ecosystem, advantages of being in Singapore, and more IncuVest, a Singapore-based investor group, announced earlier this month that it had funded six seed-stage startups — Baseride Technologies, Intellect Motion, Matchimi, Smartmissimo Technologies, Gamera Networks and Monkimun – over the last three months. The company says it has seen over 1,000 deals, formally


Singapore’s CoinPip part of 500 Startups’ Batch 11

Anson Zeall, Co-founder and CEO, CoinPip, is now in the US for the accelerator programme “Metrics, metrics, metrics,” said Anson Zeall, whose Singapore-based Bitcoin startup CoinPip has been enrolled in 500 Startups’ Batch 11 accelerator programme. His last nine days with the programme, which started on October 13, 2014, have been quite meaningful. He told


mClinica secures funding from 500 Startups, IMJ and Kickstart

The funds will be used for expansion to Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand mClinica, a mobile health startup from Singapore, has secured its first round of investment from 500 Startups, IMJ Investment Partners of Japan and Kickstart Ventures of the Philippines to fuel expansion to Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand. The funding round was led by Kickstart.


IIPL invests in Startupbootcamp FinTech; sets up London office

The venture arm of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore will soon help set up a financial technology accelerator in Asia Infocomm Investments today announced its investment in London-based financial technology accelerator Startupbootcamp FinTech. The investment sum was not disclosed. For background, Infocomm Investments is the venture capital arm of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore


[Singapore] Global Youth Entrepreneur Summit

This is a student-run conference which aims to connect students entrepreneurs, local startups, angel investors in Singapore Synopsis: The Global Youth Entrepreneur Summit, or GYES, is a 7D6N Program that will see international students from universities that will come together to explore opportunities in Singapore. Organised by the Global Project Division of NUS Entrepreneur Society


Taobao Marketplace launches self pick-up service with SingPost’s POPStation

Always missing parcels? This particular partnership might make Taobao customers in Singapore very happy Remember Alibaba’s US$249 million investment in Singapore Post (SingPost) earlier in May 2014? Well, that particular deal is already bearing fruit for the Chinese e-commerce giant. Alibaba’s Taobao Marketplace Southeast Asia has today launched a self pick-up service with SingPost. Customers