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[Singapore] Open House@Blk71

[Singapore] Open House@Blk71

Come find out what makes Singapore’s startup hub tick at the very first Open House@Blk71!   Synopsis: “…world’s most tightly packed entrepreneurial ecosystem, and a perfect place to study the lengths to which a government can go to support startup colonies.” – The Economist, Jan 2014 For the very first time, Singapore startup hub Blk 71


[Singapore] Global Start-Up@Singapore Seminar

Kuwo CEO Ming Lei will speak at Start-Up@Singapore on building mobile startups, how to create scalable platforms and viral marketing plans Synopsis: This upcoming Global Start-Up@Singapore Seminar on building global company will feature Mr. Ming Lei, one of the seven founders and Chief Architect of search engine Baidu and Founder and CEO of Kuwo, a


[Singapore] Founders Drinks: The 80/20 Rules of Email Marketing

Learn to apply the 80/20 rule to your email marketing campaigns, and watch conversions and clickthrough rates rise! Synopsis: How do you feel about email marketing? For most marketers and business owners, it’s still one of the most effective channels that drives revenue to their businesses. But ask them again about the effort it takes


Entrepreneurs innovate their way to success: Dado Banatao

The Managing Partner at Tallwood Venture Capital is going to speak at Techventure; here he shares his entrepreneurship story The upcoming Techventure event, to be held in Singapore from September 23 – 25, 2014, is a testament to just how fast the Southeast Asian tech and entrepreneurship scene is developing. Now, startups are popping up one after another, catering to market


[United States] East Meets West

East Meets West: Bringing Investors and Startups together in the Pacific Synopsis: East Meets West is a cross-cultural event exploring the idea of Digital Lifestyle: the innovative ways in which technology complements our daily lives. Join us for three days of deal making, learning, and networking amongst startup investors and digital entrepreneurs in a tropical


[Singapore] Techcracker Singapore

Techcracker is dedicated to inspiring change and new ideas in the technology, commercial and educational sectors Synopsis: Held on the morning of the 7th of October at the NUS University Cultural Centre, Techcracker is dedicated to inspiring change and new ideas in the technology, commercial and educational sectors. Jointly-organised by the Li Ka Shing Foundation,

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Singapore-based game publisher Gamebatte releases new title Konbini Story

The game is a cross between a retail management simulator and a Bejeweled-style match 3 game Singapore-based game development house Gamebatte has announced the release of its latest game Konbini Story on the Android platform. The game, which the company, in an exclusive conversation with e27, describes as a cross between a retail management simulator and a Bejeweled-style match 3 game

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Singapore’s Unified Inbox acquires US-based SocialGrow

The key components of SocialGrow will be integrated into Unified Inbox’s product offerings Unified Inbox, a Singapore-based social communication and collaboration platform, today announced that it has acquired Boston-based social networking application company SocialGrow for an undisclosed amount. SocialGrow’s Chief Marketing Officer and Co-founder Ken Herron will join Unified Inbox as the Head of Marketing.


Going against the Grain: Behind the scenes with this food startup

We followed Singapore-based startup Grain for a day to understand how it goes about delivering healthy food to people in the CBD area If the kitchen is a culinary battlefield, Grain’s two chefs must be valiant warriors. Two weeks ago, I decided to visit Singapore-based food startup Grain to get a better understanding of its


6degrees emerges winner at Seedstars Singapore

The self-updating phone-book, 6degrees, will go to Geneva in February to compete with other regional winners globally as part of Seedstars World final event Self-updating phonebook 6degrees emerged as the best startup at Seedstars Singapore, the Singapore leg of the Seedstars World 2014, a global startup competition for emerging markets and fast growing startup scenes. Competing


Uber launches third-party regular taxi-booking app in Singapore

Entering into the arena of GrabTaxi and Easy Taxi in Singapore is Uber with its newest UberTaxi US-based transportation company Uber has finally launched the option to book regular taxis in Singapore with UberTaxi. The firm, which has been in Singapore for some 18 months, had always positioned itself as a private-car booking service. Its offerings


Australia-based beauty box startup bellabox grabs US$2.7M in funding

The funds from Allure Media will be used for expansion and product development, and also to boost hiring efforts Australia-based beauty startup bellabox has today announced securing over A$3 million (US$2.7 million) from digital publisher Allure Media. For the record, the nearly three-year-old beauty subscription service and e-commerce platform received A$6 million (US$5.4 million) from Allure

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India is Singapore-based free calling app nanu’s largest market

Since nanu’s launch in August this year, the country has become its largest user base with over 50 per cent share Singapore-based Gentay Communications’ nanu, the app that allows you to make free calls on your mobile phone, is seeing rapid growth in India. Since its launch in August, the country has become nanu’s largest user


Gumtree Singapore goes mobile

Finally, this online classifieds site has launched a mobile app in city-state Singapore, where 80 per cent of people buy pre-loved goods London-based free online classifieds Gumtree today announced the launch of its new iOS and Android mobile app for Singapore. The predominantly web-based platform has previously launched mobile apps in locations such as the UK and