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IIPL launches BASH, Singapore’s largest integrated startup space

IIPL launches BASH, Singapore’s largest integrated startup space

BASH, a 25,000 square-foot space aims to provide startups with the resources and facilities of a co-working space, accelerator and incubator — all in one location Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd (IIPL), the investment arm of Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), today announced the opening of Singapore’s biggest integrated startup space. A mammoth 25,000 square

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[Singapore] IDA Data Discovery Challenge Finals

Hear from the finalists at IDA’s Data Discovery Challenge, about their ideas, insights, and interesting business models! Synopsis: Watch the ten shortlisted teams showcase their work at the Finals! Hear their ideas, insights and interesting business models powered by their data mash-ups. We’ve got a prize pool of $14,000 to be given away to the

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Singapore’s IDA extends IIPL’s US$200M fund to US startups

The move would see IIPL allowing Amercian companies to take advantage of its coffers to forward the Singapore smart nation initiative At today’s launch of Block 71 San Francisco, the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) announced that it would be extending the US$200 million coffers of its investment arm Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd (IIPL)

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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

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[Singapore] Red Hat Open Innnovation Symposium

Red Hat Joint Collaboration with IDA – Open Innovation Symposium on “Smart Living with Open Source” and Red Hat Challenge@Labs 2014 Synopsis: OPEN INNOVATION SYMPOSIUM CIOs around the world rely on Red Hat to not only deliver solutions that meet their business needs, but also to provide technology leadership, performance, security and unmatched value by

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[Singapore] IDA Data Discovery Challenge Launch & Workshop

Uncover new business opportunities through the IDA Data Discovery Challenge   Synopsis: The IDA Data Discovery Challenge invites you to harness the power of data to develop new applications and services and uncover new business opportunities. This is also a fantastic platform gain exposure to other SMEs and MNCs that are building data-driven solutions! Join

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Indonesian government intends to establish creative economy agency

Following the lead of regional governments, Indonesia is establishing its own agency to boost creativity After getting parted from the Ministry of Tourism, the Directory General of Creative Economy’s fate has finally been decided. As Kompas reported, the National Secretary of Indonesia, Pratikno, gave his words that the government looks for an option of establishing

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[Singapore] Smart Nation: Data Works

Bringing together tech companies, developers, and public organisations to debate the latest data trends Synopsis: As the world enters a data revolution, businesses and organisations are just beginning to understand how data can be used and to explore the many possibilities this can offer. For the first time ever, IDA is presenting an unique two-day

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A beginner’s guide to incorporating tech startups in Singapore

If you fancy your chances to be the next Facebook or Google from Singapore, here’s a step by step guide to the processes you need to go through Singapore is already the playground of Asia — a preferred destination of foreign investors and entrepreneurs to work, live and play. Now the government here has decided to

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[Singapore] “Data in the City” Visualisation Challenge

To celebrate Singapore’s 50th birthday, UP Singapore and IDA invite you to tell your Singapore Story using data!   Synopsis: As we approach Singapore’s 50th birthday, UP Singapore and IDA invite you to tell your Singapore Story with creative use of data! Whether you are an artist or a data scientist, the Challenge is your canvas

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IDA launches accreditation programme for Singapore-based startups

Startups that receive the IDA Accredited Product from the new Accreditation@IDA programme will be preferred for government contracts How do you know if a startup is credible and not some fly-by-night operation that will shutter its doors the moment it receives a million dollars in funding and leave customers and investors high and dry? The Infocomm Development

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IDA-Google’s Squared Data Programme to train 20 Singaporeans

Google will provide eight weeks of full-time training with support from experts and agencies, followed by 35 weeks of on-the-job mentoring by the search giant Earlier in February 2014, the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) announced that it has partnered with Google to roll out the Squared Data Programme (SDP), which will help grow the country’s

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JFDI 2014a cohort graduates with a bang!

On 7 July, JFDI.Asia presented its first batch of 2014 startups to global investors; founders came from all over Asia and even Lithuania, Northern Europe On 7 July 2014, Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI), one of Asia’s leading startup accelerators, backed by Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd (IIPL), the investment arm of Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA),

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Jurong Lake District to lead Singapore into becoming a ‘Smart Nation’

To spearhead Singapore into becoming a ‘Smart Nation’, services like queue monitoring and mobile navigation guides will be experimented at Jurong Lake District Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister of Communications and Information, Singapore, announced today that Jurong Lake District (JLD) will spearhead Singapore into being a Smart Nation. As a part of a Smart Nation drive,

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