Tag Archives: Mobile


[Singapore] Global Start-Up@Singapore Seminar

[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


Social travel journal Spottly snags US$850K, now loves videos

Investors include 500 Startups, Gobi Ventures and Cherubic Ventures Hong Kong-based social travel app Spottly has today announced raising US$850,000 in seed funding from 500 Startups, Cherubic Ventures, Gobi Partners and a number of individual angel investors, according to an official statement. The company plans to use the funds to grow the app’s presence in

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What can you learn from mobile king Sundar Pichai?

The Senior Vice-President at Google shares five key lessons for entrepreneurs to crack the India market For “the most powerful man in mobile”, this moment is truly nostalgic. The 42-year old Sundar Pichai, Senior Vice-President at Google, announced the first global launch of three Android One phones by its partners Micromax, Spice Mobiles and Karbonn Mobiles in his home country, India. Google will be


[Thailand] Mobile Monday Bangkok #9 – MoMoBKK

The 9th episode of Mobile Monday Bangkok (MoMoBKK) brings Xiaomi and Twitter to Thailand Synopsis: Mobile Monday would like to invite all the digital and online professionals to our event. The MoMo team is very excited as this time we are bringing speakers from Xiaomi and Twitter for the first time to Thailand. In addition, our

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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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12 facts you might not know about mobile in Malaysia

If you think you know enough about the neighbour, you surely are in for a surprise #1. Mobile penetration in Malaysia is higher than Indonesia, United States and world’s average However according to UBS research, Malaysia only ranks #4 in Southeast Asia in terms of mobile penetration, behind Singapore, Vietnam and guess what, Cambodia! #2.


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

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Fatfish acquires majority stake in Malaysian mobile game studio AppXplore

Fatfish’s subsidiary High Joyful International to buy 70 per cent of AppXplore for US$220,000 Singapore-based internet venture accelerator Fatfish Internet Group recently acquired 70 per cent stake in Malaysian mobile game company AppXplore Sdn Bhd. The buyout of AppXplore will to be done by Fatfish’s 70 per cent-owned subsidiary High Joyful International for US$220K. “Mobile games developed by AppXplore


Meet your personal date consultant with Malaysia’s Lovesprk

Now, perfect dates aren’t that hard to create. Just ask newly launched platform Lovesprk My sort of date night might sound utterly boring to some: two absolutely scrumptious bacon burgers, root beer floats, a comfortable couch with pillows aplenty, and a flat screen TV playing Breaking Bad in 3D. I am, of course, exaggerating, but for many


3 mobile reasons to attend Echelon Thailand

How you do snag that mobile consumer? How do you build innovative apps? Echelon Thailand will discuss and debate all that startups need to know Ever since the first iPhone was launched in 2007, smartphone technology as well as mobile apps and their ecosystems have advanced at a tremendous pace. Now, with the aid of apps,


Snaptee snags US$750K from SXE Ventures and Nest

Hong Kong-based mobile custom apparel startup Snaptee will be using the funds to boost expansion efforts in the US and in Japan Hong Kong-based mobile custom apparel startup Snaptee today announced raising US$750,000 from new investors including SXE Ventures, Nest, and Groupon Founders Danny Yeung and Joel Neoh. For background, Snaptee allows users to design,


Build your own smartphone app with these web-based mobile app builders

Startups are often ill-equipped with the resources to develop requisite mobile apps. Can web-based mobile app builders come in handy? The pervasiveness of smartphone usage has seen a rise in businesses offering their services via the mobile platform. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and startups, however, may not have the knowledge or the resources to develop


[Updated] Contrary to rumours, Bubbly gets acquired by India’s Altruist Group

Instead of shutting down, Singapore-based Bubbly has been acquired by India’s Altruist Group Contrary to rumours, Singapore-based mobile social media company Bubbly, or formerly known as Bubble Motion, is still alive and kicking. Today, the firm announced that it has been acquired by Altruist Group, a provider of Telecom value-added service (VAS) platforms across Europe,


Australia-based music streaming service Guvera launches in Singapore

Currently expanding in Asia is Guvera, that will compete with other music streaming services like Spotify and Deezer Australia-based music streaming startup Guvera has today announced the official launch of its iOS-, Android- and web-based namesake service in Singapore, its seventh 12th market to date. The other six 11 are: home country Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia,