TAG: Singapore

Thai cloud accounting startup FlowAccount is raising a tasty seed

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | 8 hours ago

We talked to FlowAccount's Founder about its plans after it picked up Thailand's Judge's Choice Award, made it to Top10 pitch at Echelon 2015 Read More

Life.SREDA, Marvelstone eye Korea with joint US$20M fund

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jul 01, 2015

The joint fund will invest into fin-tech startups between US$1M-US$5M at Series A stage, with an initial focus on Korea Read More

Mobile apps "already old news": Chope's CEO on back of new funding

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 30, 2015

e27 finds out about the unique challenges of Southeast Asia, Apple Watch app, competition, Chope's secret to success and US$8M funding Read More

Chinese users want the niche SEA firms offer: Alibaba's Michael Mang

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 29, 2015

Mang talks about Alibaba's plans for APAC and how the company intends to shed its China-only image in favour of a more global one Read More

Asian investors jump in on Airbnb's US$1.5 billion funding round

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 29, 2015

Among venture-backed startups, only Xiaomi and Uber now carry higher valuations than Airbnb, which says China is its fastest growing market Read More

Australia is a nesting ground for Southeast Asia startups

By Ned Moorfield | Jun 26, 2015

Echelon Speaker Ned Moorfield, CEO & Co-founder, goCatch shares insights on what makes Australia attractive for startups and investors alike Read More

Mobile gaming in Southeast Asia will reach $7B by 2019

By DailySocial | Jun 26, 2015

Frost & Sullivan's optimistic 2014 progress report is surpassed by predictions for the future due to smartphone-penetration, social media and others Read More

Ride-sharing apps have the potential to dominate mobile app usage

By Twishy Shahi | Jun 25, 2015

On Day 2 at Echelon Asia Summit, we hosted a panel discussion on what’s next for transport matching apps in Asia Read More

Singapore is largest producer of startups in Southeast Asia: Peng T. Ong

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jun 24, 2015

500 Startups’ Dave McClure talks Asia, investment and much more with Monk’s Hill Ventures’ Peng T. Ong on day 2 of Echelon Asia Summit Read More

Skolkovo teams with Singapore's HaxAsia to boost Russian startups

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 24, 2015

The two have launched a joint acceleration programme for Skolkovo Foundation's hardware-focussed 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

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

#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

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

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

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