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Singaporean startup wins at Fukuoka Global Venture Awards

Singaporean startup wins at Fukuoka Global Venture Awards

KAI Square, a surveillance solutions provider, bagged prize money of US$32,647 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 (US$32,647). Held for the first time, the Fukuoka


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


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


[Singapore] Backstage Pass – Using event spaces creatively

Latest Backstage Pass event by Peatix will be about using event spaces creatively: Spontaneous pop-ups vs. Planned conservation Synopsis: Backstage Pass by Peatix is a community event for event organisers – exchange lessons, connect with people who enable events and grow as a group. —— In land-scarce Singapore, event organisers have to be creative in their use


GNum raises US$5.6 million in seed funding from Tembusu Partners

The Singapore-based startup will use the funding to expand operations globally over the next two years, and improve product pipeline and technologies Singapore-based tech startup GNum announced today that it has raised S$7 million (US$5.6 million) in seed funding from private equity firm Tembusu Partners. An official release said that GNum has developed a patent-pending technology that allows calls from

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Developers, start your career in Fintech with DBS Hackathon!

Get a chance to work with DBS Bank in the emerging fintech scene with DBS Hackathon Synopsis: Finance technology, or fintech, is an up-and-coming technical field that holds lots of promise. Successful startups like Tradehero and DrWealth were created by blending cutting-edge mobile and data technology with good old finance and wealth management. Also Read: Who’s afraid of the

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Turn your dumb phonebook 6degrees to make it smart

Based on theory of ‘six degrees of separation’ this self-updating phonebook app allows users to see connections of connections and ask to be introduced ‘Six degrees of Separation’, a theory originally set out by Frigyes Karinthy and popularised by a play written by John Guare, states that everyone and everything is six or fewer steps


[Singapore] JSConf.Asia

Learn about the latest developments in Javascript in Southeast Asia’s most influential web developer conference Synopsis: Learn about the latest developments in Javascript with 2 days of packed talks and workshops from some of the best developers from companies like Airbnb, Paypal, Yahoo, DigitalOcean, Meteor, Github, Atlassian, Redmart, Zendesk, Microsoft and many, many more. It’s


[Singapore] Introduction to Drones

SiTF Academy is proud to bring this half-day workshop to let you learn more about drones. Synopsis: SiTF Academy, in collaboration with iDA Labs, is proud to bring this half-day workshop to let you learn more about drones. The workshop will cover various types of drones, their uses, theory of flight, flight control and learn

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AdNear raises US$19 million in Series B funding

Investors include Global Brain, Telstra Ventures, Sequoia Capital and Canaan Partners Singapore and Bangalore-based AdNear, location intelligence company that uses location-based audience profiling technologies for mobile advertising, has raised US$19 million in Series B funding. The financing round saw participation from Global Brain, Telstra Ventures and incumbent investors Sequoia Capital and Canaan Partners. The latest investment was made through Global


[Singapore] Cloud Symposium

Find out how to transform your business with cloud technology with the Netsuite Cloud Symposium Synopsis: Disruptive innovation is changing the face of traditional industries. Technology is now a high-priority boardroom agenda, creating modern enterprises that are using the cloud to enable globalisation, agility, control and mobility at rapid speed. The Future Ready Business Leading