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India’s Paytm plans to expand to Singapore and other SEA markets

India’s Paytm plans to expand to Singapore and other SEA markets

The mobile commerce platform has appointed Milaap Founder Sourabh Sharma in charge of Southeast Asia’s operations Indian mobile commerce platform Paytm has announced its plans to expand to Singapore and other Southeast Asian markets such as Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia. To establish its presence in these geographies, the company has appointed Milaap Founder, Sourabh Sharma. The company intends to

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Indian home design & décor startup Livspace raises US$4.6M Series A funding round

This round was led by Helion and Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from Jungle Ventures Bangalore-based personalized home design and décor solutions marketplace, Livspace has received US$4.6 million in its Series A round of funding, led by Helion Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners. The round also saw participation from Singapore-based Jungle Ventures. The funds

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One Upon Light proves that the console gaming market is alive and well

One Upon Light is a good first effort from a Singaporean studio that nails the basics but needs a little more pizzazz to achieve greatness You wake up, dazed, confused, unable to remember anything about yourself or the predicament you find yourself in. The world around you is now devoid of colour, existing only in

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New one-stop e-portal for IP registration launches in Singapore

The integrated platform will make it easy for the growing number of people to register their intellectual property The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and NEC Asia Pacific today announced the  launch of the IP2SG system, a new one-stop platform for the registeration of all things IP (intellectual property) and TM (trade mark) related. This

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[Singapore] Wasabi Insight – From Japan to Singapore

Network with business professionals in Japan and Singapore, and find out more about overseas business expansion in the ASEAN region   Synopsis: WASABI Insight Is a monthly social networking event for bridging Singapore Japan in terms of business, culture, and talents, in order to enhance interaction and exchange of ideas between Singaporeans, Japanese, as well as other

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Singapore’s Trax Image Recognition raises US$15M funding

The funds will help the startup expand across the US and Europe, create new product offerings and forge partnerships Singapore-based Trax Image Recognition (Trax), a provider of in-store shelf monitoring, analysis and technology powered by image recognition, today announced its fourth round of investment of US$15 million from existing shareholders to support the growth, new

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HomePay hopes to disrupt family budgets and social payments

HomePay’s Co-founder tells e27 that one of the major fintech challenges in Asia is around the regulatory environment and conservatism in innovation HomePay is a new mobile social payment and startup targeting mid- to upper-middle families in Singapore (where HomePay is based), Hong Kong and the UAE. The aim is to help families manage their internal budgets and spending

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[Singapore] Lean Canvas Workshop by TIEN Academy

Learn How to Use Lean Startup Techniques and Raise Your Chances of Success for Your Product Synopsis: “Most products fail. Not because we fail to build what we set out to build, but because we waste time, money, and effort building the wrong product.” – Ash Maurya, Running Lean Many startups have wasted time, effort

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[Singapore] Lean Canvas Workshop

Learn how to use Lean Startup techniques and raise your chances of success for your product Synopsis: “Most products fail. Not because we fail to build what we set out to build, but because we waste time, money, and effort building the wrong product.” – Ash Maurya, Running Lean Many startups have wasted time, effort

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Regulations hindering cloud growth in SEA: Aravindan of Barracuda

Cloud computing in Asia is thriving mostly in Japan, Singapore, Australia, rather than India, Malaysia or China, shares Aravindan Anandan of Barracuda As the trend towards cloud computing continues, the advantages are constantly being weighed against the potential risks. This is especially true in the enterprise space, with some large corporations still hesitant about the

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[Singapore] Fireside Chat with Aziz Gilani – Director of Mercury Fund

Aziz Gilani visits JFDI – “Startup Life Outside The Valley”, Noted US VC speaks at JFDI.Asia Synopsis: Fireside Chat with Aziz Gilani – Director of Mercury Fund Aziz Gilani is Director of Mercury fund, a noted US VC who operates outside Silicon Valley and whose twitter handle proudly proclaims he’s @TexasVC. Viewed from Asia, all

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JFDI and Glints launch programme for tertiary students in Singapore

Does working in a startup excite you? Kickstart your work experience with this programme launched by JFDI and Glints Tertiary students in Singapore looking to learn more about entrepreneurship in this region can now sign up with JFDI Fellowship, a new programme launched by local business accelerator JFDI and its internship portal alumnus Glints. JFDI

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Mobile ads with deals are ideal for Singaporeans: Report

Promotions and discount coupons are winning in the city-state, as per a survey by Yahoo and Mindshare Promotions and discount coupons are the ‘ideal’ kind of mobile advertisements for Singaporeans, revealed a report released by Yahoo and Mindshare today. Sixty one per cent of respondents surveyed endorsed this. As traditional print advertising transitions online and onto mobile, the industry is still trying

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GrabTaxi grabs US$250M in Series D round from SoftBank

The funding will be utilised to accelerate growth and hire new talent in the region Taxi booking app, GrabTaxi has secured US$250M in Series D funding from Japan’s SoftBank Internet and Media Inc (SIMI), making it the largest investor in GrabTaxi. The funding will be utilised to accelerate growth and hire new talent in the region.

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Indian deals website CouponzGuru looks to raise funds

The startup wants funds to boost growth in Singapore, Malaysia and Australia, and develop mobile technologies India-based coupons and deals website CouponzGuru is looking for its first round of funding. The monies will be used to fuel growth across markets such as Malaysia and Australia, along with Singapore, where it recently set up operations. The company is currently

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