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adMingle launches in Singapore with plans to expand to SEA

adMingle launches in Singapore with plans to expand to SEA

Favourable business, infrastructural and manpower conditions in Singapore are the reasons the startup has chosen the city-state as its starting point Europe-based social media influencer network adMingle announced today that it has launched in Singapore, with plans to focus on expansion in the Southeast Asian region in 2015. The company shared with e27 that plans are

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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


Meet Leggo, a planning and gathering app for the WhatsApp generation

Leggo’s mission is to disrupt WhatsApp when it comes to planning and gathering, and make the app ‘sticky’ Trying to organise friend meetups in WhatsApp groups is a major pain point for people with large social circles, especially university students. Having five, 10 or even more people sending back-and-forth chats about when they are free and where

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Singapore startup Alpha7 launches COO-as-a-service

The startup calls itself the “right-hand man of the CEO, working towards a common objective of improving the company’s bottomline through technology” New technologies have made life easier for startups. The whole ‘blank-as-a-service’ industry has allowed companies to outsource highly technical, resource-intensive activities to third-party vendors who use economies of scale to bring the price down


Singapore’s future? See sci-fi works Neuromancer, Ghost In The Shell

Big Data expert and author Keith Carter shares his visions of what a futuristic Singapore might look like within two decades In 1984, William Gibson wrote his seminal cyberpunk novel Neuromancer, which won three major sci-fi awards — the Nebula Award, the Philip K. Dick Award, and the Hugo Award — for its vision of a dystopian


GrabTaxi Singapore establishes US$2.8M welfare fund for drivers

It will offer medical, accident coverage and crisis support — making available around US$2,900 per year for each qualifying driver In an attempt to stand out from competitors in the taxi app space and lure more drivers to its platform, GrabTaxi Singapore today announced a new S$3.5 million (US$2.8 million) welfare fund for qualifying drivers that will offer medical, accident coverage


Singapore’s Corporate360 raises US$200,000 in seed funding

The monies will be used to launch a new product and expand its data science and sales teams. The startup to head for Series A round in second half of 2015 Singapore-based B2B marketing data software provider  Corporate360 announced that it has raised US$200,000 in seed funding. The investors are Japan, US and Singapore based, revealed Corporate360 to e27. The

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[Singapore] Backstage Pass by Peatix – Event Marketing

Have all your event marketing questions answered by two experts, and learn practical tips on how you can attract more attendees! Synopsis: Whether or not you’re organising a new or repeated event, getting the word out and gaining event registrations can be quite the challenge as soon as our events go live for signups. Ayla


Bringers is connecting flyers and expats to reinvent international delivery

Bringers wants to dispel what it perceives as cynicism in Southeast Asia that expats living here can’t get hold of goods from home without a lot of hassle and cost A lot of expats living in Asia lament a lack of Amazon in the region, or the associated costs of having stuff shipped here from back home

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FreshMonk raises funding led by August Capital Partners and others

The funds will be used for scaling the team, marketing efforts and building a quality supply chain Singapore-based FreshMonk, a custom apparel design and fulfillment platform by 91 Design Labs, has raised an undisclosed amount in a Series AA funding round led by VC firm August Capital Partners (ACP), Michael Blakey of Cub Capital and


[Singapore] Behavior Driven Testing – 29th January 2015

Experience the power of “Behavior Driven Testing” with ThoughtWorks Singapore! Synopsis: ThoughtWorks Singapore is organizing an exclusive workshop on Behavior Driven Testing (BDT) on the 29th Jan 2015, at 7.00pm (Food and drinks session starts at 6.30pm). In this workshop, you will learn and practice a better way to collaborate with product owners. The goal


[Singapore] Lean Canvas Workshop by TIEN Academy

Learn how to use the 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,


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)


[Singapore] TRENDING #06

Find out more about the top business and tech trends of 2015 from industry professionals including PayPal’s Lee Hyunju   Synopsis: Top industry professionals have 10 minutes each to tell us what’s exciting in the world of marketing, business and technology, and possibly predict the trends for 2015. Speakers will cover a range of topics


[Singapore] Manpower Hackathon

Make an impact on the well-being of local and foreign workers across Singapore! Synopsis: The Ministry of Manpower is excited to announce the Manpower Hackathon! The Hackathon is taking place from 6 to 8 February 2015 (Friday to Sunday) and invites developers, designers, HR professionals, health experts and anyone interested in tackling the themes of


[Singapore] Pre-Hackathon for Manpower Hackathon

Make an impact on the well-being of local and foreign workers across Singapore! Synopsis: The Pre-Hackathon Workshop is a great opportunity for you to get a headstart for the Manpower Hackathon and immerse yourself in the themes with help from subject-matter experts. Learn from individuals working closely with local and foreign workers about the issues