CATEGORY: Singapore

Rise of k-commerce; Althea raises US$3.4M to bring Korean beauty to SEA

By Kevin McSpadden | 16 hours ago

The company has been expanding rapidly across Southeast Asia and deployed a creative marketing strategy to facilitate the efforts Read More

Sssst. Apple Pay users, here's your cheat sheet for available rebates in Singapore

By Mariel Argonza | May 26, 2016

Find out which one gives the most exciting promotions for Apple Pay users Read More

This coworking platform wants to get Asia's freelancers out of Starbucks

By TechNode | May 26, 2016

Based in Singapore and Shanghai, Loop needs to get creative with networking benefits, Guava Pass deals and Softlayer discounts Read More

Singapore startup raises US$5M using Co-founder's own VC firm

By Yon Heong Tung | May 25, 2016

Cloud Alliance will use funds to accelerate platform development and ramp up marketing efforts Read More

Forget Lion City, the city's new nickname should be Segway Singapore

By Kevin McSpadden | May 25, 2016

Forget autonomous taxis, the future for Singapore might as well be personal transports Read More

Android users prefer Taipei but iOS users favour Bali: new Singaporean travel survey shows

By Yon Heong Tung | May 25, 2016

Android users in Singapore also tend to spend more on holiday bookings Read More

Can the world's most famous taxi app UberEATS the competition?

By Kevin McSpadden | May 25, 2016

With UberEATS rolling out across North America and Singapore's history of 'Uber firsts', the launch in the Lion City is no surprise Read More

Backseat driving: Key takeaways from the Google/Temasek e-commerce report

By Kevin McSpadden | May 25, 2016

The 'e-conomy report' points to an e-commerce industry set for serious growth, but it also highlights potholes and obstacles in the region Read More

Singapore startup aiming to become the Airbnb for home dining gets US$500K funding

By Sainul Abudheen K | May 25, 2016

BonAppetour is a social dining platform aims to enable travellers to connect with local hosts through unique dining experiences, thus forging new friendships and meaningful travel experiences Read More

There is a hero in all of us: Fantasy sports app SportsHero launches with a US$2.4M funding

By Sainul Abudheen K | May 25, 2016

SportHero is a gamified social sports prediction platform where users can predict, interact and compete on all major sports -- virtually and in real-time -- and win prizes Read More

Visa and MasterCard users rejoice: Apple Pay partners with 5 major banks in Singapore

By Yon Heong Tung | May 25, 2016

The five banks are DBS, OCBC, POSB, Standard Chartered and UOB Read More

Singaporean startup SiS bags US$1.45M to boost maritime IoT technology

By Yon Heong Tung | May 24, 2016

It will use newly-raised funds to accelerate R&D and expand its sales and support operations Read More

Soon you will be able to ride in a robo-taxi; nuTonomy coming to Singapore with the backing of EDBI

By Sainul Abudheen K | May 24, 2016

nuTonomy is piloting a R&D fleet of self-driving taxis in Singapore, which will pave the way for the rollout its taxi fleet that could be hailed by a phone call or via a taxi-hailing app Read More

Why Ramadan is full of blessings for e-commerce in Southeast Asia

By Anisa Menur | May 24, 2016

On the second and third week of Ramadan, online retailers can experience 128 per cent of sales uplift Read More

INSEAD tries to break the ‘cookie-cutter’ system by launching an incubator

By Kevin McSpadden | May 23, 2016

With no time constraints and no limitations on vertical, INSEADERS is trying to make entrepreneurship sexy for the business school's alumni network Read More

Echelon Asia Summit 2016: here are what startups and delegates can learn from our sponsors

By Yon Heong Tung | May 23, 2016

At the event, sponsors including Global Brain, Garena, Appier and Braintree will bring a wealth of expertise, thought leadership, and open up doors to global networks Read More

Islamic crowdfunding site EthisCrowd gets US$362K seed round to support affordable homes projects

By Anisa Menur | May 23, 2016

Azmi Global and Quest Ventures led the round for the Singapore-based startup Read More

Financing your business – should you use P2P lending services or bank loans?

By Yon Heong Tung | May 23, 2016

Advancements in the fintech space have opened up new avenues for businesses seeking to raise funding outside of traditional routes Read More

8 for fortune: OCBC fintech accelerator reveals its participants

By Kevin McSpadden | May 20, 2016

The startups cover — among others — blockchain asset transfers, robo investment advisory and mobile wallets Read More

10 mighty fine tech gizmos made by Singapore-based startups

By Yon Heong Tung | May 20, 2016

Creative and Razer are not the only players doing the country proud with their innovative hardware Read More

Eduardo Saverin's B Capital set to ramp up Asia deals with new US$143.6M funding

By Yon Heong Tung | May 20, 2016

It wants to boost startups in emerging markets in Southeast Asia and India Read More

Finding the sweet spot between hospitals, seniors and startups

By e27.co/julian-koo | May 19, 2016

Singapore startup Jaga-Me aims to reduce readmission rates to hospitals, by providing a solution for better healthcare at home. Read More

Meet the 9 startups selected for UOB's FinLab accelerator programme

By Kevin McSpadden | May 18, 2016

Over 300 companies applied and the winners come from a diverse set of industries and sectors Read More

Lucky number 7: Singapore's SPRING forges local partnerships to match US$2.9 million startup investments

By Kevin McSpadden | May 18, 2016

The deals will surround deep tech investments in two sectors SPRING sees as growth industries Read More


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