CATEGORY: Singapore

Founder tales: 4 Asia-based founders share their early startup trials and how they beat them

By Yon Heong Tung | Aug 15, 2016

Founders of Carsome, ShopBack, Perx and 90 seconds expound on the challenges they faced building their platforms and how they overcame them Read More

How companies can learn from Pokémon Go to engage employees

By e27.co/leong-cheetung | Aug 15, 2016

Pokémon Go has mastered three essential elements of workplace management and many companies struggle to implement even one Read More

IRAS is next Singapore government agency to launch a hackathon

By Yon Heong Tung | Aug 12, 2016

Its first hackathon will be held from September 2 to 4 Read More

Singaporean edtech startup Tueetor gets US$1.48M investment from iGroup

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 12, 2016

The company aims to address the two pain points faced by parents in their children’s education: affordability and accessibility Read More

Soon-to-be SGX-listed fintech company ayondo launches investment simulation app

By Yon Heong Tung | Aug 12, 2016

The ayondo academy app allows users to trade virtual stocks, participate in trading competitions and learn about the latest news and tips Read More

This fintech startup wants to make personal finance management a breeze to millennials

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 12, 2016

Seedly co-Founder Kenneth Lou shares his thoughts on starting up Seedly Read More

Singapore's Red Dot Payment scores 'seven digit' investment led by MDI Ventures

By Anisa Menur | Aug 12, 2016

Founded in 2011, the e-payment startup also operates in Indonesia and Thailand Read More

First these Singaporeans designed jackets for chickens, then they made jackets that can massage you

By Yon Heong Tung | Aug 11, 2016

The AiraWear project was founded on the back of literal pain points Read More

Cialfo raises pre-Series A to bring Asia-based students into top UK and US varsities; Facebook chat bot in the works

By Yon Heong Tung | Aug 11, 2016

The newly-raised funding will be used for product development, recruitment and expansion into markets including China, India, and Southeast Asia Read More

Singaporean analytics startup Biofourmis raises US$1M in angel funding led by SpesNet and Eden Strategy

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 10, 2016

Biofourmis has been actively working with the healthcare sector to offer predictive, precise and meaningful insights into one’s health Read More

BofAML, HSBC and IDA Singapore join forces to build blockchain trade finance app

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 10, 2016

The application mirrors a paper-intensive Letter of Credit (LC) transaction Read More

Mark your calendar: Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak to speak in Singapore next week

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 10, 2016

The fireside chat will be at the Paypal Fintech Xchange 2016 and is in collaboration with the launch of the Paypal Innovation Lab Read More

OCBC Bank set to disrupt wealth management and customer service with these 3 startups

By Yon Heong Tung | Aug 10, 2016

The Singaporean bank confirms it will launch full pilot projects with Fincast, BondIT and CogniCor on the back of its first accelerator programme with Nest Read More

New connections: LinkedIn now has over 100 million users in Asia

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 10, 2016

The weirdest data point you'll read today: 1,000 people in Singapore are connected to professionals in Antarctica Read More

How RiseWinter Tech plans to tackle global e-sports scene with big data

By Anisa Menur | Aug 09, 2016

The Singapore-based big data startup for e-sports recently raised seed round funding from the likes of Ruru Pan, VP Game, and an Alibaba co-founder Read More

Servishero now offers Pokémon Go drivers in Singapore

By Yon Heong Tung | Aug 08, 2016

The Malaysia-based startup is the latest tech company to capitalise on the AR game that has taken the world by storm Read More

SodaInMind partners with Slush Singapore and WorkCentral to help startups maximise their experience at tech events

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 08, 2016

Their first fringe event will be held on Aug 11, Thursday at WorkCentral, Singapore Shopping Centre Read More

Singapore-based startups, check out The Great Room -- a new co-working space at One George Street

By e27.co/celeste.chong | Aug 08, 2016

It is coloured with earthy tones to evoke a sense of warmth and hospitality Read More

Doesn't get any crazier than this: A wrap of an astonishing week in Asia's ride-hailing industry

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 05, 2016

Uber China and Didi merge, Grab CEO spoke out (and is raising money), Go-jek lands US$550 million. You got all that? Read More

Hub Singapore spurs the country’s Smart Nation initiative with the launch of The Mission Movement

By Dayana Sobri | Aug 04, 2016

The co-working space aims to cultivate entrepreneurs for the public good alongside IDA’s tech facility, IDA Hive Read More

5,500 reasons to switch to technology roles in 2016

By Kai Kiat Ong | Aug 04, 2016

Technology would be one of the best roles for your future career and it is encompassing a wide range of functions from programming to marketing Read More

From general public to SMEs: Singapore crowdfunding platform Funding Societies raises US$7.5M

By Kevin McSpadden | Aug 04, 2016

Since its 2015 inception, the company has facilitated US$7.5 million worth of loans to over 100 SMEs in Singapore Read More

Grab to raise around US$600M from Didi and SoftBank: Bloomberg

By Yon Heong Tung | Aug 03, 2016

 This week has been one hell of a ride for ride-hailing services Read More

UOB partners with cloud accounting firm Xero to ease SMEs' bookkeeping woes

By Yon Heong Tung | Aug 03, 2016

Xero's small business customers under UOB can now automatically send transactions to cloud, and do away with downloading statements manually Read More

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