CATEGORY: Singapore

Japan's Adways invests in Singapore's gaming company Daylight Studios

By Ishita Russell | Jan 27, 2016

The Tokyo-based mobile markting firm has also partnered with Daylight's subsidiary Quest Drop to develop new advertising products and services Read More

Online payment service Visa Checkout lands in Singapore

By Yon Heong Tung | Jan 27, 2016

The service streamlines online purchases for Visa customers, doing away with the hassle of entering long customer details Read More

PropertyGuru names Malcolm Fitzgerald as CPTO; ex-CTO Ifor Evans joins Lazada

By Kevin McSpadden | Jan 27, 2016

Fitzgerald is a serial entrepreneur and has co-founded five startups since 2010 Read More

Singapore's financial risk management startup Jewel Paymentech raises US$1M

By Kevin McSpadden | Jan 27, 2016

If a bank's merchant is selling illegal goods online, Jewel Paymentech wants to be the company in charge of finding the perpetrator Read More

Former eBay CFO Vaishali Cooper joins Jungle Ventures

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jan 27, 2016

It has also appointed former Googler Menka Sajnani as Director of Corporate Development and former eBay Financial Controller James Lin as Head of Finance Read More

Ratan Tata joins Teabox's tea party

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jan 27, 2016

Within three years of its existence, the online tea retailer claims to have delivered over 30 million cups’ worth of tea to customers in 93 countries Read More

E-commerce sales up 40% in fortnight leading up to 2015 Lunar New Year

By Colin Tung | Jan 27, 2016

The finding was part of an analysis of 174 million online transactions in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam Read More

Conversational commerce platform Belazee raises new round of funding

By Colin Tung | Jan 27, 2016

Originating from Malaysia where it is known as Bemalas, the startup handles 30,000 requests monthly, to which it plays concierge Read More

7 key tips for Asia-based startups from Silicon Valley's VCs

By Yon Heong Tung | Jan 26, 2016

The typical Asian mentality might find it hard to embrace one: The willingness to embrace failure Read More

CarPal leverages existing cars and drivers to meet on-demand delivery needs

By Colin Tung | Jan 26, 2016

The Singapore-based courier service has 6,000 drivers on its platform delivering goods, documents, and even pets Read More

Eyeota raises US$7M Series A led by Global Brain Corporation

By Anisa Menur | Jan 26, 2016

The adtech startup will use the funding to build international teams, grow the tech development team, and expand into new territories Read More

How do brain training companies advertise without misleading users?

By Kevin McSpadden | Jan 25, 2016

Neeuro Co-founder Kelly Choo explains what it takes to avoid the complaints of deceptive marketing that have rocked Lumosity Read More

5 Asia-based travel startups you should check out

By Yon Heong Tung | Jan 22, 2016

By leveraging on technology such as social media, cloud and augmented reality, they are able to offer curated and unique travel experiences Read More

ZaiBike is changing Singapore's cycling culture with smart tech

By Yon Heong Tung | Jan 21, 2016

The team, comprised of university students, is already making significant headway into building their bicycle sharing project in Singapore Read More

500 Startups invests in budget hotel booking platform RedDoorz

By Ishita Russell | Jan 20, 2016

RedDoorz will use the pre-Series A funding to expand operations into Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur Read More

New accelerator gets US$4.5M to drive IoT innovation in Hong Kong

By Colin Tung | Jan 20, 2016

The accelerator will be San Francisco-based Wearable IoT World's first foray into Asia Read More

UK's Entrepreneur First to launch in Singapore to help spur innovation

By Colin Tung | Jan 19, 2016

The programme, in partnership with Infocomm Investments, will help 400 STEM experts build startups over the next four years Read More

Anchanto announces partnership with Pos Logistik Indonesia

By Anisa Menur | Jan 19, 2016

The Singapore-based company is the latest to announce a partnership with the government-owned postal and logistics service Read More

4 ways to boost the growth of Singapore's tech ecosystem

By Yon Heong Tung | Jan 19, 2016

The Republic's startup ecosystem is thriving but can improve in the areas of talent, IPOs, late-stage funding and regulations Read More

Infographic: 50% of Southeast Asian kids aged 6 to 14 own smartphones

By Anisa Menur | Jan 19, 2016

Kids’ playground has also moved to the digital platform. Of the top 10 apps targetted at kids, eight of them are gaming apps Read More

Malaysia's TheLorry raises US$1.5M Series A

By Colin Tung | Jan 19, 2016

With SPH Media Fund as lead investor in the latest round, the on-demand logistics service provider will expand into Singapore Read More

Singapore startup helps Indian expats ensure mom and pops get checkups

By Kevin McSpadden | Jan 18, 2016

With the Founder inspired by an emergency bypass surgery, OurHealthMate makes sure remittance money for healthcare is spent in the clinic Read More

Singapore restructures IDA, MDA to support Smart Nation vision

By Colin Tung | Jan 18, 2016

The Government Technology Organisation and Infocomm Media Development Authority will be set up from the second half of 2016 Read More


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