CATEGORY: Singapore

Aspiring entrepreneurs: Kickstart your 2017 with NUS' Global Entrepreneurs' Conference

By | Nov 22, 2016

To kick off 2017, NUS Entrepreneurship Society will be organising the Global Entrepreneurs’ Conference from 3 January to 7 January 2017 Read More

The power of proximity: Singapore launches SGInnovate to foster a culture of collaborative innovation

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 22, 2016

Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam called it a "significant step towards strengthening those networks, especially between researchers, start-ups and VCs" Read More

12 medtech startups you should know if you're in Asia

By Lyra Reyes | Nov 21, 2016

With technological advances, empowered consumers, and an aging population coming into play, Asian medtech startups usher in a new era of healthcare Read More

Singapore's Patsnap that provides IP analytics and visualisation tools to NASA raises Series C

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 21, 2016

Its platform can comprehend the entire R&D life-cycle of a tech company’s intangible assets — from idea generation and research — through product development and commercialisation Read More

Rise of the social entrepreneur: Will doing good be good business?

By Andrew Buay | Nov 21, 2016

The successful ones are those who dare to challenge the stigma of profiteering from and helping those who are vulnerable and needy Read More

Circle of Young Intrapreneurs: A grassroots initiative in Singapore fostering corporate innovation

By | Nov 19, 2016

An intrapreneur is a manager who fosters and environment of innovation and risk taking within a large corporation Read More

Meet the 10 fantastic fintech startups that won big at the Singapore FinTech Festival

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 18, 2016

A total of S$1.15 million (US$806,000) was handed out to these startups at the Singapore FinTech Awards Read More

GuestReady raises US$700K to help Airbnb hosts manage their property

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 18, 2016

It will use the newly-raised capital to fund product development and hiring efforts Read More

Singapore govt is developing a Facebook chat bot to connect the public with its ministries

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 17, 2016

The developer for this programme is San Francisco- and Singapore-based AI company KeyReply Read More

FlexM raises US$886K to help the unbanked get paid and remit electronically

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 17, 2016

Its virtual wallet allows users to store up to four virtual pre-paid Mastercards Read More

7 ways Singapore's central bank (MAS) is turning the country into a fintech powerhouse

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 17, 2016

MAS will dive deep and explore how cutting edge financial technologies will boost the economy Read More

5 awesome fintech startups you need to check out at the Singapore FinTech Festival

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 17, 2016

At arguably one of the world's largest fintech festivals, there was no shortage of innovative products. Here are 5 that really stood out Read More

MyRepublic may not become Singapore’s 4th telco if this competitor wins the bid

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 16, 2016

It is competing with TPG in the New Entrant Spectrum Auction (NESA), the first of a two-stage process to auction spectrum for services such as 4G Read More

Singapore startup Apvera raises US$1.2M to automate cybersecurity

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 16, 2016

Apvera wants to change the mindset of how people approach cybersecurity Read More

This Singapore startup lets you pay for big ticket items, like rent, with credit cards

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 16, 2016

CardUp is on a mission to help people get rewards faster as well as take advantage of the nature of credit Read More

This wellness startup wants Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong to go 'Om'

By J. Angelo Racoma | Nov 16, 2016

With a curated wellness travel experience, Om & Away aims to help clients relax and de-stress Read More

Eunogo, which connects tourists with cosmetic surgery experts in Korea, gets funding

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 16, 2016

The startup provides access to top-tier doctors and VIP care, medical translator, private transport and concierge services, with no waiting time Read More

Why Lazada's acquisition of RedMart is a win-win

By | Nov 16, 2016

As the prospect of Amazon's entry in Southeast Asia looms, a Lazada-Redmart teamup might be the best strategy just yet Read More

Customer loyalty platform Perx raises funding from RHL Ventures

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 16, 2016

The new round will allow Perx to strengthen its position in the Malaysian market Read More

Passionate about user experience? Check out these 10 UI/UX jobs

By Joey Alarilla | Nov 15, 2016

The beauty of websites is not just skin deep Read More

ayondo acquires Singapore investor education app TradeHero

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 15, 2016

This news comes as ayondo continues to engage in negotiations to list on the SGX Read More

Startup that lets customers withdraw cash at stores gets grant from Singapore's central bank

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 15, 2016

soCASH is also planning to raise a Pre-Series A round in the next six months Read More

From smart contracts, to VR, to 3D-printed houses: How property tech is making a big difference

By | Nov 15, 2016

Beyond platforms and listings, real property will get a big boost from these trends and technologies. What other innovations should property startups focus on? Read More

Startups need to balance customer feedback with own vision: Stephanie Crespin of StyleTribute

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 14, 2016

Team is probably 50 per cent of the chances of your startup's success. You can only afford to have stars. Fire fast and don’t make up excuses like giving second chances, she says Read More

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