CATEGORY: Singapore

Look up! Facial recognition may soon replace MRT fare cards for Singapore commuters

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 21, 2016

Commuters will be charged through post-paid methods such as credit cards Read More

Malaysia's MOLpay and Taiwanese research facility ink deal to build everyone a mobile shop

By Kevin McSpadden | Oct 21, 2016

The product wants to get traditional retailers online by focussing on simplicity Read More

After big-ticket Rolling Stone acquisition, BandLab pushes for expansion with new leadership

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 20, 2016

The cloud music collaboration company is joined by a former and current executive from Forbes Media, as well as a former senior associate at Temasek Holdings Read More

Singapore-based Arcstone marks its overseas foray with venture into Vietnam

By | Oct 20, 2016

Next up? The fast-growing data analytics startup will enter Indonesia and China Read More

E-payments giant Stripe launches new intelligent fraud prevention tools

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 20, 2016

Radar combines transaction data with intelligence from banks and credit card networks to detect fraud Read More

[UPDATED] Grab launches in-app messaging platform, rolls out GrabHitch in Indonesia

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 19, 2016

GrabChat is now available for all Grab users in Southeast Asia Read More

P2P hits real estate sector in Singapore with Averspace mobile app

By Kevin McSpadden | Oct 19, 2016

Who knows property better than the owner? Averspace wants to give them control over selling their real estate Read More

Singapore-based startup igloohome unveils Smart Keybox for short-term rental hosts

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 19, 2016

Is installing a smart lock too cumbersome? This might be a more convenient solution Read More

LTA partners NTU to trial driverless buses in Singapore

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 19, 2016

The potential test routes will be located within the Jurong Innovation District Read More

SIMply Victorious: Singapore's Simgo wins B Dash Pitch Arena 2016

By Kevin McSpadden | Oct 18, 2016

A Japanese B2B recruitment and referral SaaS company, Refcome, was the runner-up Read More

Thailand's Gogoprint expands into Malaysia, sees potential in Singapore market

By Kevin McSpadden | Oct 18, 2016

Looking ahead, Gogoprint has plans for further regional expansion and hopes to break even in two of four markets Read More

Razer acquires George Lucas' pioneering audio company THX

By Anisa Menur | Oct 18, 2016

THX will continue to operate as an independent company though CEO Ty Ahmad-Taylor hinted the possibility of an upcoming collaboration Read More

Singtel now offers a US$18 per month smart home solutions plan

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 17, 2016

The Smart Hub can connect to over 200 compatible smart devices including motion sensors, digital locks, and more Read More

Grab appoints SoftBank, Goldman Sachs alumnus as President

By Anisa Menur | Oct 14, 2016

During his time at SoftBank, Ming Maa oversaw the company's investment in ride-sharing and e-commerce industries, including Grab itself Read More

The mentality of 'sink or swim' was ingrained in me at an early age: Orami's Shannon Kalayanamitr

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 13, 2016

The co-founder of Southeast Asia's leading women's lifestyle e-commerce platform speaks candidly about her journey as a businesswoman and dishes out entrepreneurial tips Read More

UOB to launch online marketplace for SMEs to purchase business services

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 13, 2016

The launch of this marketplace is part of an agreement with cloudBuy, a global provider of cloud-based e-commerce and B2B solutions Read More

Is Singapore's gaming scene levelling up? GameStart Asia's Elicia Lee shares her views

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 13, 2016

The founder of Singapore's three-year-old gaming convention says that the scene here is improving, but there is still a long way to go Read More

ASX-listed crowdfunding platform CoAssets appoints new CFO

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 12, 2016

Tommy Teo previously held roles at KPMG Singapore, OCBC and the ABN AMRO Bank Read More

From startups to shut-downs: How to do it right

By | Oct 12, 2016

Marcus Chow, Jonathan Choo and Seow Hui Goh of Bird & Bird ATMD walk us through the Q&As on issues that may come up in a shut-down Read More

[Updated] Revealed: 7 Singtel Future Makers winners set to create greater social impact

By Anisa Menur | Oct 11, 2016

Each startup will receive up to US$14,500 cash funding and various opportunities to refine its business models and scale up while pursuing social causes Read More

Carousell officially launches in Philippines, passes 41M listings globally

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 11, 2016

The Singapore-based P2P e-commerce platform was first introduced to the country in May this year Read More

KKday brings its online travel discovery platform to Singapore

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 11, 2016

The Taiwan-based startup connects travellers with over 6,000 travel experiences across the globe Read More

Platform that aims to link Asia's tech ecosystem together raises seed funding

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 11, 2016

BEAM will use newly-raised capital to scale operations in Malaysia and Singapore Read More

Singapore's Apps Authority wants to help David beat Goliath with omni-channel marketing tools

By | Oct 10, 2016

New technology can help up and coming e-commerce companies gain a competitive edge Read More

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