CATEGORY: Singapore

Singapore startup raises US$3M to let bank clients talk to an AI assistant

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 14, 2016

Active.ai will use funding to accelerate development of its platform's features Read More

How Singapore and HK are accelerating the growth of their fintech ecosystems

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 14, 2016

With Hong Kong and Singapore leading the charge in fintech innovation in the region, governments and corporations in other markets can take a leaf out of their playbook Read More

In Pics: How to survive and live a nice life on Mars

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 11, 2016

Colonisation of the great big, red, planet is inching ever closer to reality. But it would be the most difficult endeavour humanity has ever attempted Read More

Singapore's central bank (MAS) releases 12 APIs including credit card stats and currency exchange rates

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 11, 2016

This move will allow developers to easily integrate these official financial datasets into their platforms Read More

Singapore p2p lending platform MoolahSense gets full CMS licence from MAS

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 11, 2016

Investors from all classes will now be able to access a new category of SME loans Read More

Excuse me, are you gonna eat that? This Singapore startup plans to cut food wastage through tech

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 10, 2016

The average Singaporean generates the equivalent of two rice bowls of food waste per day. 11th Hour has a solution to this problem Read More

Singapore government to adopt Facebook Workplace across the board

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 10, 2016

About 143,000 public servants will be using Facebook Workplace by March 2017 Read More

How this Vietnamese startup aims to be the Slack of Southeast Asia

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 10, 2016

AZGram provides a host of functions not available in many mainstream enterprise communications Read More

PortfolioQuest raises US$750K to help workers train in an online simulator

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 09, 2016

PortfolioQuest will use the funding to fuel its virtual simulation tool's global beta version rollout Read More

Singapore's GuavaPass bulks up with US$5 million Series A led by Vickers Venture Partners

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 08, 2016

The money will be used for expansion into other markets, including the possibility of branching out its O2O model 'GuavaLabs' Read More

Huawei launches IoT startup accelerator in Singapore

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 07, 2016

The i5Lab is part of a partnership with NUS Enterprise and will be located at the heart of Singapore's tech ecosystem Read More

This Singaporean horror game requires players to use their voice to survive

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 07, 2016

Gattai Games has made a game that is a cross between Daredevil and Silent Hill Read More

Another Singapore crowdfunding startup gets green light: Funding Societies gets in-principle CMS license

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 07, 2016

Funding Societies targets SMEs and wants to become a go-to alternative channel for businesses to find loans Read More

Frequent traveler? This startup's app lets you use loyalty points overseas

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 04, 2016

UTU has developed a cross-border rewards and loyalty platform for the global market Read More

Singapore's equity crowdfunding platform Fundnel clears major MAS regulatory hurdle

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 04, 2016

While the company has had a regional focus, the license gives Fundnel more freedom to operate within Singapore Read More

MyRepublic embarks on a conquest of Australia

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 04, 2016

The Singapore-based internet provider wants to disrupt the broadband market in the land down under Read More

I'd rather be a crybaby than be okay with Razer's obscene tweets

By Anisa Menur | Nov 03, 2016

The tweet was bad. But the response was even worse Read More

migme partners with Hong Kong-based gaming studio Gamespark to bring on 4 new games

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 03, 2016

The partnership will allow the global digital media company to rebrand and publish one RPG, one card-battle game and two casino games for its social entertainment platform Read More

JobsCentral Founder and former CEO Lim Der Shing on Paktor's massive VC deal

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 02, 2016

In order to live up to the expectation of the market and its investors, Paktor needs more than just a superb business execution as it expands regionally and improves/creates products, says Shing Read More

How Lithan helps PMETs remain relevant in the new digital economy

By e27.co/leonard.zuzarte | Nov 02, 2016

In an economy where jobs are being disrupted by tech, retraining and re-skilling are essential to remaining relevant Read More

Singapore-based VC Jubilee launches US$30M fund aimed at early stage startups

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 02, 2016

It also has presence in Beijing and Auckland, and aims to establish partnerships with Tel Aviv and Silicon Valley Read More

Amazon is eyeing a Singapore launch in Q1 2017: TechCrunch

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 02, 2016

With this move, it plans to expand its presence in Southeast Asia Read More

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