CATEGORY: Singapore

Gaming company Razer launches new US$30M VC fund

By Yon Heong Tung | Sep 13, 2016

zVentures was announced at TechCrunch's Disrupt San Francisco on Monday Read More

Singtel launches the second Innov8 Connect, calls for submission

By Anisa Menur | Sep 13, 2016

Launched in January, the first installment claimed to have attracted 120 submissions from 22 countries Read More

Jack Ma: Alibaba to invest more in the ASEAN region

By AllChinaTech | Sep 13, 2016

Indonesia is especially worth mentioning as a target market for Chinese investors Read More

Singapore's music collaboration platform BandLab acquires San Francisco design company

By Kevin McSpadden | Sep 09, 2016

MONO's products have been used by all-timers like The Rolling Stones, Metallica and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Read More

Israeli WiFi startup Celeno snags US$38M from Singapore investment fund Red Dot, Pitango and OurCrowd

By geektime | Sep 09, 2016

The round is the first investment by Red Dot, a Singaporean fund which controls a US$150 million war chest dedicated solely to Israeli startups Read More

This startup aims to make Singapore the artisan coffee capital of the world

By Yon Heong Tung | Sep 07, 2016

The creation of Cafebond was inspired by Melbourne's vibrant coffee culture Read More

Beyond cryptocurrency: How Singapore's Attores is using blockchain to take the headache out of contracts

By Kevin McSpadden | Sep 07, 2016

The company hopes to help SMEs and big-industry players alike use blockchain to make efficient and secure smart contracts Read More

3 mobile commerce trends that Singapore e-commerce shop owners must know

By | Sep 07, 2016

Recent falls of technology giants remind us of the survival need to keep pace of the market trends Read More

PropertyGuru CEO Steve Melhuish steps down

By Yon Heong Tung | Sep 06, 2016

Melhuish will handle longer-term strategy, business growth, and key client relationships in his new role as Vice Chairman Read More

Adapting Tollyjoy: How I modified a company founded in 1971 to a digital economy

By | Sep 06, 2016

How a failed US$200 e-commerce transaction in the 1990s helped Tollyjoy move into today's digital economy Read More

Lunch Actually bags 7-digit Series A from Fatfish and a Japanese social network

By Yon Heong Tung | Sep 06, 2016

The Singapore-based premium dating platform plans to ramp up presence in existing markets as well as expand to one new market Read More

Singaporean startup Glints has raised US$2M Series A to help you find a job

By Kevin McSpadden | Sep 06, 2016

While most job portals only match employee with employer, Glints offers avenues for people to develop the right skills Read More

India tech fundings dwarf SEA despite a weaker business and innovation environment: Jungle Ventures Report

By Yon Heong Tung | Sep 05, 2016

India saw US$7.7 billion in VC funding in 2015 compared to Southeast Asia's US$1.6 billion Read More

Singapore's Garena raises funds from top investors, sees Taizo Son and Archana Parekh joining its Advisory Board

By Dayana Sobri | Sep 05, 2016

SeaTown, GDP Venture, and Mistletoe are joining a global institutional investor base for Garena that already includes Khazanah Nasional, Skype co-founder Toivo Annus and others Read More

Citi credit card holders can now use their points to pay for Grab rides

By Kevin McSpadden | Sep 05, 2016

The Grab deal will be the first time people in Asia can use credit card points to pay for ride-hailing fares Read More

Venturecraft launches new US$36.8M fund to boost Singapore's medtech sector

By Yon Heong Tung | Sep 05, 2016

The fund's first investment will be a microRNA detection platform which detects diseases with just a drop of blood Read More

Singapore's crowdfunding platform CoAssets gets listed on ASX

By Dayana Sobri | Sep 05, 2016

The company looks to expand regionally, and build exposure to growth markets in Singapore, Southeast Asia, China and Australia Read More

This startup just became Yahoo Japan's first lead investment in Malaysia

By Kevin McSpadden | Sep 05, 2016

Offpeak also announced a strategic partnership with Supply Bunny and the launch of a localised platform for Malaysia Read More

Marketers beware, Indonesians really don't trust you: IDC report

By Yon Heong Tung | Sep 02, 2016

Also, most people in Asia are experiencing marketing fatigue Read More

MyRepublic officially bids to become 4th telco, expects answer by October

By Yon Heong Tung | Sep 01, 2016

It has already submitted its Expression of Interest (EOI) to IDA Read More

Grab starts collaborating with Taxi companies, onboards 2nd largest taxi operator in Singapore

By Dayana Sobri | Sep 01, 2016

The partnership is Grab’s first with a taxi operator and will see approximately 7,000 Trans-cab drivers using the Grab mobile app exclusively to serve on-demand passenger bookings Read More

Carousell acquihires personal safety app Watch Over Me, plans to double product team in 2016

By Kevin McSpadden | Sep 01, 2016

Carousell hired Andrius Baranauskas, former Head of Product at Vinted, to lead the overall product strategy Read More

The battle of social networks in Asia: Who is winning?

By | Aug 31, 2016

Asia's social network landscape is nothing short of dynamic Read More

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