TAG: Singapore

Singapore's Paktor makes first acquisition, buys controlling stake in Taiwanese startup 17 Media

By Kevin McSpadden | 23 hours ago

17 Media will receive a 'significant cash injection' and Paktor CEO Joseph Phua will take over as CEO Read More

A Singapore private university is investing US$35.1M to support entrepreneurs

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 07, 2016

Its new initiative is a multi-pronged approach to nurture entrepreneurship and encourage starting up Read More

In Pics: See how Grab's employees get their creative juices flowing

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 06, 2016

Take a look inside Grab's headquarters in Singapore, where innovation abounds Read More

P2P mobile marketplace Carousell expanding to Australia

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 05, 2016

According to a Nielsen study, the Australian e-commerce market is estimated to surpass US$24 billion by 2018 Read More

HOOQ appoints OTT industry veteran as Country Manager for Singapore, bags Gold Award for branding

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 05, 2016

Michael D’Oliveiro will help the emerging Asia-based video streaming service in expanding its brand presence in the region Read More

Taiwan's travel marketplace KKday nabs US$7M to expand to more Asian countries

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 05, 2016

KKday has already expanded its presence into Hong Kong, Malaysia, Korea and Japan, besides Singapore Read More

DataStreamX that helps businesses commercialise their real-time data raises funding

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 05, 2016

The two-year-old startup has worked with over 400 businesses to monetise data through its online platform which serves as a marketplace for buyers and sellers of commercial data Read More

Singapore has quietly taken the global lead in LiFi technology development

By Kevin McSpadden | Dec 02, 2016

Temasek-backed pureLiFi has partnered with the IMDA to pursue trial testing in the city — the first partnership of its kind in the world Read More

Post-mortem: 5 things that helped us hit our first US$10K in 2 months

By e27.co/edric.subur | Dec 01, 2016

Keep innovating, be persistent, and treat your customers like family Read More

Sixscape gets US$1.4M to protect your email, chats and file transfer apps from cyber attacks

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 01, 2016

The investor is Tembusu Partners, an early- and growth-stage fund targeting China, India and Southeast Asia Read More

Jungle Ventures closes second fund at US$100M; will target fintech, SaaS, e-commerce and marketplaces

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 01, 2016

The Singapore VC will use second fund to make Series A and B investments, and seek new business opportunities in India and Australia Read More

Enter the scene with a bang: Forex trading startup announces itself with US$5 million funding

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 29, 2016

Spark Systems wants to build a forex exchange marketplace in Singapore which would localise deal flow and cut costs Read More

Pro Bono: Practical fintech startup legal advice from lawyer WanHsi Yeong and Startupbootcamp fintech director Sam Hall

By Danon Gabriel The | Nov 29, 2016

Here is some legal advice for startups in one of the most exciting and fast-changing industries in 2016 to 2017 Read More

In Photos: After it landed some serious funding, let's now take a tour of Spacemob's fresh digs

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 28, 2016

Spacemob made waves last week by landing Southeast Asia's largest public seed round, take a peek inside the co-working space Read More

Co-working gets spacious: FlySpaces acquires Malaysia’s 8spaces

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 28, 2016

The move will allow FlySpaces to accelerate growth in the Malaysian market Read More

How banks in Singapore are supporting entrepreneurs and SMEs

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 28, 2016

Financial institutions are boosting businesses through partnership initiatives and carefully-tailored financial products Read More

What startups need to know about doing e-commerce in Southeast Asia

By Babar Khan Javed | Nov 28, 2016

Some trends and perspectives for businesses looking to engage with customers through online and mobile channels Read More

Let your voice be heard: Take our survey to help the community understand fintech

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 28, 2016

Follow the link: https://getvase.com/e27/ to take our fintech survey! Read More

Fake orders scam on Deliveroo has affected a 'small number' of Singapore accounts

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 25, 2016

Deliveroo says no financial information has been stolen Read More

Move over, Netflix; Singtel-backed Hooq is finally streaming in Singapore

By J. Angelo Racoma | Nov 24, 2016

The service will also offer prepaid streaming bundles for mobile users Read More

This startup innovates education by connecting parents with expert tutors in as quickly as 30sec

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 24, 2016

Yodaa wants to innovate the process of vetting and finding tutors, going beyond forums and word-of-mouth Read More

Pro bono: Singapore lawyer Samuel Ng gives practical legal tips for startups

By Danon Gabriel The | Nov 24, 2016

Legal advice is expensive, which is why the legal tips below are incredibly valuable Read More

Co-working startup Spacemob raises largest seed funding in Southeast Asia

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 23, 2016

Spacemob is building its future around developing proprietary technology to help the co-working space scale regionally 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

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