TAG: Singapore

What exactly does it mean to be a Smart City?

By Bernard Leong | Feb 10, 2016

Charles Reed Anderson says modern Smart City initiatives are not about ecological or social change but infrastructure and cost efficiency Read More

Gone Adventurin’ becomes third Singaporean startup to get B Corp status

By Kevin McSpadden | Feb 04, 2016

Two other startups from Singapore, Genashtim and Bettr Barista, have achieved this certification earlier, which is given to socially-conscious companies Read More

We ordered an Uber Lion Dance today, this is what happened

By Kevin McSpadden | Feb 03, 2016

We forgot to buy oranges and scrambled to find two; only to have a young man walking down the corridor carrying a full plate Read More

Bootstrap mentality is a key ingredient for startup success -- with or without funding

By Guest Contributor | Feb 03, 2016

Grindr is an example of an extremely successful company bootstrapped until it reached maturity Read More

A simple recipe for building trust in zero-to-one startup ideas

By Philipp Kristian Diekhöner | Feb 03, 2016

Singapore offers a world-class infrastructure for startups, but there's no escaping that innovation must at some point involve doing something genuinely new Read More

Why you should never intern at a startup (especially e27)

By Guest Contributor | Feb 03, 2016

If you are hoping to understand the emotional impact of stress, depression and fatigue, then maybe a startup internship is the perfect fit Read More

EDBI, TAL Education join edtech firm Knewton’s US$52M funding round

By Sainul Abudheen K | Feb 03, 2016

The firm will use a portion of the capital for expansion into China, Japan, India, and Singapore Read More

ButlerTech partners with Guestline to improve cloud capabilities

By Kevin McSpadden | Feb 02, 2016

The Singaporean company wants to be the go-to white lapel application for a hotel's concierge service Read More

Strap 'em up! Is Hong Kong set to become the startup darling of 2016?

By Kevin McSpadden | Feb 02, 2016

A recent report from the benchmarking company Compass suggests Hong Kong has a unique ability to accelerate into a startup hub Read More

Do immigrants make better startup Founders than locals?

By Bernard Leong | Feb 02, 2016

e27's Kevin McSpadden joined Analyse Asia for a fireside chat covering Hong Kong, Singapore and an interesting debate on ex-pat founders Read More

Crouching Uber, Dancing Lion: Get an on-demand Lion Dance this CNY

By Kevin McSpadden | Feb 01, 2016

Would it really feel like a new year if it was not possible order a Lion Dance troupe through your phone? Read More

Carousell hires Airbnb rockstar to take charge of international growth

By Kevin McSpadden | Feb 01, 2016

Chai Jia Jih was instrumental in bringing the Airbnb Asia hub to Singapore Read More

Beast mode on; KFit gets US$12M Series A from Sequoia, Venturra, others

By Kevin McSpadden | Feb 01, 2016

The investment will be used to expand to new cities, as the fitness services startup continues to spar with rival GuavaPass Read More

8 reasons why you need to join TOP100 Startup Search today

By Colin Tung | Jan 27, 2016

It's not just a startup pitching competition. It's a chance for you to... Read More

Online payment service Visa Checkout lands in Singapore

By Yon Heong Tung | Jan 27, 2016

The service streamlines online purchases for Visa customers, doing away with the hassle of entering long customer details Read More

PropertyGuru names Malcolm Fitzgerald as CPTO; ex-CTO Ifor Evans joins Lazada

By Kevin McSpadden | Jan 27, 2016

Fitzgerald is a serial entrepreneur and has co-founded five startups since 2010 Read More

Singapore's financial risk management startup Jewel Paymentech raises US$1M

By Kevin McSpadden | Jan 27, 2016

If a bank's merchant is selling illegal goods online, Jewel Paymentech wants to be the company in charge of finding the perpetrator Read More

Former eBay CFO Vaishali Cooper joins Jungle Ventures

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jan 27, 2016

It has also appointed former Googler Menka Sajnani as Director of Corporate Development and former eBay Financial Controller James Lin as Head of Finance Read More

How do brain training companies advertise without misleading users?

By Kevin McSpadden | Jan 25, 2016

Neeuro Co-founder Kelly Choo explains what it takes to avoid the complaints of deceptive marketing that have rocked Lumosity Read More

4 healthcare trends to watch for in 2016

By Shashank ND | Jan 25, 2016

Growing trust in digital healthcare, cross-vertical collaborations and more will be the norm in the coming months, according to Practo CEO Shashank ND Read More

From Archives: We make everything, but we don’t design anything in Asia: Bruce Bateman

By Kevin McSpadden | Jan 23, 2016

In a freewheeling chat with e27, the serial entrepreneur and DIY hobbyist makes it clear that innovations and product should be a company’s top priority; not raising funding Read More

Can 'Startup India' check the exodus of startups to Singapore?

By Ashwini Anand CFA | Jan 19, 2016

Amid the noise created at 'Startup India, Standup India' initiative, the author shares insights on why the exodus of startups to Singapore or the US is far from over Read More

Singapore startup helps Indian expats ensure mom and pops get checkups

By Kevin McSpadden | Jan 18, 2016

With the Founder inspired by an emergency bypass surgery, OurHealthMate makes sure remittance money for healthcare is spent in the clinic Read More


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