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  • RedMart’s 1-hour delivery service Relay launches in Singapore: As we reported last week, RedMart Relay is

    RedMart Relay brings 1-hour deliveries to Singapore

    techinasia.com 30 Nov '15, 11am

    RedMart today announced the launch of Relay . As Tech in Asia reported on Friday , the service will use Runners, shoppers who sign up to the service in a freelance capacity (much like Uber drivers). RedMart Relay users can get Runners to pick up items from participating local retailer...

  • 6 reasons why Tech in Asia Singapore next year will be 5,000 strong

    6 reasons Tech in Asia Singapore 2016 will be 5,000 strong

    techinasia.com 27 Nov '15, 11am

    Tech in Asia Singapore 2016 is making preparations to open its doors to over 5,000 attendees this year. Off the back of a successful conference in Jakarta, we’re pulling out all the stops to break our own records, and expect to hit twice the number from last year. Here are some ways w...

  • Singapore startups give inside view of accelerators

    Singapore startups give inside view of accelerators

    techinasia.com 26 Nov '15, 5am

    Image credit: Wikimedia Commons It is raining startup accelerators. In the last two years, we have seen accelerators sprouting up and taking root in Singapore. Accelerators come in all forms: international accelerators like StartupBootCamp and Alpha Camp , both of which have conducted...

  • Posh meal delivery service Deliveroo raises $100m

    techinasia.com 24 Nov '15, 6am

    Deliveroo , a London-based delivery service for premium restaurants that recently set up shop in Singapore, today announced a US$100 million series D investment led by DST Global and Greenoaks Capital . Existing investors Accel , Hummingbird Ventures , and Index Ventures participated ...

  • Singapore to test self-driving public transit vehicles by end of 2016

    Singapore will test self-driving vehicles by end of 2016

    techinasia.com 12 Oct '15, 9am

    Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA), the government agency responsible for the city-state’s mass transit infrastructure, today announced it plans to begin testing of self-driving vehicles in Singapore in the second half of 2016. According to a Facebook post , it has received ei...

  • This startup won judges’ hearts at the Tech in Asia Tour pitch battle in Singapore

    This startup won the Singapore leg of the Tech in Asia Tour

    techinasia.com 16 Oct '15, 8am

    After traveling to six cities around Asia to search for the best startups to showcase at Tech in Asia Jakarta on November 11 and 12, the Tech in Asia Tour yesterday rolled into Asia’s tech hub, Singapore. The pitch battle took place at co-working space The Working Capitol . Four handp...

  • Toast raises seed funding to help migrants send money home

    techinasia.com 09 Oct '15, 1am

    Singapore’s Lucky Plaza shopping center. Singapore-based online remittance platform Toast has raised a S$1.2 million (US$850,000) seed round, the company announced today. The oversubscribed round was led by Singapore-based investment firm Aetius Capital, and joined by international in...

  • Here’s how to get passes to Tech in Asia Singapore 2016 at half the price

    Get your 2-for-1 code to Tech in Asia Singapore 2016

    techinasia.com 09 Oct '15, 2am

    Tech in Asia Singapore 2016 will be back to rock the sunny shores of Singapore for its fifth anniversary next year, and we’re planning to put on our biggest show yet. For the first time in our Singapore edition, we’ll be featuring five expert stages in addition to the Main Stage to en...


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