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  • All you need to know about the Singapore startup scene

    techinasia.com 28 Aug '15, 12am

    After the first edition one year ago of the Singapore Startup Ecosystem & Entrepreneur Toolbox with more than 25,000+ views, I have the pleasure to share the second edition: Singapore startup ecosystem and entrepreneur toolbox – Aug 2015 from Arnaud Bonzom Some of the findings include...

  • MyRepublic promises 1 year of free, unlimited mobile data

    MyRepublic promises 1 year of free mobile data

    techinasia.com 27 Aug '15, 4am

    L-R: MyRepublic CEO Malcolm Rodriguez MyRepublic , an upstart broadband provider in Singapore, has upped the stakes in its bid to become the country’s fourth telco after Singtel, StarHub, and M1. It promised that, if it succeeds, it will offer its broadband customers 12 months of free...

  • The Hub Singapore is launching an investment fund

    techinasia.com 25 Aug '15, 12pm

    Mention “coworking space” in Singapore, and a few names crop up. One of them is The Hub Singapore . Launched in 2012, this familiar player has established itself as a face of the burgeoning startup, social enterprise, and innovation scene in the country. It clearly wants to be more th...

  • Blockchain tech can eradicate corruption in Asia

    techinasia.com 20 Aug '15, 2pm

    Still with me? Because of this, the bitcoin blockchain contains a verifiable record of every transaction ever made. The key thing to remember is that blockchain tech decentralizes everything. There is no master data center where you’ll find the blockchain’s brain or stacks of overheat...

  • Alibaba’s new data center in Singapore is next step in Southeast Asia push

    Alibaba's new data center in Singapore is next step in Southeast Asia push

    techinasia.com 19 Aug '15, 2am

    Alibaba, China’s ecommerce titan, seems to really like Singapore. Just over a month after Alibaba made a follow-up investment in SingPost (the two injections total US$456 million), the company today announced a major new cloud data center and a “headquarters of international business”...

  • This new app wants to be an all-access pass for fitness in Singapore and beyond

    Passport wants to be the all-access pass for gyms and fitness

    techinasia.com 20 Aug '15, 6am

    I would love to sit here and complain that the reasons for not making it to the gym as often as I should are just the lack of gyms near me and expensive subscriptions. But if I’m honest, motivation (a.k.a. “get that butt off the couch”) is a far bigger problem for me. So it’s a good t...

  • Singapore’s Capital Match raises $710K to enable small business lending

    Fintech startup raises $710K to enable small business loans

    techinasia.com 17 Aug '15, 10am

    Singapore-based Capital Match has raised S$1 million (US$710,000) in a series A funding round, the P2P lending startup announced today. The round was led by international investment firm Innosight Ventures. Previous investors Crystal Horse Investments and CE-Tech Invest also participa...

  • These entrepreneurs will leave Bay Area, return to Singapore to simplify C2C payments

    Xfers offers a simplified solution for C2C payments

    techinasia.com 12 Aug '15, 3pm

    Payments startups are coming out of the woodwork these days. As they seek to claim a place in the landscape crystallizing out of the volcanic material that is fintech, distinct formations are slowly starting to appear. Some companies want to upend the current system of payments by off...


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