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  • Singapore’s DBS bank brings its Paylah mobile payments app to Apple Watch

    DBS brings its Paylah mobile payments app to the Apple Watch

    techinasia.com 29 Jun '15, 11am

    Singaporean bank DBS is bringing its DBS Paylah app to the Apple Watch, it announced today. DBS Paylah is a mobile payment app for iOS and Android phones. DBS account holders can link their accounts to the app in order to add funds to it. The funds are stored in the app’s mobile walle...

  • Infinium Robotics dreams of being a leader in indoor drones

    techinasia.com 23 Jun '15, 9am

    Junyang Woon was as far away from the tech industry as you can imagine. An officer in the Singapore Navy for seven years, Woon inhabited a world of strict regimentation and uniformed discipline. Yet he was also surrounded by technology; he had a chance to work with drones while on the...

  • Proof that coworking spaces are hot: The Hub Singapore just raised $1.1M

    Coworking space The Hub Singapore raises $1.5M

    techinasia.com 09 Jun '15, 8am

    The Hub Singapore’s co-founder and CEO Grace Sai. So-called coworking spaces are starting up everywhere in Southeast Asia. We spotted 38 of them at last count, and that’s an under-estimation. While plenty are little more than glorified shared offices, a few do capture the essence of c...

  • SPRING Singapore to invest $56M for tech startups

    techinasia.com 12 Jun '15, 5am

    Singapore’s trade support agency SPRING today announced a new investment and incubation program for “high potential startups with deep technology content.” Through its investment arm, SPRING Seeds Capital (SSC), the agency intends to co-invest in startups working in areas like cleante...

  • To build a tech startup ecosystem, China should look to Singapore

    To build a tech startup ecosystem, China should look to Singapore

    techinasia.com 10 Jun '15, 5am

    Last week, China’s State Council approved a host of new government programs aimed at helping out domestic startups , especially tech startups. The programs will allow startups to access more affordable land, government subsidies, tax breaks, cut prices on power and internet, and more....

  • Twitter expands Singapore office as it tries out new things in Asia

    Twitter expands Singapore office as it tries out new things in Asia

    techinasia.com 11 Jun '15, 10am

    Nearly two years after first opening up an office in Singapore, Twitter revealed today that it’s moving into a new and larger office in the city as the social network doubles down on Asia. Twitter is now calling this new space its Asia-Pacific HQ. “The Singapore-based team has since g...

  • 10 reasons why Singapore is the next big city for fintech - Tech in Asia #fintech

    10 reasons why Singapore is the next big city for fintech

    techinasia.com 09 Jun '15, 4am

    Three years ago, I saw a similar surge over fintech in the United States – a large number of projects, a lot of discussions, and the customers who are ready for innovation. Many fintech companies emerged in Europe and other parts of the world, but the real big play didn’t happen. Ther...

  • Meal delivery startups are dying in Singapore, but Redmart might just win the market

    Redmart might just win the meal delivery market in Singapore

    techinasia.com 05 Jun '15, 5am

    Meal delivery services are taking off all over the world – US-based Munchery is the latest startup to land a massive amount of funding . In Singapore, however, many ready-to-eat and ready-to-cook meal startups are finding themselves in dire straits. Take Chef Box , for example. In Aug...


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