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  • 4 years on, a look at where Games Solution Center has succeeded and failed

    A look at where Games Solution Center has succeeded and failed

    techinasia.com 28 Feb '15, 3am

    The Games Solution Center (GSC) in Singapore, initiated by the Media Development Authority and managed by Nanyang Polytechnic, is going all out for the Game Developer Conference (GDC) in San Francisco this year. It’s not only hosting the largest number of Singapore game companies to d...

  • In Singapore, scammer disguises as Uber driver

    techinasia.com 02 Mar '15, 2pm

    A Facebook user shared his experience of possibly being cheated of S$97 (US$71) when he was trying to get an Uber ride in Singapore. Uber Singapore sent out an email today to warn users about the scam. It advised customers to call the police if they encounter the driver. Unlike other ...

  • Singapore’s Ninja Logistics snags $2.5M to expedite Southeast Asia’s ecommerce deliveries

    Ninja Logistics snags $2.5M to teleport logistics in a flash

    techinasia.com 02 Mar '15, 8am

    Singapore’s last-mile delivery startup Ninja Logistics today announced it has raised a S$3.5 million (US$2.5 million) series A funding round. The investment was led by Monk’s Hill Ventures , with participation from regional corporates such as Malaysia’s Insas Berhad. It had raised aro...

  • WeChat helps bitcoin get a festive boost from Chinese New Year gifting

    techinasia.com 25 Feb '15, 12pm

    Bitcoin enthusiasts in China exchanged a total of RMB 10 million (US$1.6 million) in Chinese New Year gifts using the cryptocurrency, according to Beijing-based exchange OKCoin . This mostly happened through WeChat , the popular messaging app, as half a million people used OKCoin’s We...

  • Singapore restaurant shows off autonomous drone waiters

    Singapore restaurant shows off autonomous drone waiters

    techinasia.com 10 Feb '15, 8am

    Woon Junyang, Infinium Robotics’s CEO, says this allows a restaurant to spend less time on running around and more on customer service. “The robots will bring the food from the kitchen to the dining area and waiters will just need to wait for the food to ‘arrive in style’ before takin...

  • Singapore govt pushes venture debt financing for startups, M&As, skills education

    Singapore govt pushes venture debt financing for startups

    techinasia.com 23 Feb '15, 10am

    Singapore has announced new measures to invest in innovation and modernize its economy. Finance minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam mentioned in his Budget speech on February 23 that the government has added “advanced robotics” and “additive manufacturing” – 3D printing in other words – t...

  • Singapore space startup Astroscale raises $7.7M series A round

    Space startup Astroscale raises $7.7M series A round

    techinasia.com 23 Feb '15, 2am

    Astroscale , a Singapore-based startup developing satellites to remove space debris from Earth’s orbit, has raised a US$7.7 million series A round, it announced last week . Founded by Japanese entrepreneur Mitsunobu Okada, the company’s new round also consists of investors who are hea...

  • Singapore-based real estate crowdfunding site nabs $733k investment

    Singapore-based real estate crowdfunding site nabs $733k

    techinasia.com 12 Feb '15, 7am

    CoAssets , a crowdfunding site from Singapore that lists properties from around the world, has raised S$1 million (US$733,000) in series A funding from undisclosed investors. This values the company, believed to be the first real estate crowdfunding platform in Southeast Asia, at S$13...

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