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  • Singapore is #10 of the world’s top 20 startup ecosystems

    techinasia.com 27 Jul '15, 3pm

    1.INDUSTRY – Not a single High Tech corporate, Big MNCs – especially economy driving Service Sector (from IT, High Tech – source of higher disposable income – source of thriving economy) have a presence in TRIPURA – Need of the hour (with major connectivity projects on and due for com...

  • Singapore Bitcoin startup gets $4M from Naspers and Digital Currency Group

    Singapore's BitX gets $4M from Naspers and DCG

    techinasia.com 21 Jul '15, 8am

    Bitcoin is in an interesting phase. With the flight of speculators following the crash of Bitcoin prices, startups in the space are making a slow climb up the “slope of enlightenment” in the hype cycle . It’s where the rubber meets the road. The sudden interest of banks in cryptocurre...

  • Tech in Asia Tour makes its last stop in Singapore

    techinasia.com 22 Jul '15, 8am

    July 30 will mark Tech in Asia Tour’s final stop in Singapore. A prelude to Tech in Asia Tokyo 2015 , the tour will see the city’s finest startups battling for the honour of the top spot and a free pass to the Tokyo conference taking place this September. If you’ve always been curious...

  • Startups, here’s your chance to score some face-time with GREE Ventures in Singapore

    Score some face-time with GREE Ventures in Singapore

    techinasia.com 21 Jul '15, 2am

    Kuan Hsu joined GREE Ventures in 2012 and serves as Principal of GREE Ventures Asia. Based in Singapore, he oversees GREE Ventures’ overall Southeast Asia operations as well as advising portfolio companies. Kuan Hsu has led GREE Venture’s rapid expansion in Southeast Asia, leveraging ...

  • Here are 4 cues the Philippines can take from Singapore to build a thriving startup ecosystem

    Here's what the Philippines needs to do to grow startups

    techinasia.com 13 Jul '15, 6am

    “I have to admit, the government has lagged behind in its understanding and support for the [startup ] sector. That’s definitely something we’d like to change going forward,” Philippine trade secretary Gregory Domingo said during his opening remarks at the two-day Slingshot Manila las...

  • Singapore’s Paktor gets $7.3M to become more than a dating app

    Paktor secures $7.3M series B investment

    techinasia.com 14 Jul '15, 1am

    Singaporean startup Paktor , creator of the dating app of the same name, announced today that it has secured S$10 million (US$7.35 million) in series B funding. Existing investor Vertex Venture Holdings joined the round, which also included Singaporean investment company Majuven and I...

  • Top advice for startups from Google, GrabTaxi and Zendesk at Product Hunt Singapore Meetup

    Top advice for startups at Product Hunt Singapore Meetup #4

    techinasia.com 15 Jul '15, 11am

    Pie co-founder and CPO Pieter Walraven at the Product Hunt Singapore Meetup. “Does my product work?” “Do people understand how to use my product?” “How can I make my product better than other people’s products?” Startups struggle with questions like these every day when they develop a...

  • Singapore startup gets series B funding to do mobile payments in Africa and more emerging markets

    Nearex gets series B funds to boost mobile wallets in Africa

    techinasia.com 08 Jul '15, 6am

    Nearex , a mobile payments startup based in Singapore, yesterday announced it raised funds in a series B round led by Tata Capital Growth Fund . After it has gained traction across Africa, the startup is aiming to expand to other emerging markets. Nearex specializes in mobile payments...


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