It is indeed an honor when a year-old startup with two or three million dollars in annualized revenue scores a $100 million investment. An unusual honor, as well. But there’s method behind the madness.
YouCommentate offers a real-time audio streaming platform so people can comment on live sports events. But it has even bigger potential than that.
With 88 percent of Apple’s supply chain in Asia, only 11 percent of Apple’s suppliers are in its home country of the United States, and even fewer — seven percent — of Apple’s suppliers are in Europe and the Middle East.
Come unwind with a few cocktails, meet some VentureBeat staffers, and network with a mix of technology execs, investors, and other VIPs.
On-demand car service Uber has started testing out its business in Singapore, the first sign it will officially bring the service to Asia.
A sweet and boozy taste of today’s funding stories, with a distinctively Asian flavor.
When loan sharks bite, they bite hard and often leave a nasty scar. But when you need cash and the bank is shutting you out, there’s often no other option.
Aidil Zulkifli, a lawyer in Singapore, and Izati Ngaliman, who heads up the marketing side, founded Singapore-based LoanGarage in 2012 to solve this problem. The two founders are building the business with the goal of making loan sharks more transparent.
Sponsored Post The story of mBlox in Singapore is one that starts with the industriousness of the people there. Five years ago we acquired the South East Asian network assets of a company called Zed and hired the local employees. We initially had about 12 staff situated there…
Sponsored Post When people think of Singapore, they probably think of a bustling financial center. What many people do not realize, however, is that Singapore is also developing a thriving software ecosystem that makes it a perfect place…
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NC9Gs9jWvc&w=560&h=315] At South By Southwest Interactive, we caught up with three entrepreneurs who have chosen Singapore as the geographical launch pad for their startups.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2MxQbLvxQU&w=560&h=315] Singapore has been said to be Asia’s next new, big tech hub, and at South By Southwest Interactive, we decided to investigate that claim for ourselves.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWIR7nXlao8&w=560&h=315] Word on the street is Singapore’s the next new big tech hub in Asia.
The very first DEMO Asia officially kicked off Wednesday in Singapore. The three-day conference is a launchpad for entrepreneurs and startups from around Asia, and for non-Asian companies that want to get their products on the Asian market.
In Feb-March of next year, I’m heading to Singapore to attend DEMO Asia, a new event we’ve created to showcase the most disruptive technology companies in the Asia Pacific region.
Guest Post Go East, young entrepreneur! The chance to become rich and famous with a startup is no longer just an American dream. It’s happening in Asia too, as talent, energy and resources flow from the U.S. to the east.