[Singapore] Go Global

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As a Singapore-based small or medium enterprise (SME), you probably have already realised that the local market may just be a little too small for your business ambitions. Exports have always played a large part of Singapore’s economy – total exports stood at S$518.9

Will Autonomous Vehicles Shape Singapore’s Transport Future?

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Will the autonomous vehicle (AV) shape the future of transportation in Singapore? The advances in technology make the AV a possibility for Singapore in the very near future. by Dr Maren Celine Schweizer, CEO of Schweizer World.

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Telstra Sets Up Startup Accelerator muru-D In Singapore

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Singapore’s startup scene looks set to become even more vibrant with the entrance of Sydney-based startup accelerator muru-D. In the News accelerator program muru-D Singapore startup accelerator Telstra

[Singapore] Comparing Foreign Exchange Rates With GET4X

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GET4X is a Singapore-based technology startup that looks at simplifying the process of how Singaporeans exchange their foreign currencies. “ GET4X was born, the very same afternoon,” laughed the French national, who’s been based in Singapore for over four years.

[Singapore] Hotel Reservation Services Opens Regional HQ

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Cologne, Germany-based Hotel Reservation Service (HRS) , the leading hotel portal in Europe for business and private travelers, late last month announced its official expansion in the Asia Pacific with the opening of its regional headquarters in Singapore.

[Singapore][Event] Galboss Asia Symposium 2016

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[Singapore] Twitter Designates Singapore As Asia Pacific Headquarters

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Twitter last week announced that it has opened its office in Singapore, officially designating it as its headquarters for the Asia Pacific region. In the News Asia Pacific Singapore social media Twitter

[Singapore] Cisco Celebrates 20 Years In Singapore; Opens New Regional Headquarters

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It’s hard to imagine that networking giant Cisco has been in Singapore for 20 years, playing a part in helping Singaporeans get online for the firs time in 1994. In the News Cisco connected future Singapore

[Singapore] [Infographic] Top Childhood Dream Jobs: LinkedIn

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The top ranked dream jobs for male professionals in Singapore are: Engineer (11.4%), Scientist (9.2%), Airplane/Helicopter pilot (8.5%), Doctor/Nurse/Paramedic (6.3%) and Police Officer (5.5%). When I was growing up, my childhood dream was to be a general.

[Singapore] LinkedIn Hits 1 Million Users In Singapore

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LinkedIn first established an office here in Singapore back in 2011. Singapore is the fourth market in Southeast Asia to surpass the 1-million mark, after Malaysia (1+ million), Indonesia (1.5+ In the News LinkedIn professional social network Singapore social media

[Singapore][Event] Crowdsourcing Week

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It’s thus interesting to see what’s going to be shared at the upcoming Crowdsourcing Week , a five-day conference to be held in Singapore on June 3-7, 2013, that explores everything crowdsourcing, open innovation and crowdfunding.

[Singapore][Event] Inaugural PlugFest International Programming Competition Launches

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With access to data from the Singapore Government, we look forward to the interesting apps and projects that come up.” says Dr Krishnan SPT, co-founder of the Google Developer Group Singapore.

Singapore: Smart Nation And Smarter Events

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Artificial Intelligence, or AI, has become the latest buzzword in Singapore. Indeed, AI is changing the game in design with its functionality, and by extension affects the events management industry in Singapore. by Kristy Castleton, founder and MD of Rebel & Soul.

[Event] Hackatron Asia Singapore 2014

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If you do – and would like to showcase your coding chops to the world – you may want to participating in Hackatron Asia Singapore , and one and a half day hackathon that will bring brands, technologies and developers together to see what technological magic can ensue.

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Does Alternative Finance Exist In Singapore And Hong Kong?

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In Hong Kong, there are fewer than 10 alternative financiers, with similar numbers in Singapore. Thinking Aloud alternative financing Anthony Coundouris business financing Hong Kong Singapore by Anthony Coundouris , trade finance evangelist for ApexPeak.

5 Singapore Industries In Which To Get Rich

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Singapore has a thriving economy, particularly when it comes to international business, so there are plenty of different paths to get rich in Singapore. People who go into business in Singapore will hence be able to keep more of what they earn, which draws big capital.

[Singapore] ACE Appoints 12 Funding, Incubation Partners

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Singapore-based Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) announced late last week during business competition ideas.inc that it has identified 12 partners to assist in helping at least 100 new and aspiring entrepreneurs over the next three years get off their feet and start businesses.

Going Global: Five Tips For Singapore Startups Looking To Market Beyond Local Shores

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What are the secret ingredients needed to take your company beyond Singapore’s shores? Venturing overseas is challenging and there have been recent calls for the government to further support trade associations to help local SMEs in Singapore expand in this region.

[Singapore] Startup Asia Singapore Back For 2013 Edition

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After a series of successful startup events in Singapore, and Jakarta and Bandung in Indonesia last year, Asia-based online technology news site TechinAsia will be kicking off Startup Asia Singapore ‘s second edition later in April this year.

[Singapore] [Competition] SLA OneMap Challenge

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It wasn’t quite so long ago at GovCamp Singapore that citizens were arguing for more openness of public data. Events & Happenings application development competition location-based services map-based applications OneMap public data Singapore Singapore Land Authority

Moving Your Startup or Career To Singapore

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Have you thought about moving to Singapore? Whether to move your business or explore a new career, this article is for you because it is all about Singapore and everything you need to know before you move to Singapore. Here is another cool thing about Singapore.

[Singapore] Techinasia.com Acquires SGEntrepreneurs

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This merger likely makes Tech in Asia the largest technology blog in Southeast Asia, edging it ahead of fellow Singapore-based technology blog e27 , which organizes annual startup event Echelon , itself a competitor of Tech in Asia’s similarly themed event Startup Asia.

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[Singapore][Infographic] Chinese New Year Shopping Trends In 2014

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Singapore-headquartered big data and mobile advertising company AdNear recently tracked a total of 4676 Singapore-based mobile users in the shopping districts of Chinatown, Marina Bay Sands and Orchard Road over Chinese New Year weekend, and what they found out can be surprising.

[Singapore] Remote, Freelance, Online Work Taking Off Here

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One of more interesting trends touched on during Crowdsourcing Week in Singapore last week , but was not explored in any great detail, was the how online work has been taking off in Asia as part of the changing work landscape in this part of the world.

Business Opportunities for Budding Entrepreneurs in Singapore

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You may be surprised to discover that Singapore is a fantastic place to establish yourself – the best in the world. The post Business Opportunities for Budding Entrepreneurs in Singapore appeared first on Blogtrepreneur - For Busy Entrepreneurs. Are you eager to begin a new business?

[Singapore] Mobile Marketing To Be Most Powerful Tool By 2015: Experian

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Many marketers also agree, but for a totally different reason – eight out of ten Singapore-based marketers surveyed in a recent study say that mobile will be one of the most important tools to engage with customers in the next two to three years.

[Singapore] Shopify Partners SingTel To Grow Presence In Singapore

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The e-commerce space in Singapore has been ratcheted up by another notch as online shopping platform Shopify partners telecommunications provider SingTel to make available its services to businesses in the country. In the News Asia e-commerce online commerce Shopify Singapore SingTel

[Singapore][Event] 15 Startups Selected For Asian Leg Of Innotribe Startup Challenge

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Events & Happenings Asia financial industry financial services Innotribe Startup Challenge Singapore startup SWIFT

Why Banks and Millionaires Love Doing Business in Singapore

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By 2020, 1 in 30 Singaporeans will reach millionaire status. With a robust VC presence and a digitally-connected workforce, it's no surprise that the city-state ranks No. 10 as the world's best startup hub

[Singapore] Location Based Marketing Association Launches Local Chapter

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The Ontario, Canada-based Location Based Marketing Association (LBMA) earlier this month launched LMBA Singapore, its new regional chapter focused on promoting and supporting Asian companies working on location-based services (LBS) market through collaboration, education and research.

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[Singapore][Event] Echelon 2011

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Previously known as UnConference Singapore (in 2007-2009), Echelon has been primarily responsible, over the past few years, for unearthing some of Singapore’s and the region’s most promising technology startup companies.

[Singapore] PayPal Unveils Mobile Commerce Solution For Businesses

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According to a study conducted by market research company Nielsen , Singapore can expect to see explosive growth for mobile shopping – that is, consumers buying products and services off their mobile phones – rising exponentially from S$328 million last year to a projected S$3.1

[Singapore][Infographic] Talent Not As Passive As We Think: LinkedIn

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This number is lowest amongst all countries surveyed, and Singapore had the highest ratio of ‘approachable’ passive talent to ‘super-passives’ at 6:1. Here’s an infographic that tells you more: In the News human resources infographic LinkedIn recruitment Singapore

[Singapore][Event] Social Media Week Singapore

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Social media practitioners and enthusiasts in Singapore, rejoice – Social Media Week Singapore 2013 is upon this month, and will see over 30 free-to-participate events scheduled across 18-22 February. Events & Happenings event Singapore social media Social Media Week

[Singapore][Event] Presidential Candidate Dr Tony Tan On Entrepreneurship

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The discussions thankfully steered clear of politics and recent controversies but instead focused around the challenges faced by entrepreneurs in Singapore and the role the government can play to spur local entrepreneurship. Scaling Business in Singapore.

[Singapore] MyRepublic Continues To Disrupt Telco Industry With Teleport

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Being an industry-disrupting new company is always extremely challenging, and none more so if you’re looking at a highly-regulated one with just a small number of strong players like that of Singapore’s telecommunications industry.

[Singapore] [Event] UP for PMEs’ Personal Data Protection Act Workshop

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Singapore recently passed its Personal Data Protection Act to help safeguard an individual’s personal data against misuse, such as those annoying cold calls from telemarketers touting anything from bank loans to yet another credit card.

[Singapore][Event] UP Singapore

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I’m sure we can all agree that Singapore is facing various urban challenges, ranging from a burgeoning population that’s straining the country’s infrastructure to out-of-date public services that could do with an overhaul.

[Singapore] [Infographic] Female Professionals Value Work-Life Balance As Much As Money: LinkedIn

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Money may make the world go round, but for female professionals in Singapore that is not the end-all and be-all of life. ” Here’s an infographic that shows you more: In the News career planning female infographic LinkedIn Singapore women power women's issues

Take a Tip From Singapore

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What can American businesses learn from Singapore's open-air markets? Singapore's humble hawker centers—open-air markets filled with food stalls, each one specializing in a particular dish or cuisine—produce what is arguably the tastiest (and cheapest) food in the country.