All You Need To Know About Business In Singapore

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It is hardly a surprise when I say that Singapore is one of the best destinations to begin a business. The combination of corporate tax laws with political stability make this city the ideal location for running a company, and this is why I chose Singapore as the city to begin my business.

[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facing various urban challenges, ranging from a burgeoning population that’s straining the country’s infrastructure to out-of-date public services that could do with an overhaul.

[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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[Singapore][Event] AppHACK Singapore 2013 by AngelHack

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To be held at the offices of Microsoft Singapore on 23-24 November, AngelHack Singapore aims to get various judges from Silicon Valley to judge the competition, where the overall winner of AppHack Singapore 2013 will get accepted into AngelHack’s global pre-accelerator program, HACKcelerator.

[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

[Event][Singapore] 2015 Battlehack

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The global 2015 BattleHack , organized by leading global payments providers PayPal and Braintree , will be coming to Singapore as part of a worldwide global hackathon competition that will see developers across the globe tasked with creating applications that solve specific challenges.

[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

[Infographic] [Singapore] The Nine New Faces Of The Singapore Consumer

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Singapore’s average household income has risen to S$2,925 per month in 2011, according to global services information company Experian. “Singapore has seen many changes over the past few years, particularly in its economy, technology and in household composition.

[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] 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

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][Event] Singapore Youth Awards 2014 Calls For Nominations

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The Singapore Youth Awards is back for its 39th year and is currently calling for nominations. Events & Happenings National Youth Council Singapore Singapore Youth Awards youth

[Singapore][Event] Innovfest 2014

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Singapore loves innovative technologies, and the number of conferences and exhibitions that take place each year in the city state that celebrate the latest in technology solutions for almost every industry can be staggering.

[Singapore] The9 Opens Red 5 Singapore Office

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An offshoot of Red 5 Studios , in which The9 Limited acquired a majority stake in early 2010, Red 5 Singapore will be the company’s platform to develop and manage localized versions of the Firefall game befitting the progress of the game in countries in the Asian region.

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.

[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.

[Infographic] Singapore – The Startup-Friendly El Dorado

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Singapore, as we know, is a startup-friendly city. As a technology and startup system it is supported by its government to some extent or another, and has attracted many entrepreneurs from around the region – and indeed from around the world – to start a company here.

[Singapore][Event] Startup Weekend Singapore 2012

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Startup Weekend Singapore is back! The upcoming Startup Weekend in Singapore, will be held on March 9-11, 2012, at NUS Business School. An expected 150 participants will attend Startup Weekend Singapore.

[Infographic] Starting A Business In Singapore

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[Singapore][Event] SuperHappyDevHouse 2

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Even better, this year will feature David Weekly , one of the guys that started SuperHappyDevHouse will be in Singapore for the event. Events & Happenings developer developer event event hacking Singapore SuperHappyDevHouseSuperHappyDevHouse (SHDH) is back!

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] [Singapore] Techventure 2012, Failcon Singapore And TechInnovation 2012

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This year, Techventure has also taken on two new partner events - TechInnovation 2012 and Failcon Singapore. Events & Happenings conference Failcon Singapore National Research Foundation Singapore startup startup ecosystem TechInnovation 2012 Techventure Techventure 2012 venture capital

[Singapore] A Look Inside Facebook’s Singapore Office

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Facebook earlier this week opened the doors of its Singapore office to media for a familiarization tour, where executives took the opportunity to give us a brief rundown of the company’s attitude towards work culture. That’s the view of Singapore’s Chinatown.

[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] Designs On A New Furniture Future

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Called PLATFORM , the space showcases designs by promising young local designers as part of an initiative by the Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC). “So we created SingaPlural – the first Singapore Furniture Design week that is suitable for everyone.

5 Most Profitable Businesses To Start In Singapore

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Most investors from different parts of the world look at Singapore as a great location to open a business startup or open a foreign branch. If you are planning to start a business in Singapore, all you need to know is that it has a conducive business environment.

[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.

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] [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

[Singapore] GrabTaxi – Disrupting The Singapore Cab Industry, One Cab At A Time

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Singapore’s taxi industry has been the subject of many recently introduced services looking to disrupt that sector. Now we are bringing the convenience and reliability of the GrabTaxi mobile app to Singapore commuters.”.

[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] 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] Could Uncertainty Result In A Singaporean Recession?

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At first glance the Singapore economy appears to be ticking over at an expected level for a developed nation. However, global uncertainty and a lot of underlying problems are now having an impact on Singapore’s economy, with worries of an impending recession.

[Singapore][Event] Echelon 2013

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Events & Happenings 2013 Asia Echelon Singapore startup startup competitionEchelon is back for its 2013 edition – it takes place on 17 and 18 June this year – and it’s currently on the hunt for more of Asia’s most promising startups.

[Singapore] SIF Young Social Entrepreneurs Program 2013

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Singapore International Foundation ‘s Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) program for 2013 – which looks to inspire, equip and enable youths to take up the mantle of social entrepreneurship in Singapore and beyond – is now open for applications.

7 Steps To Starting Your Business In Singapore 

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Singapore offers a bunch of legal entity forms available for registration: sole proprietorship, partnership, Limited Liability Company, a subsidiary, a branch office, a representative office, and so on. Running some businesses requires mandatory licensing in Singapore.

[Singapore][Event] InnovFest 2012

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[Event] [Singapore] Echelon 2012

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If there’s a sign that the Singapore startup scene is on all levels of freaking awesome right now, it’s that we’ve seen Startups in Asia and then DEMO Asia happen in relatively quick succession in the past couple of months.

[Singapore][Event] UNWIRED 2012

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In its third year, Unwired 2012 will see speakers from companies such as Google, Samsung, Microsoft, Tellabs and StarHub analyze and discuss issues surrounding the telecommunications industry in Singapore.

[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.

[Event] [Singapore] Mobile Flea Market App Snapsell Wins Startup Weekend Singapore 2012

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Startup Weekend Singapore 2012 participants. Although Startup Weekends isn’t new, this Singapore edition added two rounds of idea filtering to sift out better ideas from the less applicable ones.

[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 Startup Picky Launches Famous Eats, A Hawker Food Guide

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When it comes to topping international lists – from its education system to its financial hub status, for example – the tiny island of Singapore can seem like a giant. Ideaspotting Famous Eats food hawker food mobile app Picky Singapore startup